Category Archives: Musings

Public safety and the bike commute

An online acquaintance was mugged while riding his bike home from work the other evening, prompting a discussion on personal safety while bicycling.


Bicycle Self Defense 1901

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A decade of Cyclelicious

Ten years ago tomorrow, Cyclelicious was born with a post gushing over Lance Armstrong’s seventh consecutive Tour de France win. I’m so embarrassed.

As you can see from my screenshot of this site from November of that year, my web design skills have advanced approximately nil over that time span. That embarrasses me, too.


Cyclelicious in 2005

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N.Y. judge to cyclists: “Watch for dogs”


#WhyWeRide San Jose

In 2009, Wolfgang Doerr was just riding along in New York City’s Central Park when he collided with a 45 pound dog. A couple of years later, Cheryl Dobinski crashed while avoiding a pair of German shepherds south of Buffalo, NY.

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Put up or shut up {my whiny rant}

The Santa Clara Valley Transporation Authority (VTA) kicked off the county bike plan update with a workshop last night asking the public for their vision for bicycling in Santa Clara County.


VTA BPAC Bike Plan 2015 public input workshop

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The Hegelian bike commuter

Lady Fleur and I had a brief discussion yesterday about the politics and history of cycling advocacy.


Captain Safety on the trail

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Thank you for choosing Bicyclists!

Here’s the setup: Brenda in San Diego publishes the typical rant from a legitimately employed and productive member of the motoring public about the unemployed person on a multi-thousand dollar bike and wearing hundreds of dollars of kit invading her private road space. I won’t link to it because you’ve seen it all before.


Santa Cruz traffic

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