Always on the front line of bike fashion, fellow blogger Velojoy has some tips for staying cool in the NYC summer heat:
“1. Be prepared â€“ Traveling anywhere in New York City requires planning, no matter what the mode of transportation. So, I pick clothing both for comfort on the ride and to look [...]
New tires coming from fyxation
â€œHello World. Introducing Fyxation Accela!
Ever since we launched the Session 700 people have been asking us when weâ€™d come out with our next tire. Weâ€™ve been working on this for a while and just received our pre-production samples and we couldnâ€™t wait until the fall to offer [...]
I’m still maintaining this service of posting stolen bikes, but I’d prefer people start using:
or on twitter: @bikewatchnyc
Meanwhile, I got this email from Mary Beth about her stolen FBM sword.
“My bike was stolen last night (7/7/11) between 10pm and 7:30am on Hall Street between DeKalb and Lafayette-
It’s bike shorts time again. The monthly (or two) short film festival about bikes is coming to the Bowery Stadium in Manhattan.
8pm Sunday, July 17th BOWERY STADIUM source-www.highsnobiety.com 276 Bowery (btwn Houston St & Prince St.)-Manhattan
See the website, for more info and lots of great videos from bikeshorts past.
Local Brooklyn community is looking for support for a bike lane:
“Please help us bring a bike lane to Franklin Ave in Brooklyn by copying the text below into an email, signing it and emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org
CREATE A DESIGNATED BIKE LANE ON FRANKLIN AVENUE
We, the undersigned support Crow Hill Community [...]
Just saw this on brooklynbybike’s @brooklynbybike twitter feed.
There is a new blog dedicated to skill sharing events in Brooklyn.
Learn cool things like how to home brew in your kitchen.
Here’s one about planning a multiple-day bike trip:
â€œNew Mini Skills Class: How to plan for and enjoy a [...]
Clarence Eckerson Jr, videographer for streetfilms.org, is jet setting in Michigan. He discovered the streetfilms equivalent which can be seen in this video.
The Versus sports network is your US source for non stop 2011 Tour de France coverage.
They are having a contest where you can enter to win daily prizes and also have a chance to win a Cannondale Synapse.
See: Defining Moment Contest.
Also- on the VERSUS Cycling Facebook page is [...]
Just got this email from new bike shop owner, Brian.
I just wanted to let you all know that there is a new shop that has opened in Fort Greene.
It’s called Red Lantern Bicycles.
If you’re familiar with Brooklyn Bike and Board, all the the friendly, knowledgeable, and darn good looking [...]