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Transportation Alternatives Activist Party-Tonight

Transportation Alternatives Activist Party

Join us for our annual celebration of T.A.’s neighborhood activist leaders at Brooklyn Brewery. Enjoy delicious brews, snacks, remarks from New York’s new class of elected officials, and more.

Event Details Monday, December 9, 2013 7 – 10 pm Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Room 79 North 11th Street Brooklyn

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Copenhagen wheel is real.

I remember seeing this fake commercial for an electric assist wheel in an episode of Showtime’s long running series Weeds.

Andy Botwin, a character played by Justin Kirk, was trying to go legit after the suburban drug dealing family fled to Copenhagen. This was going to be Andy’s new product.

Here is the [...]

Cranksgiving 2013 Round Up

Cranksgiving fever has spread across the country, even as far South as Puerto Rico. Photo from @luispr199 from Instagram.

A video from Puerto Rico’s event:

The idea behind this event is to hold an alleycat messenger style race in live traffic and add an element to the checkpoints besides just having [...]

Track or Die Winter Alleycat-December 14th

Get ready for the Track or Die Winter Alleycat Race. Saturday-December 14th, 2013 (Artwork by Hector Martinez @FlipTheScriptTV

From Track or Die:

How well do you know NYC? The Winter Alley cat is TrackOrDieNYC’s largest and most difficult alley cat of the year. 8 check points throughout NYC. Registration begins at 1pm at [...]

Unbreakable, A Benefit Race for Krys Blakemore, Saturday, December 7th

Besides being a super talented artist and kick ass bike mechanic, Krys Blakemore is also an all around nice person. In March of 2012, this experienced cyclist had a crash with car on Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn and was seriously injured. This event was a sad reminder that this could have easily been any [...]