In late August I took delivery of a Salsa Casseroll in the single speed variety. Since then the bike has been my (almost) daily ride. It has caused me to get rid of my car and be a true car-free commuter and cyclist. There have been transformations of the bike which have been documented well. [...]
Archive for October, 2008
James of Bicycle Design sent me a link to this story about the etiquette of bike parking. With more and more cyclists taking to the roads and designated bike racks in short supply, where they park has tremendous capacity to annoy. So how can those on two wheels avoid winding up officialdom, pedestrians and even [...]
President Bush signed the Bicycle Commuter Benefits Act into law today. Congressman Blumenauer of Oregon included a bike commuter benefit provision in the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package that passed both houses of Congress this week. “We are delighted that the bicycle commuter benefits act has passed after a lengthy and persistent campaign spearheaded [...]
Seen at Interibike at the Koolstop booth. This is one of Bobike’s child carriers. Koolstop distributes them in the United States, so any bike shop that carries Koolstop products should be able to order this for you. Photo by me.
Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 1358, the California Complete Streets Act of 2008, into law Tuesday night. The Complete Streets Law has been the number one legislative priority of the California Bicycle Coalition. The Complete Streets Act codifies policy that all streets be designed to accommodate all users including bicyclists. According to San Francisco Assemblyman Mark [...]
Reporter James Kanter of the New York Times writes about his experience with Brompton folding bikes.