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Benefit Celebration for Recycle-A-Bicycle 12/3/12

Recycle-a-Bicycle is an amazing empowering organization who provides rides and events for under served community youth. They also have two retail stores which restore bicycles lead by young people as part of their high school build-a-bike programs.

Monday, December 3rd 2012 they celebrate their 18th Birthday.

Recycle-A-Bicycle’s 18th Birthday Benefit Celebration!

Monday December 3, 6:30-9:00PM
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012

Tickets: http://recycle-a-bicycle_18th_birthday_party-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1#

Honoring Jon Orcutt, Policy Director for the New York City Department of Transportation -AND- Carolyn Szczepanski, Director of Communications for the League of American Bicyclists
Continue reading Benefit Celebration for Recycle-A-Bicycle 12/3/12

Video Friday-11/30/12

Here are a binder full of videos:

This video was sent to me by Amanda, store manager from Chrome Industries Portland Store. Here’s an indoor race they threw.

Title: Chrome Subfloor Circuit

Title: Locked In: The Contender Fixed Gear from State Bicycle Co. Review
Seen on: urbancyclistworldwide.com

Title: Murder of Couriers: Trailer
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Title: World’s Smallest Velodrome: Red Bull Mini Drome: Japan
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Title: URBAN INSIDER by EASTPAK
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Explore the underground world of the bike messengers and follow one of the biggest alleycat race in Milan. https://www.facebook.com/eastpak.italia

Continue reading Video Friday-11/30/12

Happy Friday

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Happy Friday!

Not the Walrus, not the Beasties, a new Eggman in town.

Now when I think of the title Eggman, I can’t help but immediately think of those three kids from Brooklyn who brought hip-hop to suburbia with their beer fueled rambunctious lyrics. Yes non other then the Beastie Boys who had to fight for their right to party but in the end they got a [...]

14 Bike Co. Winter ESB

Looking for the perfect bike for winter? How about 14 Bike Co. new ESB model.

From their site: Like we always say, the ESB was purpose built for all occasions. And with the winter upon us, this is certainly no exception. With temperatures falling and road conditions becoming increasingly difficult, some of you [...]

Winter events from TrackorDieNYC

New events from TrackorDieNYC.com.

From their site:

The sequel to our alley cat series is coming soon. The Winter alley cat is the last race TrackOrDieNYC.com will organize for 2012 and is expected to be the biggest event we have organized in 2012. Having the coveted Chrome Industries Jersey and custom T.O.D/chrome [...]

Jiggernaut Lite: Handbuilt Bicycle Jig

I remember watching chunk666, a bike club out of Portland with a flare for mutating bicycles, putting together a couple of frames for me to build a freakish tallbike. We had this gross rig of 2×4′s attempting to hold the two frames together. It got the job done but…it was as freakish as the [...]

Right after Turkey Day, Fyxation pedals went on a slimming diet

New from Fyxation –

The all new Gates slim pedal. With a tough impact grade nylon body, chromoly spindle, rebuild-able loose ball bearings and pedal strap compatible. A slimmer model with a height of only 14mm. They also went on a diet with the weight at 345g, 70 grams lighter and 50% slimmer [...]

Cyber Monday at Timbuk2

Big sale at Timbuk2-50% off-

Check it out: here.

Stolen bike: Cannondale Road Bike-Park Slope

This one hits really close to my home in Park Slope Brooklyn.

Ashley Bryan had her Cannondale Men’s road bike stolen on Saturday. (11/24/12) (Happy Thanksgiving)

Here’s what happened according to Ashley:

I’ve been with that bike for years, in many different cities. I can’t believe I moved the to nicest neighborhood in [...]