Author Archives: Richard Masoner

San Jose District 4 candidate questionaire 2015 special election

The I Walk I Bike I Vote Board of Directors sent the five questions below to candidates Tim Orozco and Mahn Nguyen for District 4 City Council Election on June 23. District 4 encompasses Berryessa, Alviso, and North San Jose.

City council member car-free experiment

Raul Peralez represents the 3rd Council District in the city of San Jose, CA. He’s not a bike person, but during last year’s campaign for the council seat, members of the All Powerful Bike Lobby convinced Peralez to make a crazy promise: If he wins, he would give up his car for a full month. read more »

Attention Bay Area: Rain for Bike to Work Day

Strap on your fenders, biking boys and girls! The National Weather Service tells us to expect up to a quarter inch of rain beginning Thursday morning in the San Francisco Bay Area, with nearly a half inch expected along the coast.

Yowamushi pedal anime replica bicycle jerseys

Did you know you can buy knock-off jerseys from the high school bicycle teams shown in the Yowamushi Pedal manga and anime series? I saw this guy with the rocking the Sohoku Bicycle Club jersey on the trail in San Jose, CA last night. You can buy it here from Amazon.com. This might make a read more »

Whole lotta biking going on

Happy National Bike Week in the USA and the San Francisco Bay Area. I was talking with a friend yesterday and discovered it can be hard to follow what’s going on. Here are some choices for you in the SF Bay Area this week.

End of the stage: Lodi

Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan started side by side in Nevada City, and they complete Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California side by side and knackered after their sprint to the finish line in Lodi, CA today. View image | gettyimages.com