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#TBT: A trip to NAHBS in Sacramento

For Throwback Thursday, here’s this reminder to buy your tickets online ahead of time for the 2016 North American Handmade bicycle Show in Sacramento. The last time NAHBS visited Sacramento in 2012, over 8000 bike enthusiasts mobbed the Sacramento Convention Center on the Saturday of the show. Those with tickets walked right in, while those read more » Continue reading »

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Today’s outrage: Teen driver intentionally runs down boy on a bike

Unlike my recent regrettable episode of repeating hearsay as fact, I’ll just let the news story speak for itself in this case from Sacramento, California. Witnesses told police that around 2 p.m. Sunday, the 13-year-old threw the bottle at the teen’s vehicle in Sacramento’s Arden Arcade area. That’s when the driver flipped a U-turn and read more »

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$4M for Sacramento bike share

The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD) has approved nearly $4 million for a regional bike share program for Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis. The city of Sacramento and the SMAQMD have partnered with Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT), Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, the City of read more »

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Folding bike demos in Sacramento

Kick the tires and take test rides on folding bicycle Wednesday afternoon at the Sacramento Amtrak station. Rex Cycles and Capitol Corridor will have folding bicycles and representatives from Bike Friday and Brompton on hand at the Amtrak Station in Sacramento on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 2 PM to 6 PM. This free event read more »
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Wreckless riding

[ Yes, the misspelling is intentional, because there were no (fatal) wrecks. Hence, “wreckless.” ] The other weekend as I enjoyed a delicious meatball sub at Pennisi’s Deli in Sacramento with Raymond and one of his boys, I heard a crescendoing series of car honks coming down J Street. “Watch this,” I told Raymond. “I read more »

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NAHBS 2012 weekend photos

This time with captions! These photos from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2012 in Sacramento all have descriptive captions – you may need to click through the old fashioned thumbnails to see them though. In the meantime, enjoy. I think these look much better if you embiggen to full screen. I’ll post more about read more »

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I want to bike to NAHBS, but…

I’ll be at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show this weekend in Sacramento. Give me a shout out if you’ll be there too. Psst: I have a room to share at the downtown Hyatt Friday night. Two beds and floor space, and I snore. I don’t know yet if that space will be available Saturday read more »

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Sacramento Velodrome

The Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association holds regular races in Midtown, but they don’t have an actual velodrome to race in. The racers have 15 second sprint races on rollers in The Hot Italian, a pizza place on 16th Street. And they do it to raise money for a proposed velodrome. Of an estimated $4 million read more »

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