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Video Friday, the last of 2011

Here are a bunch of videos to round out that old has-been year, 2011.

Rick Rowland sent me this compilation of images of the things dreams are made of around Christmas time…Bicycles. Here are a montage of stills of how the bicycle in incorporated into people’s holiday cheer.

Jen Whalen of the Bicycle [...]

Time’s Up New Year’s Eve Ride

Got this from Time’s Up about there super fun annual bike ride for New Year’s. This is the only bike event I know about on New Year’s Eve and a great way to see the city and avoid the masses jammed packed in Time’s Square.

Annual New Years Eve Ride

Make sure to start [...]

Affinity Holiday party at Kinfolk

Saw this on cycleangelo’s blog

EVENT: AFFINITY HOLIDAY PARTY

Tomorrow night, one of my favorite bike shops in Brooklyn is having an event at one of my favorite lounges in Brooklyn. Affinity Cycles is having a holiday party at the Kinfolk lounge. Come through and hang if you’re in the hood. Details below:

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Video Friday-12/23/12

Have a happy holidays and a Happy New Year, here are some videos till the next time, 2012.

Hey, how’s your Albanian? Ecovolis has a bike sharing program in Albania and no part of the bicycle goes wasted…now this is recycling.

Ecovolis Love Recycling from Ecovolis on Vimeo.

Seen on Urbancyclistworldwide.com

In [...]

New bicycle design iPad app

There is a new cycling app available for iPad customers commemorating the bicycling with all it’s glorious designs.

Thames & Hudson present:

Cyclepdia for Ipad: Iconic Bicycle Design

More about it: interactive collection of 100 bikes that have changed cycling history. From the suitcase-sized Skoot to the Gold-medal-winning Lotus Sport 110, from [...]

Cars parked in the bike lane? Tweet it.

This got your pissed off:

Here is one way to take action using smart phones and social networking. It’s called bkme.org an it was developed by an NYU/ITP graduate student. I learned about it from Nona’s blog, thebirdwheel.com. Check it out and start #hastagging these annoying culprits.

In similar fashion, check out what [...]

Quick follow up…

The story I posted about Stephen Aurthur getting pelted with a brick…here is a quick follow up. He was interviewed by CBS news: Check it out here.

Bike found-Brooklyn Paper.

Here is a nice article from the Brooklyn Paper about the recent family box bike which was rescued. I just can’t get enough of this story. Thanks for the shout out, Brooklyn Paper.

Bike stolen? One Park Slope family simply stole it back By: Eli Rosenberg Published: December 13th, 2011 (photo by: Elizabeth Graham)

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Be Reflective

The best way to get around NYC at night is to be seen. 2 local Brooklyn designers have a couple of new products that make cyclists more reflective and easier to be spotted by drivers.

First off there’s Alex Vessels & Mindy Tchieu, with We-Flashy clothing.

More about them on treehugger.com

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Dangerous route in Fort Greene for cyclists. 6 attacks reported

Choosing to commute on bicycle is a hard enough decision, dodging things like bad driving behavior and now we have to worry about bricks being thrown at us? Here is a recent article in the Brooklyn paper about a recent attack of a cyclist near the projects of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Time’s Up volunteer [...]