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By Janet Lafleur

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About this blog: My love affair with the bicycle began with a crush on my first red tricycle that I pedaled in circles on the driveway. The crush grew into full-blown passion when my dad threw Stingray handlebars and a banana seat on my older sist...  (More)

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Keep It Local on Bike to Shop Day
Apr 25, 2014 12:54 pm
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There's more to practical cycling than bike commuting on Bike to Work Day on May 8. The whole month of May is National Bike Month and you'll find a full calendar... More
Adventures in Bay Area Bike Share
Sep 9, 2013 9:36 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 21,766

It's been just over a week since the Bay Area Bike Share pilot program opened for service in five cities: San Francisco, San Jose, Redwood City, Palo Alto and Mountain... More
Planning Your Route: Secret Bike Passages
May 30, 2013 6:29 am
Comments: 18 | Views: 10,602

The best way to get around town on a bike is probably not the same way you'd go by car. A route that's convenient by car may be very stressful on a bike. Fortunately,... More
A Couple's Guide to Pedaling in Tandem
Sep 22, 2013 12:26 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 10,143

You've probably seen that unhappy couple on the bike path or on the road. They start off together and within seconds, one partner has zoomed ahead while the other... More
A Rolling Art Tour in Palo Alto
Aug 2, 2013 4:27 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 10,085

Public art can awe-inspiring, moving, perplexing or shocking, sometimes all at the same time. It can be the pride of a community or a target of scorn from critics.... More
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