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Walk / Bike to School Day

Remember, tomorrow (Wednesday, October 7) is Walk / Bike to School Day. In Santa Cruz County, we had the Fall Bike to Work / Bike Day on Oct 1. My son and I will help out at a bike safety rodeo this weekend at an elementary school in San Jose, which currently bans biking to read more »

Bike train this Wednesday and other bike updates

San Jose Bike Train rides again this Wednesday, March 5, 2014. One of my colleagues at the office was kind enough to share his germs with me during a meeting last week, so let’s hope my nasty head cold heals up before then. Details and more bike stuff below the spiffy Bike Train logo.

Silicon Valley Bike Trains

Bike Trains are individuals who commute by bike together Silicon Valley Bike Trains are regularly scheduled group rides for bike commute destinations in Santa Clara County, California. The rides are organized as an outgrowth of “bike buddy” systems for popular cycling routes throughout the South Bay. Inspiration for this project comes from L.A. Bike Trains read more »

The Atlanta Half Inch Avalanche Bike Commute

Ask and you shall receive I put out a call a little while ago for the obligatory “crazy cyclist on ice covered streets” news photo from Atlanta, and Janice in Georgia pointed me to Mike Weigand’s video showing his cyclocross bike commute through Atlanta yesterday morning. He commutes 6.5 miles. For the snow, he mounted 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 »

Atherton wants your input for a new bike plan

The town of Atherton, California (America’s most expensive ZIP code for 2013, where the cheapest home — a 1,194-square-foot, two-bedroom bungalow on a 6,000-square-foot lot lists for $1.2 million), is creating a new Bicycle Plan, and they invite those who live there or travel through Atherton to give their input.