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Follow up on possible Ghost bike removal

The city heard the outcries of families of loved ones killed by motor vehicles and decided not to remove the ghost bike memorials.

NY Daily News story: City nixes plan to remove ‘ghost bike’ tributes after outcry from families of dead cyclists BY Frank Lombardi and Katie Nelson DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June [...]

Jewish Museum special for cyclists

Still one week left. Another thing I should have posted earlier. I was contacted by the Jewish Museum and alerted of this special offer they are having for cyclists in support of everyone’s favorite monkey on a bike: Curious George.

Here is a press release with the details:

Hello, I’m Rebecca Wallis, the public [...]

More stolen bikes

I got this email from Jared Pereira describing his girlfriends bike was recently stolen:

My girlfriends bike was stolen this weekend right off of 23rd street btw 2nd and 3rd, right in front of the SVA building. It was a specialized woman’s medium cream colored hybrid bike. Here’s a picture of it. I understand [...]

Old School Hip Hop Ride-Tonight

Events listings from Mellow Yellow:

Tonight

TUESDAY 6/22

OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP DANCE RIDE! 7pm Tompkins Sq Park Dress funky fresh and ready to bust a move

Hey you. Yeah, you, looking so good on that bike, or unicycle. You on those roller blades, or that long-board. You, loving yourself, your streets, [...]

Sanitation thinks ghostbikes are eyesore

Quick, someone start a Facebook page called: “open letter to NYC sanitation: ghostbikes are NOT eyesores.”

Article in NY Daily News:

Sanitation Department wants to remove ‘eyesore’ bike-death memorials

BY ADAM LISBERG, EDGAR SANDOVAL AND KATHLEEN LUCADAMO DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June 21st 2010, 4:00 AM

The city says it’s time to [...]

Coney Island Ride

Sunday June 27, 2010

Ride: 1 -4 PM

Reception 4 -6PM

Closing commemorative bicycle ride and reception for ‘Strong Backs, Weak Minds, the saga of the Coney Island Velodrome’

NY Bike Jumble and the Old Stone House announce the closing reception of the ‘Strong Backs, Weak Minds’ exhibition, preceded by a mellow bicycle ride [...]

Hell Hath no Fury Alleycat

Heather Loop is throwing an alleycat for the ladies. An all girls race leaving from the Bicycle Film Festival Anthology Film Archives. 2nd Ave and 2nd St. NYC. Sunday, June 20th.

3pm registration 4pm it’s on!

There will be a BBQ and goldsprints afterwards at the East River Bar.

66th South 6th Street Williamsburg [...]

Sunday-37th annual skyscrapper classic

Just a reminder, Sunday is Father’s day and there is a classic road racing event in Harlem.

Here is a press release I was sent:

Rockstar Games, the venerable publisher of the Grand Theft Auto series and Red Dead Redemption, is proud to present the 37th annual Harlem Cycling Classic. Founded by the [...]

Warriors screening Saturday

Yesterday was the second day of festivities for this year’s bicycle film festival which also happens to be the 10 year anniversary of bike movie mayhem. Thursday was the opening of the joy ride art show which is becoming a festival tradition. Artists from around the world show off paintings, photographs and sculpture all [...]

Bicycle Film Festival NYC-kickoff Party

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 BIKES ROCK SANTOS PARTY HOUSE 96 Lafayette St. 8:00 – 4:00 Free with BFF Password: BIKES ROCK 21+ 8:00 Doors DJ C.lo 9:00 Frances Rose 10:00 NINJASONIK Complimentary Brooklyn Brewery Beer from 8:00 – 9:00 Brooklyn Brewery specials all night

bicyclefilmfestival.com [...]