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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
Comments: 106 | Views: 58,444

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: 35,905

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
A Couple's Guide to Pedaling in Tandem
Sep 22, 2013 12:26 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 30,555

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
The No Sweat Way to Bike to Work
Apr 14, 2014 12:44 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 27,511

It's the 20th anniversary of Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area, celebrated this year on Thursday, May 8. For two decades, casual riders have pumped up their tires... More
Standing Tall with Kickstands
Mar 28, 2014 11:13 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 20,890

The lowly kickstand is the Rodney Dangerfield of bike parts. It doesn't get no respect. "A kickstand? Why would you want a kickstand?" I've heard that more times... More
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