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The Key to Winter Cycling

The key to riding a bicycle in winter, Yvonne Bambrick confides, is tissues. “Some people do the, what do they call it, snot rockets. Yuck.” She digs into her purse in the front basket of her bicycle to reveal a pale blue silk pouch, brimming with Kleenex. “Do you want one?” More in the Toronto read more »

Video: Winter cycling HOWTO

Streetfilms visited Chicago to show us tips on winter cycling.

Winter tights

I didn’t carry my camera this morning so I can’t show you, but I saw an otherwise manly-looking dude riding a bike with baggy shorts over sheer patterned tights(something like the House of Holland tights pictured below) this morning.

Santa Rosa cycling weekend

Cycling fans in Santa Rosa have many options to view or participate this weekend. Velove Winter Bike Festival this Saturday, February 14 is Santa Rosa’s new winter bike festival with a Cyclocross race (11 AM to 5 PM). A marching band (!) provides live music. Velove continues on Sunday, February 15 with the West Coast read more »

Monday recap

New York Magazine predicts nobody will use CitiBike in the winter. But guess what? CitiBike reports 19,000 rides last Wednesday, when temperatures were at or below freezing. More bicycle stories below the photo of cycling teens in decidedly warmer San Jose, CA.

Davis, California reduces fines for bicycle infractions

The city of Davis is the biking capital of America, where an estimated 20% of the population commutes to work on their bike. 40% of students on the UC-Davis campus who have a job also get to work by bike, according to U.S. Census American Community Survey Data. The high rate of cycling means a read more »