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Red Bull tricks event in SF

On April 30, San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza will serve as the setting for a collision of fixed gear biking and urban contemporary art, creating a visually exciting and awe-inspiring event called Red Bull Ride + Style.

Even the ramps will be decked out in Style:

Check out more about the [...]

gearing up for 5 boro

This weekend is the kickoff to Bike Month, a May filled with events, rides, etc.

Sunday is the TD bank 5 boro bike tour, when over 30,000 people will realize, “Hey, its ok to ride my bike.”

Here is an article from WNYC news blog, about bike shop’s gearing up:

Bikers Gear Up for [...]

Book coming soon!

So I’ve got a book coming out in June. BIKE NYC www.bikenycthebook.com

I co-authored a travel book with Ed Glazar and Marci Blackman with some fantastic rides to discover NYC by bike.

Ed and Marci will be speaking tomorrow at the New Amsterdam Bike Show as part of a seminar series called, “Bikelandia.”

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Bike Shop news…Bicycle Habitat comes to Brooklyn

Just saw this on twitter:

Bicycle Habitat is coming to Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood!

On May 15th, we’re opening a new store in Park Slope, Brooklyn — 5th Ave @ 10th Street

Kurt Boone Book release.

Messenger Kurt Boone has a book party tomorrow:

Triple Rush canceled, Rob Koch rides on.

Looks like the Travel Channel shelved the messenger documentary tv show: Triple Rush. John Prolly, talked to the show’s creators and explained what happened, here.

I guess viewing audiences weren’t ready for a show about dangerous jobs…oh wait,

I mean, not unless they are about vehicles burning fossil fuels.

One of [...]

Thanks from Orontas-Organic bike cleaner

Big thanks to Orontas.com for sending me samples of their bikecare products:

From their site- “A high-performance biodegradable chain oil for normal-to-wet conditions made from 100% sustainable sources designed to protect from rust, eliminate noise, and friction.”

This is like a salon for my bike!

Also thanks to KnotPR out of Toronto, for [...]

New Bike Shop in Albany

Welcome to the newest shop up in Albany, NY…Broadway Bicycle Shop. Here is an article from the Business Review.

Downtown Albany bicycle shop holds grand opening today. by Michael DeMasi–Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Broadway Bicycle Co., a bike shop designed for everyone from children on training wheels to blazing-fast racers, holds its [...]

Article in Wired about NYC bike courier tech

Here is a great article from Wired Magazine taking a thoughtful look at NYC bike messengers adapting to the new trends in technology which also threaten their livelihoods. The article features couriers Austin Horse and Wild Bill Meier (on the road since 1982) and Samurai messenger company owner, Josh Weitzner.

Bike Messengers Pedal [...]

Big Bike Weekend

Friday April 29th, Critical Mass all around the world including…NYC. Meet at Union Square North at 7pm for a fun festive ride around town.

April 30th, Kick off the bicycle season with the 13th annual Blessing of the Bikes. (photo by Ed Glazar) 9:30am-SHARP! at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine 112th [...]