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Here’s a round-up of the 5 best reads we came across online this week. Enjoy!

(1) “Honda Demonstrates Advanced Vehicle-to-Pedestrian and Vehicle-to-Motorcycle Safety Technologies” by PRNewswire

"Using the DSRC communication system, Honda's Vehicle-to-Motorcycle (V2M) technology can determine the potential for a collision between a motorcycle and an automobile. The V2M system's advantage is its ability to sense the presence of a motorcycle even when it is obstructed from the view of nearby automobile drivers.  The system provides auditory and visual warnings to the automobile driver." Photo from prnewswire.com.

“Using the DSRC communication system, Honda’s Vehicle-to-Motorcycle (V2M) technology can determine the potential for a collision between a motorcycle and an automobile. The V2M system’s advantage is its ability to sense the presence of a motorcycle even when it is obstructed from the view of nearby automobile drivers.” Photo from prnewswire.com.

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Scooter commuter by the Bay Bridge construction sign for Labor Day weekend in San Francisco.

Scooter commuter by the Bay Bridge construction sign for Labor Day weekend in San Francisco.

Starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, August 28, the Bay Bridge will be closed for construction until 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 3. However, CHP Officer Daniel Hill told KCBS/BCN that drivers may see road closures going into effect between 7:15 and 7:45 p.m., and should plan to cross the bridge before 7:00 p.m. tonight.

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Here’s a round-up of the 5 best reads we came across online this week. Enjoy!

(1) “Suzuki Celebrates 50 Years in America at Indy” by Byron Wilson

"Suzuki revealed a 2014 GSX-R1000 Special Edition during its 50th Anniversary celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway." Photograph by Byron Wilson for motorcycleusa.com

“Suzuki revealed a 2014 GSX-R1000 Special Edition during its 50th Anniversary celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.” Photo by Byron Wilson for motorcycleusa.com

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Gabe sporting a Weise Thruxton jacket and Victory gloves during a test ride. Photo Credit: Bob Stokstad

Gabe sporting a Weise Thruxton jacket and Victory gloves during a test ride. Photo Credit: Bob Stokstad

By: Gabe Ets-Hokin

Inflation is pretty low these days. That’s because even though the cost of things you need to survive—energy, food, housing, health care—is soaring, a lot of prices for durable (and not so durable) consumer goods have been declining, thanks to cheap labor in developing nations and the efficiency of global supply and transportation networks. You can buy a billboard-sized TV at Costco for $1000—or a leather motorcycle jacket for $399.

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June 26, 2013: Photo capturing my giddiness with my new love, “Mona” before we ride off into the sunset. First stop: Ocean Beach.

June 26, 2013: Photo capturing my giddiness with my new love, “Mona,” before we ride off into the sunset. First stop: Ocean Beach.

By: Lisa Beres

I’ve lived in San Francisco for almost 15 years. During this time, I have never owned a car, and out of the basic need for mobility, decided to buy a Schwinn Cruiser bicycle (which is now collecting a serious amount of dust in the garage).  I’ve been labeled a “Muni-lover,” taking the bus system literally everywhere. I am not proud of the fact I can recite all the various bus lines and their destinations from the 1-California to the 108-Treasure Island.  It’s useless information and gets very boring by the time I arrive at the 30-Stockton (which is the worst of all the bus lines—trying to fight for space with the live chickens being carted around—TRUE fact).

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