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Bicycle News roundup 003

Well its that time again, mid week. So here is what google says is happening in the world of bicycle news:

From Velo News:

Sebastien Hinault wins stage 10 in the 63rd Vuelta a España, (Grand Tour of Spain)

Crédit Agricole couldn’t imagine a better going away present than a stage victory [...]

San Francisco has Summer Streets too.

Looks like the West Coast is also getting into the closed streets idea, much like our Summer Streets here in NYC.

I got this off Streetsblog

From, New Yorker Jen Petersen.

San Francisco held its inaugural car-free “Sunday Streets” event last weekend. New Yorker Jen Petersen was there and files this report.

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Video from August Critical Mass

Video from last month’s Critical Mass. Cops forcing people stopped at a red light into the intersection and then ticketing them for running a red light. Nice. At least they didn’t tackle anyone.

CRITICAL TACKLE – “One Month Later” – (do the cops apologize?) from Xris Spider on [...]

If you have enjoyed the last 8 years: the failed economy, the highest unemployment rate since 2003, invading a country based on false information, the erosion of our civil liberties, then be my guest and vote for these two.

You deserve another 4 years of the same crap.

One of the most frightening indications [...]

Bikeblog round up, 02

Searching the world of bicycle related blogs.

London, UK

Buffalo Bill at Moving Target Zine has a description of the Marcus Cook Award. Each year this prized trophy is awarded to an outstanding member of the international messenger community. Its time for the nominations.

Check out more Here.

Japan

Asakusa, at Fixylife [...]

Like a biker to the pavement…Charges Dropped

Its hard to believe but somehow Christopher Long did not cause assault to rookie officer, Patrick Pogan’s forearms in the July Critical Mass bike ride.

His charges of assault were miraculously dropped today in court, thanks to the power of video.Over a million views make it painfully clear that this officer of the law [...]

Donut Social Tonight…Stickin it to the Man.

From Gothamist:

NYPD Tries to Shush Donut Social Protest in East VillageThose self-described downtown “slacktivists” who previously called for yuppie scum to die at the Bowery Wine Company are focusing their contempt on the NYPD. They’re planning a punk concert and protest Friday night against “police brutality, real estate developers, and the blatant selectively [...]

Article in NYTimes about charges against Christopher Long.

NY Times Article: Here.

Charges Said to Be Voided for Bicyclist

By JOHN ELIGONPublished: September 4, 2008

Prosecutors are expected to drop criminal charges on Friday against a bicyclist who was pushed off his bike in July by a police officer in Times Square, said Mark M. Taylor, a lawyer for [...]

Photos from NACCC.

Here are some photos from this years 2008 North American Cycle Courier Championships:

Urbanvelo.org has a series from Bike Polo.

Here.

Also, Kevin Dillard of Demoncats.com has some amazing photos. (I suggest viewing the slideshow…its like being [...]