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Big Apple Tweed-Bow Ties and Crumpets, Second Annual Spring Soiree-June 30th

From Big Apple Tweed comes the: “Bow Ties & Crumpets” Second Annual Spring Soiree

From the event organizers:

WHAT: Bow ties and Crumpets is the Big Apple Tweed (BAT) second annual spring social event. Guests are encouraged to wear Old English/vintage attire, with fashion trends that are fresh off the runway – one [...]

This Weekend-NYC Cycling History, Film Screening and a Ride-NY Bike Jumble

A weekend of events, NYC Cycling History-with NY Bike Jumble.

From NY Bike Jumble:

Please join us on the evening of Saturday, June 29th and during the day on Sunday June 30th for a New York City cycling history bonanza!

In support of ‘Strong Backs, Weak Minds – the saga of [...]

Time’s Up Events This Week-6/28

Summer fun with Time’s Up.

MANHATTAN CRITICAL MASS Friday, June 28, 7:00pm Union Square North

This ride that changed New York City takes place the last Friday of every month. It is a celebration of cycling and a biker’s right to the road. Critical Mass is held in over 200 cities around the [...]

Wake Up Wednesdays with Bike Talk-WBAI 99.5 FM

WBAI 99.5fm now has a new segment as part of it’s “Wake Up Call” morning program called: Bike Talk.

Wednesdays at 7:45am

Here is a bit about the program:

‘Bike Talk’ – a new 15 minute segment on Wake Up Call every Wednesday throughout the summer.

It will bring you news on all [...]

Boombotix Supports Injured Messengers (BMEF)

Boombotix makers of ultraportable and wireless speakers…

(featuring-the new wireless Boombotix Rex)

Now has a campaign to help bike couriers injured on the job.

They have joined forces with Lucas Brunelle who is the treasurer of the BMEF (Bicycle Messenger Emergency Fund) which works to help pay medical costs of injured bike [...]

Bicycle Film Festival 2013-Get Your Bike Movie On!

It’s that time of the year again. The grand daddy of bicycle related film festivals.

The festivities kick off tomorrow, Wednesday-June 26th with the BIKES ROCK party.

This is the 13th year of the festival bringing great bands, art and outdoor events to New York City. The Festival runs from June 26th-29th and [...]

Why conservatives hate the new Citibike share in graphic form

Hopefully your not being swayed by the endless hate speak from conservatives with their magazines and newspapers who aren’t even willing to give Citibike a try or a chance.

Hopefully if you have problems with the new system, it’s based on real life experiences and you can offer criticisms directly to the D.O.T, knowing [...]

#bikenyc Community History-a panel discussion at Red Lantern Bicycles

One thing the cycling community in New York City can agree on is that it has a rich history, filled with significant events that have shaped the popularity of the bike culture to what it is today. What is often debated by bike advocates and activists is which groups or individuals are responsible for [...]

Red Hook Crit, Figment, Tour Del Taco and more–this weekend.

The summer isn’t official here, but great NYC events are abound so there is no lack of things to do, especially on bicycle.

Saturday June 8th.

Head down to Brooklyn’s waterfront Red Hook area for the Total Red Hook Immersion series sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery and an amazing resource for all things Brooklyn, Brooklyn [...]

24 Bicycle Vending Machines Spreading in Brooklyn

Great idea, but not the first:

Article in DNA Info:

Vending Machines With 24-Hour Bike Parts and Tools Pop Up in Brooklyn By: Meredith Hoffman June 3rd, 2013

WILLIAMSBURG — It’s one of cyclists’ worst nightmares: puncturing a tire late at night while pedaling home, and finding no open shops for service.

But now, [...]