Author Archives: Richard Masoner

Old Santa Cruz Highway construction next week

Caltrans District 4 and Santa Clara County Roads issued a traffic advisory last week for a portion of Old Santa Cruz Highway (“OSC”). Road crews will have one-way lane closures with flaggers on OSC beginning Monday, October 12, 2015 during the week from 8 AM to 4 PM. Construction location is somewhere between about Holy read more »

Bicycles in the news and culture

Happy Friday. Remember, Santa Cruz “Tropicalismo” Bike Party ride happens tonight beginning 7 PM from the Bike Church. More bike news below the photo of the guy riding his bike through the “New Jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France. View image |

Market Street cyclists

Thursday evening in San Francisco, CA.

Bikes for Lake County fire victims

On September 12, 2015, Middletown, CA, population about 1500, suffered a devastating blow when the fast-moving Valley Fire swept through town and destroyed city blocks, commercial buildings, and an apartment complex. Those who escaped with their lives lost everything in the fire. Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition are collecting bicycles, scooters and skateboards that they will read more »

Road rage repeat offender in Santa Barbara bike crash?

Road rage driver from 2014 may be responsible for Monday’s serious injury collision in the Hope Ranch area of Santa Barbara, California. In April of 2014, professional sports photographer Carson Blume was riding eastbound on Cliff Drive with a friend in coastal Santa Barbara County, California when he says he was assaulted by a man read more »

South Bay and Santa Cruz bike events this week

Happy October; I hope you’re enjoying the cooler weather! You have all kinds of outdoor opportunities this week in the South Bay and Santa Cruz areas.