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Stanford cyclists

Cute essay on cyclists on the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. The students, staff and faculty just ride bikes there. And what aids the differencing is that few people wear helmets, and everyone is wearing ordinary clothes — none of the sleek and gaudy costumes you see on cyclists pumping through the read more »

Bay Area Olympic cyclists

The San Jose Mercury News highlighted Olympic athletes from the Bay Area today, including cyclists Christine Thorburn of Sunnyvale and Mary McConneloug of Fairfax. Christine Thorburn Christine Throburn practices medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic as a rheumatologist, when she’s not racing for Webcor Builders women’s professional cycling team. Christine won the National Time read more »

Free bike lights for Stanford students

The Stanford student government passed out 200 bicycle lights and Jamba Juice smoothies yesterday during the inaugural day of the three day ASSU bike light extravaganza. The giveaway continued today and will be repeated tomorrow at noon. This is a safety initiative from the Associated Students of Stanford University, aka ASSU, which is the student read more »

Santa Clara County Roads BPAC workshop

County Expressways Plan community meeting tonight in Santa Clara. VTA BPAC to discuss County Roads Expressways Plan this Wednesday in San Jose. Santa Clara County Roads Department will make their twice-annual presentation to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. As required by the read more »

California traffic tickets while cycling: Points on your license?

FAQ: I was cited for [ running a “dead” red light / CVC 21202 violation / impeding traffic ] while riding my bicycle. Will I get points against my drivers license? Will my car insurance rates go up?

Occupy the streets

Long time readers of Cyclelicious understand the historical context of pedestrian and cyclist road rights in the United States. To very quickly summarize, roads were once a public throughway for all modes of transportation. Before about 70 years ago, common law and public opinion recognized the operator of the more dangerous conveyance was responsible for read more »