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Bike Love…and hate, week in review.

Well NYC is getting a lot of bike love these days. Eclectic artist, musician and avid cyclist, David Bryne, wrote a piece in Sunday’s NY Times endorsing the bike sharing program coming to NYC in a month. (Citibike.)

Opinion This Is How We Ride

“This summer the city’s Department of Transportation inaugurates [...]

Cycles of Life-comic

Saw this on: urbancyclistworldwide.com

It was created by artist, Grant Snider and posted on his site: Incidentalcomics.com.

He wrote this: “In less than 6 months my wife and I will be learning to ride cycle #5! It’s sure to be an exciting and terrifying course. You can order a poster of this [...]

Sidewalk tickets, not just for hipsters anymore

If there were a chart of complaints of the transportation set of NYC, topping that list for cyclists would be cars blocking bike lanes. Of equal value of kvetching for pedestrians would be bikes riding on the sidewalk. Biggest of those offenders are food delivery workers who seem to relentlessly use these spaces designed [...]

Congrats to Chas, winner of 2012 NACCC

Saw this one prollyisnotprobably.com

(picture from Prolly’s 2011 NACCC coverage in Chicago.)

Congratulations to Chaz (SF) for winning this Year’s 2012 North American Cycle Courier Championship, (NACCC2012) held last weekend in Richmond, VA.

(photo from: team murder-2010)

A great video from: CXHairs.com

Let’s not forget our own Austin Horse taking 2nd place [...]

Garden party for Local Spokes 5/31/12

Who planning our streets? The local spokes.

A group of cyclists and community groups in the Chinatown area of Manhattan have formed a coalition:

localspokes.org

This NYC-based Coalition seeks to engage and understand the community’s various perspectives through multilingual outreach and a youth ambassadors program.

There having a release garden party tomorrow to [...]

Video Friday- 5/25/12

Here is another round of video Friday.

Title: Shinya Short Edit. From: coolbikevideos.com

Title: Una História de amor Dobrável. From: coolbikevideos.com

Title: Bike Camping with Friends. From: coolbikevideos.com pathlesspedaled.com

Title: 2012 NYC 5 boro bike tour time lapse in three minutes. From: urbanvelo.org

Title:State Bicycle Co. -”the Contender.” From: urbanvelo.org [...]

New Events listings from Time’s Up

This Week At Time’s Up!

1. CRITICAL MASS Friday, May 25th, 7:00pm (Last Friday of the Month) Union Square North ****************** 2. RIVERSIDE RIDE Saturday, May 26th, 10pm Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West) ****************** 3. OCCUPY FOUNTAINS RIDE [...]

Happy Anniversary Brommie Yummie!

Ah Food and Foldups. Got this one from Steven Haung of Brommieyyummie.com

“Because of a recent Wall Street Journal online magazine article, I am reminded that 5/23/2010 was the first Brommie Yummie. (Thank you Bert from NYCeWheels for documenting the first ride on the video and thank you Jeff for the interview!) To [...]

You Get NACCC’d the Fck Out!

What’s going on in Richmond Virginia this weekend?

Time to decide the fastest cycle courier in North America. North American Cycle Courier Championships. Check it out: NACCC2012 and I’d have to agree with Prolly, where I saw this flyer…one of the sickest designs I’ve seen for a bicycle event: [...]

Hey you artists, contest time with Crumpler + Tod Seelie

Tod Seelie is a photographer who takes unbelievable photos of the cutting edge music scene: and… He also covers the artworld bringing us stunning images like this: His work can be viewed daily at Suckapants.com and at the arts magazine site FECALFACE DOT COM.

Tod is gearing up with Crumpler Bags for a [...]