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Pure Fix introduces Keirin and Keirin Pro Frame Sets

It’s nice to see the progression of choices from the web based bicycle companies as they find there way in the on-line and retail market.

Take for instance STRADA who was there in the beginning of the mix and match color schemes build + buy. They offered a simple urban single speed…

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Street Artist hit the Street. Stanridge Cycles x EINE for Red Hook Crit No.7

Street artists and frame builders have had a symbiotic relationship for a while now. Remember Toronto’s La Carrera’s Shop? They collaborated with graffiti artists Futura 2000 and Stash along with Italian legend Colnago in 2007:

Then in 2009, The OBEY guy, Shepard Fairy designed a Tour de France Trek for some guy named [...]

Recap, Youth Bike Summit. Epoch Times

Recycle-A-Bicycle has been empowering young people through a love and knowledge of bicycles for decades. This has lead them to spearhead the Youth Bike Summit that took place over the weekend (Feb. 14th-16th) at the New School. Through lectures, panel discussions and workshops the three day festival brought people of all ages, from [...]

Video Friday-Happy Valentines Day 2/14/14

Baby, it’s cold outside. Stay in and watch bike videos:

Title: FASST-A Tale Told In Three Bikes
An unbelievable story of a bicycle maker, Ezra Caldwell (Fast Boy Cycles) and his battle with cancer. (teachingcancertocry.com)

FASST from Sam Newman on Vimeo.

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Title: Cape Town Fixed Gear Hout Bay Run 2014
Cape Town Fixed Gear Hout Bay Run 2014

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Title: FGM x Moskovstyle First Winter Fixed Gear Race 2014

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Title: Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships 2014
28 – 30 March 2014
Tempe Recreation Reserve, Sydney
For more details visit sydneybikepolo.org/ahbpc-2014
“Forty One Mosquitoes Flying In Formation” / Tame Impala © 2008 Modular Recordings

Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships 2014 from Tom McMahon on Vimeo.

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Title: Snowlandia
Would a rare snow day in Portland keep us off our bikes? Heck no! We rounded up a crew and explored the local snow day scene.
Song “Ice, Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice.

Snowlandia from High Five Cycling on Vimeo.

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Title: Crash Reel

Crash Reel from kEITH PAYNE on Vimeo.

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In Transit. Documentary kickstarter on Getting Unstuck from Traffic

In Transit, is a new documentary project by Todd Drezner that addresses some basic questions one might think of while stuck inside a motor vehicle, in stopped traffic? Who are cities and streets designed for and why am I stuck in traffic?

Here is more from the film maker on his kickstarter page:

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Give Bike Mechanics A Break

Ever wonder on average what bike mechanics make in average salary, per state? You may be surprised. Cyclist Donny Perry, posted a slide presentation that breaks it down. Perhaps it’s time to invest in another valued skilled labor job. Unionize the bike workers of America.

Visit: ww.slideshare.net/donnyperry/bike-mechanic-salaries [...]

Nelson Valis, The Cheetah-NYC Messenger Becomes First African American Olympic Cyclist. New Documentary

(photo by: Paul Rudman)

Nelson Valis, nicknamed, “The Cheetah,” was a former NYC messenger from Harlem who became an Olympic champion in cycling. He was the first African American to win a medal on the track in the summer games of 84. Nelson rode professionally from 1988-1995 and was inducted in the [...]

Romance on the bike for #Velotinesday

50 years ago the Beatles came to America and we all fell in love with rock n’ roll. This Friday is Valentine’s Day which I’m tagging: #velotinesday and it’s time to fall in love again. Looking for some romantic bike events for your and your lover? Here are a few options.

VALENTINES DAY [...]

Fly6, A Rear Mounted Dashcam and safety light for Cyclists

Every day on my commute in NYC I witness reckless behavior from motorists, pedestrians and yes…we bikers. Cars driving in the bike lane, newspaper delivery trucks running red lights, doors flinging open, pedestrians not paying attention when jaywalking…And that’s just what I can witness from the front. Who knows what’s going on behind me. [...]

Magnetic Bike Lights

Bike lights with a magnetic personality. Stick them on and they start blinking… in red and white variety.

Helsinki based industrial designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has a new product called Lucetta.

Here is a video:

Get yours today: pizzolorusso.com

Now does this mean you need a steel [...]