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Way-Back-Home

One with the Bike: Danny MacAskill Video

Only a few days ago did I hear of Danny MacAskill, an extremely talented street trials rider. His video “Way Back Home” is the most impressive and awesome bike riding I’ve ever seen. Enjoy...

Bicycle Powered Honey Extraction

The Beez Kneez Bicycle Buzz

The Beez Kneez needs a hive and they’re reaching out for your help. With just a little time left on their Kickstarter campaign, the Beez Kneez is generating a loud buzz as they strive...

Bike path along the Orange Line and Tujunga Wash. Photo from KCET.

Adding Bike Paths Along River Washes

The Los Angeles “River” weaves its way through the San Fernando Valley into the city. Most people wouldn’t recognize that it’s actually a river since it’s long been paved and is much more reminiscent...

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Bike Shop Time Machine

Rarely do I get the opportunity to visit a modern bicycle shop that hasn’t forgotten its heritage. Conte’s Bike Shop of Newport News Virginia is such a place. Established in 1957, the showroom space is sprinkled with...

Local Bike Shop Build Up

Local Bike Shop Build Up

I wanted to share with you my personal favorite photograph for the week. Pictured here is the always reliable mechanic from our local bike shop. In this image he’s patiently building up a new bike for...

Main Street Road Diet - photo from LADOT

Do Your Roads Need to go on a Diet?

Los Angeles, the City of Angels and automobiles, is building a bike infrastructure….slowly, and putting some roads on a diet. That’s what they’re calling it, a “road diet”, when they remove a lane for...