Go play with traffic

Me sharing the road with cars, buses and trucks on Santa Clara Street, downtown San Jose, California.

I have about a seven mile commute from the office to downtown. Six miles of it is on the Guadalupe River Trail, a fully separated bike path with a river, trees and other vegetation, wildlife and the occasional jogger and cyclist. I hop onto Santa Clara Street if I need to wake up after six miles of peaceful bliss.

My uneventful bike ride

For National Bike Month in the United States, which begins today, I ran out and bought a new GoPro Hero2 camera to record my bike rides.

The video shows what usually happens on my typical evening commute, which is…. not much. I ride my bike. There are no near hits, no road rage, no blood in the streets.

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Bike Rumor pic of the day

Bike Rumor’s pic of the day features me looking like a goober on the final mile of my Saturday morning ride to the Sea Otter Festival last weekend.

Thanks Tyler!

Bike Rumor has done an outstanding job with Sea Otter Festival reporting and product info. Check it out if you’re already not familiar with them.