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CB6 meeting tomorrow, on the agenda: PPW bike lane modifications

After the success of Sunday’s family bike ride there is still work to be done.

Local community board 6 is having a general meeting. Here is more about it from Brooklyn Spoke.

Community Board 6 Meeting Wednesday Night, 4/13/11 April 12, 2011 by brooklynspoke

Following Sunday’s massive 750-person family ride, there’s still [...]

Reminder, Bike Jumble (swap meet) is back in NYC-May 14th

The ‘anti-Craigslist’ returns! Vendors will be on hand at the 3rd Springtime Brooklyn Bike Jumble to sell new bikes, clothes and parts and accessories to get your bike back in shape without the hassles of looking on Craigslist at dodgy bikes.

The Brooklyn Bike Jumble has brought together New York’s premier cycling vendors [...]

Make Live Webcast tomorrow-Making Bikes

Make Magazine your DIY guide to well, making cool stuff, is having a live webcast starting tomorrow, April 13th.

Make Live.

Tomorrow’s episode is all about making bikes with crazy bike builder William Thomas Porter

Here is a preview:

Tune in tomorrow, April 13th, at 9pm (the website says April 12th) [...]

Tuff City Styles Alleycat

Stoned Tone (photo by: Doug D)

Has hooked up with Tuff City Styles Tattoo in the BX and is throwing an alleycat this weekend:

More details visit Tone’s Tumblr site: nycmesskings.tumblr.com [...]

Bikenomics

Check out this new column from Grist.org about the economics of the bicycle:

From the site:

Bikenomics A Grist Special Series Series Intro

Bicycle transportation is good for a lot of things—it’s healthy, it’s green, it’s quiet, it’s fun, it builds community. It also makes financial sense, and the magnitude of bicycling’s economic [...]

Recap from Last weekend: Sunday PPW rally

Sunday was the “We ride the lanes,” family friendly bike rally to support the Prospect Park Bike Lane. I stopped by with the family and friends and found myself trying to explain to a man with a foreign accent, “Why would anyone be against a bike lane?”

Here is an article from Grist.org [...]