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Time’s Up makes NY Mag,

Time’s Up makes it into NY Magazine’s list of Where to Share.

Check it here.

Contests, Contests and more

There are a ton of giveaways these days for bikes, bike products and more.

First, Pryamid brewing company is giving the chance to win a 6,000 road frame from Seven bikes.

Enter to win here.

and Performance bicycle is also having a contest. Enter to win here.

and locally, Spokesman Cycles [...]

Bill Strickland’s new book about Lance

Bill Strickland is editor with Bicycling Magazine. He wrote the book Ten Points about growing up with a terribly abusive father and his quest for glory in the world of competitive cycling. He’s got a new book coming out about Lance Armstrong called: Tour de Lance: The Extraordinary Story of Lance Armstrong’s Fight to [...]

More pictures from VeloCity and EscapefromNY ride

Couple of links to some more photos from last weekends festivities. Kevin Dillard from Demoncats has lots of pictures from the Kissena track for the annual Velo City Tour, where messengers and urban riders battled it out on the velodrome for a chance to win tickets to this years Cycle Messenger Worlds in Guatemala. [...]

Sunday, Tour De Queens

Sunday, July 11th is the 3rd annual Tour De Queens. Hosted by Transportation Alternatives this is a 20 mile group bike ride in the North and Eastern parts of Queens.

Cost is $10.00, register on-line in advance.

A little info from the site: The Tour de Queens starts in Flushing Meadows Park by [...]

The World’s Greatest bike race is on…

Forget about Le Tour:

FIRE AND ICE

Velo-City in Copenhagen

From June 22-25 was the Velo-City 2010 conference in Copenhagen. This was one of the largest gatherings of cycling NGO’s, advocacy groups and bicycle professionals in the planet. Our own DOT commissioner Janette Sadikh-Khan was there being given a private tour by Mikael Colville-Andersen, of Copenhagenize. Looks like she had a ball.

Clarence [...]

Sign the petition in support of Prospect Park West Bike lane

Apparently Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz isn’t on board with safer streets and a greener future. He’s trying to rally his rich friends who live in the Prospect Park Neighborhood and win political favors by meeting in private to remove the new Prospect Park West bike lane.

Please sign this petition put forward by [...]