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Help Restore Red Hook, buy a jersey

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 [...]

#bikesandy with Time’s Up 11/10 and 11/11/12

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 [...]

Boardwalk Empire cast and crew get great present.

Film production traditionally gives their cast and crew a present at the end of a job, especially a long tv show. This is known in the film/TV world as a “wrap gift.” Look at what the crew of the latest season of Boardwalk Empire got. Custom folding bikes by Dahon. All I ever get [...]

#bikeSandy relief effort continues

Banner hung on Manhattan Bridge.

Brooklyn Machine Works has donated bike stands to Time’s Up to assist in their construction of pedal powered generators. These were quintessential for charging cell phones in the East Village during the week of power outages caused by hurricane Sandy. They will soon have 10 of these human powered [...]

#BikeSandy deliver supplies to Rockaway

If you have the day off for Election Day, or some time on your hands, why not join the Sandy Relief effort.

A group of cyclists are biking out to the Rockaways to deliver much needed supplies and volunteer with clean-up.

Meet at the Brooklyn Bicycle Habitat at 9:00am 476 5th Ave.-Brooklyn, [...]

TA and Time’s Up help #bikesandy

New York City is starting to slowly recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, a week after ripping into the Eastern coast.

flooded streets on Ave C right near the hard hit Con Edison power plant-East Village, Manhattan

Damage ranges from minor disruptions in school and work loss to horrific destruction to neighborhoods [...]

Best way into the city post-#Sandy, ride a bike.

Imagine this scenario. A devastating hurricane rocks the Eastern seaboard causing major damage, flooding subway tunnels and knocking out power to thousands of NYC residents. You have to get to work and there are no trains. Buses are free, but have massive lines and delays. Take a car? Even more lines and hundreds of [...]