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Velodrome in the Bronx?

ABC News story on proposals for the Kingsbridge Armory including a new Velodrome.

City reopens proposals for Kingsbridge Armory site Friday, January 27, 2012

NEW YORK (WABC) — Military use of the Bronx Kingsbridge Armory ended in 1996, and since then, it has sat vacant.

A plan to convert it to a retail [...]

Ladies, get ready for bike month

Nona Varnado of The Bird Wheel organized a whole program of events geared (get it) for the ladies during May’s Bike Month.

This year she’s at it again and looking for submissions:

OPEN CALL: Ladies Biking Events For Bike Month NYC The Ladies Program: A Diverse Series Of Events Aimed At Promoting Cycling, [...]

Op-Ed on fairness of investigating traffic fatalities

Here is a great Op-Ed piece from the Drum Major Institutes, Michael Spitzer-Rubenstein about the recent case with killed cyclist Mathieu Lefevre. The author looks at why this tragic fatality was not treated in the same fairness as another accident involving a woman in midtown elevator and how to move forward in treating traffic [...]

Velojoy, tips on bike cleaning

Susi, over at Velojoy has a new contributor.

Velojoy welcomes new contributor Susan Lindell, director of retail operations and chief “wrench” for Recycle-A-Bicycle in Brooklyn. Susan’s monthly posts will help keep you in the know about the basics of bike maintenance and mechanics.

(photo by: Velojoy)

Find out some great tips for cleaning [...]

Video Friday-1/27/12

Spanning the globe, well more like the internet, to bring you random bicycle related videos.

First off, as seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

Freestyle fixed, rodents and getting grimmy on the streets. Bmore Fixed has a new website and presents, BMFXD Druids Path, a highlight reel of riding hard in downtown Baltimore.

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