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The Heavy Predal-New Carbon Wheelset

The Heavy Pedal have an new ultra light carbon wheel set for all your fixed gear delights.

Here is a quick write up:

The Tempo Carbon Wheelset

“The Tempo carbon wheelset features a U-shape body for a proven, more aerodynamic performance. We complimented the unidirectional (UD) carbon finish with a 10/2/6 […]

Cargo Bikes Mean Business, So Make One.

The Cargo Bike. Sure they have weird dutch names, they’re boxy and are popping up all over hip Brooklyn with 15 kids in them, late for PS Blankity Blank. But now it seems they are slowly being embraced by businesses…and not just those selling artisanal coffee or locally sourced Kimchi burger-tacos.

From Mother […]

Kidical Mass Forum This Saturday.

With Snowstorm Juno blasting across the North East its hard to think about transporting kids on anything other than this:

or this:

but after we dig ourselves out of the Snowpocolypse…we can start thinking about how to get more kids on bikes.

That is the mission of the Kidical Mass group meeting […]

Youth Bike Summit-Seattle

This year’s Yourh Bike Summit will be held February 13th-15th in Seattle Washington.

Inspired by the National Bike Summit in D.C., this weekend long conference is designed to inspire young people and empower them to be cycling leaders.

This gathering was added to my events page which is an evolving listing […]

Sign Petition: Keep Staten Island Collision Unit of NYPD in SI

Got a message from @Aunt_Bike in need of some attention and a petition to be signed, concerning Staten Island and an important fatal crash investigation unit of the NYPD.

Here is more: Keep Staten Islands NYPD Fatal Collision Squad in Staten Island

Keep Staten Islands NYPD Fatal Collision Squad in Staten Island The […]

Move Over Food Trucks, Here Come The Bikes

Food venders have really upped their game over the last few years by being able to provide great delicacies on the street, through food trucks. Enterprising restauranteurs have seen a huge advantage in the ability to cut the overhead of a retail space and be mobile, condensing their wares into a vehicle and using […]

Dr. King Day Inspires Cyclists and Everybody Else

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A motivational mantra for cyclists and all those struggling for equal rights and justice.

(photo of: lead rider, […]

Super Bowl Bound Bike Ride-Seahawks

You just scored in sudden death overtime to win a trip back to the Super Bowl! Where are you gonna go?

For a bike ride!

Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett celebrated with a victory lap on a police man’s ride.

The Seahawks beat the Greenbay Packers in a wild 28-22 OT game to […]

The Funny Ladies of Broad City On A Bike In Vanity Fair.

The ladies from Comedy Central’s Broad City make me laugh. The stars, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer do a great job of highlighting life in the big city in your 20’s, getting high, “Vag” humor, getting in trouble and not taking life too seriously. It’s pretty simple stuff, very NYCcentric but spot on […]

Pope Francis Tours Philippines, Urges Take Action on Climate Change. EcoBikers Along For The Ride.

How about that Pope Fancis? He’s got open minded views on homosexuality and civil unions. He’s traveling around the world preaching for peace. Now he’s in the disaster laden Philippines […]