On April 30, San Franciscoâ€™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 [...]
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 [...]
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.”
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
Messenger Kurt Boone has a book party tomorrow:
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]