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My winter cycling cred

I’ve been a year round utility cyclist since the 1980s. Whilst living in Illinois and Colorado, that meant cycling to work in occasionally extreme weather. You just deal with it. Six years in California, however, has softened me.

Why the winter bike commute is fun

Warren asks “WHY?” about his bike commute today when it was 19°F (-7°C) outside. I live in sunny and warm California now, but some benefits that I recall: I don’t worry about a dead car battery. I don’t shovel my entire driveway just to back the car into the street. I don’t sweep snow off read more »

Specialized Globe Source Eleven

Specialized now sells the ‘multitasking’ Source Eleven for commuting and touring.

Since my office move from Menlo Park to Santa Clara I intended a weekly bike ride over the Santa Cruz mountains to work. That plan fell victim to my sloth, until today.

Spring

Happy Hump Day, everybody, and thank you for your comments over the past several days regarding my family in Japan. They mean a lot to me. Daylight Savings Time means photos of cyclists riding by as I wait for my evening bus in front of San Jose State University.

Pearl Harbor Day

We have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place now for the Kickstand Cyclery Virtual Alleycat, but prizes still remain for (1) the random winner, (2) a the best comment and (3) Lanterne Rouge, so you slow cyclists keep going. If you haven’t started yet, begin here. If you’re lost, stuck, or made a wrong turn read more »