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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 »

Bicycle light maximum brightness?

I saw this question on a local bicycle discussion list: Is there a legal limit to how bright a bicycle light can be in the Bay Area measured in lumens?

Bollywood By Bikes, via Brooklyn

Reading this report of air quality data censorship in New Dehli reminded me to look into the status of bike culture in the popular culture of the subcontinent. To wit, what has Bollywood done with bicycles, lately? When I came across this video I thought “Cool, Bollywood does hipster bike music videos now.” The cast read more »

Betabrand women’s bike commuter apparel for 2015

You might know Betabrand for their fleece “dress slacks” and YouTube ads for their awesomely obnoxious disco pants, but did you know this San Francisco clothing manufacturer has been selling practical urban cycling apparel since at least 2010? A woman’s cycling pant was added in 2012, and they’ve continued to expand their women’s bike-to-work clothing 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 »