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2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

Happy Halloween: Bay Area mayhem, death & destruction

Do you remember that poor 12 year old kid who was right hooked by a Lincoln Navigator at his school driveway in Byron, California? Bike lawyer Bob Mionske writes about him and compares the response of local authorities here vs what they do in the Netherlands. When the driver says, “I didn’t see the cyclist,” read more »

Bicycling Studies

Lees McCrae College, a tiny Presbyterian school in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, offers a degree in Cycling.

Charity rides

Turning Wheel for Kids cycling team wants to raise $60,000. This Bay Area group build bikes for kids in need, and they’re using the July 10 Death Ride as a fundraising opportunity. (Via Jodi in the Bay Area)

Mostly Non Tour bike news

Hi all, I hope you had a nice weekend. My family and I were in our small town’s parade and then we watched the fireworks Saturday night. Several people (including my family) walked and biked to the fireworks and back. Bicycle paramedics save a life. “The Fire Department’s response time at [the event] is less read more »

Tour de France: No race radio!

Wow. Two stages of the Tour de France will be run without race radio. Parts of the 2009 Tour of California was plagued with technical difficulties reportedly due to the weather. Ineffective race radio made the race a lot more uncertain for the riders since team directors couldn’t relay information to the riders, and those read more »