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#30daysofbiking April. Now in it’s fourth year

Started by a couple of avid cyclists in Minnesota, 30 days of biking is coming back, April 1st. Now in it’s fourth year, people all over the world are encouraged to cycle everyday of the month and spread the word on social networks.

Looks like its taking off in the UK too:

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Red Hook Crit Poster and App

The Red Hook Crit Series is less than two weeks away and to commemorate here is the official 2013 poster:

Here is more info from race organizers:

We are proud to announce the release of the Red Hook Criterium Brooklyn no.6 Official poster, featuring photography by Brian Vernor and designed by Jonah [...]

Great Monster Track #14 photos by Christian Zuñiga

Missed this year’s snowy Monster Track 14?

Here is a great photo series from Christen Zuñiga, seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

View more: here.

New heavy lifting on the bike bags from Timbuk2

Here are some new on-the-bike bags from Timbuk2, so you don’t have to be weighted down in a backpack or shoulder messenger style bag.

Presenting the: Basket Case

And the: Cog Pannier

Speaking of, this pioneer messenger bag creator is also a proud sponsor of this years Red Hook Crit series. [...]

Cyclists want to Live-A living will from Time’s Up

Time’s Up has created a video of a living will, asking the NYPD to investigate and find criminality in traffic crash’s. Instead of waiting until we are a statistic, killed at the hands of reckless unchecked driving, New Yorker’s sound off about making significant change to a stalled and often forgotten policy of [...]

Taylor Phinney, breaking away from the dark cloud of a drug exposed sport

What does the Pro-Cycling fan do now after the disingenuous confession, of Lance Armstrong exposed a world of systematic drug use that reverberated through the peloton? Take it’s cues from the foundations of the sport itself, switch to a higher gear, feel the muscles burn in the quads and suffer through it. Even though [...]

Kickstarter: Bike Spike-open source GPS tracker for bicycle theft

Here is an innovative kickstarter to combat bicycle theft.

Although there are a few of these on operation and rumors of others, this seems like a good system.

A GPS tracker for bikes that hides behind a water bottle cage.

Track your stolen bike with a smart phone and pinpoint your location. [...]

Cyclists fined while motorists kill freely

Just to accentuate the point of the inequality of treatment of the vehicles on the streets of New York City comes a story from Gothamist.

While bicycle activist group, Times Up has been busy trying to draw attention to the fact that the NYPD is finding no criminality towards motorists in the recent deaths [...]

Video of Time’s Up Criminality Suspected Ride

Here is Time’s Up own Keegan, explaining the purpose behind the Criminality Suspected Ride:

Congratulations to winners of a snowy Monster Track 14

This was definitely a wet one, with one of the only times it’s actually been snowing during a race.

Congratulations to Austin Horse who won and took home the awesome Reload prize bag.

(image from UCWNET )

(Photo by Mariangel)

The Top 4 from right to left:

1) Austin 2)Alfred 3)Chris 4)Chaz (first [...]