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Critical Mass Today

NYC’s critical mass has taken a serious blow over the years. It’s now some sort of ridiculous stand off between the NYPD who won’t back down and a few loyal riders who are brave enough to come out. Last month (June) was no different.

Here is a video of the police blocking the [...]

stolen bikes

I got a few flyers from my good friend Dan Katz, who turns 40 today. Gulp. (I’m next)

Seen uptown in NYC.

and this one…

I was talking with Hal Ruzal, who started Bicycle Habitat back in the late 70′s, along with Charlie McCorkell. He’s the guy you can’t miss in [...]

Profiles are back…the Bike Nerd

Back in the day, I used to do profiles of other bicycle blogs where I would send out questions, got back the answers and then post it up as if I actually did an interview with these people. Ok, I was borrowing from a time honored tradition of zines.

I started this back in [...]

VeloJoy has a new list of events this weekend

Check it out at my new favorite NYC bicycle blog:

Velojoy.com

New Report on Bicycling in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Noah Budnick sent out a link to a report on cycling and driving behaviors in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn.

Get the PDF here.

Cave in on isle four!

Oops. Pothole of the year on the Eastside greenway. 72nd st.

Thanks for the head’s up and watchful eye from Seth at nycbikemaps.com

reminds me of road conditions back in the day, Williamsburg bridge wild style edition.

Seen on smashenger.blogspot.com

If you have other roadway dangers please pass them my [...]

Crocheted Cogs…Olek’s bike art.

So I posted this about a bike covered with the fine detail of crochet.

Then I spied this on on Brooklynbybike.com’s flickr page.

Turns out this is the handy work by crochet artist Olek.

Read more [...]

Tech Watch: Iphone app for bike repair

Check out this latest app for repairing a bicycle.

www.bikerepairmobile.com

From their site: Are you tired of searching the web to find your solution? Most web site are not well structured and have too much text to read before finding your solution. Then you go to the garage to fix [...]

the High Wheelers are coming to Manhattan.

This week is the 43rd annual gathering of the Wheelmen, a national organization to preserve the history and heritage of the bicycle. They’ve been rolling around Monmouth University in New Jersey, where the group has gathered. Here is an article in the New Jersey, Star-Ledger: Monmouth University, nonprofit group The Wheelmen host 100-mile antique [...]

Community Garden’s ride makes the press

Time’s Up plan to bike ride around the city tonight and draw attention for the plight of community gardens makes the NY Daily News:

Cyclists’ advocacy group Times Up! plans to protest outside Mayor Bloomberg’s townhouse BY Simone Weichselbaum DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Thursday, July 29th 2010, 4:00 AM

(photo by Hagen for [...]