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Happy New Year all!!

Well the Zero’s are rapidly coming to a close. Although it was a pretty dismal decade: 8 years of Bush, 911 (Bush doing nothing), Katrina (Bush doing nothing) the economy (a lot more than Bush doing nothing) We did get a black president (probably going to do nothing)

However, in this age of [...]

First Friday, Freedom Ride…NYC

First Friday! The first day of the year!

How do you want your streets to look in the next decade?

Let’s share a fun and safe ride together to explore our community and our city without pollution.

Let’s make the streets what we want.

FRIDAY 01/01/10 7 PM UNION SQUARE NORTH

Urban Velo, preview for issue# 17

My favorite home grown urban bicycle publication: Urban Velo has their 17th issue ready to drop like that overpriced crystal ball in Time’s Square. With everything for product reviews to local bike happenings and a great series on why people love riding their bikes throughout the planet.

Right now their looking for submissions for [...]

Shout out to Miami and San Francisco

Looks like I’ll be working on a job in Miami and San Francisco. I would love to check out the local bike scenes if I get any time. Maybe someone could lend me a bike or I could rent on. Looking for a little ambassadorship exchange for anyone who would like the same in [...]

EXTENDING THE CONTEST

So we are extending the ipod touch photo scavenger hunt contest one week due to the holidays. Also it looks as if the Tall Bike Joust app is more complicated then originally anticipated and the programing needs some work in order to make it truly awesome. So it will probably be coming out more [...]

Review of the Holligan

Andrew of Poleriders.blogspot.com reviews Cannondale’s new smart commuter, the Holligan.

I have never done a product review on this blog but the Cannondale Hooligan has captivated my interest to such a degree that over the last few days since I first spotted one at my LBS I have felt compelled to tell all [...]

The Guardian has a bike blog

the Guardian news paper UK has a weekly cycling blog: bike blog. They recently had an article about a recent study which found cyclists risky behavior of running red lights and wearing dark clothing at night was rarely the cause of traffic accidents involving motor vehicles.

Risky cycling rarely to blame for bike [...]

Squid on KPFK.fm’s show: Bike Talk

KPFK out of San Francisco has a show called: Bike Talk, weekly on Saturdays.

On the January 19th, they featured legendary courier: Kevin “Squid” Bolger.

from their site: This week on Bike Talk: Squid!! Veteran messenger Kevin Bolger shares stories of NYC messengering, Alley Cats races, worldwide track bike dissemination, CycleHawk.com, and the [...]

cycling ipod app gets a brain.

Coming out in the spring, Pedal Brain will be able to sync cycling information directly to the iphone or ipod touch:

Cycling apps are nothing new to the Apple App Store, but this hardware/software combo called Pedal Brain is the first to provide convenient ANT+ wireless device support.

As a quick primer, ANT+ [...]

Correction to the Date of the Memorial ride: Sunday January 3rd.

This year’s Memorial ride and walk, to pay tribute to all those killed on a bike in 2009, will be this Sunday, January 3rd.

There has also been a stop added to honor the recent death of DJ Reverend Soul, Solange Raulston.

More information below.

Sunday January 3, 2010 The Fifth Annual Memorial Ride [...]