article, again from Joe Hendry of Messmedia.org, on couriers in Ottawa.
Bike couriers cruising through changing times
Centretown News (Ottawa) December 1, 2009 By Mac Christie
It used to be common to see bike messengers flitting in and out of traffic on Centretown streets, but the rise of technology means that sight [...]
New York Daily News columnist writes about bike lanes being removed in Williamsburg.
Political pressure jeopardizing cyclists as bike lane gets removed in Williamsburg
Erasing a bike lane will not stop nubiles from pedaling down Bedford Ave. and offending our pious Hasidic brethren. The only difference is the nubiles and their fellow [...]
article on London’s bike sharing program coming for 2010:
London’s ‘Velib’ to cost quid a day to undock
London’s cycle hire scheme will launch in summer 2010 and will “open up cycling to thousands of people who don’t currently have the opportunity to cycle in London”
Transport for London (TfL) has [...]
saw this new ride by Trek on the coolist.com
“The Trek District is the latest Trek bike to get the Lance Armstrong makeover, with this version being dubbed the Trek Lance District. Lance District is a one-off custom build of the District Carbon, a superlight carbon frame version of the popular belt-driven fixed [...]
5th Annual Memorial Ride and walk. January 5th, 10:00am
The Fifth Annual Memorial Ride will be one ride, which will converge with the Memorial Walk and proceed together to a gathering of riders, walkers, family and friends. Scheduled meetups and stops are subject to change:
–Manhattan: 10:00am @ w145st & Convent Ave 10:25 Juan [...]
Philadelphia bike couriers feel singled out on proposed legislation.
Article acquired by Joe Hendry of messmedia.org
Bike Couriers Speak Out
Philly’s messengers say theyâ€™re no menace to society.
By Joel Mathis
Jeff Oâ€™Neill was bicycling up 16th Street Friday night when a man and woman materialized in front of himâ€”two pedestrians in [...]
Time’s Up is in Copenhagen for the UN Summit on climate change otherwise known as Cop15
with reports from on the streets check out Time’s up here.
Its like a bike film festival every week: Saw this on Urban Velo An interview with Mikael ColVille-Andersen of www.copenhagencyclechic.com.
and then a video from his recent trip to San Francisco with friends.
Cycle Chic Goes to San Francisco from Copenhagenize on Vimeo.
Banzuke, is either A) Godzilla’s baby, B) Japanese porn involving [...]
Don’t forget to submit those photos for the chance to win an Ipod Touch loaded up with the new Tall Bike Joust App.
Check out the rules Here.
This week we are looking for photos that is a mutant bike in the making. Some ideas include a big pile of bikes chained to [...]