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Stolen Bike-Silver Trek

Regretfully, Patricia had her Silver Trek stolen from Orchard Street in Manhattan. She included a stock photo of a similar bicycle although her seat was black. More info:

17″ Silver Trek Hybrid 7.3 stolen from Orchard Street between Hester and Canal Streets on the night of August 28th. Was locked up with Kryptonite U- [...]

This week at Time’s Up

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Union Square North
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Premium Rush Alleycat NYC-Sept. 8th

Crhis T is throwing an Alleycat:

Premium Rush Race

From Crhis:

Premium Rush Race Organized By: Crhis Tian Details Attending Comments

Crhis:Since no one threw a race on friday of the premiere, I am going to do one. 1st Overall 1st woman 1st track (no brakes)

plus top 10.

Registration is 1. [...]

27 year old cyclist killed in Cincinnati

It hurts to even post this. Something all cyclists fear. Biking early in the morning, with traffic, with lights, following the rules of the road. Then cut down in the prime of life by a motor vehicle.

My condolences to the family of Andrew Gast who was killed in Cincinnati doing what he [...]

FreshDirect with bicycles

Looks like food delivery giant FreshDirect might be attempting to get more green with bike delivery in Midtown.

From DNAinfo

FreshDirect to Deliver Food by Bicycles By: James Fanelli Published: August 29th, 2012

MIDTOWN — FreshDirect has plans to deliver its greens by going green. The mobile grocer is mulling a Midtown pilot [...]

Be safe out there-5 pro cyclists talk about being vulnerable on the open road

National cycling advocacy group: peopleforbikes.org talks with 5 competitive US cyclists about safety and being vulnerable while biking on the open road.

about the video: While safe roads matter to everyone on a bike, professional cyclists spend more time on them than almost anyone. It’s how they make a living. These talented, world-class [...]

Thule presents: The Way I Roll-documentary series from Peter Sutherland

Thule, is a Swedish company who makes some of the best bike racks for the roof of your motor vehicle. Just in case you need one of those things to go biking.

They are presenting an interesting video series created by “PEDAL” filmmaker Peter Sutherland called: “The Way I Roll.”

Here is the [...]

Poor Lance…or not.

What do with the world’s most prolific bicycle athlete who has finally stopped running from the onslaught of anti-doping agencies who have been hounding his record and accused him of cheating for decades. (Source: August 24th, 2012 NY POST cover. seen on @kingkognyc )

Lance has not only been accused of cheating but also [...]

NY Bike Jumble for Fall-September 8th-Brooklyn

The Fall Bike Jumble is coming September 8th.

This is a great DIY bicycle swap meet and a place to sell your stuff, buy stuff and meet bicycle people.

It costs $55.00 in advance for a 7×7 space and $75.00 on the day if you want to be a vendor.

Find out more: [...]

The Bicycle Uprising

25 years ago mayor Koch, who has the 59th Street bridge named after him, tried to ban bicycles from Midtown. Author and bicycle activist Charlie Komanoff has a five part series about the “bicycle uprising” that has shaped the cycling history in NYC long before D.O.T. Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn got the go ahead to [...]