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Press about the 13th annual Cranksgiving

Here is some press about Saturday’s upcoming charity race, Cranksgiving.

Feast on the 13th annual Cranksgiving by: Adam Nueman-Bicycle Times

The New York Bike Messenger Foundation presents Cranksgiving, a charitable alleycat bicycle ride,open to all and now in its 13th year.

In Cranksgiving, riders navigate around Manhattan to purchase Thanksgiving dinner ingredients [...]

People get ready, there’s a bike train coming!

Here is an interesting idea in the vein of bike pooling or group riding for the daily commute, especially now that it gets dark so early…safety in numbers.

The blog: on-your-left.tumblr.com says it’s time to get on the train…

All Aboard the Biketrain!

Want to keep bike commuting in fall and winter but [...]

Jen Walen BFF-Tweed Run Video

High Wheelers and High Fashion, well old school fashion. It’s the Tweed Run, started in London, it’s now a world wide event, a bicycle gathering of people who dress in tweed, as if their heading out for a vintage ride in the English countryside. The Bicycle Film Festival’s Jen Whalen put together this film [...]

Hey Check Me Out, video contest-Ed Wonka and Chrome Bags.

Do you like to bust tricks on your fixed gear? Like those blokes in New Castle?

Newcastle Fixed Gear Trailer from Mr. T on Vimeo.

Or this guy, Jonathan Bell:

Johnathan Ball for All-City from JBall on Vimeo.

You can be a video superstar and show off your bike trick skills. One of Chrome’s [...]

Recap: Photos and video from SICX

New York City’s only Cyclocross race was held on Staten Island last weekend (Nov. 12th), known as the Staten Island CX.

Here is a video,

2011 11 12 – SICX: men’s 4 field (partial, unedited) from matthew vandivort on Vimeo.

and some great pictures from Alan Tansey. [...]

Horse Cycles and Ace Hotel

Thomas Callahan of Brooklyn based Horse Cycles,

GET TO WORK from Horse Cycles on Vimeo.

is teaming up with the Ace Hotel (20W 29th St. NYC) and created a small fleet for this hip hotel chain.

Here is a video about the collaboration:

ACE HOTEL+HORSE CYCLES = this … from Matt [...]

Video from Blvds of Death 2 alleycat

Video from Blvds of Death 2 alleycat race, Stoned Tone–keeping it real in Queens.

As seen on Urbancyclistworldwide.com Nice video Diablo!

Don’t forget, Cranksgiving charity race, 11/19

In your typical messenger style alley cat race, a bunch of strong riders take their bike skills to the next level and race in open traffic, with the winners gaining some bike prizes and street cred. Coming up this Saturday, the winners are not only the bikers but the hundreds of local residents who [...]

SRAM (p)Art project

photo of: Allen Brewer–Village

SRAM maker of high-end bicycle components, came up with a unique way to raise money for World bicycle relief, an organization that provides bicycles to developing countries.

More about the project:

Here’s a box of 100 SRAM high-performance bike components. Now make something of it. That’s the challenge SRAM [...]

DOT giving away lights, tonight-2 locations

Just saw this of the D.O.T. Twitter feed: (@nyc_dot)

Meet DOT’s #bikenyc team tonight for FREE bike lights! First location: 3rd Ave Bridge, Manhattan side, 5:30-7:30. While supplies last!

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DOT gives away FREE #bikenyc bike lights 2nite! 2nd location: BK side of the Williamsburg Br, S5th + 5th Pl 5:30-7:30. While supplies [...]