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The Bicycle Book

The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings edited by Thomas Hylton. The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom and Wanderings is a celebration of the bicycle by people who ride. . .a tribute to one of the finest, most efficient, most useful machines ever invented. The 25 contributors are talented writers and cartoonists, each with a unique read more »

Bicycles in the 2013 California Driver Handbook

I haven’t looked the California Driver Handbook since 2010. Since then, the DMV has added significant bicycle safety content. As in previous editions, several paragraphs are devoted to cyclist rights. The 2013 edition expands on this section by explaining sharrows and describing situations where cyclists might cycle down the middle of the lane. Perhaps more read more »

David Byrne Bicycle Diaries audiobook

David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries is now available as an audiobook, with narration and much of the music by David Byrne.

Stuff I like: Bicycle books

I’m a book guy — I buy or borrow about a book a week. Here are some bike books your cycling friends might like as a gift. Please let me know if I missed any new books about bikes that I should list. Custom Bicycles: A Passionate Pursuit is a lovely coffee table book of read more »

Frances Willard rode a bicycle

March is Women’s History Month. Yesterday, we met Annie Londonderry, who cycled around the world in 1894. Today, we’ll look briefly at suffragist Frances Willard. As president of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), she developed the slogan “Do Everything” to encourage women to lobby, petition, preach and publish on a wide variety of issues read more »

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »