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An Alleycat you can’t refuse

Trackstar, NYC hottest bike shop on 34 East 1st street is hosting an Alleycat on Saturday the 22nd. It’s a 3 person team race so I suggest you enter it and ride for the familia or you might get whacked. I’m not one to miss alleycats based on movies, but once again I’ll be [...]

Saturday the 22nd is EARTH DAY, lets ride our bikes

This Saturday is Earth Day and times upwill host a bike ride and hang out in Central Park.

This Earth Day Action for bicyclists and skaters will be promoting non-polluting transportation and renewable energy. Dress festively. Bring signs and noise makers!

The ride will end at Central Park at a huge Earth Day Fair [...]

New site and magazine for Urban cyclist

MESSNYC.NET is a site dedicated to the urban cyclist. This includes messengers, commuters, bmx’ers, chopper clubs, and any other freakhow we might be interested in. All content is submission based, so we’re looking for contributions in the form of photos, interviews, scene reports, videos, news articles, profiles (of people, bands, or collectives), and feature [...]

In case you missed these…

Tod Seelie, amazing photographer at sucka pants and everydayilive submited these photos of Richmond Virgina’s mutant bike fest Slaughterama 3.

slaughterama [...]

Austin Wins Dumbo Scramble

So this guy, John “Chombo” SiersOrganizes a fun race in Dumbo Brooklyn, April 15th, 2006. 69 riders make a mad scramble around town and this guy, Austin takes the crown (not the guy in the white Chunk 666 shirt)Check out race results with commentary by Chombo and links to flickr pages I missed at [...]

Some Pix from Dumbo Race

chimbly sweeps flickr setYou gotta love tallbikes in alleycats…Greg BLBCMore photos from mexicanknifefights flickr pageSome more pictures off bike forums:and [...]

My Vote for best Easter Bonnet

Here is my vote for Sunday’s best Easter Bonnet…Yes that is Smolka arresting the Easter Bunny on bike…somehow he dropped his coffee.Thanks Eva for sending the pics.

So what went on with the Brooklyn CM? Freewheels After Party? Dumbo Scramble Race? Vs Brooklyn Party? Send me stories, pictures…whatever.

Next weekend is EarthDAY!!! (should be [...]

What to do this weekend.

April 14th, 2006

Brooklyn Critical Mass:

Leaves Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn 7:00pm or Start of Williamsburg Bridge bike path (George Washington Park) Brooklyn Side 7:00pm. The two rides generally meet up. This ride is left alone by the police accept for a few scooters who ride along as chaperones. Lets make it Big!!! Look [...]

Alley Cats and more.

I’ve been slacking on bike blog a bit…All these wedding plans, who knew this would be such a big production. We are hoping to register for a tandem bike and ride off after the ceremony with cans clinking to the back, maybe we could get a pedi-cab upstate? Alley cat this weekend in Dumbo.New [...]

NJ Alleycat

Alleycat race in New Brunswick New Jersey…Saturday, April 8th, 2006Ever been to New Brunswick New Jersey? Well now is your chance. It’s located in Middlesex County, 31 miles southwest of NYC on the Raritan River. 48,573 people live there according to the 2000 US Census, for those keeping score at home. When I looked [...]