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Greenpeace is in town, the Artic Sunrise

The Greenpeace ship MY Arctic Sunrise, escorted by Greenpeace RHIBs, steams past the Statue of Liberty displaying a quit coal banner in New York harbor February 4, 2011. The ship is visiting New York as part of the Arctic Sunrise “Coal Free Future Tour” traveling up the east coast in January and February, [...]

Only in America-poll

Only in America, with our car culture running so deep to the days of Henry Ford and Robert Mosses would our politicians like Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz bash bike lanes.

Infrastructure that has already been approved by the city council, local community boards, been painted, constructed and reviewed by the DOT.

Here [...]

Send in the clowns, Marty our borough president

According to Streetsblog’s Ben Fried, “Earlier this week, friends and family members of traffic violence victims wrote to Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, asking him to stop standing in the way of street improvements to make walking and biking safer. They had lost loved ones and seen lives disrupted by crashes that could have [...]

Walmart, get out.

Time’s Up donned the Paul Revere horses and rang out the cry: “Walmart is coming!”

Yesterday was a rally against the mega corporation who is trying to open a store in NYC.

Time’s Up has photos of their bike ride and rally here. Photos taken by Brennan.

There is also a story in [...]

The next bike shorts

more info at bikeshortfilms.com

One of our own was Jacked, bike stolen.

One of the hardest working couriers and race organizers in NYC, Diablo, (JC Ramirez)

had his bike stolen today in front of the Chrome Store. (238 Mulberry-Manhattan)

Be on the look out!

Cycle Chic takes Manhattan

Cycle Chic is a brand name dedicated to a whole group of blogs who report on the fashionable side of bicycles. It all stems from Copenhagen with appropriately named: Copenhagencyclechic.com.

They recently had a nice video of the bicycle share program in Washington DC:

Capital Bikeshare Chic from Aurash Khawarzad on Vimeo.

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the Daily (beast) owned by FOX NEWS

This was a rather funny request.

I do get strange requests from time to time for posting events and bike related products. I guess it’s because I’m so hip and plugged into the pulse of the people, discovering the amazing awesomeness of the bicycle.

So I guess it came as no surprise [...]