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Slow Down…Love Ahead

With all this talk of “Crackdown” Time’s Up shows some Love. Volunteers for NYC’s hottest bike activist group were handing out chocolate tokens and flyers today on the Manhattan bridge for their upcoming Valentines’s Day Party.

Here are some pictures:

View the whole set on flickr here. […]

Movies

Here are some bike movies I wanted to put up last week:

A short film about dutch bike love. 1.

Being a NYC courier in the dead of winter from BODABODA!

Frigid Fury from BODABODANYC on Vimeo.

Sean Martin in riding his fixed in Los Angeles

Sean Martin – I Am Los Angeles from […]

Worksman Bicycles needs our help

I just read this article in Crain’s about Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park Queens:

Queens bike maker seeks big leg up Longtime supplier in race for citywide contract; will deep local roots help? January 30, 2011 5:59 AM By Hilary Potkewitz

Ever since the city’s Department of Transportation started asking for proposals for […]

Opinion piece on bicycle Crackdown

Good op-ed piece from Chris O’Shea on how the NYC crackdown on cyclists is unfair.

Crackdown on Cycling Unfair to Cyclists The NYPD has staged an all-out war on cycling, as if people on two wheels are the only ones who break the law. By Chris O’Shea | January 29, 2011

I commute […]

New bike culture book-“Hip”

Kevin Dillard of demoncats is an awesome photographer who documents bike culture, especially alley cat racing.

Looks like he’s got a new book coming out.

Saw this on his facebook page: Hip’ the first Demon Cats book just went to print and should be publish in a couple of weeks. With a 170 […]

A ticket you’ll want to get

Time’s Up is rewarding cyclists with a ticket blitz of their own.

a message from Time’s Up: “Token Ticket of Love” We will be handing out fake tickets and awarding winter bicyclists with chocolate coins to pay them for their choice instead of ticketing them and inviting them to our community building ‘Love Your […]

Tragic twists, crackdown 2011

In a case of tragic irony… Cyclists are continuing to be penalized for such heinous offenses as running red lights in auto-free times in Central Park and “not riding in the bike lane,” during the NYPD’s crackdown 2011.

Meanwhile Motorists are continuing to kill and seriously maim pedestrians and bikers with such acts as, […]

coming soon-Monster Track

Monster Track!

718 Cyclery is hosting a movie night

February 1st, 7:00pm

Everyone’s favorite 80’s bike messenger movie…Quicksilver. At Park Slope’s newest bikes shop,

718 Cyclery 461 7th Ave. Brooklyn

Cyclist Appreciation Night-Party at Billy Hurricane’s

Thursday, January 27th BOURBON, BEER n’ BIKES NYC Cyclist Appreciation Night & FREE OPEN BAR! … Cyclist Owned Bar/Restaurant Billy Hurricane’s & Idle Hands Bar 25 Avenue B . Between 2nd & 3rd Streets East Village, NYC

Open to all cyclists; Road, Mountain, Track, BMX, Commuters & more! Prizes for the most gnarly […]