Administrator and author of Biking Bis. Currently live in the Seattle area; previously Texas, California, Maryland, Georgia and Ohio. Own a Lemond road bike for light riding and Rockhopper for poor weather riding and touring.

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  5. “Wording error” saved John Wayne Pioneer Trail from private takeover — 12 comments

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US cyclists ready to pounce at two Euro bike races?

US cyclists are figuring prominently in two week-long bicycle races currently playing out on the continent — Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico.

Paris-Nice

At the Paris-Nice, Levi Leipheimer (left, Omega Pharma-Quick Step) is still within 10-seconds of the overall leader as he sits in 3rd place overall after Stage 6.

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76 stolen bikes recovered in Seattle sting operation

Schwinns. Cannondales. Novaras. Mongooses (Mongeese?) Specializeds. Windsors. Cervelos. Scotts. Diamondbacks. Mountain bikes. Road bikes. Commuter bikes.

They were all purchased for pennies on the dollar in the Oliver’s Twist sting operation set up by the Seattle police department.

The phony fencing operation scored more than 900 stolen items over the 11-month period it operated out …

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2012 Seattle Bicycle Expo returns Saturday and Sunday

Bicycling fans will be cruising on down to the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal this weekend for the 2012 Seattle Bicycle Expo.

Presented by the Cascade Bicycle Club, the annual event features some 200 exhibitors as well as speakers, demonstrations and performers.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/03/07/2012-seattle-bicycle-expo-returns-saturday-and-sunday/

Bicycle brake cables recalled

A Maryland-based company is recalling 9,700 bicycle brake cables after learning they can slip out of the levers when used with Campagnolo-style brake systems.

W.L. Gore & Associates of Elkton says anyone with the Ride-On brand brake cables attached to Campagnolo brake systems should stop riding their bikes immediately and contact a dealer for free …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/03/06/bicycle-brake-cables-recalled/

Bicycle builders win awards in Sacramento

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show gives bike builders an opportunity to display their wares to the public. It also gives them a chance to gain recognition for their hard work.

At this year’s 8th annual show in Sacramento, a Japanese family business took the top honors with Best of Show and the President’s Award …

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