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WeBiketoDC, National Bike Summit and More.

Early next week is the National Bike Summit (March 3rd-5th) in Washington D.C. where cyclists get a chance to discuss bicycle transportation policy on a National Level.

U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx will be there:

for this convention hosted by the League of American Cyclists.

You can follow along on twitter, [...]

Preferred Mode-Photo Blog and Book from Sam Polcer

Photo By: Sam Polcer, Rider: Vivian rides a Takara Kabuto single-speed bike photographed at 38th St. and 8th Ave., Manhattan . and 8th Ave., Manhattan en route to Koreatown for lunch.

This photograph is part of a photo blog and soon to be book by Sam Polcer who is a writer and photographer [...]

Sweet Ride in Bicycling Magazine

My Man Steve Issacs from LA’s Sweetride just got a 8 page spread in the latest Bicycling Magazine.

Featuring the lovely Nona Varnado who tragically left us for that sunny West Coast city.

Read more from the Sweet Ride Blog:

Check out Sweet Ride USA in Bicycling Magazine!

Holy moly, this is amazing. [...]

To E or not to E.

Electric bicycles and electric assist bicycles are apparently banned in New York City but you’d never know it by the amount of them whipping by you on the sidewalk with a rush order of hot wings.

I know New Yorkers feel threatened by these vehicles, who seem to want their cake and eat [...]

Stylish Bike Rack from .Fixble

Ok urban bikers. What’s your bike stack or bike area like?

A little crowded in your cluttered apartment?

How about adding a little style…

Now this won’t make your place magically cleaned up or necessarily help your bicycle hoarding issues, but Berlin based design company .Fixble has come up with wall [...]

Video Friday 2/21/14

Well Sochi is wrapping up this weekend so there won’t be videos of wolves loose in the hotels:

And no more double luge. I mean if these guys can do it:

And no more Pussy Riot being whipped by Cossacks:

Cossacks? What is this the 1800′s?

Well we’ll just have to move on to bike videos:

Here is a trailer for a new documentary about our favorite honest athlete Lance.

The Armstrong Lie
This film is directed by Alex Gibney (Enron, Taxi to the Darkside and the Wikileaks doc)

You can watch a stream copy of the film for $3.99 through Prolly ‘s site.
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More video:

Title: Carnivale de Velo
Seen on: PROLLY
description: So good!
“Off the boardwalk and into the Santa Monica Mountains we took our old beach cruisers and up the fire-roads of Kenter Trail where gravity does the pushing and “The Whoops” do the launching. After gathering some good ol’fashioned road rash, we headed back to the Emporium of Postmodern Activities for pizza and beer at the Carnivale De Velo bicycle festival. Two wheels without the engine has never been more exhilarating.”
See more at Deus!


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Title: Amgen Tour of California Fans Welcome Back Peter Sagan
Seen On: PROLLY
description: Here is a funny promo for the Amgen Tour of California (starting May 11th) LA style meets Peter Sagan riding a wheelie. Who is the King of California?

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Welcome to the HeavyPedal by Rafael Hernandez
Seen on: Take Over LA

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Leader Bikes-Josh Hayes-Lead the Pack
Seen on: Take Over LA
Learn more about Josh Hayes: here.

Continue reading Video Friday 2/21/14

Time’s Up Bike Parts Swap Meet, 2/22/14

Just caught this on the NYC fixed gear forum,

This weather sucks and not much is going on this month, so Times UP! is hosting a Bike Parts Swap Meet

Where: Brooklyn Times UP! @ 99 South 6th Street When: Saturday February 22nd, 12pm-4pm Who: Attendance is free for both buyers and [...]

Monster Track 15-March 13th-16th

Fixed Gear only, no hand brakes.

NYC’s track bike holiday…Number 15.

More details soon: urbancyclistworldwide.com

On that Sunday…win tickets for the Cycle Messenger World Championships in Mexico City.

Chrome’s Got A Whole New Bag(s)-Knurled Welded Saddle Bags-Rolltop & Waterproof

Who better to make panniers and front bags for your commute then Chrome Industries. Not to mention they’re bomb proof and water proof. Introducing four new bags to mount to your ride. Here is some press:

This is a industry first for both the Knurled Welded process as well as the design [...]

Rainbows are for Champions-Affinity Limited Edition Frame and Jersey

Since the winter games are in Sochi there has been a lot of talk about Russia’s ridiculous anti-gay laws.

Colbert had a hilarious piece on with former Kids in the Hall star Scott Thompson playing his wickedly flamboyant Buddy Cole character . Just in case you were wondering how to protect yourself at [...]