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Wikipedia says I coined “Idaho Stop”

When I attended the Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit the other week, I met local cycling legend Ray Hosler. He and I both were interested in what California Bicycle Coalition Director David Snyder said when somebody asked why CalBike doesn’t support an “Idaho Stop” law for California. You can read what Snyder had to say in read more » Continue reading »

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Type Rider

While searching for photos and anecdotes of Elmore Leonard on a bicycle, I happened on the blog of Ross Bentley-Davies, a British novelist who writes crime thrillers and westerns. He’s also the type of avid cyclist who likes long rides in the countryside. Really long, all-night rides of up to 600 km. Writing a novel read more »

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Australia and bicycles

Australian Bicycle Blogs for 2013. Happy Straya Day! Australia Day officially happens tomorrow, but today is already tomorrow on the other side of the Date Line Down Under. The Tour Down Under stage race completes this Sunday. Tour organizers say record crowds have lined the stage routes as host cities combine race day activities with read more »

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NYMBlog

24 year old Ezra began blogging a few months ago about his bike commute adventures in New Jersey. I like his friendliness and enthusiasm. Go check him out at NYMBlog. You can follow him at all of the usual social media sites, too.

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Bicycle blog link love and other stuff…

Watch for Yet Another Book Giveaway later today! Here’s another edition of link love to recognize those blogs that have used my Creative Commons licensed photos. My photos posted to Flickr are (mostly) free to use, and the terms of use are posted plainly in my Flickr profile. To wit: Most of my photos are read more »

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Bicycle blog link love

I’m home with bronchitis, so I’ll just throw out a list of links for the day. But first, a reminder: 7th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep this Saturday in San Francisco, rain or shine! I’ve recently discovered Hum Of the City. In the summer of 2011, Dorie Apollonio and her family visited Copenhagen and discovered the read more »
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Hurricane Biker Girls of Lower Manhattan

NYC film maker Casey Neistat spent the night of Sandy biking around the flooded streets of Manhattan. Here’s his video of that night. More Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls seeks bicycle riders to deliver relief supplies to Sunset Park and Red Hook. My friends in the area tell me things are still rough there. read more »
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What is the #bikecommutercabal?

A couple of Fridays ago, a loose confederation of cyclists worked to game Google’s social media site and get the hashtag ‘#purple’ trending. Today, we’re using our mad skills for a better purpose: we want to encourage cycling for transportation by promiting our secret handshake: the hashtag #bikecommutercabal.  Here’s how you can help. If you’re read more »
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My show notes

I participated in last weekend’s episode of The Spokesmen Cycling Roundtable Podcast. Here are my show notes. I didn’t expect to be there this episode but I jumped in at the last minute, which explains why show host Carlton forgot to mention me. We discussed doping for at least a good half hour. About 40 read more »
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Monday Roundup

Happy first day of October. Bicycle news below. David Byrne plays bike rack Scrabble. A Bluetooth remote display for your iPhone. You mount the display and controls on your bicycle handlebar while keeping your pricey Apple produce someplace safe. A bicycle powered recyclables seperators for trash scavengers. Interview with Nan Eastep of B. Spoke Tailor read more »
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