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Hump Day quickie bike updates

During the San Jose Bike Train today we saw Israel Prime Minister and California Governor Jerry Brown walk from the tarmac into a waiting caravan of black vans as we rode alongside San Jose International Airport. What did you see on your commute today? Christian Lent begins today. My reflections as recycled from 2010. More read more »

Unusual bike racks

Lady Fleur reviews an old and interesting bike rack that she calls the Jaws of Death Torture Rack. It’s a design that dates from the 70s, and creator of this rack apparently invited thieves to test their design with a contest. The design is such that a simple padlock is protected from cutting and grinding read more »

Santa Cruz region bike roundup

Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) hosts another round of community workshops to determine the vision of growth for the Monterey Bay region. AMBAG consists of communities in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties. Santa Cruz Bike Party has moved from the fourth Friday to the second Friday of every month. This means read more »

A bike demo, hill sprints, and oh my aching legs

Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me cry “Uncle!”: I overdid things with an extended demo on Specialized’s latest Roubaix bike and then hill sprints on a fixed gear bike. I’m in some real pain today. Ow.

Actors wanted for strip search video

Looks legit. Actors needed in Los Angeles for a video dramatizing some possible implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmation of New Jersey’s strip search law. Albert Florence took his case to the Supreme Court; in their brief to the Court, the American Bar Association gave examples of strip searches after trivial offenses such as read more »

SRAM 2012 Red test ride

Not long ago, I had opportunity to put a few miles on a SRAM 2012 Red equipped bike.