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Cyclist killed, family demands investigation

So apparently if you hit and kill a cyclist with your truck, and then abandon it, you won’t be charged with anything. This seems to be the case of the recent tragic death of a 30 year old artist, Mathieu Lefevre who was killed by a flatbed truck in East Williamsburg.

Yesterday his family [...]

Philly Bike Expo-this weekend

This weekend is the Philly Bike Expo:

Check it out: www.phillybikeexpo.com

*Show Hours* Saturday 10AM-6PM (Industry hour 9AM-10AM) Sunday 10AM-5PM Purchase tickets online here!

Awesome video of Stephen Bilenky chatting about the exhibitors at the Philly Bike Expo: here.

Halloween in NYC…on bicycles.

It’s Halloween time in NYC–on bikes.

As far as events:

Here’s what we know so far:

1) Time’s Up–pirate ride along with the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed.

Friday, October 28th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Aarrrrgh-walk the plank you scurvy dogs–The richest 1% bankers who knowingly tanked our economy, stole our jobs, our [...]

Halloween Alleycat-10/29

One of NYC’s oldest Alleycat races;

The Annual Halloween race, 10/29/11

2:30PM Registration- Brooklyn Base of the Williamsburg Bridge.

3:30PM Start $5 with Costume, $10 without.

Bike Kill 2011

A dirty finger told me, Bike Kill 2011 is coming October 29th…stay tuned.

Midnight Keirin in Prospect Park-Boogie Nights are back!

Wanna get down and race some track bikes and lick some wheels like Prolly? Boogie Nights racing in Prospect Park is back. Two years ago I interviewed race organizer, Alexander Barouh, about hosting this underground series. Check it out here. [...]

Recap of the 3rd Tour de Taco

Anita Singh and her gang (brooklynbybike.com) held the third annual Tour De Taco. Here is a quick recap of the event.(photos)

Our biggest and most anticipated ride, Tour de Taco went off without a hitch this past Sunday! Around 75+ riders joined us for one last summer day (85 degrees!) and five different [...]

SF bike expo-November 12th/13th

The San Francisco Bike Expo, is coming November 12th and 13th. Here is a preview: (as seen on Urbancyclistworldwide.com)

A look at the success of bike sharing

Is a bike sharing program successful for reducing pollution, increasing efficiency of transport or revenue generating for a city? New York Times reporter, David Jolly, while researching Paris’s bike sharing, Velib program says it depends who you ask. One success may not show up on the balance sheet, but is more of a long [...]

NACCC 2011-Austin TX-October 7th-9th

This year the nations couriers head down south to Texas for the North American Cycle Courier Championships. naccc2011austin.wordpress.com. Here is a blurb from their site:

The 2011 North American Cycle Courier Championships, presented by Chrome, are going down October 7th-9th in Austin, Texas. The crew invite the messengers of the world to their town [...]