Strava Gets Safety Right

The part Strava totally got RIGHT, the users you are sharing with don’t need to be Strava users! Introducing Beacon Safer activities for athletes, peace of mind for friends and family. Beacon lets Premium athletes share their real-time location during an activity with up to three safety contacts.  

Interactive Map Tracks Portland Bicycle Maps

Article from KATU PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland cyclists have a new tool to examine the safety record of city streets. A new interactive map from the MIT Media Lab tracks the 1,085 bike crashes that happened in Portland between 2010 and 2013. The numbers show some of the city’s busiest streets are also the ones…… Continue reading Interactive Map Tracks Portland Bicycle Maps

Get Visible! DIY Reflective Upgrades

I was just talking to my wife Saturday as we passed bicyclists in the dark on the way home how idiotic it is to have “bike friendly” clothes that have zero reflective material.  We noticed how blinkies certainly helped, but for the money, NOTHING comes close to reflective strips.  I was complaining as @petebikes added…… Continue reading Get Visible! DIY Reflective Upgrades