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Bike Mechanic: Tales From the Road and the Workshop

Bike Mechanic: Tales From the Road and the Workshop covers the history and the work for bicycle mechanics who work the professional pro peloton.

Amgen Tour of California announces 2015 host cities, 4 days of women racing

The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, announced it will make its grand return to Sacramento, the capital of California, to kick off the 10th anniversary of America’s largest cycling race. The eight day stage race will travel a north-to-south route and span nearly 700 miles through many of California’s most breathtaking roads and read more »

Typhoons and bikes

I rode a bicycle during a typhoon in Tokyo once. I don’t recommend it. #457151900 / gettyimages.com HIMEJI, JAPAN – OCTOBER 13: A cyclist wears a rain poncho in the strong wind and rain delivered by Typhoon Vongfong on October 13, 2014 in Himeji, Japan. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Vongfong surpassed Genevieve read more »

Santa Cruz Bike Party tonight – the Pirate Ride

Santa Cruz Bike Party starts 7 PM tonight at the Bike Church in Santa Cruz. The Bike Church is on Pacific Ave at Spruce, which is a block south of Laurel. The theme is pirates. East Bay Bike Party also rolls tonight as 10-10-10,000 Zombies. They meet 7:30 PM at West Oakland BART. Have fun, read more »

Parking, simulations, and asthetics

If you’ve ever looked at a Google satellite view of your local shopping center or office park, you’ve probably noticed how much space car storage takes up relative to the actual building. This aerial view makes any parking-dependent development fairly ugly in the minds of many people. Jarrett Walker points out some of the compromises read more »

Levi’s Stadium report, bike vigilantes, and more

Reminders: You’re invited to the cyclist photo shoot tonight in downtown San Jose beginning at 5:30. We hope to have all kinds of people who ride there, so come on down and invite your friends. San Jose Bike Train rolls next Wednesday, October 15 2014, 8 AM from Diridon Station in San Jose for destinations read more »