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Bicycle Film Festival-Seattle. September 11-12th

The Bicycle Film Festival, continues its world tour with a stop in Seattle, for the first time.

I spoke with Ryan Schuetze who runs the site gomeansgo and is the director of the BFF Seattle. I wanted to get an idea of the local fixed gear scene which he seems to be an active […]

Raising money for Gabe

I apologize for not posting this sooner, but donations are needed.

A dear friend of the NYC cycling community, Gabriel Allen, was injured in a terrible bike crash back in August. Gabe was visiting San Francisco when he was hit by a car on his bicycle soon after he arrived in the city.

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New York Century is Sunday

Do you have what it takes?

NYC Century Bike Tour Sunday, September 13th, 2009 Rain or Shine 6,000 Cyclists, 5 route options, the #1 best way to see New York City. Presented by Brooklyn Brewery and Trek Register by September 11th and you will be entered win a mixed case of Brooklyn […]

Sad News, Toronto Messenger killed.

This happened a few weeks ago but I thought it was worth a mention. On August, 31st, 2009–Toronto Courier, Darcy Allan Sheppard was killed by former Ontario attorney general Michael Bryant in a bizarre escapade of road-rage.

(picture of Darcy Allan Sheppard)

There was this article in the New York Times.

Canadian Politician Charged […]

In DC

I’m in the Nation’s Capital for a few days. My wife is working, while I check out the sites with the baby. Some people would call that parenting.

Looks like a lot of bike commuting here with people in their K street attire heading to the office. A lot of no helmets and […]

WBAI radio show about bikes

Just got word that life long city biker and radio show host for WBAI, Paul Fischer will be dedicating his next show to biking.

He writes:

“I’m Paul Fischer..spent 40 years in broadcast news…including stints as WBAI News Director way back when…and 24 years writing for Dan Rather on the CBS Evening […]

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Time’s Up events-September 4th-12th

2.CENTRAL PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE Friday, September 4th, 10 p.m. Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West) ****************** 3. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS Friday, September 11th, 7 p.m. Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., Eastern Pkwy, […]

Bicycle Film Festival in San Diego and Zurich

Bicycle Film Festival Zurich, September 2nd-6th. With an art show at the Freitag Factory.

A video from an art slam at the Freitag Factory, to give you an idea of the space.

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Bicycle Film Festival San Diego September 4th-5th.

Featuring a bmx bike jam hosted by San Diego’s first […]

New Amsterdam Bike Slam

All summer, Roos Kouwehoven has been telling me about great events that NY400 has been doing as part of a melding of old world Amsterdam and New York. Celebrating 400 years of Dutch influence and Netherlands friendship, especially for such amazing inventions as the bicycle.

Now its time for the New Amsterdam Bike Slam […]