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Reminder of Memorial Ride

Seems like my times on the calender are incorrect. So I will be fixing them.

Remember that memorial ride is January 4th, 2009. A group ride to pay respect to those killed on bicycle.

The ride meets in different locations throughout the five boroughs and has different start times.

The rides eventually converge [...]

Suckapants Santacon

Check out Tod Seelie’s awesome pictures of NYC santacon at Suckapants.com

Who will be the new Transportation Secretary

photo from streetsblog Well it looks like Obama is going to pick Ray LaHood as the new transportation secretary. Here is what some of the bike blogs have to say about that.

Streetsblog.org saying someone “Not” to get too excited about.

Bike Portland reports on mixed views.

tell me what you [...]

Your Duty to Consume…

He said Duty…ha ha. Learn about non-essential consumerism at Bonfireofbrands.com

Santarchy all over the place.

Here is a video from the Midnight Ridazz Santacon in LA. On Bikes.

December 8th, 2008

And California Burner and Blogger Artpredator reports the Santas will also be on bikes in Ventura or as she likes to call it Ventucky…

Saturday, 20th, 2008 MEET: 12:30 PM SAN JON ROAD ALLEY PARKING LOT [...]

Report of Clown ride, Kent Ave.

Here is a report form the clown ride on the Kent Ave. bike lane in Brooklyn from Gothamist.com

One commenter on Gothamist responded about the proposed greenway in Williamsburg, which could be a welcome alternative to inefficient bike lanes. Included is a link to the brooklyn greenway website.

#2: There is a [...]

Officer Pogan, pleads “not guilty”

Rookie Cop, Patrick Pogan, 23, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. He was released without bail and ordered to return to court on February 4, according to The Associated Press.

The video of officer Pogan’s assault on cyclist Christopher Long got over a million and a half views on Youtube which illustrates the powerful [...]

Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Commitee

Get involved in making Brooklyn more bike friendly and come to the Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee Meeting.

Thursday, December 18th at 7:00pm at the Soda Bar-629 Vanderbilt (between St. Marks and Prospect Place) Prospect Heights.

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The agenda will be working towards 10 projects to work on in 2009, including Kent ave. [...]

Time’s Up demands end to police harassment.

Time’s Up, your local environmental education and bicycle activist group has created this press release about the recent indictment of officer Pogan. They demand the immediate end to NYPD harassment towards the cyclists of the monthly critical mass rides.

OFFICER CAUGHT ON VIDEO KNOCKING CRITICAL MASS CYCLIST OFF BICYCLE IS INDICTED

Time’s Up! and [...]

Stop Clowning around with the Bike Lanes.

Feeling the pressure from an irate Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn who don’t have enough places to park their mini-vans, the city council is trying to remove bike lanes.

Well, the Clowns have a thing or two to say about that:

BICYCLE CLOWN BRIGADE: BROOKLYN LOVES BIKE LANES! Wednesday, December 17th, 8:30 a.m. [...]