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Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist

Among the 13 stories published in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Return of Sherlock Holmes is “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist,” in which a Victorian gal on a bike is stalked by a fixie riding hipster.

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Davis, California reduces fines for bicycle infractions

The city of Davis is the biking capital of America, where an estimated 20% of the population commutes to work on their bike. 40% of students on the UC-Davis campus who have a job also get to work by bike, according to U.S. Census American Community Survey Data. The high rate of cycling means a read more »

Vehicle miles traveled and economic growth

The city of Santa Cruz, California can see its population of 60,000 people double on a nice summer weekend. Tens of thousands of cars clog the local streets as visitors search for parking before hitting the beaches, the Boardwalk, and other tourist venues around the County. While many locals see troublesome traffic congestion, businesses see read more »

What does 90% feel like?

Bicycle nuts of all kinds (including those in the “Slow Bicycle” camp) have been sharing this story at the New York Times about the benefits of short, high intensity interval workouts to your health. Researchers at McMaster University in Ontario have found that relatively short, twice weekly 20 minute workouts of high intensity have as read more »

Holiday deals

Remember, the Kickstand Cyclery Alleycat continues on this Pearl Harbor Day, and will keep going until next Monday morning! If you’re looking for the checkpoint go to the home page then look around there. It should be sort of obvious.

Elections, bike bombs, and bike goodies

Oops, it happened again. Thanks so much for all of the discussion yesterday on vulnerable users. I reported then that a pedestrian walked straight into me even though I was at a dead stop on my bicycle. Guess what — the same thing happened again this morning at the same location. The only difference was read more »