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Rear view of my commute

I’ve been having some fun with the GoPro Wide Angle Hero Cam. Steve Woo captured his spectacular Wente Criterium Crash over the weekend and was able to do a post-mortem of the crash with his front and rear mounted GoPro. My rear view of part of my commute isn’t nearly as exciting, but it occurs read more »

Jamis Commuter 4.0 review

Some of you in the South Bay and Santa Cruz have seen me riding this Jamis Commuter 4.0 around this past month. I hope you like my milk carton kickstand. I reviewed the Jamis Commuter 4.0 for Road Bike Review. Note that this is the 2008 model. There are a couple of substantial additions in read more »

Interbike 2007 overview of bikes

Mountain bikes Everybody has 29er bikes. Even low-end vendor Dynacraft has full suspension and single 29er bikes for the mass mart market. Read Guitar Ted’s Floor Highlights at Twenty Nine Inches. The Ibis Tranny hardtail mountain bike was an interesting concept. The rear triangle can be completely removed for compact packing for travel. You can read more »

How Wars Are Won: Book review

Because a good portion of my commute is by bus, I read many books. I try picking books on topics in which I have little interest in the hope of learning something new and interesting. A while ago I though I’d learn something about military history, so I randomly chose A History of Warfare by read more »

Up Chuck on Revolights City v2.0 Wheels

Revolights sent me a set of their City v2.0 Wheels a few weeks ago. These are wheels with Revolights light rings riveted to the rims. The v2.0 City Wheels come available with a fixed gear hub, a singlespeed hub, or a Shimano 9/10 speed compatible freehub with 36 spoke 2 cross. I am testing the read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »