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Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

Bicycles in the news and culture

Happy Friday. Remember, Santa Cruz “Tropicalismo” Bike Party ride happens tonight beginning 7 PM from the Bike Church. More bike news below the photo of the guy riding his bike through the “New Jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France. View image |

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 »