Good afternoon. I saw one of my coworkers who is hearing impaired using his iPhone to have a sign language conversation with someone today. Not bike related, but I found that to be a pretty cool use of that feature. Ah, the future.
- Others are criticizing the Reason piece on CaBi including Mike DeBonis [Who notes that CaBi users aren't actually rich and that all transportation is subsidized] and Will Sommer [Who includes a quote from Reason editor-in-chief Nick Gillespie about the JARC grant that makes up the heart of the criticism even though it hasn't kicked in yet "You may think it's dissembling to include that grant,"]
- Washington Life on Bike the Sites.
- Biking is a great way to get around during the London Olympics. But because the road race is only a week after the end of the Tour, some worry that it will distort the final results. The same article discusses the changes in cycling in this Olympics and gives medal projections.
- Alec Baldwin has a tough bike ride, but at least no one is attacking him with sausages.