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Country Cat, Nashville Tennessee-September 12th.

From their myspace page: The country cat is an alley cat race that is hosted in what better than the city of country music, Nashville. The race will be a standard checkpoint race. Registration for the race will begin at 2pm on Saturday September 12th,2009 at the Parthenon in Centennial park and the […]

Urban Velo #15, sneak peak

Urbanvelo.org premiere urban bike culture rag, is coming out with issue #15:

from their site: Urban Velo #15 is at the printer, and the new issue will be available online by September 1st. Subscribe to the print edition and we’ll mail your copy as soon as they’re available. And remember, you can […]

Article on Copenhagen, Best bike city.

Copenhagen’s ‘best city for cyclists’ goal

Copenhagen street scene

By Maddy Savage BBC News, Copenhagen

Rush hour in Denmark’s capital seems anything but rushed. City workers glide through the streets – trousers tucked into their socks and briefcases slung on to the side of their bicycles. Some even have children following on behind, […]

Video Fridays-8/28/09

Last weekend the Bike Jerks out of the twin cities held a big bike weekend:

Heres a little taste from their tricks comp.

All City Trick Comp 2009 from BikeJerks on Vimeo.

also found on johnprolly.com (of course) This video from Seattle, Zlogblog

My Summer Shit from chris clappe on Vimeo.

*music: […]

Designer Francesco Bertelli has something going on with bikes.

from his website: Bertelli Bici (bici is the italian slang for bikes) are unique bicycles that you won’t find in any store in New York City. Every bici is hand mounted, finished and fine-tuned by me, Francesco. I combine brand new parts, “new old stock” and vintage parts found at flea markets, old […]

A new feature: Sexy Time Bikes

Here is a new Sexy Carbon bike from Trek, with a Belt drive:

check it out at gizmodo.com and its only $3,360.00…sexy.

Today is the 5 year anniversary of NYC RNC Critical Mass.

(picture by: the gibbon) Ah, remember the good ol days, 5,000 of us cyclists came out to NYC to join in a great spontaneous event known as Critical Mass. Come to Union Square tonight at 7:00pm and ride with at least 5 other cyclists and more than 50 cops.

or go see some great […]

Park(ing) Day and Pop Parks Competition

Park(ing) Day is September 18th, 2009. This is where average New Yorkers and organizations reclaim public space by transforming parking spaces into Green zones.

ABOUT: from the website Parkingdaynyc.org

–The Idea

Park(ing) Day is an international event that reclaims parking spots and transforms them into engaging, people-friendly public spaces for one day a […]

How many bikes does it take to fill a parking spot…

Answer, 42, if you use folding bikes.

from gizmodo.com

Bike! Bike! 2009

Today is the start of Bike! Bike!, a gathering of bicycle cooperatives from all over the US.

From their site: Bike! Bike! is an international annual conference organized by and for Not-For-Profit bike projects. It takes place in a different city within the United States each year (perhaps it will expand to one […]