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Three is a magic number for Levi Leipheimer

Californian Levi Leipheimer wins his 3rd Amgen Tour of California Yellow Jersey – A record 2 million fans watched the race in person After nine challenging and epic days of cycling through more than 750-miles of scenic California roads, and a thrilling fight to the finish, Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Astana was crowned champion of read more »


Good morning from America. I love the diversity of Americans who ride bicycles in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. We make America great by paying more than our share in taxes to support transportation infrastructure and subsidize those drive. We take up under ten square feet of road and parking space vs over read more »

New action cameras for your bike

I’d been riding with a GoPro Hero camera since shortly after the introduction of their early standard definition model in 2008. The clunky boxy design is readily identifiable, yet I still frequently run into people who ask me what that goofy thing mounted on the end of my stick is. GoPro invented the market for read more »

Midweek carnage

This morning, we receive news from Palo Alto, CA of a mother who was seriously injured after she was hit by a juvenile driving a car in a residential neighborhood. Elsewhere today: Sedan into the back of a big rig on I-5 near Orland, CA results in driver fatality. Tuesday: Very confusing set of dispatches read more »

Advocacy is hard: A Ventura County case study

I was hunting for details on this Ventura County hit and run in which a reckless driver hurtling past traffic in the bike lane fled the scene after seriously injuring a cycling when I found this short news item about a proposed fixed gear ban on Ventura County bike paths. Ventura County officials are considering read more »

Wreckless riding

[ Yes, the misspelling is intentional, because there were no (fatal) wrecks. Hence, “wreckless.” ]