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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

Chrome Bags goes Metal

Chrome Bags, wants you to put a little metal into this holiday season and who better to represent then the true pioneers of the genre:

Motorhead.

a message form my favorite bag company:

Happy Heavy Metal Holidays! Just wanted to send a quick heads up on the launch […]

Staten Island Update

Our on-the-spot reporter, Meredith Sladek, writes about bike related issues, mostly in Staten Island where she resides.

It looks like the DOT is not putting back vital bike lanes on a well traveled route on the Island. Already the most limited borough to ride in, this only makes matters worse.

Her article: Bicycle lane […]

Cranksgiving and Hipstamatic contest-for Charity!

Tomorrow is the annual Cranksgiving, a charity fun ride to raise money and food donations for the hungry.

Here are some nice details written by the fine folks at the NY Bike Jumble: (there is also a contest in here)

Cranksgiving 12 The 12th Annual Bicycle Street Race to Benefit Saint Mary’s Soup […]

Stolen bike

Got my bike stolen today and hoping for some APB help in the rare chance I can recover it.

Black Trek 1.2 with red detail – Shimano WH-R500 wheelset Retail label from Metro Bicycles – Serial Number EN 14781 Proudly affixed to the frame are 2 stickers from Time’s Up! and BIKESNOBNYC

Was stolen […]