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Short blurb on Tour de Queens-1,500 riders!

MY FOX NY has a short little blurb on Sunday’s Tour de Queens:

The Tour de France may be going on across the ocean but in New York the Tour de Queens is the bike tour of record.

The tour has become the largest cycling event in Queens and welcomes cyclists of all skill [...]

Summer fun with Time’s Up

1. CONEY ISLAND CYCLONE RIDE Friday, July 16th 7 p.m.- Manhattan side of the Brooklyn Bridge 7:30 p.m.- Carroll Street Drawbridge, Brooklyn (between Nevins and Bond) 8 p.m.- 69th Street Pier, Brooklyn (Shore Parkway Bike Path Entrance) ****************** 2. DEAD RAIN FORESTS OF NEW YORK Saturday, July 17th, 10 a.m. High Line- Gansevoort Street [...]

New bike lane is coming to 1st Ave.

(photo by Ben Fried) In case you didn’t notice, 1st ave has been all torn up from Houston Street on up to 42nd. Things are slowly being repaved and it looks as if a new bike lane is being installed.

Check out this report from Ben Fried at Streetsblog. [...]

Reflection on Keith Alexander

5 years ago, Sunday, Tattoo artist, musician and avid cyclist Keith Alexander died on the Shore Road in Brooklyn. I found this report back in 2005.

I’m not sure why I chose to post this, but it seemed like a fitting tribute to someone who was reviered in both the cycling community [...]

Insight into faded Albany bike lanes

Alex Brunin writes the bicycle blog for the Time’s Union up in the state capital of Albany.

He recently wrote an interesting account of some of the bicycle roadways upstate.

Magic Bike Lanes July 12, 2010 at 1:00 am by Alex Bunin I realize that the City of Albany has a Plan which seeks [...]