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Santa Cruz cycling and the Tour of California

The Santa Cruz Local Organizing Committee for the Amgen Tour of California attracted a fair number of enthusiasts in the full lycra kit, but most of the people who showed up on bike were people interested in cycling for transportation. Tim Bustos of Ecology Action at the Amgen Tour of California Santa Cruz organizing committee read more »

Santa Cruz County Mountain Charlie Road

A couple of friends are cycling from the Bay Area town of Campbell, California to Santa Cruz today. After ascending to Summit Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, they plan to descend on the infamous Mountain Charlie Road for the first time.

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 »

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

California AB 738 hearing scheduled

AB 738- Absolute bike lane design immunity.

Cycling death documentary visits Santa Cruz ghost bike site

The makers of SPOKE left San Francisco last Saturday on a cross country journey to look in depth at cyclists who have been killed while riding in the United States. Among their first stops: Joshua Laven’s ghost bike on Highway 1 north of Santa Cruz.