We were there through the bitter season--the mud, the rain, the cold, the mid-afternoon sunsets. With dripping, grime-streaked rain gear covering our heels and neckties, we rode our rusting, filthy commuter bikes to the Caltrain station all through the winter, a sweaty, soggy bunch, smelling of mildew and Tri-Flow.
And now, with the arrival of the easy, sunny days of spring, you’ve joined us. And we’re happy to see you, really.
In other news:
- BART experiments with removing seats to make room for bicycles and luggage.
- SF Weekly: "Can't we all just roll along?" examines how public policy and attitudes impact the safety of bicyclists.
- When you ride your bike, try not to hit the train. Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said this was the first incident she had heard of involving a moving bicyclist striking a moving Caltrain.
- There was a "celebrity bike ride" this morning in San Jose. I saw them gathering at Diridon Station but they got going too late for me.