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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 »

Familiarity breeds carelessness

I am a risk averse ninny, and I ride a bike. When I began Cyclelicious ten years ago, many bike advocacy groups told us that every trip on two wheels requires advanced mapping, pre-rides, suiting up, carbo-loading, hydration, armor plating, a doctor’s note, next-of-kin notification, and a healthy dose of fear. Partly in response to read more »

A lost helmet, a broken crank

I lost my bike helmet this morning. But first, check out this dramatic photo from the UCI Track Cycling World Championships earlier today in Paris, France. View image | gettyimages.com

Golden Gate Bridge weekend closure to affect bicycle / pedestrian way

Bicycle and pedestrian traffic will be allowed only on the eastern sidewalk during this weekend’s closure of the Golden Gate Bridge. Shown below is the western span, which will be closed.

Bottom bracket gearbox on a touring bike?

Pinion 18 speed gearboxes, which were developed for downhill gravity bikes, are now designed into touring and city bikes.