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Video: The true cost of Gas

What’s the true cost of a gallon of gasoline in the US? Around $4.00? not since the IEA released a bit of oil from the reserves. Guess again: $3.65?

Not if you total up the true costs on our health and the environment. Here is a nice video from the Huffingtonpost.com

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CMWC2011-Warsaw Poland

Forget that silly race in France. The really battle of cycling supremacy is the annual Cycle Messenger World Championships. This year it’s being held in Warsaw Poland from July 27th-31st.

Promo video:

Find out more www.warsawcarkillers.org

The site provides a nice list of host cities past:

“1993 Berlin, DE 1994 London, UK [...]

New Eastside Greenway Design contest: Close the Gap

What to do about the Eastside Greenway? It’s the last missing link to completely surrounding the island of Manhattan with a green path dedicated solely to bikers and pedestrians.

Transportation Alternatives, along with D3 have come up with a idea.

A design contest called: Close the Gap

From the site:

“Close [...]

New Blog-Grid Chicago

Just wanted to introduce a new sustainable transportation blog coming out of Chicago, created by urban planner, Steve Vance and Author John Greenfield.

Check out: gridchicago.com.

It’s loosely modeled after Streetsblog.

A description of their site:

“Grid is an outlet for news, commentary, and photography about sustainable transportation-related events, projects, [...]

Our book is finally here! Bike NYC

After a year of interviews, rides and writing…the book I co-authored with Marci Blackman and Ed Glazar has hit the shelves. BIKE NYC. The Cyclist’s guide to New York City.

Pick it up in your local book store or order it from Amazon.com.

Here is the official press release from our publisher, Skyhorsepublishing.com [...]

Streetfilms-MY NYC biking story featuring Steve O’Neill

Streetfilms.org has been doing a video series profiling NYC bike riders, entitled: “My NYC Biking Story.”

The latest is Steve O’Neill who’s been riding in NYC for over 15 years. Now he commutes with his 5 year old son Beckett.

Bike Bike in San Marcos Texas this weekend.

(photo from last year’s Bike Bike in Toronto) Bike!Bike! is an annual international conference for bicycle non-profits and bicycle initiatives. A weekend of bike lectures and events for bicycle organizations to share ideas, meet each other and further develop their goals for work in the non-profit sector.

This year the conference is being [...]

Bike Trade-in this weekend with Bicycle Habitat and Recycle-A-Bicycle

Bicycle Habitat, NYC’s premiere bicycle shop is teaming up with amazing non-profit Recycle-a-bicycle, for a trade-in event at BH’s newest Brooklyn location in Park Slope.

Here are more details from BH’s Blog (bicyclehabitat.wordpress.com)

“Clean out your bike room, for a good cause.

This Sunday, we’re hosting a bike trade-in from 11am-3pm at [...]

Kingsbridge Armory, Bronx-used for bikes?

The massive Kingsbridge Armory, located in the Bronx is known to the film industry as a giant space for staging such epic sci-fi films as, “I am Legend,” or as I remember it a massive Macy’s commercial:

Now there is talk of revitalizing this space to be used for BMX and a possible [...]

Brommie Yummie-BFF

Steven Huang has a thing for folding bikes, well not just any…Bromptons to be exact. They are truly his BFF and he has taken his love of the crown jewel of folders and created a whole series of city tours /group rides in NYC and Philly called: Brommie Yummie …Also known for his other [...]