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WeBike–to Happy Hour

WeBikeNYC is hosting happy hour tonight.

Irving Farm Coffee Roasters

WE Bike NYC Don’t have dinner plans tonight? GREAT, neither do WE! Join us for Happy Hour tonight instead, between 6 and 8pm. There’ll be coffee, beer, and good people (of all genders) AND you could win some free stuff. More details: Facebook [...]

Right of Way-Using Visuals to Make the Public Aware of Unsafe Streets

Last month the group Right of Way took street safety into their own hands and extended the bike on 6th Ave. One of the tactics of this advocacy organization is to use visuals such as a stencil to make the public aware of the dangers on the streets to cyclists and pedestrians from reckless [...]

Double Whammy-Young Cyclist of Color Meets NYPD’s Policy of Stop-and-Frisk & hatred of biking.

The NYPD’s policy of stop-and-frisk has been at the forefront of this year’s mayoral race with many potential voters wondering where candidates stand on this issue. At the heart of the debate are serious concerns about racial profiling and illegal search and seizers which tend to overwhelming target young people of color. Many people [...]

IZZY as 1,2,3…new bike design. Chain free and folds up.

Recumbent bikes seem too weird for many riders and chain drives can get greasy and make a mess. Riding positions and the ultimate elimination of the chain have been challenging inventors for decades, in the search for the perfect bicycle. Now, a Polish physicist and designer, Marek has come up with an interesting creation. [...]

Next area for a Bike Lane Expansion: The Hudson River

Meet Judah Schiller of Aiko Agency an innovative design firm who developed pontoons to attach to your bicycle.

This is part of the Baycycle Project.

On Thursday, Judah took his creation across the Hudson River.

From the NY DailyNews

Judah Schiller introduces ‘water biking’ to New York with ride across the Hudson River [...]

November 9th-10th–Philly Bike Expo

Bike convention getting larger every year :

Visit: www.phillybikeexpo.com for more info.

Also check out my updated calendar page for more Bicycle events here in NYC.

www.bikeblognyc.com/resources

Dates to add? Send me an email:

mgreen [at] bikeblognyc.com

Cops in bike lanes

Here’s my new favorite tumblr:

copsinbikelanes

Obviously the NYPD concerned about “our safety.”

R-E-S-P-C-T on my B-I-K-E

You better think… Alright ladies (cyclists) You’ve been misrepresented for too long. The women bike program of the League of American Cyclists have just released the Women on a Roll helping to quell common myths about women and cycling.

They also created this handy iconography:

From the site:

A first-of-its-kind report from [...]