David Goodman who writes for the bicycle themed blog column, “spokes” for the NY Times had a chance to participate and write about his experience at last weekends hugely successful Cranksgiving:
(pointed out to me by a comment on this blog and Joe Hendry of messmedia.org)
An Outlaw Street Race, for a Good Cause
By J. DAVID GOODMAN
New York Times, November 24, 2009
Stepping off the Long Island Rail Road with his custom-made fixed gear folding bike early Saturday afternoon, Robert A. Butler planned a bit of riding before heading to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
But it was aesthetics of a different sort â€” â€œI followed someone on a beautiful bikeâ€ â€” that drew him to Madison Square Park, where scores of bike messengers, fixed gear aficionados and other risk-courting riders were registering for a charity bike race through the streets of Manhattan.
Read the posting here.