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Tour Down Under begins next week

The 2009 Tour Down Under in Australia begins next week on Tuesday, January 20. Hmmm, there’s something else important about that day, but I can’t think what it is at the moment…. The Tour Down Under marks Lance Armstrong’s return to professional racing. Team Astana are camped out at the Hilton in Adelaide, from where read more »

Bike train fun and a round up

We welcomed some newcomers to the San Jose Bike Train this morning, which is our casual morning bike commute from San Jose Diridon Station to destinations north along the Guadalupe River Trail. Photo of the ride start courtesy of San Jose DOT bike coordinator John Brazil. More bike stuff under the photo. And remember, California: read more »

Science Fiction Double Feature

In 2009, I flew to Bogota, Colombia to join Gwendal Castellan and Tania Lo during their epic continental bike journey from the tip of Patagonia to the Canadian Arctic. I arrived in country with my touring bags and gear, but my bike never made it from Los Angeles. It simply disappeared, and the airline claimed read more »