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Weather and Climate

Last week it was cold and rainy I was thinking about writing a winter cycling primer. Today, we’re supposed to be over 40° C (about a bazillion degrees F) in some parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s a dry heat, though, and it really isn’t too bad. Keep yourself well hydrated and you read more »

Mount Diablo Weather

For those planning to bike up Mount Diablo to catch the Amgen Tour of California stage 3 finish  Tuesday, take note of the forecast high temperature and please bring water.

Bike to work day weather and pollution forecast

Here’s the Silicon Valley forecast for Bike to Work Day 2008. In a nutshell: sunny, hot, and with elevated ozone levels. The “USG” in the graphic means “Unsafe for Sensitive Groups.” I still encourage you to ride your bicycle as fewer cars means less ozone, but stay hydrated, take it easy if you’re not heat read more »

Hydrate or die?

Happy first day of summer, all. I normally poo poo some of the fear-based marketing associated with hydration for outdoor enthusiasts, but biking in 120° Fahrenheit (50° C) weather is no joke. Of the five heat-related fatalities reported since the weekend in Arizona, one was a mountain biker and another was a hiker, all of read more »

Bicycle photos in the news: Cyclocross, Paris Conference, Protest Rides

British Nikki Harris crosses the finish line at the women’s elite race of the Flandriencross, the third stage of the Bpost bank trophy on November 29, 2015 in Hamme-Zogge. AFP PHOTO / BELGA/ DAVID STOCKMAN STOCKMAN View image |

SF Bay Area bike events

Don’t forget – the 8th Annual San Francisco Bicycle Expo takes place Saturday, November 21, 2015, 11AM to 5PM at the Cow Palace in Daly City. There’s lots more going on before the heavy rain begins in a month or two.