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Commuting in style

The San Francisco Chronicle has noticed that some people ride bikes without any funny clothes.  I’m happy about this, but at the same time, it’s a little strange that it’s news.  Hopefully in another few years, it’ll seem so normal, … Continue reading

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Can competitive cyclists help the face of bike advocacy?

Tim Johnson, apparently a prominent cyclocross racer, recently got into bike advocacy.  Says he: Bike advocacy is about as far away from ‘cool’ as one can get.  It’s a world full of recumbents, Day-Glo yellow, helmet mirrors, wool and tweed; … Continue reading

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Why don’t I dress up like a traffic cone?

Why not dress like a traffic cone when you ride your bike?  Lots of great reasons, from the Lazy Randonneur.  Including, importantly, the desire to move cycling in the US beyond being some kind of sporty geeked-out niche activity.

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Winter Bike and Winter Stripes

We occasionally get actual winter here, and it’s not too hard to deal with, but honestly, this is much closer to the essence of winter cycling in Boulder:

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We aren’t so tough

We’ve had some honest-to-god winter weather in Boulder this past week, with overnight temperatures as low as -25°C (-13°F), and light snowfall on and off for several days.  Here, if you keep riding your bike around town when the weather … Continue reading

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Bike League Board Chair Resigns

Bill Hoffman just resigned from the board of the League of American Bicyclists, and based on what he has to say about it, I'm glad he did! He's apparently upset that the League is now advocating policies which will encourage … Continue reading

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