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Time to prepare for commuting in the rain

Oct 13, 2012
Time to prepare for commuting in the rain

Clouds hover over the Tower Bridge as the sun rises Friday morning in Sacramento It’s been a cloudy week in Sacramento – the first wisp of fall – a reminder that rain could arrive at any time. And even though …

Sacramento streets go on a road diet

Oct 4, 2012
Sacramento streets go on a road diet

A bicyclist takes advantage of the newly painted bike lane on G Street in Sacramento Thursday morning near 11th Street. More bike lanes are being painted on streets in downtown Sacramento. Most of the work is in the western and …

October: Last year, storms. This year, heat.

Oct 2, 2012
October: Last year, storms. This year, heat.

Fishermen aim their boat up the American River on Monday morning near the Highway 160 bridge in Sacramento. What a difference a year makes. Last year, a storm moved into Sacramento in early October and dropped almost an inch of …

Gov. Brown vetoes 3-foot-passing bill

Sep 30, 2012
Gov. Brown vetoes 3-foot-passing bill

A cyclist navigates traffic during the Friday evening commute on H Street in Sacramento on Sept. 28. It appears Gov. Brown will veto SB 1464, the 3-foot passing bill according to a post by the California Bicycle Coalition. “Brown has …

County attacks homeless camping on the bike trail’s west end

Sep 20, 2012
County attacks homeless camping on the bike trail’s west end

Bicyclists navigate past people sitting on the bike trail under the Highway 160 bridge at Northgate Blvd. Wednesday evening. Sacramento County authorities began rousting homeless campers in the area Wednesday evening in part because of complaints by businesses and residents …

American River Bike Trail gets some love

Sep 18, 2012
American River Bike Trail gets some love

A bicyclist heads east along the American River bike trail Monday evening between mile markers three and four. SacDOT and the Regional Parks Department are working on trail improvements in this area all week. The work includes repairing cracks, overlay …

In the news: Pedaling with your pooch and a linking Curtis Park and Land Park

Sep 12, 2012
In the news: Pedaling with your pooch and a linking Curtis Park and Land Park

A cyclist heads north on 2nd Street in Sacramento on Monday as the morning commute traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 5 in the background. An interesting opinion piece appeared in the Sunday Sacramento Bee by freelance writer Mark Drolette …

In the news: Bike crash app, 3-foot passing bill and bike trail access

Sep 3, 2012
In the news: Bike crash app, 3-foot passing bill and bike trail access

Fishermen work their boat up the Sacramento River as the sun reflects off the CalSTRs building in West Sacramento on a recent morning along the Sacramento River Bike Trail. Salmon fishing along the Sacramento River is getting better every day …

In the news: Premium Rush opens and Sacramento halfway to being a bike-friendly city

Aug 23, 2012

Runtime1:29 View count19,504 Tonight is the release of the bicycling movie, “Premium Rush“. The movie is an action thriller about a Manhattan bike messenger chased around the city by a corrupt cop. Check out the movie trailer above. It opens …

Sacramento’s landmark camphor tree comes down

Aug 22, 2012
Sacramento’s landmark camphor tree comes down

Crews began cutting down the landmark camphor tree at the intersection of 18th Street and Capitol Avenue this morning. The tree has given shade to many a passing cyclist over the years. The Sacramento Bee ran a picture and short …

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