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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: 8,397

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: 7,894

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
A Ride 2 Recovery for Wounded Warriors
Nov 13, 2013 3:23 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 6,963

For most of us, the challenges of bicycling lead to growth as cyclists: climbing a long, steep grade to the top of a hill, staying balanced and pedaling through... More
A Resolution for a Century (or Two)
Jan 17, 2014 1:09 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 6,318

According to a recent poll, the top five New Year's resolutions for 2014 are: lose weight, get organized,... More
Big Box Store, Little Bike Trailer
Dec 12, 2013 1:54 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 5,304

For the vast majority of my shopping trips, my bikes do a great job. Between a pair of oversized panniers in the back and an ample basket in the front, I can carry... More
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