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California helmet law: Drastic amendment!

California 25th District Senator Carol Liu amended her extremely controversial mandatory helmet law, SB-192, to only study the effectiveness of helmets, and removed the mandatory helmet use for adults language in its entirety. The requirement for high visibility apparel has also been removed.

Secure seatpost and saddle clamp

Look closely at this new seatpost clamp from Fortified Bicycle. Like other security clamps, the Payback clamp uses a keyed bolthead to help protect your saddle from theft, but there’s more.

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 »