I’ll just come out and say it. One of my goals for 2013 is to bike 10,000 miles before this year comes to an end, which is almost double the distance of what I rode in 2012. Tommy Godwin, an English cyclist rode 75,065 miles in 1939, so I don’t think my [continue reading]
“GET OUT OF THE WAY!” A woman yelled at a cyclist while both were going up the escalator. The impatient woman was enforcing the unwritten rule that one side of an escalator should be cleared for those who wished to walk up it. The cyclist with his bike on his [continue reading]
From state-champions to local big shots, there are tons of super fast cyclists that claim to be fastest of the fast. However, there’s only one way to settle who’s fit to be throned with the title as the fastest cyclist amongst the chatter of the cycling community, and that readers [continue reading]
In addition to the new four miles of busway, the Orange Line Extension features four new miles of bike lane and walking path between Canoga station and the Chatsworth train station. Check out this story on Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s website. The accompanying photos were taken by Metro’s Dave Sotero, an [continue reading]
Hello Source readers, My name is Jung Gatoona. If you’ve been following this blog since its beginnings, you’ve probably seen my name a few times as I used to write about transit for a different blog, PlusMetro, which is no longer active. Brief introduction: I’m currently an intern at Metro [continue reading]
In a recent NPR – Marketplace story, travel writer Patrick Symmes talks about an experiment he’s conducting with bikes and GPS trackers — you see Symmes has had seven bikes stolen, and he’d had enough! In a lengthy write-up for Outside magazine, the journalist attaches GPS trackers to ‘bait’ bikes [continue reading]
Here’s a fun video from the Path Less Pedaled website on getting from the San Fernando Valley to Leo Carrillo State Beach using the Red Line, a bus and a bike ride up PCH.
photo by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, via Flickr creative commons It’s Friday, meaning it’s almost play time. In that spirit, here’s a photo of the Bizz Johnson bike trail in Northern California — it runs for 25 miles from Susanville along an old rail right-of-way converted to a bike trail. To submit [continue reading]
Following up our earlier post, here are three pics I snapped at Union Station this morning of the two Metrolink bike cars that have been the recipients of a special wrap. They look quite awesome in person.
Metrolink isn’t screwing around. They’ve taken two of their new “bike cars” and put “wraps” on them to let everyone know loud and clear that they’re train cars with tons of extra room for bikes. Both of the cars are on the same train this morning, the only time that [continue reading]