Archives

April 2012
S M T W T F S
« Mar   May »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Velodrome coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Not sure what’s happening with the Velodrome proposed in the Bronx but it looks like an indoor cycling track is becoming a reality in Brooklyn. Hey at least the Nets won’t be the only sport around with a new facility.

New York Times:

Brooklyn Bridge Park Gets $40 Million Gift to Build Field [...]

Tragic News-messenger killed

Was forwarded this by Kurt Boone.

From the NY Daily News: Bicyclist, 27, killed joyriding in front of Met Museum. He grabbed onto rear of truck, police say

(photo caption: A rider was struck in front of the Metropolitan Museum. Photo by: Aaron Showalter) By Claire Trapasso and Sarah Armagha

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, [...]

GripRings

Ok you’ve color coordinated your fresh whip…now it’s time to coordinate your grips. Check out GripRings from Spurcycle.com Two brothers from San Francisco are working together to make individual grip rings to accessorize your handlebars to your individual tastes. I also really like the bar ends they’ve come up with which hold all the [...]

Stolen Bike Alert-1990′s Celeste Green Bianchi

Christine Carson recently had her beloved Bianchi stolen which was given to her as a gift from a friend who passed away. Heartbreaking. The bike was stolen from the Williamsburg Waterfront Park on Monday (4/16) It was locked to a friends bike on the rack with a cable that was cut by the thief. [...]

Time’s Up polar bear ride-RESCHEDULED

A message from Time’s Up:

Hey Calling All Polar Bears and Polar Bear Supporters,

Because of rain imminent in the forecast for this Sunday we are rescheduling our fantasical Polar Bear Ride for the following Sunday, April 29th…deets:

* Sunday, April 29, 2012 * * 1:30pm Union Square Park South

Ride in polar bear [...]

Nice work once again from Greg Ugalde.

Nice artwork by Greg Ugalde.

Seen on Urbancyclistworldwide.com.

Time’s Up Polar Bear Earth Day Ride this Sunday. (4/22/12)

Bike sharing is coming to NYC

That’s right! With highly successful programs in Washington DC (Capitalshare) and Boston (New Balance Hubway) Alta bike sharing is going to be a reality here in our town this summer. They have a newly revised website: nycitybikeshare.com with details about where the potential 600 stations will be set up and a pricing guide for [...]

Friday-Ditmas Rides-Tonight

From your host: Rene Netter.

The weather is supposed to be getting much better starting tomorrow. So lets ride this Friday starting at 7 pm. We will meet at the Cortelyou branch of Library. Hope to see everybody soon. Best, Rene.

P.S.: We have a new Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ditmasrides/https://www.facebook.com/groups/ditmasrides/

Rydesafe making a seen.

Brooklyn designer Anthony “Tonky” Clune wants to get noticed. He also wants cyclists to be seen so he’s got these great decal packs to dress up your bike to be highly visible to motorists and look like something out of Tron.

Here is a recent article from the Brooklyn Paper and thanks for [...]