So I leave for one freakin weekend and all kinds of things break out or more like get broken.
I’m still thinking about the broken windows at Brooklyn Industries with the writings: “Bike Culture is not for sale!”
and check out gothamist
Is bike Culture for sale? There used to be a [...]
I have been away, but from all accounts I got so far from people on the February NYC critical mass, things were calmer. 300 people showed up to ride after the recent court ruling with no idea how the cops would react. Many people felt the NYPD will act on their own and pay [...]
So the NYPD, is very concerned about our safety. This is why when 21 cyclists were killed in NYC by cars, who often times didn’t even know they had hit anyone, the police took action. Did they investigate each accident and try and discover problems with roadways and lack of infustructure for bicycles? Nope, [...]
critical mass is Today, as it is in 400 cities all over the world. A celebration of our right to the road, personal freedom. Tell that to the NYPD. I say, lets ride! (of course, I’m in Seattle, but give em hell in NYC)
Here is a recent article from the village voice:
Couriers in Iraq…I guess their a long way from Alleycat races and fixed gears, but I wonder if bikes would be sucessful or not?
From the NY Times:
February 22, 2006 Neither War Nor Bombs Stay These Iraq Couriers By SABRINA TAVERNISE
BAGHDAD, Iraq, Feb. 21 â€” In a country where the [...]
You never know what comments will create interest. Sometimes it’s good to know who’s out there, but I hate creating unnecessary controversy with speculative comments.
THEREFORE I SAY: BLACKLABEL HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE DISPLAYS IN BROOKLYN INDUSTRIES WINDOWS.
It was a mistake for me to suggest such nonsense. I mean people [...]
Tall bikes in Brooklyn Industires stores, I wonder what they will do with them when they’re done…hmmm.Brooklyn Industries is down with bikes. At first I was a little skeptical about this place with all of their ripping off popular punk logos and making it say brooklyn. Then we started seeing these stores pop up [...]
They had an alley cat in Baltimore on the 18th, “shock trauma.” The folks at demoncats DC’s racing collective, have posted some pictures. Check it out.
Deadline for submissions has been extended to February 28th.
bicycle film festival 06
An article about Bike Messengers in San Diego, yet so much more…
Bike messengers roll with changes
Six San Diego companies still doing business in Internet age
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 16, 2006
By Frank Green
In a world where documents can be e-mailed with the flick of a finger, [...]