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Handy Guide: Ride with Bikes

Mike Castleman has created a new quick and easy website giving you information whether it’s ok to take a bike on various forms of NYC public transportation, Subway, Staten Island Ferry, Metro North:

Check it out ridewithbikes.com

Congratulations to Dan Chabanov

Winner of this year’s fourth annual Red Hook Crit. (photo by: cycleangelo.cc)

See more of his race photos:

on his Flickr Set.

Also some amazing photos fromTAK (Takuya Sakamoto)

See more at New York Bike Dreams. [...]

Documentary of NY Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham

Bill Cunningham has had 28 bikes stolen in NYC in his decade long career as a fashion photographer. This hasn’t stopped him from choosing the bicycle as his favorite form of transportation to capture the life blood of the fashion world as depicted on the streets of NYC. There is a new documentary [...]

Video from Time’s Up Pies of March Ride. #bikenyc

Wow, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Janette Sadik-Kahn, Iris Weinshall…all at a bike rally together? Amazing.

April Fools…well sort of. It’s the Pies of March ride with Time’s Up. Thanks for the video Peter S.

Another tragic cyclist death in NYC

If the NYPD is so concerned about safety of NYC cyclists, such as setting up a speed trap in Central Park, maybe they should start scrutinizing over the driving records and licenses of bus drivers and tour companies.

First there was last week’s tour bus accident in the Bronx, killing 13. The driver [...]

Red Hook Crit tonight!

Don’t forget the Red Hook Criterium is tonight. This is bike racer David August Trimble’s annual birthday celebrations pitting the best of Road, Cross, Track and Street in a closed laps course on the mean streets of Red Hook Brooklyn.

Here is a bit about some of the racers to watch from Cinelli’s [...]

Part 2 of Brian Lehrer’s segment on the bike lane debate.

Part 2 of the bike lane debate with Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson on Brian Lehrer.

Howard Wolfson…”Bike Lanes are popular in NYC. The vast bulk of the people in this city support bike lanes.” NYC’s deputy mayor directly responds to the litigator Jim Waldon and the anti-bike lane NIMBY’s he represents. He also responds [...]

a little graphic bike love.

Snow on the ground?

From Yehudamoon.com

and…

Bikelash round up

Dateline 3/24/11. Our old pal the Prospect Park West Bike lane is still blowing up the news like the crazed tweets of Martin Sheen’s son, well maybe not that popular. (Charlie Sheen does have 3,141,447 followers on twitter.)

WNYC’s Brian Lehrer couldn’t resist the opportunity since the cover spread in NY Magazine. Yesterday [...]

Roller Racing event in Brooklyn-March 29th

Andrew Greene (love the last name-mine’s without a E) sent me this email announcing an indoor rollers event from Speedwell Racing.

“SPEEDWELL ROLLER RACES ARE HELD ON SINGLE-SPEED BICYCLES ON FORK-MOUNT ROLLERS. YOU CANNOT FALL OVER!”

Events include:

1. Grudgematch

2. Flying COED 3000

3. Sprint Bracket

Tuesday, March 29th, 7pm. @ [...]