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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 »

Wind, cold, rain, bike-to-shop, and Sea Otter

Those in the San Francisco Bay Area no doubt noticed the cold front that whipped through our region over the Easter weekend. We’re pretty excited about the trace rainfall associated with that weather system. A second, stronger storm should arrive overnight, with a half inch or more of rain expected Tuesday morning. Remember, you can read more »

I am not at Interbike and California 3 foot law

My Instagram feed is full of photos from the huge bicycle industry show at Las Vegas. I see a lot of interesting new stuff, but I’m not there. Read below the striped socks dude for bicycle news, both local and far flung.

San Jose Hedding Street bike lanes under attack

Hedding Street trafic calming tl/dr summary Hedding Street reduced from four lanes to three lanes as a traffic calming project through a mostly residential area. As a bonus, bike lanes added. Traffic calming successful as speed reduced with minimal impact on throughput. But motorists driving through complain anyway. Numerous news reports since then highlight this 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 »