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December 9th-Hearing on Biking in NYC

Got this from Transportation Alternatives:

December 9th, 9:30am, 250 Broadway, Committee Room, 14th Floor

The City Council will hold a hearing on bicycling on Dec. 9th to address balancing the needs of cyclists with those of other road users. The hearing will also look at how well the Transportation Department has worked with community […]

Want a velodrome in Greenpoint Brooklyn?

Saw this on Affinity Cycles blog: Tomorrow is the big day! The city has set the voting date for the selected project finalists to decide who will receive the 6 million dollars of funding which the Newtown Creek Water treatment plant has to pay out for damages its caused to the Greenpoint area. The […]

Hipster Cyclist Pixel Art Game

I love it. Coming soon as an iphone app, a lo-fi video game about…well you get it.

Check out hipstercitycycle.com

Video from Broadway Bombin

Here’s a video from Crihs Thormann of this year’s Broadway Bombin alleycat race, a POV helmet camera.

Broadway Bombing 2010 from crihs on Vimeo.

Can this be true…a velodrome in Greenpoint

Check out this article in the Greenpoint Gazette:

A Velodrome for Greenpoint? Nov 27, 2010 by McCarton Ackerman

North Brooklyn has become synonymous with bike riding in recent years, but a new plan for a velodrome in Greenpoint would bring the cycling craze to a whole other level.

Utilizing a $7 million design […]

2 bikes stolen

2 stolen bikes to report:

Stolen 11/24/10

My Dahon Speed D7 was stolen today on 90 st and 1st ave. $100 reward if found, no questions asked. It has the larger rear rack and reflective tape in the rim between spokes. I also has a ZENBIKES sticker.

Call José 787-627-9225 josesoto@isla.net (not this bike, […]

Trash Messenger Bags

Trash Messenger Bags: They got a new website: trashmessengerbags.com Check it out!

This winter…Get Bright

Brett Novick of the Pedal Pushers Club, who makes my bikeblog t-shirts, has a new reflective hoodie, using some super bright 3M scotchlite.

A write up about it: To The Dismay of Orange Safety Vests, PPC Releases Its First Reflective Hoody In an attempt to undo the historical association between wearing reflective clothing […]

Bias against cyclists, even in the courtroom.

Lawyer Ron V. Miller Jr. of the law firm Miller and Zois, sent me this article about recent statistics which demonstrates how verdicts on cycling injury cases points to a bias against cyclists.

Read more here.

Size my Bike App

Looking for an iphone app for that professional bicycle fit to increase performance and prevent unnecessary injury? Check out:

Sizemybike.com