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Photos from bicycle fetish day

Some photos from yesterday’s 7th annual Bicycle Fetish day.

photo by: Jim Kiernan)

More from Gothamist.com

WNYC’s ticketing crowdsourcing results

WNYC did some crowdsourcing to gather information about cyclists receiving tickets. They’ve created a map based on reports sent in by those ticketed.

Reporter Alex Goldmark recently posted results of the NYPD’s landmark ticket blitz and the information gathered.

WNYC News Blog: Map | Tracking Bike Ticketing in the Five Boroughs By Alex [...]

Help out a fellow cyclist

Saw this posted on twitter:

7th Annual Bicycle Fetish Day

The 7th Annual Bicycle Fetish Day, 2011 From the website for the City Reliquary.

Saturday May 28th, 2011 12noon-6pm Havemeyer btwn Hope and Grand in BEAUTIFUL Williamsburg, Brooklyn, USA! Its a block party for your bicycle!! Once again, the City Reliquary pulls out all stops for the best block party ever. Be blown [...]

Lawyers speak out on NYPD crackdown

Here is a letter by lawyers Gideon Oliver, David B. Rankin and Steve Vaccaro on the current worsening situation between the NYPD and NYC cyclists. This is also an excellent timeline of the recent history of legal affairs and the crackdown on the biking community.

NYPD’s Ongoing Bicycle Crackdown by Gideon Orion Oliver, [...]

Class Action against NYPD crackdown against cyclists with no class.

The law firms of Oliver & Oliver and Rankin & Taylor, citywide defenders of civil liberties and bicyclists rights are now bringing a class action lawsuit against the NYPD. According to Gothamist the crackdown on cyclists by the police is riddled with false charges to the point where the cops aren’t even sure of [...]

WORLD NAKED BIKE RIDE-NYC

The World Naked Bike Ride, NYC is June 11th.

Last year the pure nakedness shocked a BP gas station and has lead to their eventual closure…(Gothamist) (photo by Bitchcakes)

They’ve got a tumblr page.

Get ready, to get NAKED! wiki page. [...]

5/24/11-Bike Burlesque at South Paw

Nona Varnado and thebirdwheel.com along with Heather Loop, presents, Bike Burlesque at South Paw in Park Slope Brooklyn.

Facebook events page.

Survey on bikes across the Verrazano, on busses.

The only bikeable route to Staten Island (within the five boroughs) is the Ferry. Please take a minute to fill out this survey in the hopes of gaining bus access on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

More about this survey: Staten Island is the only borough of NYC without a direct pedestrian connection to the [...]

New bike coalition-localspokes.org

A group of nine environmental and bicycle advocacy/activist groups have formed a coalition to create more public space and bicycle infrastructure in the Lower East Side and Chinatown. Local Spokes (www.localspokes.org) is comprised of the following groups:

Asian Americans for Equality Good Old Lower East Side Green Map System Hester Street Collaborative Recycle-A-Bicycle Times [...]