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Pedal for Pizza

Here is a new one.

A couple of riders in Brooklyn want to train for TA’s NYC Century in September. They also love pizza so they started a new blog called: pedalforpizza.com They want to have group rides and search for the best pizza in town.

Thanks to my suggestion…they are headed to Coney [...]

Love your lanes–or loose them.

NYC’s bicycle infrastructure, such as creation of bike lanes, seems to happen in a NY minute. Today I blinked and noticed that 2nd Ave’s more traditional class one bike lane has now become a green painted class 2 where the parked cars have been moved into the street. This is in the section of [...]

Learn about battling bike theft

J. David Goodman has written an excelent article on efforts being done to battle bike theft, including a LoJack style radio transmitter system created by, Baitbike.com

Efforts on Bicycling Also Attract Thieves By J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: June 25, 2010

It has become a kind of mantra for cities looking to [...]

Winners of Rumble thru da Bronx 7

Quick note: Congratulations to the winners of this years RUMBLE THRU DA BRONX 7: (Crihs on the right) (posted by CK on fixed.gr forum) Overall Top Ten: 1. Crihs 2. Austin 3. JT 4. Kai (1st out of town and 1st fixed) 5. Trimble 6. Eli 7. Jun 8. Izumi 9. Prentiss 10. Taka

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(P)ride Brooklyn

This weekend is gay pride. Ride Brooklyn, the bike shop on Bergen St. (468 Bergen St) is celebrating. Starting Friday:

Kick Off NYC Pride Weekend With Your Favorite Bike & Board Shop, Ride Brooklyn Pride Brooklyn

Ride Brooklyn is hosting its first annual Gay Pride Celebration. LGBTQ and Straight Allies are invited to [...]

NY Bike Jumble Ride-Sunday

The NY Bike Jumble exhibit called: “Strong Backs, Weak Minds. The Story of the Coney Island Velodrome,” is coming to an end. To celebrate, there is going to be a ride out to the former site of the track…Coney.

Here is more details:

Please join us for a mellow bicycle ride from the Old [...]

Krillz for G-shock

Here is some insight into riding in NYC: Also, if you want to get sponsorship for a particular product…get out there and shoot it, as Krillz did for Casio’s G-shock.

Rapha store is coming to NYC

Don’t worry, another reckless vehicle hasn’t smashed into a store in NYC trying to speed through an intersection while txting on the phone. This is a sneak peak photo of a new store opening in NYC. Rapha, are makers of stylishly designed cycling clothing. They also have a team and have been documenting [...]

Documentary about the ghostbikes

Since it recently came up with the threat of sanitation removing them, it reminded me that film maker Meaghan Wilbur is making a piece about the ghost bikes.

Here is more info from her Kickstarter page:

“meaghan, why are you making this film? posted on June 1

I’ve been answering this question [...]

Tomorrow, Bespoke talk at Museum of Arts and Design

Tomorrow is another installment of the Museum’s ongoing series of talks on the Bespoke Bicycle. A couple of weeks ago it was the future of the bicycle, from a city development point of view. This time around its about the bicycle as the object and the handbuilt movement. Here is more about the event [...]