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Christopher Long in court and Critical Mass tales.

I know this is last minute, but I just got it:

Christopher Long’s will be in court tomorrow (Friday) at 9:30am forhis crime of being knocked off his bicycle by a police officer duringthe July August Critical Mass.

If you can, please come to support Christopher!!

100 Center Street, Part BManattan

Two articles [...]

From the Tech dept.

From the technology corner, Dan Katz sent me two articles:

Say goodbye to bike chains and say hello to belt drives.Article at Gizmodo.com

and from Wired, its the Gyro Bike.

[...]

Bicycle Film Festival Tokyo, Sept. 5th-7th

That’s right Godzilla rides a bike and he’s heading to this year’s Bicycle Film Festival

September 5th-7th.

Check out more from this from my man Eli Chessen’s Blog.

And check out a video to of Pedalmafia

Pedal Mafia Matsuri Madness from Eli Tokyo Jitensha-Jin on [...]

Police at it again in RNC

Got this from I-witness video who is in Minneapolis to document police misconduct during demonstrations. Man, they must be inundated with footage which will help for the years of lawsuits against the city of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in the future.

“Police have arrived at our office in St. Paul. They say that they [...]

Bicycle News Round up 02

Wednesday Bicycle News Roundup Number #02

San Jose California.

KCBS news San Jose Police Crackdown on Bicycle Riders

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) — San Jose police will be out in force this week ready to ticket kids riding their bikes without a bicycle helmet.

Police Chief Rob Davis says they want parents and children [...]

The NACCC wrapped up in Chicago

Sweet Prize Bags:

I’ve been so tied up with Cops beating on journalists in Minneapolis I forgot all about the 2008 Cycle Courier Championships in Chicago.

Who Won?

Looks like Austin Horse from NYC top Male and Kym Perfetto from NYC, female. DAMN! NYC killed it.

Results and Pictures from Chicago bike [...]

The Children are the Future.

May they grow up and ride bikes.

Got this from Squid’s Cyclehawk Blog.

Labor Day, at the Kissena Queens Track.

Photos by Amy Bolger. Slideshow here.

Bike couriers, cheap on Gas. NY Times Article

Hodari of Checker Courier makes the Times. Nice one Ho.

Unburdened by Gas Costs, Bike Couriers See a Chance.

By APRIL DEMBOSKYPublished: September 1, 2008

New York City’s bike messengers remain a fixture on the streets, having weathered the advent of the fax machine and, of course, e-mail. Now, with the cost [...]

Interview with MASH riders from Estonia

Just got sent this link from Risto, who publishes a magazine, Sahtel in Tallinn Estonia.

Check out this interview with Jonathan Burkett and Garrett Chow from MASH SF.

Link

UrbanVelo Issue #9 is out.

Get all issues online, downloaded for free HERE.