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Cyclists in NYC, pay tickets and with our lives

While the NYPD have no problem being thorough about ticketing cyclists for minor traffic violations, such as $270.00 for running a red light, they seem unable to but as much time and energy into investigating a cyclists death, caused by a truck driver breaking similar laws.

This became evident recently when the NYPD was [...]

Time’s Up Valentine’s Party February 10th

Feel the love. Time’s Up Valentine’s Day Ride and After Party.

Stop Dragon my bike around

Happy Year of the Dragon. Dragon bike that is.

Seen on wheelhouse bikes twitter feed.

The saga for justice of a killed cyclist

On going saga of one family trying to get justice, or at least a proper investigation behind the death of their son, Mathieu Lefevre.

From Gothamist:

Family Of Killed Cyclist Mathieu Lefevre Sues NYPD For Withholding Information Article and Photo by: John Del Signore

On Friday, the NYPD finally released the [...]

Video Monday-I missed Video Friday

Sorry, here are a few videos to prolong your Monday.

This video has been passed around like wildfire, so I assume most people know about it.

Last year Red Peak created an experimental calender for Hudson Urban Bicycles. In their words: January 1st 2011 we took a fully loaded bike, bells, basket, lights and [...]

Boombotix twitter giveaway

It’s giveaway time here again. Last time it was a sweet jersey from Sugoi and now I have the pleasure of giving one of my loyal follower a chance to win one of the neatest gadgets to accompany any bike ride. I present a portable speaker from Boombotix.

These little skullys are [...]

STOP SOPA

Today there will be no posts on this blog in solidarity with many other sites who are taking a stand, such as Boing, Boing, Wikipedia.org and google.com. The reason for this internet black out is in response to the US Senate which is considering legislation that would radically alter this thing we call the [...]

Feminist cycling zine and blog

Elly Blue (@ellyblue) is a feminist cyclist and author of the zine, Taking the Lane. bicycling, economics, feminism, and other cultural commentary.

She recently inspired, Zöe Leverant (@iamhelsabot) to start the blog out of Portland, Oregon, dealing with similar subject matter.

bikeladiesunite.tumblr.com/

Here’s a sample:

Elly Blue is a feminist writer and cyclist [...]

BX velodrome rollers benefit

(photo by: Suzanne DeChillo-NY Times)

Except for a few feature films and commercial shoots, the Kingsbridge Armory has remained mostly empty for more than a decade, but is a very hot and much anticipated property in the South Bronx.

There are new developments in the works as interested parties are working on proposals [...]

Activist Tech Demo

Learned about this through Time’s Up.

Activist Technology Demo Day

Saturday, January 28 3-6pm Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

From Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, technology has played an important role in shaping contemporary resistance and the representation of these events in the media. What new tools of protest and occupation have emerged [...]