Author Archives: Richard Masoner

Brigading Caltrans for safety improvements

The squeaky wheel gets the grease. After community input, Caltrans agrees to safety improvements for Highway 17 drivers, so let’s grab this opportunity to improve the shoulder along California State Route 17 from Bear Creek Road to Alma Bridge Road along Lexington Reservoir. Caltrans responds to petition for Highway 17 safety improvements Caltrans is driven read more »

East Bay ride to NAHBS 2019

The Concord Wheels Of Steel plans a group ride from Pittsburg, California to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2019 in Sacramento this Saturday. They’ll start from Pittsburg / Bay Point BART at 9 AM on Saturday and bike the 68 miles to the Sacramento Convention Center, with estimated 4 PM arrival. The last time read more »

Santa Cruz vendors at 2019 NAHBS

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2019 begins noon Friday at the Sacramento Convention Center, where several vendors from Santa Cruz will appear to showcase their craft. Bike builders from Santa Cruz County include perennial favorites Caletti Cycles, Black Cat Cycles, Rock Lobster, Frances Cycles, Calfee Design, and Hunter Cycles. Praxis Works, which designs drivetrain read more »

Back to work in 2019

Hi. After a long hiatus, I’m jumping back into blogging again with a statement on why I do what I do here.

Input needed TODAY for VTA 3 bike rack proposals

In June 2017, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Board of Directors approved a contract with a vendor to provide three-position exterior bike racks for their bus fleet. The award has been contested, and VTA is required to conduct a new procurement process. Individuals who were previously involved in the prior procurement process are read more »

San Jose Ribbon Cutting: Story & Sunset Cycle Track & Bike Signal

New 2-way #cycletrack Sunset at Story. The bike detector in the pavement triggers a bike signal. #cycling A post shared by Richard Masoner (@cyclelicious) on Aug 29, 2017 at 6:13pm PDT Check out the new two-way cycle track and bike signal for Sunset Avenue & Hopkins Drive at Story Road, San Jose, California during the read more »