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Cranksgiving Recap

NYC… Picture of the start by Trudatnyc Here is the list of Racers and Place Finishers for NYC annual Cranksgiving alleycat race to acquire food for the hungry.

Finish Racer# Name City

1 – #31 Doug NYC Winner!! 2 – #58 Crihs NYC 3 – #37 Drew NYC 4 – #92 Mark NYC 5 [...]

Question? How to survive a holiday of consumerism in an economic crisis?

Answer: Buy Nothing.

Friday, November 28th, is the the Buy Nothing Day Dance Party in Union Square followed by the Critical Mass Bike Ride all over the WORLD!!

Traditionally, the day after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year…but seeing as we gave Wall Street the biggest present of them all, [...]

Memory (bike) Lane

Well its been hard to update this blog with Junior in my arms. Trying to learn how to type with one hand is a whole new skill set. I barely have time to sleep…nah, I don’t have time for that either. So I’ll be looking at the other blogs for now.

Just to keep [...]

Thats our Boy!

Baby Maxwell from Michael Green on Vimeo.

Continuum Cycles opens Uptown

message from the shop: “We just opened our Harlem shop. Same quality goods and service standards as our East Village location. Stocked and ready to roll. Come uptown and have a look.”

Check out their new store:

264 Lenox Ave. Between 123rd and 124th St.

Congratulations on the expansion. Continuumcycles

More info on Kyoto Loco 2008

This event isn’t every year and it really highlights the unique bicycle community of Kyoto Japan. Results can be found here.

Flickr set from Rikitko and photos from maslaplana99

Congratulations to the champion: Sino…the fastest bike messenger in the world. [...]

article in NYTimes on female bicycle couriers.

Wings on Their Heels Cassandra Castillo, a 26-year-old bike messenger. By CAROLINE H. DWORIN Published: November 14, 2008 “IT’S Russian roulette every day,” said Cassandra Castillo, a tough, tattooed 26-year-old who is one of the city’s handful of female bike messengers. “Every day we’re two paychecks away from disaster.” rest of the article here. [...]

Bike Blog Round Up…Pittsburgh, Tokyo, LA and Italy.

BikeBlog Round up… Here is what is happening in the world of Bicycle Blogs:

Urbanvelo out of Pittsburgh PA posted this story about Couriers in Milwaukee. Local Fox affiliate had some nice bicycle mounted camera work too.

Click here for the story.

My favorite bicycle blog also had this video from the [...]

Some more videos about the NYTimes Hoax

Good Job “yes men.” Thanks for your hard work and proving another world is possible.

More photos of Maxwell Solomon Lobis Green

“ah, daddy, why are you blogging…I gotta poop.” Proud papa More photos Here