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Yellow Bike

Award winning folk song writer / singer Tracy Jane Comer grew up poor but happy in a shack near the beach in North Carolina. She sings about the freedom of her bike in the lovely title track of her album Yellow Bike. And I rode my yellow bike on that beach roadNever thought about where read more »

Dogs vs bike in Thailand

Attention California: Expect cold rain Tuesday afternoon, so don’t forget your rain jacket before leaving the house in the morning. I was just riding along this morning when I saw a woman in a yellow jacket walking her late 1980s Diamondback trail bike. She had her first ever flat tire five miles away from home read more »

Google’s bike vision for Silicon Valley

A vision for Silicon Valley as a bicycle Shangri La Nine percent of employees who work at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California currently bike to work. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has reportedly told shareholders that he is “annoyed” at having to pay $40,000 for each parking space. To that end, his company’s transportation planners read more »

Santa Clara County bike plan update

Silicon Valley Cyclist: You can be involved in bicycle advocacy! The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) in California will begin updating their County Bicycle Plan this month at the BPAC meeting scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee encourages the public to attend next Wednesday’s workshop read more »

What happens if U.S. Customs finds plastic explosives in your bike helmet?

I’ve wondered about the economics of online cheap bike sales. At bicycle trade shows I often run into very enthusiastic young people who borrowed $20,000 from the parents to become an Internet sales entrepreneur. They go to and buy a container load of these bikes for about $50 each from a company like Hangzhou read more »

3 foot law today and the yellow centerline

Note: Don’t forget – San Jose Bike Train rolls Wednesday morning, 8 AM from Diridon Station. California’s three foot passing law takes effect today. In spite of the predictions by a few dozen malcontents who predicted gridlock on California roads, nothing much happened. As of this writing, three bicycle crashes have been called into the read more »