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10th Anniversary SF2G Bayway Ride on Thursday

10 years ago yesterday, Brett Lider of Google announced the first Bayway ride to an internal bike discussion list at Google that would eventually morph into the public SF2G ride announcement list. Ride leader Brett Lider (still of Google) says “We should celebrate by riding bikes.” The ride departs 6:30 A.M. from Ritual Coffee on read more »

Celebrate Earth Week 2016 with San Jose Bike Train

You have two opportunities during Earth Week this week to join San Jose Bike Train for a morning ride from downtown San Jose, California to destinations north while enjoying the trees on the Guadalupe River Trail: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, and another ride on Friday, April 22, 2016. Both rides depart 8:15 A.M. from Bel read more »

How low can you go? Scooter + bike = ultra low step through

Check out the “Moox” bike — a crazy scooter + bike combo shown below with its inventor, Mike Silvestri.

NIMBYs in Santa Cruz

TL;DR summary: Despite claims to the contrary, the Santa Cruz Corridor Plan decreases automotive traffic impacts from development, helps improve tax revenue for infrastructure work, and indirectly discourages dispersed development in other, less regulated areas of Santa Cruz County outside of the city of Santa Cruz. Over the past several months I’ve become acquainted with read more »

San Jose City Council Debate TONIGHT

We’re giving a lot of attention to the national 2016 election in the United States, but local decisions can have a more immediate and greater impact than those at the Federal level. Elections for five of the ten city council seats in America’s third largest city take place in June. Most candidates focus on three read more »

30 days of biking and San Jose Bike Train

San Jose Bike Train rolls tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:10 AM from Bel Bacio Cafe in San Jose’s Little Italy off of Julian Street.