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Sun Tools

Sun Microsystems made puns using the Sun name for several internal tools and programs. Here are some that come to mind; I’m sure there are others. * Sun TEA (travel expense authorization) * Sun TAN (old name for a training program) * SunWay (the shuttle service) * SunScreen (background checks) * Sun Spot * Sun read more »

Weekend traffic forecast

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Regions, with temperatures expected well into the 90s today and through the weekend. The high pressure system stalling out means traffic to area beaches will look like this tonight through Sunday. Bikes will be a great way to get past read more »

Hump Day ride report, in which I walk the walk of shame

I was Just Riding Along thinking that I haven’t had a flat tire all year (yes, really!) when, inevitably, my rear tire went flat. I shift to my smallest cog, flip the bike over and reach into my saddle bag where I find my tools, tire levers, pump and … that’s it. No spare tube, read more »

Bicycle wheel building jobs and more

  Merry (almost) Christmas Cycleicious community! Not too many bicycle jobs popped up this week, but there are a few that’ll let you get your hands dirty. Wheel Building Jobs: Wheel manufacturer Mavic is looking for a Service Center Technician¬†with a knack for wheel building (Haverhill, MA). For some reason the State of Oregon is read more »

Santa Cruz MAH: Freak Bikes this weekend

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History “Experience Metal” interactive exhibit this weekend will feature, among many other things, ridable art bikes. On display is a compilation of tools, appliances, and cargo-carrying devices, all powered by the humble bicycle. Included are such creations as a bike blender, a hacked tandem independent drive, center-pull brake read more »

Japanese vs American bicycle GPS

A comparison of the screen and features of GPS cycling navigation devices for the American vs Japanese markets.