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More Stolen Bikes-roundup

STOP THE MADNESS,

Here are the latest stolen bikes in NYC, (that I know about)

A friend of mine who helped out with the video production of Rumble thru da Bronx had his old skool 10 speed nabbed:

“My Lotus Excelle was stolen from 124th and Broadway on Aug. 30 in the early [...]

BrooklynbyBike and Affinity, group rides to Kissena Track

Ok, it might be raining this weekend…but there are a number of group rides heading out to the track tomorrow, which is hosting the NY State Championships,

1st: brooklynbybike.com has one there last ride of the summer:

8/29 Ride #6: Brooklyn by Bike Rides to Kissena Park, Queens Velodrome!

Join us for one of [...]

eww, Obama didn’t wear a helmet…I’m telling.

Bike-safety groups take President Obama head on after ride without helmet. BY David Saltonstall In Oak Bluffs, Mass., and Michael Saul In New York DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS

Perhaps President Obama didn’t want to look uncool on his bike ride Thursday, but his decision to skip the helmet had safety experts banging their [...]

Country Cat, Nashville Tennessee-September 12th.

From their myspace page: The country cat is an alley cat race that is hosted in what better than the city of country music, Nashville. The race will be a standard checkpoint race. Registration for the race will begin at 2pm on Saturday September 12th,2009 at the Parthenon in Centennial park and the [...]

Urban Velo #15, sneak peak

Urbanvelo.org premiere urban bike culture rag, is coming out with issue #15:

from their site: Urban Velo #15 is at the printer, and the new issue will be available online by September 1st. Subscribe to the print edition and we’ll mail your copy as soon as they’re available. And remember, you can [...]

Article on Copenhagen, Best bike city.

Copenhagen’s ‘best city for cyclists’ goal

Copenhagen street scene

By Maddy Savage BBC News, Copenhagen

Rush hour in Denmark’s capital seems anything but rushed. City workers glide through the streets – trousers tucked into their socks and briefcases slung on to the side of their bicycles. Some even have children following on behind, [...]

Video Fridays-8/28/09

Last weekend the Bike Jerks out of the twin cities held a big bike weekend:

Heres a little taste from their tricks comp.

All City Trick Comp 2009 from BikeJerks on Vimeo.

also found on johnprolly.com (of course) This video from Seattle, Zlogblog

My Summer Shit from chris clappe on Vimeo.

*music: [...]

Designer Francesco Bertelli has something going on with bikes.

from his website: Bertelli Bici (bici is the italian slang for bikes) are unique bicycles that you won’t find in any store in New York City. Every bici is hand mounted, finished and fine-tuned by me, Francesco. I combine brand new parts, “new old stock” and vintage parts found at flea markets, old [...]

A new feature: Sexy Time Bikes

Here is a new Sexy Carbon bike from Trek, with a Belt drive:

check it out at gizmodo.com and its only $3,360.00…sexy.

Today is the 5 year anniversary of NYC RNC Critical Mass.

(picture by: the gibbon) Ah, remember the good ol days, 5,000 of us cyclists came out to NYC to join in a great spontaneous event known as Critical Mass. Come to Union Square tonight at 7:00pm and ride with at least 5 other cyclists and more than 50 cops.

or go see some great [...]