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Sound Vest

Wearing earphones while bicycling in traffic can be dangerous and is possibly illegal where you live. You want tunes while you ride. One possible answer is this Soundwalk Audio Vest. The Sound Vest holds your portable audio and the speakers built in to the vest straps provide the sound. More about this in this video read more »

Bike vs car: The rest of the story

By now you all have seen this story of an off-the-rails cyclist in Mill Valley, California who beat an innocent motorist and sent him to the hospital in what the San Francisco Chronicle calls a road rage attack. This “man bites dog” story of a cyclist who sends a motorist to the hospital is compelling 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 »

Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist

Among the 13 stories published in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Return of Sherlock Holmes is “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist,” in which a Victorian gal on a bike is stalked by a fixie riding hipster.

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Sniper shoots cyclist

This was a week and a half ago and I missed it. From CBS San Francisco: A bicyclist was injured in a shooting in Richmond early Monday morning, and told police that he was shot by a sniper on a rooftop. No matter how bizarre it may sound, so far in the investigation police say read more »

Skepticism in renewable fuels

These days, I mostly ignore claims of breakthroughs and innovations in renewable and alternative fuels that the technology and green blogs so breathlessly report on. Energy from plastic bags, algae, sewage waste, hemp fibers and so forth sounds wonderful, but a lot of energy reporting comes across a lot like what I pass along as read more »