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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 […]

Video: Opening party of the Grime Store

January 19th, 2011…New York Cities Grimiest Bike shop opened for business.

The Grime Store. 191 Henry Street. Manhattan.

Like the video says…”This ain’t Metro Bikes. If you want a track bike go to Chari and Co. But if you want to smoke an L, come and see us.”

Here’s another…wait, is this […]

Careful out there

MAD PROPS to all those riding out there:

Saw this posted on twitter by: @chrismcnally

Sign a petition for bicycle love

Our local politicians are still at it. Trying to find angles by jumping on the perception that their constituents are anti-bike and the infrastructure the DOT has proved for them.

Here is a recent report from Transportation Alternatives and how you can fight back:

As reported by the New York Post, Staten Island […]