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Familiarity breeds carelessness

I am a risk averse ninny, and I ride a bike. When I began Cyclelicious ten years ago, many bike advocacy groups told us that every trip on two wheels requires advanced mapping, pre-rides, suiting up, carbo-loading, hydration, armor plating, a doctor’s note, next-of-kin notification, and a healthy dose of fear. Partly in response to read more »

Make a bike video, win a laptop or a camera

Magix Fastcut quickly and easily slurps video from your action camera, mixes it with pre-defined effects and transformations timed to music, and exports automatically to YouTube. Submit the resulting one minute video to the #JustCutIt contest, and you just might win the ASUS Zenbook™ UX301LA ultrabook laptop computer, or a Nilox F60 EVO Action Camera.

Amgen Tour of California 10th Anniversary route announced

The Amgen Tour of California announced their route for the 2015 edition of this professional road cycling race. A three day professional women’s stage race will take place in addition to the eight day men’s race.

Kansen Chu amends his infamous bicycle “safety” bill

Faithful readers are familiar with California Assembly Member Kansen Chu’s proposal to mandate flashing white tail lights for bicycles operated after dark. Yes, he wanted flashing white lights on the rear of the bike. The bill was referred to the Assembly Transportation Committee. Chu amended his bill. I supposed the current bill is a little read more »

Polaroid XS100 Extreme Edition Action Camera

Buy this this $250 Polaroid Action Camera for only $95. You have until midnight USA Pacific Time to grab this camera at this price. Typical online price is closer to $200, and I believe this is an earlier 2013 edition of the camera, but half price still seems like a good deal. I’ve seen decent read more »

Light & Motion Sidekick action camera flood light

Light & Motion has launched a Kickstarter to fund their new “Sidekick” flood light, which is designed to attach to a GoPro action camera mount. They’re already most of the way to their $50,000 goal but they still have a handeful of early bird specials left. I’ve already kicked in my $100 for the Sidekick read more »