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Protest is alive and well in NYC…

Yesterday, activists gathered in City Hall Park to protest the head of the city council, Christine Quinn, who has taken a stance on the side of the police in the new parade rules which state…that no more than 50 people can demonstrate without a permit.

Gays, Lesbians and Transgender activists lead a small march [...]

Support Bleeker St and Prince St. Bike Lanes

We need people who live and work in Community Board 2 to stand up andsupport the Transportation Committee’s resolution in support of bikeimprovements on Prince, Bleecker AND Houston Streets!

Here are the meeting details:

Thursday, April 19th, 6:30pmSt Vincent’s Hospital, Cronin Auditorium, 10th floorWest 12th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues*Please arrive by 6:45pmSign [...]

Saturday, Time’s Up EarthDay Ride

Sunday is officially Earthday…Time’s Up is having an Earthday ride Saturday–April 21st.

1:00pm Union Square South

Join Time’s Up! as we ride to an Earth Day Celebration at an Environmental School that is growing in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

The Urban Assembly School for the Urban Environment is a new junior high and high school that [...]

Velo Series is Back!

Ok, the Cycle Messenger World Championships are in lovely Dublin Ireland this year…the website August 3rd-7th.

There is a chance to win free tickets, on the track in three cities…Find out more Cyclehawk website

Check out this promo

The NYC event is at Kissena’s velodrome…Sunday May, 6th, 2007

Then there will be [...]

It happens to a lot of us…Same as it everywas…same as…

Yes, it sucks…you come out of a building and find your pride and joy is GONE. Bike Theft. Recently it happened to musician David Byrne…former front man of the Talking heads.

Here is the article from Gothamist

Recently, Clarence Eckerson of Street films posted his video of a bike ride withTA members and mayor [...]

Bike Polo in NYC.

Bike Polo is alive and well in NYC. This new sport, gained popularity in cities like Portland Oregon…there is a picture log on Mess Magazine (Bike polo pictures from Portland)

Now, its being played weekly in Lower Manhattan–Here is an artilce from a local NYC paper-Downtown This article is not found on-line, but a [...]

John of Demon Cats on Reload’s Race

Each year, Reload messenger bag company, maker of amazing custom bags like this one:

hosts an April fool’s race (not only on the 1st of April) This is a scavenger hunt race, which is a great way to see Philadelphia and have fun on a bike.

Here is John, from demon cats racing DC, [...]

Chritine Quinn, parading and pedicabs

Christine Quinn, head of the city council, was just on the Brian Lehrer show (10:30am 4/17/06) She was defending her approval of the NYPD making parade regulations and believes that the new LAW, was a fair assesment of a lot of HARD WORK on the issues of free assembly. In other words Christine [...]

Links back up

Ok, thanks to some help from bike blog fan Max, I have put the links back on. Please send me links of your bike events, bike sites and blogs so I can update my home page. Thanks.

Houston St. dilemma

Whats the story with Houston St? Its a mess, cyclists have died on it and it claims to be one of the most dangerous roads in NYC for cyclists and pedestrians. There has been a lot of city council and local community activity to get the Department of Transportation to make infrastructure for cyclists [...]