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I had no idea there was such as thing as this kid’s SKI BIKE. Too bad there’s a product recall for it.

Snow day reading

I lived in Wichita Falls, Texas for a while (before that monstrosity of an elevated freeway was constructed straight over downtown), and one distinct memory I have is that of a whole long line of police cars responding to an accident on the north side of town during an unusually wintry day. I watched from read more »

Video: NYC Ice Biking

Sydney and Pat riding their bikes (on road slicks while holding a camera!) on snow covered streets in Brooklyn. Good times! How much icebiking did you try during last week’s Snowmageddon? Speaking of winter, Byron of Bike Hugger is up in Vancouver for the Winter Olympics, where he’s snapping photos of bikes on the street read more »

Compare and Contrast

Copenhagenize draws our attention to this Audi ad that highlights some suckier aspects of “alternative” transportation while emphasizing the ridiculous highway conditions required to enjoy the exhilarating commute enjoyed by Audi drivers. If you drive an Audi, you’ll never have miserable commutes hindered by weather or those pesky other people. This ad shows the Audi read more »

Video: Snowplow within inches of cyclist

Jeff routinely runs video while riding his bike through Milwaukee. He recorded this dramatic brush with a city snow plow that passed within inches of him. The story doesn’t end there, though. He reported the incident to the police and showed them the video evidence. The police reaction: They wanted to know why he had read more »

Dust off your fenders Bay Area

Happy Monday, all. Yet another gorgeously warm and sunny day , but we finally have significant rain on the way to Northern California. Wednesday may begin dry, but we’ll have one to two inches of rain throughout the San Francisco Bay Area along with gusty winds so be prepared for your evening commute. Another storm read more »