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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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The No Sweat Way to Bike to Work
Apr 14, 2014 12:44 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,058

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: 10 | Views: 1,290

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
Head to Toe Comfort for Rainy Day Riders
Mar 1, 2014 6:02 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,926

Years ago, when I first told people I intended to ride my bike to work every day, I often got the response, "Even when it rains?" I wasn't sure what to say. I honestly... More
A Resolution for a Century (or Two)
Jan 17, 2014 1:09 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,731

According to a recent poll, the top five New Year's resolutions for 2014 are: lose weight, get organized,... More
A New Bike for Christmas
Dec 25, 2013 8:21 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,388

It's such a traditional Christmas gift that it's almost a cliché: the new bike. I don't remember ever waking up to find a bike under the Christmas tree, but I do... More
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