NYC bike riders say they still face uphill battle.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Associated Press WriterAugust 30, 2008NEW YORK – It has been four years since the Republicans staged their national convention in Manhattan, but the experience is fresh on the minds of bicyclists who say they are still getting a bumpy ride [...]
Article in the Missourian
Bike polo team to compete in Chicago tournamentAugust 28, 2008 | 5:08 p.m. CDT
Drew Deubner, a junior at MU reaches with his mallet for a polo ball on the rooftop of Hitt Street Parking garage in Columbia. He and several other friends gather weekly to play bike polo. Â¦ [...]
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Following similar patterns from large scale protests and past Conventions, the police have continued to harass, threaten and disrupt people’s constitutional rights of free assembly.
Now we move on to the Republican National Convention being held in the Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Last week the police [...]
No brakes, and they like itBrakeless bikes are the latest in-thing for the cycling set. But amateur riders pose a hazard to others, observers say.
By Megan Twohey | Chicago Tribune reporter August 31, 2008
It was dusk in Wicker Park, and cyclists wearing fitted jeans, caps and hooded sweat shirts were gathering [...]
picture from DNC critical mass, taken by: Tyler Dickey In Minneapolis it will be the critical mass before the RNC swine convention begins. Law enforcement already preparing for “anarchists,” according to this article from Twin Cities Fox news affiliate.
Here in NYC..
Well you know the drill. But don’t believe the hype.
I got this email from a local television producer who is looking to do a story about people who have started riding bicycle due to the high costs of gas.
Here is what she is looking for:
“I’m a TV reporter who works for a newsmagazine show where I do lots of stories on [...]
Rolling Down the Walls!
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Support US-held Political Prisoners and Prisoners-of-War, as well ascollective cycling empowerment, at ROLLING DOWN THE WALLS, a 5-milebike ride to benefit the ABCF Warchest and the Freegan Bike Workshop!
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“Critical Mass in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. It was awesome. Probably at least 600 riders. At first the cops were escorting us, and were allowing us to go through red lights, but at the end, they said we were impeding traffic, so they sent out the [...]
Found this website with good coverage from yesterday’s Tent State concert.
Despite the 50 million dollars spent on, new riot gear for cops…I mean “Security,” this years Democratic National Convention is being touted as the, “Greenest” convention in history.
Cyclejerks.org has posted some videos about the Freewheeling program which is set up to lend bikes to people to get around the convention.