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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 »

Lumenous bike jacket with built-in turn signals, brake lights

This teaser video quickly highlights the features of the new products from Lumenous, which promise to enhance night-time visibility with wearable technology without making you look like a complete dork. The commuter jacket communicates with your phone via Bluetooth LE, so it knows when you’re slowing or approaching turns. The Kickstarter for this project has read more »

Bicycles at a Brazilian Oktoberfest

Revelers ride bicycles during Oktoberfest on October 24, 2015 in Blumenau, Brazil. The city, founded in 1850 by Dr. Hermann Bruno Otto Blumenau and seventeen other German immigrants, helds its annual Oktoberfest last weekend. An estimated 30 percent of the city’s 320,000 residents are of German descent. Its Oktoberfest is one of the largest in read more »

A cargo bike rodeo in Brooklyn

718 Cyclery in Park Slope, Brooklyn will host New York City’s first cargo bike rodeo on Saturday, August 22nd from 9 AM to 6 PM.

Jobst Brandt R.I.P.

I just learned that the legendary Jobst Brandt succumbed yesterday at age 80 after a long struggle with his deteriorating health.