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Pedal power doc. Canada

Not sure how to get a copy of this but there was a documentary about the rise of popularity of urban bike culture which recently appeared on the CBC network in Canada.

“Pedal Power”

CBC.ca/documentaries/pedal_power

Getting in on the act

A couple of unlikely companies are getting into the act and realizing that bikes are cool (marketable) A blog reader Stephen sent me info that mini cooper, maker of that cute little car is making a line of bicycles, including a fold up.

I guess it’s better than Hummer making bicycles.

Find out [...]

Update on Monday’s ride

WFMU broadcast by bicycle.

Join WFMU DJs Trent and Marty McSorley for an epic ride along the Brooklyn waterfront – broadcasting live from an 8-foot trailer attached to the back of a bike!

Featuring performances from Seabeast, Band of Bicycles, Hayden Cummings, the bike-driven turntables of DJ Mistakes, demos of groundbreaking bike-powered composting [...]

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Bikecore Punk show at Tompkins Square Park

Get your BIKECORE punk fuck-brakes swerve on:

Bands: the X-possibles Team Spider Wombat in Combat Ja Mustache Eddies $40 Boner Major Potential

Sunday, September 27th, 2009-NYC Tompkins Square Park, 12:00pm

Congratulations to the winners of CMWC in Tokyo

The world’s fastest couriers have been decided in Tokyo Japan.

Men Juri (Tokyo) Shino (Tokyo) Stevie (Zurich)

Women JoJo (Stockholm) Yuki (Tokyo?) Christina (Chicago)

Fixie King goes to Jumbo (Copenhagen)

And Queen of the fixie:

Images provided by Tak (NYC)

Saw more pictures on www.lockedcog.com

More at Kuriring on flickr.

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Another Stolen bike: Bareknuckle frame-9/19/09

My bike was stolen this afternoon (9/19/09) outside 77 Water St in Lower Manhattan. It’s new frame (less than a year old) Euro-Asia Import Bareknuckle frame, black shiny with some usual scratches wear-n-tear. Sugino crank set. Front wheel is AT400 Alexrims. Back wheel is a deep V. The seat is chained to the frame. [...]

Heading to Detroit

I’ll be in Detroit for a couple of days for a friends wedding. If anyone has Bicycle connections there, please send them my way.

I did find this one article in the NY Times about an amazing bike coop there which I will try and check out.

Op-Ed Contributor Bike Among the Ruins By [...]

Tech Watch: NV mini-bike navigation

So my good friend, Dan Katz, is always sending me articles on the latest in bicycle innovations, so I decided to give him a logo for a new section I’m calling: Tech Watch.

(ah, fun with photoshop)

Ready for Ecco-Friendly Bike Navigation?

Iriver presents the NV mini.

and it works [...]

we are a part of Commuter Nation

No its not a new Janet Jackson mantra, So put away your microphone headset and pseudo-starwars-imperial guard dance militia outfit.

www.commuternation.com is a new website and campaign to get people to use public transportation and bicycles to and from work.

The encourage this smart and ecco-conscious behavior they are having a contest.

THE [...]