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Archive for February, 2008

Los Angeles Bicycle Master Plan Update

Those of you in or around the Los Angeles, CA area may be interested in attending one of the Master Bicycle Plan Update public workshops starting this Saturday. According to their press release: “The intent of the Bicycle Plan is to expand bicycle usage through further development of bicycle riding facilities, improvement of existing facilities, […]

Commuter bikes at Handmade Bicycle Show

I’m at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Portland, Oregon this weekend. This fourth annual show is by far the best so far. A record number of exhibitors are here and the show has become a real media event with coverage in local and national mainstream media. Almost every imaginable variety of bike […]

Flint Michigan Commuter – Doug Cook

For your enjoyment, here is a very complimentary article in The Flint Journal regarding a fellow bike commuter, Doug Cook, who commutes in Flint, Michigan. Doug rides a 16 mile round trip whatever the weather may be, and this winter has been a tough one. Doug is one of those rare individuals who really puts […]

DiNotte 200L – Quick Fixes

At the beginning of November, I put together a very thorough review of the DiNotte 200L-AA-S headlight. DiNotte’s lights have been praised by commuters, tourers and randoneers alike because of their long run time, ample light output and intuitive and flexible battery solutions. I’ve now been using the DiNotte 200L for about three and a […]

Keep Your Office Clean

If your office doesn’t currently have a policy regarding bicycles in the office, it’s most likely because nobody has given the management a reason to create one. It’s in your best interests to keep it that way! I’ve seen the fear of dirty carpets get bicycles nixed from offices on more than one occasion. I […]

Chicago Bike Proposals

Chicago Sun-Times reporter Fran Spielman has an article on Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley‘s proposal for fines of $150 – $500 for drivers who endanger bicycle riders. The fines would come into play if the cyclist is caused to crash. From what I can tell, it looks like the three main concerns are dooring, cars […]