Internet Endangers Big-City Tradition: The Bike Messenger
By David Kravets
Wired Magazine 7/25/08Bike messengers (left to right) Josh Godar, Chris Sparks and Annunaki Jonny talk with Wheels of Justice co-owner Matt Flores outside the business, on Mission Street in San Francisco.Emily Lang/Wired.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Here along Market Street, heavily tattooed bicyclists with [...]
I probably should have posted this earlier but bicycle culture photographer Tod Seelie, has his photos on display at the Cinders Gallery in Williamsburg.
The show is titled: Slow Dancing to Slayer, and runs through August 9th.
Here is a press release from the Men’s Style.com
written by: MATTHEW SCHNEIERPhotographer Tod Seelie has [...]
Urban velo had a link to a new project in Kenya, the African Cyclist, with the goal of inspiring Africans to have more access to the professional world of cycling.
from their website:
These two young men are Zakayo Nderi and Samwel Mwangi. They come from a tiny spot on the planet called [...]
Check it out, I got quoted in this week’s issue of New York magazine.
Its all about bike locks with a few good tips on some products to keep your ride secure.
Of course that doesn’t help if you let someone “tryout” your bike and they ride off with it.
Article by Scott Ward.
See the horror Here
Luckily no one was seriously hurt at during the men’s Keirin at the Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge in southwest Portland Saturday.
Sent by Joe Hendry of Mess Media
Check out the article and video here. A gritty cousin of the game of kings, bike polo is gaining traction
Sacramento Bee, July 20, 2008By Gina Kim
Two lines of four people square off across the parking lot, each balancing on their fixed-gear bikes with [...]
As an experiment to see what a city could be like to have an auto free esplanade, the business community of Williamsburg is shutting down Bedford Ave. on four different Saturdays.
This Saturday, July 19th is the first one.
Get more info here.
Pardon the pun, but steps in the right [...]
The Fresh Air Fund is looking for volunteers to host kids this summer and give them a unique outdoors experience.
Over 200 children still need hosts for August.
Read more about the program and how you can volunteer at this website.
Facts about the fund:
THE FRESH AIR FUND, an independent, not-for-profit agency, [...]
The Bicycle Film Festival is happening in Los Angeles. July 18th-20th.
All the info here.
Thursday, July 18th
BIKES ROCK!!!9:30 pm – 2:00 amA Club Called Rhonda$3 with RSVP/ $6 withoutFree before 10 pm if you show up on a bike!
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Featuring:free bike valet from LACBCDJ sets from [...]