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Article on Bamboo Bikes in NY Times

Bamboo bikes are becoming more popular than ever. Don’t take my word for it, check out this article in the NY Times:

Just Don’t Let a Panda Borrow Your Bicycle

By MALIA WOLLAN Published: August 11, 2010(Photo by: Christian Hansen for The New York Times)

Photo caption: Justin Aguinaldo, a designer at the Bamboo [...]

Food Ride Map

Yesterday, Brooklynbybike.com and some twittererers at #bikenyc, came out for a food carts tour of Queens. (photo by brooklyncyclist.com)

Brooklyncyclist.com has a report back with some photos and a map showing off the food stops.

The Chrome on Chrome NYC

the Chrome store is open in NYC. Prolly was all over it… Swinging by on his Ten photos in a day, series.

238 Mulberry St.-NYC

I was seriously wrong about the opening date of this store.

Turns out it is unofficially open now, and will be having their grand opening on Saturday, [...]

Gorgeous film on Paris-Roubaix

Gorgeous film by Nick Livesy shot with Ridley Scott Asscociates and Rapha. “Throw of the Dice” a short film about the grueling Paris-Roubaix.

View it here.

Community Gardens-Speaking out and taking action!

This blogger loves bikes. He also loves green spaces in NYC so I give a pulpit to the hard work people are doing trying to preserve them and our community gardens.

Yesterday there was a public hearing and NY1 had this report and video.

The city Parks and Recreation Department held a [...]

Bicycle Lobby, Bicycle Crisis…look out!

Now I realize I went away to Maine, for a little family vacation and some of this:

and what may appear as old news seems to keep resonating some common themes, that this blogger just can’t keep from ignoring.

Such as the impact all this bicycle fever is having on our nation [...]

Mountain Bike World Cup Finals-Windham

I don’t want to leave any genre of bikes out, so I’ve been asked to announce:

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals in Windham New York, August 26th-29th.

Here is some press on the event:

Windham, N.Y. –In addition to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) races at the Mountain Bike World Cup [...]

Stolen bikes

Scott Fitzgerald wrote in with another tragic tale:

–My bike was stolen from in front of my building last night. (8/9/10)

2007 Jamis Aurora; tan and copper. Brooks b17 saddle, black rear rack, fenders, black reflective tape on frame, fork and fenders. On the top tube, right hand side near the handlebars, there’s [...]

Sunday, August 15th, Food Carts Ride

Don’t be a shy Ronnie this weekend. Sunday, August 15th. Brooklynbybike.com is hosting a food tour through Brooklyn and Queens.

From the site: “Join us for a ride from Brooklyn to Flushing Queens! We will be venturing across two boroughs to taste our way through the street food carts of Roosevelt Ave.

This is [...]

Alleycat race for the ladies

Heather Loop is bustin out an an alleycat race for the ladies: From the facebook page:

“Hell Cat! an all girls alley cat! $10- gets you a spoke card and tshirt this is a brooklyn race, with 7 check points. there will be a silly task at each! its gonna be super fun! registration [...]