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National ad features Santa Cruz niche bike builder

Some outtakes from the shooting of the Amex ad with @SHAQ and the #dirtysixer #36er bike! #36inchwheels #36inchtires #36inchbike #madeinusa #nba #nbrpa #7footer #custombicycle #tallpeoplesolutions #tallpeopleproblems A photo posted by David (@dirtysixer) on Dec 1, 2016 at 6:28pm PST David Folch of Santa Cruz, California designs large bikes around thirty-two and thirty-six inch wheels for read more »

Your favorite Koch brands: Lycra, Coolmax and Thermolite

I and many of you favor high-tech fabrics for your active wear apparel. If you see trademarks like Lycra, Coolmax, Thermolite and Cordura on your cycling bibs, jerseys, jeans, jackets, backpacks and saddlebags, you’ve done your part to Make America Great Again. These brands are produced by Invista, an important manufacturer of textiles and chemicals read more »

SF Bay Area, Monterey Bay Region approve transportation self-help taxes

Voters in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties approved sales tax increases to provide local funding for transportation, while Contra Costa County voters rejected their county’s proposed tax to fund transportation improvements.

Cranksgiving 2016 San Jose

Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. Part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. This is our first year holding this event in San Jose. All you need is a bike, a bag, a lock and about $20 to purchase groceries. Our goal is to provide hundreds of needy families with read more »

Driver kills man on bike in Soquel, California

The Santa Cruz County California Highway Patrol responded to a fatality traffic collision after an 18-year-old man drove his vehicle into the back of a westbound 31-year-old man riding a bicycle on Soquel Drive near Rosedale Avenue at 8:30 P.M. Wednesday night. Update: The cyclist has been identified as Kevin “Jack” Meehan, who moved to read more »

Calling Silicon Valley quaxers (and wannabes!)

The totally FREE Second Annual Cargo Bike Festival takes place Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Armory on North 2nd Street in San Jose, California from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.