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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 »

Tuesday roundup

Happy Tuesday. The weather today in the San Francisco Bay Area should be more pleasant than yesterday’s sweltering hot afternoon. More bike stuff below the photo of Ian happily leading the way to north San Jose on Bike to Work Day last May. Okay!

Ewert Road bike detour for #SB50

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I just received word that the airport decided to keep Ewert open for cyclists, though they may have short-term closures. Thank you to San Jose Active Transportation Director John Brazil for making this happen. Jump to the final paragraphs below for important details (because temporary closures might still happen) and background. Those of read more »

Santa Clara trail closes this weekend for SB50

The San Tomas Aquino Trail in front of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California will close beginning the afternoon of Sunday, January 31 for Super Bowl 50 activities. The trail should re-open on or about Tuesday, February 9. The usual detour through the Great America Amtrak station park-and-ride lot is closed to all traffic. Suggested read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

Dumbarton Bridge adventures

I watched traffic backing up in front of my office along Bayfront Expressway in Menlo Park Tuesday afternoon, and it wasn’t long before I learned police closed the Dumbarton Bridge when a man threatened to jump.