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Pensa and Horse Cycles-Merge

Finally, a merger I can get behind. Innovative design firm Pensa, who are responsible for those handy mobile charging stations you’ve probably seen around the city,have teamed up with local bike building sensation Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles.

They have created a prototype bicycle with the New Yorker commuter in mind, with really [...]

Products For Cyclists-New Yorker Approved

Here are some cycling products that have been recently profiled in NYC specific publications.

New York Magazine was on a quest to find the perfect on-the-go bike pump:

An On-the-Go Bike Pump for Peace of Mind By: Emma Whitford (appears in the July 28th, 2014 issue)

The goal: Find an on-the-go bike [...]

A Squid Makes A Hawk Speaker By A BoomBot

If you haven’t already heard, Boombotix makes ultra light and LOUD portable speakers. There also connect through bluetooth as well as a mini cable (they can be daisy chained together) and can play while being plugged in while charging.

July 29th, their latest model the Boombotix Rex is being released in limited supply honor one of our own: Bike Courier extriodinaire NYC’s Kevin “Squid” Bolger.

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Here is more from Boombotix:

Available July 29th, Boombotix will release 300 limited edition models of the Cyclehawk Boombot REX. The Cyclehawk Boombot REX features artwork from NYC bike messenger, Kevin “Squid” Bolger. Fans can purchase the Boombot REX for $120 USD.

In two months, Boombotix will release 300 additional releases of the newest Boombot REX.

The Cyclehawk Boombot REX Limited Edition is part of Kevin “Squid” Bolger’s partnership with Boombotix. Bolger was one of Boombotix’s first team riders.

To transform Bolger’s Cyclehawk design to fite the Boombot REX, Bolger worked with Chombo during the design process. Chombo is a mechanic at Red Lantern Bicycles in Brooklyn.

–About Kevin “Squid” Bolger

Bolger is one of the most veteran bike messengers in the NYC area, and has been interviewed in multiple publications.

Continue reading A Squid Makes A Hawk Speaker By A BoomBot

2nd Bike Cult Show-August 16th & 17th

It’s back! Who needs that big craft bicycle building event, bringing the nation’s greatest frame makers together- National Handbuilt Show (NAHBS)

We’ve got our own here in NYC.

August 16th and 17th, 2014

Bike Cult Show 2nd Annual Hand-Built Bicycle Show in NYC

Be part of the Bike Cult!!

from the website: [...]

Congratulations To Vincenzo Nibali, Winner Of 2014 Tour de France

Congratulations to a persistent Vincenzo Nibali for winning this year’s Tour de France. On Sunday (7/27/27) in Paris France, Team Astana’s Nibali became the first Italian to win cycling’s most coveted event since Marco Pantani won in 1998. The 29 year old form Scily, nicknamed “the Shark” is also the sixth rider to win [...]

3,000 Miles, 21 Days, 1 Dude, 1 Hell Of A Jersey. New S2-R Jersey From Search And State

Now that’s a delivery! To celebrate their new high performance S2-R cycling jersey, Search and State commissioned Joesph Holaway to ride 3,000 miles to deliver a very important package from their sewing room in Manhattan to Golden Saddle Cyclery in Los Angeles. Leaving NYC on June 10th, It took Joesph just 21 days, [...]

New Messenger Lock Series From Kryptonite

It appears the staff of Kryptonite, makers of heavy duty and innovative bike locks, have gotten together with NYC’s elder statesmen (and women) of the messenger community.

Kevin “Squid” Bolger, Heather Muller and Greg Ugalde have given their input, from people who rely on their bikes not being stolen and use them on a [...]

Tour De France Infograph-The Winning Bicycles

The 101st Tour de France is winding down to Sunday (7/27/14) where the winner will be crowned after an 84 miler into Paris on the Champ E’lysees.

Here is a nice infograph highlighting past tour winners and their bicycles that achieved greatness.

This Sunday, Brommie Rides Again

This Sunday (7/20/14) is another exciting food adventure for foldup bicycle enthusiasts in NYC.

Here is a message from Brommie himself, Steven Huang: “If you are in NYC this Sunday 07/20 from 12pm to 5pm please consider joining me for a folding bike food adventure! Since 7/21 is National Ice Cream Day and 7/23 [...]

New Red Back Kits from the Radavist.

The Radavist is a wild animal of his own. Formerly blogging at Prollyisnotprobably.com, he has a new name for the site (theradavist.com) but still the number one authority on bike culture which he brings to life daily thorough posts and photographs. He also has a new kit created by Endo Customs out of Los [...]