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Santa Cruz bike bridge to open this Friday

On Friday, January 23rd, at 4PM, there will be a ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony for the new bicycle/pedestrian bridge across the San Lorenzo River near Highway 1. The bridge serves as a connection to the two north ends of the river path next to Highway 1 and will create many excellent options for using the read more »

Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

Friday: a death, and bike news

A colleague and friend passed yesterday morning after a too-short battle against the East Asian Curse, stomach cancer. James of Cupertino, California was a large man who never dressed up in lycra bike clothes, but friends, family and neighbors could still describe him as an avid cyclist. His fascination with bikes began in the early read more »

Rainy Friday

Happy Friday, everybody. California roads, highways and rail service closed in the wake of flooding and slides from the incessant rain, but I’m still able to ride my bicycle in the rain! (I’m just happy Highway 17 hasn’t washed out and that Caltrain is running on time).

Friday bicycle news

Last night’s light rain made my morning ride to work a little damp. Another storm is supposed to arrive into the SF Bay Area Saturday night, with up to five inches of rain expected in the Santa Cruz Mountains where I live. Still, that’s nothing compared to Taiwan, where Typhoon Megi has dumped a record read more »

Santa Cruz bike bridge

About one hundred people showed up on a rainy Friday afternoon for the dedication of a new bike/pedestrian bridge that crosses the San Lorenzo River adjacent to Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, California. Highway 1 becomes of limited access highway with no pedestrian or bicycling allowed just east (nominally north) of River Street. This new read more »