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Stolen bike alert, the NYPD on Houston St.

I’ve been trying to have space on my blog for people to post when they’ve had a bike stolen. Well this one may take the cake.

As our mayor was in Time’s Square celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day:

His goon squad, the NYPD was stealing bikes on Houston street because of [...]

Stolen Bike Alert

Got this from Ian Stearns:

Hi Michael,

Had a bike stolen last night. Saw that you list stolen bikes so thought I’d let you know.

It was locked up on the street at 5th Ave. and 5th St. in Park Slope. (This is only the second time I’ve left it out overnight. Was so [...]

Heading to Guatemala?

So who’s heading to Panajachel for the 18th Annual Cycle Messenger World Championships?

Register today and be eligible to win this sweet bag from Reload:

More info here.

Article in the Brooklyn Paper

In a world where certain individuals aren’t necessarily reflecting the best attributes of our bike community…not naming any names here.

I’m just trying to keep it positive…and promote a new book project.

Reporter Claire Glass of the Brooklyn Paper sat down with me and wrote a nice article. Thanks Claire for [...]

Good tips on renting or buying a bike when traveling

So you want to travel around a city by bicycle, I mean who doesn’t? Here is an article from the NY Times with some tips on finding a bike either for rent or to buy:

The Frugal Traveler: Pushing Pedals, Not Budgets By MATT GROSS (Photo by: Yana Paskova for The New York Times) [...]

Team Spider at the Pogan trail

Check out the latest coverage from Punk legend and bicycle reporter Chris Ryan (Team Spider) on the spot at the Pogan trail downtown.

A wrap up of news coverage:

Read his full report here.

Wheelmen and Company hip pouches

Kevin from the Wheelmancompany.com

Sent me some information on their new hip bags, perfect for riding in NYC. Message from wheelmencompany- “Our newest product is the Chutney Hip-Bag. The bag is available in 3 colorways, and its durable waxed canvas exterior, 1000 denier nylon lining and includes a hidden interior zipper, and classic [...]

Officer Pogan on trial.

Poor officer Patrick Pogan. Remember him? He was the rookie cop who delivered the shocking body blow to Christopher long in Time’s Square during a critical mass ride. Officer Pogan wasn’t really overreacting, rather following along with an pattern of violent behavior by the NYPD against a group bike ride, they just don’t [...]

This Thursday, Earth Day Ride and BBQ

Time’s Up is hosting a great event this Thursday, to go with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

EARTHDAY IS EVERYDAY BIKE RIDE & AFTER-PARTY JUSTSEEDS ECO ART SHOW Thursday, April 22, 2010

7pm BIKE RIDE Meet at Union Square Park South, Manhattan. 8pm AFTER-PARTY Just Seeds Eco Art Show & BBQ

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Need to get the kids on bike?

Summer is coming so maybe your thinking of getting the whole family on bike. Bike trailers, seats and tag alongs can be in limited supply here in NYC so for some products, reviews and other information. Check out: bikekidshop.com