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World’s longest bike pier opens September 3, and a bike shuttle during the bridge closure

The East Bay Bicycle coalition (EBBC) invites you on a tour of the new Bay Bridge bike path, which won’t actually go anywhere — hence, the snarky “longest bike pier” appellation courtesy of the EBBC. I think everybody in the state of California already knows the Oakland Bay Bridge will be closed over this coming read more »

The BR&IN has a blog

In a surprisingly transparent article about the fears she has jumping into the world of blogging, Bicycle Retailers and Industry News editor Megan Tompkins expresses her skepticism about new media while acknowledging the influence blogs can have in politics and business. You can find the BR&IN blog here, and so far it looks like they’ve read more »

Library provides loaner locks

The San Mateo County Library in Portola Valley, CA provides loaner locks for patrons arriving by bicycle. With a median household income of a quarter million dollars and a median home sales price over $2.8 million, I don’t perceive bike theft is a big problem in Portola Valley. Still, it’s a nice gesture, and I read more »

Tour de Brompton: Inside their new factory

Brompton recently completed their move to a brand-new 86,000 sq foot factory in Greenford, London, doubling their previous manufacturing space. Bloomberg visited the new factory and took photos. Hover over images or click through for captions. Embed from Getty Images

Celebrate Earth Week 2016 with San Jose Bike Train

You have two opportunities during Earth Week this week to join San Jose Bike Train for a morning ride from downtown San Jose, California to destinations north while enjoying the trees on the Guadalupe River Trail: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, and another ride on Friday, April 22, 2016. Both rides depart 8:15 A.M. from Bel read more »

Limited Edition nickel plated Brompton folder

Brompton has one of their limited edition nickel plated folding bikes on display at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA. 1500 numbered bikes were made, of which 150 are available for purchase from dealers in the USA. Brompton also has new bags on display at their booth, along with their bikes. Brompton’s West Coast read more »