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We are "cyclists"

Mikael Colville-Anderson of Copenhagenize was in San Francisco last week to talk about his out five ways that cycling should be promoted in the United States. Among his other proposals, Mikael suggests that we don’t focus so much on the subculture of cyclists. The bikes we wore. I knew I’d be at the meeting with read more »

We are The Cyclists

Cyclelicious bicycle blog. “We are The Cyclists, the intermediate stage between humans and pure energy.” An oldie, but still humorous… Thanks to Wuss912 for the reminder. I was on northbound Caltrain #231, which — contrary to the info on the Bicycle Trains page, only had a single bike car. It’s a Friday, though, and with read more »

Tweaks to my old map app

After several years of inattention, I’ve finally tweaked my old online bike routing application.

San Jose Bike Train rolls on Wednesday, and a question

The outside temperature should be around 50°F / 10°C when San Jose Bike Train rolls at 8 AM Wednesday morning from Diridon Station. Per usual, we’ll stop by Bel Bacio in Little Italy shortly afterwards to round up those who would like to wait for their train in the comfort of a cozy cafe.

A million pounds of pedal powered compost

Happy Friday, all! Compost Pedallers of Austin, Texas has picked up half a million pounds of food waste since they began operations in 2012, delivering the waste to gardeners throughout Austin for use as feedstock for compost. With a push for Zero Waste in the city of the Austin, they have more demand for their read more »

George Orwell on traffic safety, 1946

In November, 1943, George Orwell joined the staff of Tribute magazine as literary editor, where he contributed a a series of columns under the title “As I Please.” For the November 8, 1946 edition, he tackled American fashion magazines (“The magazine consists entirely of pictures of ball dresses, mink coats, step-ins, panties, brassieres, silk stockings read more »