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Ok, May is Bike Month…Madness

So Bike month means all kinds of things…the 7th annual bicycle film festival bringing you a ton of movies made about bikes, bikes and um…I think Bikes.

May 16th-21st.

I am happy to have my 3rd project in the festival, a tale of two Japanese bike messengers coming from Tokyo to race in NYC’s [...]

Some photos of May critical mass

Here are some photos of the last critical mass. Some from the time’s up

and some from Barbara

Here is one of me on the train with Brandon taken by Jefferson Siegel of the villager.

I’m sorry if any subway riders were inconvenienced. We shouldn’t have to resort to these kind of tactics [...]

Bike Polo images.

Looked like a fun weekend for bike polo, with the East Side invitational.

Here is a video of the final match.

Trudy’s got some pictures up online

would you play polo with a guy in his underwear?

forget kickboxing…this is the sport of the future.

There was also a bike prom afterwards:Some bikers [...]

Bike Blog nominated in blogger choice awards

So I have been nominated for the bloggers choice awards in the “best pop culture” category. So far I have a whopping 1 vote…huh, pretty damn popular.

I thought it would be fun to try and get some more votes…so if you like bike blog and want to play along…please vote for me.

Yes, [...]

Sad news…14 year old biker killed in Bushwick by hit and run SUV.

14-year-old killed in hit-and-run next to his bicycle…Sunday morning.

Police search for the driver

Eyewitness News

(New York – WABC, April 29, 2007) – A 14-year-old boy is killed in a hit-and-run crash. Now police in Brooklyn say they continue their search for the person responsible.

Eyewitness News reporter Patricia Wu in the [...]

Fixed gear explosion…hits NY Times.

In this Sundays edition of the NY Times is a lengthy article on fixed gears and the culture that has gone along with these unique bicycles.

Unstoppable, by Jocko Weyland, Author of the article and the book: “the answer is never: a skatboarders history of the world”, does a good job of exploring people [...]

Critical Mass takes off…on the Subway?

In a bizarre twist of spontaneous regrouping and the immediate need to not be lambs for the slaughter, a small group of legally gathered, un-permitted bike riders (less than 50) took another form of transportation…the subway to start the April Critical Mass. At around 7:30pm, April 27th, 2007 less than 50 people gathered at [...]

A28…Bush is Over!

Tomorrow is the national day of action to begin the impeachment process of BUSH. Bush is over if you want it.

go to a28.org to find out where the nearest action is.

It is a day to spell out impeachment for photo ops and to let the world know how you would like George [...]

New coverage of Bike Polo in NYC

the bike polo coverage is non stop, and the East Side Invitational hasn’t even started yet. Here is a video story from the NY Times

and here is an article

Critical Mass Tomorrow

Tomorrow is NYC critical Mass…check out this video from glassbead collective from last months ride.

on time’s up video .

This was a collaborative effort of many volunteer videographers of the lame behavior of the NYPD.