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There have been an alarming number of driver vs. bicyclist incidents in the past few months. The trend has been reported in many newspapers including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Violence occurred at two recent critical mass rallies; one in Seattle and one in New York where a policeman intentionally pushed a cyclist off his […]
Many bicycle tourists need to remove their bicycle pedals either to box their bike or to bring their pedals on a trip when they are renting bicycle. Additionally, sometimes it is necessary to remove pedals for maintenance or to replace them.
The difficulty in removing pedals is that one of the pedals (the left one) is reverse threaded so it […]
I’m tired of the Michael Phelps coverage at the Olympics. There is no question that Michael Phelps is a great athlete and his achievement of winning 8 gold medals at the Olympics is amazing. However there is so much media coverage focused on him that other sports and athletes are being neglected. In particular, Bob […]
After I posted on Thursday about the Ugly Bike that was seized at Union Station, I received a comment from Tom Sherwood of NBC 4 news, the local NBC affiliate. I responded via e-mail with some more information. News 4 posted a story entitled “Commuter’s Bike Considered Too ‘Ugly’ At Union Station” on their website on Friday […]
The Olympic track cycling events begin today but I don’t know if they will get much television coverage. Most of the prime time coverage seems to be on swimming and gymnastics. Track and field events will be added to the mix soon and that won’t leave much room for cycling. However if you do catch some of the races, here […]« Previous Entries