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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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A Rolling Art Tour in Palo Alto
Aug 2, 2013 4:27 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 10,246

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
Standing Tall with Kickstands
Mar 28, 2014 11:13 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,439

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
All Aboard! Taking your Bike on Transit
Jul 11, 2013 11:58 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 8,122

My bike alone can only take me so far so fast, and sometimes I'd rather arrive somewhere without looking like I've been pedaling for hours. That's when I turn to... More
Big Box Store, Little Bike Trailer
Dec 12, 2013 1:54 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,543

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
A Ride 2 Recovery for Wounded Warriors
Nov 13, 2013 3:23 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,108

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
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