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Friday carnage

The Sentinel reports a 30 year old cyclist was seriously injured on Bay Street, Santa Cruz, CA on Thursday afternoon. The driver of a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck claimed the sun was in his eyes when he made a left turn across the path of the cyclist. He couldn’t see where he was going, so read more »

13 bicycle crashes times two

While looking at the California Bicycle Crash Map last night I noticed something interesting: Although Southern California has twice the population of Northern California, the same number of bike crashes — thirteen — are reported to the California Highway Patrol for each region.

2012 Tour of California host cities announced

Thirteen HOST CITIES ANNOUNCED FOR 2012 Amgen Tour of California Challenging Route to Take Cyclists Over More Than 750 Miles of Striking California Terrain During America’s Premier Cycling Race from May 13 – 20, 2012 LOS ANGELES (November 3, 2011) – After reviewing more than 100 submissions from cities throughout California hoping to be named read more »

iPhone bicycle apps

This is cool: WIRED lists five iPhone apps that replace bike hardware. I think the most clever is a Cyclocomputer that measures your bike’s speed by counting the sound of a plastic tab on the spokes. Another clever app is a brake light that uses the built in accelerometer. The creation of a carbon fiber read more »

TdF: Stage 13

Just a link roundup today for the 2009 Tour de France Stage 13… NYT: Climbers don’t touch Tour leaders. VN: Haussler solos to emotional win. CN: Haussler escapes. KWC: Levi tweets from the operating room. Levi Leipheimer had to pull out today because of a broken wrist, which was the only major change in the read more »