Saturday, January 28, 2006

We like our bikes

All cyclists have a love affair with their bikes and they'll be happy to tell you all about it if you ask. Bikescape went down to Pee Wee Herman Plaza to talk to folks about their rides before setting off on Critical Mass.

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The folding bike I had trouble describing is pictured here.

Box Dog Bikes was mentioned as the source of an old tandem with twenty inch wheels.

Bamboo bikes!

Jim Swanson shot a couple of seconds of Critical Mass streaming down Lombard Street a few years back.

Fossil Fool the bike rapper supplied the closing music and sells great low rider style lights for your bike.

Ken writes in with this link about a recumbent coffee cart.

Sarah Tucker's untimely hit and run death was covered in the local press. Police are looking for a black Honda CR-V with a large scrape on the passenger door. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (415) 553-1641 or an anonymous tip line, (415) 575-4444.

Another bike related podcast to check out.

Monday, January 09, 2006

Dave Snyder – a velorutionary looks back

We talk this week with one of the founders of the modern San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. He was also the founding executive director of Transportation for Livable Cities and serves as Chair of Transportation Committee for San Francisco Planning & Urban Research, and as treasurer of the San Francisco Green Party. He's also active with the Thunderhead Alliance.

Listen to the podcast or
go to Bikescape in itunes

Read a article about Dave that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle a few years back.

Some good bike related podcasts
The KBOO Bike Show from Portland Oregon
The Resonance FM Bike Show from London
Bike Talk Radio from KDRT in Davis California
LA's Gear Noise for mountain bikers
From Texas, Zen and the Art of Traiathlon will give you an audio workout