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StreetsPAC is launched.

When I think of the acronym PAC or Political Action Commitee, I think of guys like this:

Sheldon Adelson, billionaire casino magnet who was one of the largest campaign funders to a super PAC for Mitt Romney’s loosing campaign. Ah, money can’t buy everything.

Then I think of this great political folly [...]

Cyclo Cross? no, this is Cyclo Cross Dress-Spring Formal Alleycat by TrackorDieNYC

Fellas, time to get out those high heels and race…Yes the Drag race on bikes in an alleycat format.

More from Trackordienyc.com

Track Or Die NYC Presents: The Spring Formal – our own spin on “The Drag Race.” A stylish way to kick off the spring! This will be a 7-checkpoint alleycat [...]

NYPD first tried to charge the five boro, now it wants to protect it…from hydrating.

photo by: Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News

Remember a few weeks back the New York police department wanted to change the status of the 5 boro bike tour to a non-charitable event? The rationale was basically for the police to charge Bike New York, who runs this hugely popular group ride, close to a [...]

Bike Sharing…I just can’t get enough, neither can Brooklynspoke, Velojoy and the Snob.

Yes, it’s true, I’m super psyched about bike sharing coming to NYC. Mainly because it puts more people on bicycles and is another viable transportation option, getting my home town one step closer to those other cool cities that have bike sharing, like Paris, Barcelona, Washington, DC and of course Boston.

Actually, my [...]

First a sit in now this…

First a sit-in now vandalization of property? Will these ruthless anarchists stop at nothing to further their subversive cause of stopping bike sharing?

Now it looks like local residents have defaced Citibike stations in Brooklyn.

From Streetsblog.org:

Here is the latest,

Speak Up If You Think Bike-Share Belongs in Fort Greene and Clinton [...]

Stolen Bike-Black Eighth Inch

Just got this message from Nick Miller:

Hey man I just had my bike stolen right by Washington square park and am furious about it and figured I would try to put the word out quick. I caught him doing it but wasn’t able to catch him. If there’s any way you could [...]

Happy Earth Day-Time’s Up Ride

Happy Earth Day everyone. The hippies started this thing back in April 22nd, 1970. I mean someone had to clean up all that trash from Woodstock.

Read more about Earth Day, here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/2013/04/what-does-earth-day-mean-today/

Tonight a few events:

From: Streetsblog.org

Earth Day Panel: Transportation, Sustainability, and Climate Change

April 22, 2013 6:00 pm – 8:00 [...]

Gothamist at the 8th annual memorial ride

An article about this past Sunday, 8th annual memorial ride.

From Gothamist:

Photos: 20 More “Ghost Bikes” To Remember Killed Cyclists By: John Del Signore April 22nd, 2013 Photos by: Andrew Hinderaker/Ghost Bike Project

The Eighth Annual Memorial Ride for cyclists and pedestrians killed in traffic collisions in NYC was held [...]

Bike sharing and a protest of one

More citibike stations are popping up in Manhattan. Oh no, precious parking being gobbled up. There’s only one thing to do: Ride a bike.

Here is a new station I spotted in the financial district:

Follow along on twitter: @citibikenyc

Perhaps you are concerned about Manhattan restaurant owner, 68 year old Jacques [...]

Blessing of the Bikes-4/21/13

“And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life…”The Fifth Day (Genesis 1:20ff)

Moving on bicycles of course.

Don’t forget to get blessed at the annual Blessing of the Bikes, this Sunday (4/21/13) at Saint John the Devine.

All denominations welcome…track, road, hybrid…yes even recumbent.

Here is [...]