Author Archives: Richard Masoner

#waroncars in Indian music video

This video clip from a Telegu language movie features an oblivious scofflaw cyclist wreaking traffic mayhem in Hyderabad, India. Watch and enjoy!

Ewert Road bike detour for #SB50

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I just received word that the airport decided to keep Ewert open for cyclists, though they may have short-term closures. Thank you to San Jose Active Transportation Director John Brazil for making this happen. Jump to the final paragraphs below for important details (because temporary closures might still happen) and background. Those of read more »

Sacramento: North American Handmade Bicycle Show coming Real Soon Now

Reminder: The 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show takes place February 26 – 28 at the Sacramento Convention Center. I’ll be there either Friday or Saturday (or maybe both days), mostly covering Santa Cruz framebuilders but I’ll check everybody out. If you like bikes and people associated with bikes, I recommend attending if you can. read more »

Camp Pendleton bike access registration now live

For those who need access across US Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton for travel between Orange County and San Diego County California, online registration is now open. Registration and a U.S. state-issued ID will be required for non-military personnel who bike through Camp Pendleton beginning March 1. Caltrans District 11 also announced I-5 shoulders are read more »

San Jose Airport closes Ewert Road for Super Bowl 50

This sign announcing a closure for Ewert Road in San Jose, CA surprised me this morning. As far as I’m aware, there has been no announcement of this road closure. Ewert is a vitally important connector for cyclists traveling east and west. The immediately adjacent U.S. Highway 101, a limited access highway which provides the read more »

Missouri bill: No stop for right on red

First 15 foot flags, and now this: Missouri Representative Bart Korman wants to eliminate the requirement to stop before making a right turn on red, and allow motorists to roll through a red light without stopping first.