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The messengers of the world…battle it out in Dublin

Dublin, Ireland is the host of this years CWMC (Cycle World Messenger Championships) Its the 15th annual event where bike messengers travel from all over the world to see who is the fastest and most skilled on their bikes. The event runs from August 3rd through the 7th, with a pre party in London […]

The city has permit fever.

So what the hell is going on? I’ve been in NYC for 16 years. I’ve made my living in Film and video production from renegade street documentaries to high budget HBO projects that take up all the parking and shine bright lights in your windows. Despite the rampant gentrification which is making our city […]

Time’s Up seeks two volunteer video people

“For over 15 years the TIME’S UP! Video Collective has been documenting positive, environmental and sustainable solutions that have affected our communities. We also have been documenting negative, destructive behavior by corporations and the police.

Video documentation has been essential in our legal cases, assisting lawyers and proving points to judges and politicians. […]

Critical Mass and Reverend Billy

Last month, Reverend Billy got arrested at the start of NYC critical mass in Union Square. The Reverend made the mistake of exercising his consitutional rights of free speech. Tisk tisk. The NYPD were in no mood for someone to think they could go around reciting the first amendment. shesh, what was he thinking…Doesn’t […]

Op-ed from NY TIMES on the bicycle vs congestion pricing.

Here is an Op-Ed in today’s NYTimes written by David Haskell of the NY Bike share project. Last week David, set up an experiment resembling a program which is being implemented in Paris, France to make bicycles available for rental.

(a related article in the NYTimes following this posting)

The Path of Least CongestionBy […]

City wide biking initiative in Paris.

July 15th, a day after the French Revolution anniversary, Paris will launch a program with over 10,000 rentable bicycles making it the first city of its kind to have a cheap set of emission free wheels no more thn 900 feet away.

So while we here in NYC try to figure out how to […]

What has floppy ears and flys…

Its a cool hipster neighborhood and a cuddly character from Disney…and its an alleycat race.

Critical mass…another one missed

So I missed another Critical Mass and am embarassed to be reporting on this now…

June’s Critical Mass was meet with the same repression…tons of cops occupying union square, videotaping the 100 or so participants of the ride.

Street preformer Reverend Billy decided to lend a hand by reciting the first amendment in Union […]

Article in Time Magazine on Biking’s popularity

Breaking Away Thursday, Jun. 28, 2007 By DAN KADLECRecreational cycling appears to have peaked in the U.S., its popularity cresting sometime during Lance Armstrong’s record runs at the Tour de France. But as the sport has lost enthusiasts overall, a surprising demographic has stuck around and even begun to dominate the trails […]

Bike share in NYC July 7th-11th

In this week’s TimeOut NY, the “How Green are You?” issue…or in other words…”what Green products can you buy…” is an article on an experiment being conducted in NYC about “bicycle sharing”

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Pedal pushersUrban planners see European-style bike sharing in Gotham’s future.by: — Daniel Derouchie

A lot of New Yorkers […]