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Where will I get run over?

Larey is a utility cyclist in Fort Collins, Colorado and he has an interesting idea: A Darwin Award with an actual cash prize. You submit the top three places in your town you expect to get run over and put $20 into a pool. If you get run over at your #1 spot, then you read more »

California Governor to handicapped: “Get a car, you moron”

Governor Jerry Brown issued his final legislative update for the 2014 season. Everything related to cyclist and pedestrian safety was vetoed.

Over the hill on an electric bicycle

Neal at NTS Works in Santa Cruz built up a prototype Fat Free electric assist bicycle for me to try over the next few days. Of course I took it straight from assembly to a 32 mile ride with 2000 feet of elevation over the Santa Cruz Mountains without so much as a shakedown ride.

Today’s outrage: Teen driver intentionally runs down boy on a bike

Unlike my recent regrettable episode of repeating hearsay as fact, I’ll just let the news story speak for itself in this case from Sacramento, California. Witnesses told police that around 2 p.m. Sunday, the 13-year-old threw the bottle at the teen’s vehicle in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade area. That’s when the driver flipped a U-turn and read more »

How to embed those free Getty images

You haven’t seen me post many “celebrities on bikes” photos lately because my main source of free bike celebrity photos went out of business. I was pretty excited to see, then, that Getty now offers the same service from their huge library of editorial and creative images. Last night, I immediately embarked on a search read more »

San Jose police investigate pedestrian hit-and-run fatality

Local news media reported yet another pedestrian hit-and-run fatality in San Jose, CA. This one occurred on Snell Avenue just south of Capitol Expressway in south San Jose. There’s a twist in this case: police are treating this death not as an accident, but a homicide: