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The Joy of Cycling

Several years ago, a local journalist asked for somebody to write about for a “Bike To Work” event. The bike shop manager gave her my name and number. I was pretty excited and told her the reasons I bike to work: I like it, it feels good, I like getting outdoors, I work a desk read more »

Cycling Cairo women overcome cultural prejudices

Haitham El-Tabei wrote about the challenges women face when cycling in Cairo, Egypt. He notes that women enjoy more freedom in Egypt than in some neighboring countries, but they still must endure sexual harassment and violence in a culture that considers it inappropriate for women to ride bikes. View image | 31 year old read more »

Dickens’s Dictionary of London: BICYCLING

For a taste of Victorian London, see this entry for “BICYCLING” from Dickens’s Dictionary of London: An Unconventional Guide, 1888 by Charles Dickens. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Cycling as a means of enabling the differently abled

Michie O’Day was born with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), a genetic disorder in which tumors grow on the ends of nerve fibers. In O’Day’s case, the tumors grow in her brain and spinal cord. The disease and its treatment eventually led to loss of hearing and balance for Ms. O’Day. She is unable to participate read more »

San Mateo County health seeks proposals to promote cycling

San Mateo County Health System is the public health agency for San Mateo County on the San Francisco Peninsula. They’ve published a call for proposals to train health system employees on the use of non-car transportation to agency work locations in San Mateo and will pay up to $10,000 for a contractor who can complete read more »

Santa Cruz Cycling POV

21 second video shot at the end of my lunch ride today. Enjoy.