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INSANE EXPLOSIVE! bike alarm

This is so crazy I’m surprised to see it on Kickstarter: Yannick Read has rigged up a ceremonial blank cartridge to explode when his bike or motorcycle is moved. This gizmo can be yours for about US$71, plus shipping.

San Jose BPAC: Call for Applications

The city of San Jose Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee is a group of citizens providing input to city staff (mostly the SJ DOT) and city council (usually through SJ DOT staff) on issues important to people who walk and bike in the city of San Jose. Up to eleven members are appointed by the read more »

Library provides loaner locks

The San Mateo County Library in Portola Valley, CA provides loaner locks for patrons arriving by bicycle. With a median household income of a quarter million dollars and a median home sales price over $2.8 million, I don’t perceive bike theft is a big problem in Portola Valley. Still, it’s a nice gesture, and I read more »

Movers and Shakers ride report

Today is Bike to Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we make a pretty big deal out of it. I joined this morning’s downtown San Jose VIP ride of city and county officials. Besides bike advocates like you and I, the usual crew of avid cyclists showed up, including San Jose Mayor read more »

San Jose: Ride with the Movers & Shakers Thursday morning

Join me Thursday morning on the Movers and Shakers Ride in San Jose, California. VTA is joining with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition on Bike to Work Day for a 7-mile bike ride down the Guadalupe River Trail. This “Movers and Shakers Bike Ride” will take place next Thurs., May 12, 2016, starting at 7:30 read more »

A map for the Santa Clara County bike plan

Give your input to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) using an online mapping tool as VTA updates the countwide bike plan.