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Video Friday 7/31/09

Oh yeah, its Friday. Here are a ton of dope videos.

First off, it looks like documentary film maker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, No End in Sight) is making a film about Lance Armstrong: Doesn’t look like it will be leaving out any of the controversy between Tour winner Alberto Contador [...]

This weekend its NACCC-Boston

This weekend…

Beantown becomes the host to the North American Cycle Courier Championships. The nations messengers battle it out to hold the crown of who is the fastest. This year is a break from past events with an open traffic work simulation causing some debate among the seasoned veterans who believe these events [...]

Today’s: “Caption this Photo”

Cyclists in Kenya using bicycles to charge their phones

Here is a link to a story about some technological advances using the best technology of all…the bicycle.

Bicyclists in Kenya Charge Their Phones by Pedaling Written by Bryan Nelson Published on July 28th, 2009 Two Kenyan students have invented a device that allows bicycle riders to charge their phones as they pedal. [...]

Video of Red Bull Challenge from Cyclehawk Studios

Thanks JC Ramirez

Gadgets: a Cabon Fiber bike with traction Control.

Sanyo, known for making things like this: Is now designing Carbon Fiber bikes with Traction Control…(That’s Hi-fidelity, for you Boogie Nights fans) Now yours for only $6,600.00.

Carbon fiber, with its light weight and high strength, is the material upon which the modern motorsports world is built. Traction control, which decreases difficulty, threatens [...]

Bikesnob in NYTimes

You love him, you hate him…you love to hate him. Not that this guy needs anymore promotion but the most popular bikeblogger, the bike snob got a story in the NY Times. I love him cause when ever I tell people I have a blog about biking in NYC, they say…oh, are you the [...]

Cars are getting tickets for parking in bike lanes, according to Gothamist

According to Gothamist, NYPD are issuing summons to motorists who park in the bike lane.

Read the article here.

Time’s Up events this weekend-starting tonight

****************** 1. MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE RIDE Friday, July 24th, 7 p.m. Tompkins Square Park

Get on your bike and come celebrate the King of Pop. Dance the night away to Michael Jackson’s greatest hits on this street dance ride! Be prepared to moonwalk. We can tell by the way you use your bike, you’re [...]

Video Friday-7/24/09

Ok here is your daily fix of fixed: From Prolly Wonka ripping up some 180′s and 360′s at Peel Sessions off a home-made pallet wedge.

Wonka Wedge from John Prolly on Vimeo.

a trailer for a documentary, For Thousands of Miles. (from the site) “An independent documentary about the shift in perspective after traveling [...]