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Archive for April, 2007

Bike To Work Day promotional video

From Stan Ng, producer of “Try Bicycling!”: Several Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) members have collaborated to produce and star in a local public access TV show to promote Bike-to-Work Day. That show can be seen on local, basic cable throughout Silicon Valley starting on Tuesday, April 17 and continuing to Bike to Work Day […]

Commuting 101: Don’t ride in the door zone

The door zone is the space within two to three feet of cars parked parallel on the roadway. If a driver suddenly opens his door in the path of a cyclist, that cyclist has been “doored.” As this recent tragic news from Australia reminds us, getting doored can get you killed. Sometimes the trauma of […]

CBB Poll: Where Do You Park?

Noah, a fellow KC Area bike commuter, is trying to get some information on where we park our bikes. I’m interested as well and couldn’t think of a better forum than this to gather some data. Here is your chance to help; I’d like to get your location, which one of the following categories matches […]

Commuters at Sea Otter

A couple of us from Crooked Cog are at Sea Otter in Monterey, CA and, while this event is geared towards mountain and road riding, I grabbed some pictures of some pretty cool commuter bikes as well. The Casseroll from Salsa Cycles is a pretty nice frame. They had two built up with different components […]

Bay Area Commuters Take Note

Attention Bay Area residents; the Bay Area Bicycle Coalition and Metropolitan Transportation Commission have started accepting nominations for the region’s 2007 Bike Commuter of the Year. Submit your nomination HERE According to the Bay City News Wire: In each of the nine Bay Area counties a bike commuter of the year will be nominated. Each […]

Superfluous

Finally, an answer to the question I posed on March 14th: “Why would anyone NOT want to wear (a bike helmet)?” Well, it looks like sometimes a bike helmet doesn’t make sense…