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718 Cyclery is hosting a movie night

February 1st, 7:00pm

Everyone’s favorite 80′s bike messenger movie…Quicksilver. At Park Slope’s newest bikes shop,

718 Cyclery 461 7th Ave. Brooklyn

Cyclist Appreciation Night-Party at Billy Hurricane’s

Thursday, January 27th BOURBON, BEER n’ BIKES NYC Cyclist Appreciation Night & FREE OPEN BAR! … Cyclist Owned Bar/Restaurant Billy Hurricane’s & Idle Hands Bar 25 Avenue B . Between 2nd & 3rd Streets East Village, NYC

Open to all cyclists; Road, Mountain, Track, BMX, Commuters & more! Prizes for the most gnarly [...]

Video: Opening party of the Grime Store

January 19th, 2011…New York Cities Grimiest Bike shop opened for business.

The Grime Store. 191 Henry Street. Manhattan.

Like the video says…”This ain’t Metro Bikes. If you want a track bike go to Chari and Co. But if you want to smoke an L, come and see us.”

Here’s another…wait, is this [...]

Careful out there

MAD PROPS to all those riding out there:

Saw this posted on twitter by: @chrismcnally

Sign a petition for bicycle love

Our local politicians are still at it. Trying to find angles by jumping on the perception that their constituents are anti-bike and the infrastructure the DOT has proved for them.

Here is a recent report from Transportation Alternatives and how you can fight back:

As reported by the New York Post, Staten Island [...]

looking for Jeffery

I’m looking for Jeffery who made this comment on my blog: “Got hit with a summons in Central Park yesterday for running a red light. This has reached truly idiotic heights – nary a pedestrian in sight and I was riding as I have for 20 yrs with an eye for the pedestrians’ right [...]

NYFD, our real bike heroes

While the NYPD is being a bunch of knuckleheads towards NYC cyclists, the Fire department continues to shine. Here is a story from a friend of mine who had her bike locked by a stranger.

From Beth O’Brien: I locked my bike at the corner of Nassau and Java Street in Greenpoint at around [...]

Winter tips from Streetsfilms

On a recent trip to Chicago, Streetfilms.org put together this nice video about tips for dealing with the brrrrrrrrrrrrrr.