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Article on state of bike meessengers in Ottawa

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 [...]

Op Ed on bike lane removal in Brooklyn

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 [...]

London’s bike sharing program 2010

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 [...]

Lance District Fixed Gear

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

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 speak out

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 they’re no menace to society.

By Joel Mathis

Jeff O’Neill was bicycling up 16th Street Friday night when a man and woman materialized in front of him—two pedestrians in [...]

Times Up at Cop15

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.

Video Friday

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 [...]

Photo Scavenger Hunt is on-Win Ipod Touch

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 [...]