It looks like the annual Staten Island Cyclocross race (NYC’s only one of it’s kind) is canceled due to damage from the Hurricane. Organizers have turned it into a volunteer day for relief efforts.
Here is more from their facebook page:
Sadly, Staten CX is not happening this year. Our beloved Wolfe’s pond [...]
Here is a story by Sarah Goodyear for Atlantic Cities about her recent trip with a bike convoy of donations (from Bicycle Habitat) to the Rockaways.
The Power of Bicycles in Disaster Recovery
We rolled out from the Bicycle Habitat store on Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn just after 10 in the morning [...]
Here are a few reports of #bikesandy experiences.
First up Core77 talks about how handy the bike sharing program would have been, plus in depth reports on Casey Neistat’s amazing bike footage and the status of a couple of Red Hook bicycle businesses. Hurricane Sandy vs NYC Cyclists
Posted by Ray November [...]
Red Hook is a waterfront area in Brooklyn with a lot of character. It has a nautical themed pioneer flavor with a real sense of local, especially since there is limited public transportation. It is also the home of David August Trimble’s unique track bike race, Red Hook Crit.
This area was hit hard [...]
Time’s Up is at it again, delivering food and badly needed supplies to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas of NYC.
Here is a press release of upcoming bike related actions this weekend.
TIME’S UP! WILL DELIVER FOOD, BLANKETS, BIKE-POWERED CHARGING STATIONS, AND MOBILE BIKE REPAIR TO NEIGHBORHOODS DEVASTATED BY SANDY
WHAT: Time’s Up [...]