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Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

Tuesday bike news

I wasn’t able to make it to the Titus mountain bike demo last weekend in Santa Cruz. When I got hit by the car the other week, my eyeglasses were smashed to bits. I haven’t been able to find my backup specs, so I went up to San Francisco to visit Optical Underground. My buddy read more »

Wonky bike policy, a bike train, and a bike race

Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race ended on Mothers’ Day with Olympic Gold Medalist Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands narrowly edging ahead of local favorite Katie Hall during the 4th Stage circuit race in Sacrmento. The Amgen Tour of California Men’s Race continues today with a finish in San Jose. Watch live on read more »

Norcal bike news update

I’m cancelling the San Jose Bike Train ride for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Sorry! The city of Burlingame, CA in San Mateo County will host its second community meeting to discuss a Complete Streets redesign of California Drive. The aim of the project is to improve bicycle, pedestrian and motor vehicle access on California read more »

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 »

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 »