Bike Crashes and Police Priority

About a month ago Amelie Le Moullac was killed when a truck driver turned right into her path as she was pedaling east on Folsom Street in San Francisco. As usual, the police showed up, called it an “accident” and no charges were filed. As usual, the bicycle advocacy group and loved ones of the […]

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What has and has not changed at Interbike

  I just got back from the annual bacchanal of the bike industry, the North American bicycle trade show, Interbike. I always have mixed feelings about the event: it’s not about the bike for me, but about the social change we can make with the bike. I’ve been going for about 20 years and thought I […]

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Biking because it’s fun

I love it when the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 says that “environmental benefits” aren’t even in the top three reasons why he bikes. I met Jared Blumenfeld years ago when he did an amazing job as head of the SF Department of the Environment. Because he was an everyday bicycle rider, I […]

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Bike Delaware calls for an end to ‘share the road’ signs

The little state of Delaware with a population smaller than the city of San Jose’s has a very big and bold bicycle advocacy organization. James Wilson,  Bike Delaware’s executive director, is one of the most creative state bike leaders around. His latest? A letter asking the Delaware DOT to abandon “share the road” signs. Good idea, I say! […]

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Tidbits from Dave

Hey readers, You’re reading the very first post of a blog I hope to make a regular feature of calbike.org. I promise I’ll keep it short and opinionated. I’ll also keep it informative. I get to see the best of what’s going on in California and you, dear reader, deserve to hear about it. You […]

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