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Tuesday Bicycle News

SRAM’s recent $400,000 gift to the League of American Bicyclists and the Thunderhead Alliance brings SRAM’s total cycling advocacy contributions to $1,000,000. Price of rubber ingredient drops 90%, tire prices expected to go down. An evening with Tom Ritchey. Lance Armstrong on Barack Obama. Armstrong placed 29th in the Tour Down Under in Australia, where read more »

Tuesday afternoon bicycle news

Bunch of worthwhile stuff from WIRED “Gear Factor” blog: Cycle law: Should bikes be treated like cars? Radio Shack rebranded as “The Shack”. I think they’re talking about BGW here (the cool part that is, because he is cool: “ It’s almost embarrassing, like seeing your grandfather listening to an iPod and riding a single read more »

Los Gatos Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee accepting new members

The town of Los Gatos, California has openings on the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). Applications are due November 18, 2016, with interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, December 13 at 7 P.M. I got really long-winded on this post so feel free to skip to the last paragraph for info on the application process read more »

Hump Day bikes in the news: flooding, smog, and electric bike share

Happy Hump Day, all. I have a pro-tip for those of you who load bikes onto front-loading bike racks on public transportation before I begin this edition of bike photos in the news. Those bus bike racks have a spring loaded arm that’s used to secure the bike in place. Sometimes, the lock pin used read more »

Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

Yolo County bicycle hit & run ends with police dog takedown

Update: Sac Bee reports 38-year-old driver Alamar Houston will be charged with two counts of attempted murder, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and felony driving under the influence of drugs. Two 17-year-old cyclists were seriously injured, one of them critically. 51-year-old Donald Dumaine (whose story is recounted below) suffered road rash when read more »