Posted by Michael Andersen (News Editor) on August 19th, 2013 at 9:21 am
(Image: CA Bikes)
Here’s the bike news that caught our eyes this week:
Bike ambulances: In much of Uganda, they’re the most sensible way to get to the hospital.
Tire pressure app: How much should you pump up your tires? I mean, exactly how much? There’s an app.
Speeding brag: If you hit and kill somebody with your car, you should not boast about it on Twitter.
Hit-and-run dog: A “big dog” who allegedly ran in front of a bike in Kentucky remains at large after the hospitalization of two teens.
Bikeshare expansion delay: “New York’s Citi Bike is already the biggest bike share program in the country, but it was supposed to be bigger by now.” This story may be especially relevant as people criticize Portland bikeshare’s plans to focus its service downtown, just as every bikeshare system in the country does.
SF to LA in 35 minutes for $20: Electric auto/space travel/digital payment/solar energy entrepreneur Elon Musk has a plan for the future of intercity travel. As long as I can pack my bike for an optional $5 extra, Elon.