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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 »

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 »

The Richard Nixon of Brazil rides a bicycle

Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, rides a bicycle around Alvorada Palace in Brasilia accompanied by her security detail. Embed from Getty Images The Lava Jato scandal has embroiled her presidency, when a young prosecutor investigations into corporate corruption at Petrobras and other large companies began revealing high level political involvement. The National Congress is considering read more »

The River with No Bridge

The rain this past weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area reminds me of the modern Japanese classic “The River with No Bridges.”