The 101st Tour de France or for the bike snobbish set-Le Tour, is underway. This year, in another attempt to expand the influence of professional cycling to other places, Le Tour starts with three stages in the UK.
Stage one or-the Grand Depart-takes the 22 teams of 198 riders from Leeds (you [...]
The bicycle is a brilliant invention for its analog simplicity. Still that hasn’t stopped modern digital technology form “re-inventing the wheel.” There’s been a lots of advancements in accessories for bicycles such as rear cameras and the adaptation of smart phones and now Samsung takes a few of these developments and puts them into [...]
The spring version of Harry Schwartzman’s Brooklyn Bike Jumble , NYC’s only bicycle swap meet, was a resounding success. Held last weekend on a humid (and finally stormy) May 10th, this version seemed like the biggest yet with vendors and individual sellers spreading out far and wide around Park Slope’s JJ. Bryne Park. (4th [...]
A recent article in City & State illustrates Citibike has been a success but may be mismanaged by it’s system creator, Alta. Right-of-Way and Safe Streets advocate Charlie Komanoff pointed out this article really hits the mark: “Bravo! Once again Ms. Gelinas drills to the heart of the issue: “The problem [with Citi Bike] [...]
Last month, February was Black History Month and although it’s a bit shallow in sentiment only to be given a month, it’s a nice way to honor those who we may never have been aware of. It also makes for good times for book reports for the kids. I was pleasantly surprised to learn [...]
One thing to come out of this year’s National Bike Summit was a twitter campaign to reach out to local politicians and influence cycling transportation policy.
According to Bicycle Retailer Magazine:
At Bike Summit, the League launches a Twitter campaign By: Brian Staff March 5th, 2014
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — As the National [...]
Charlie McCorkell was going to Washington to fight for cyclists safety long before there was a National Bike Summit. He was painting his own bike lanes and taking matters into his own hands.
You may know Charlie as the jovial owner of one of the most established bike shops in NYC, Bicycle Habitat, [...]
Washington DC-The Ladies of the #webiketoDC coalition made it to the National Bike Summit, despite Arctic Vortexes and snowy weather.
More about their journey from Streetsblog USA:
The Freezing NYC-DC Bike Ride to Support Women in Cycling By: Angie Schmitt March 3rd, 2014
The 2014 National Bike Summit is underway in our nation’s [...]
Early next week is the National Bike Summit (March 3rd-5th) in Washington D.C. where cyclists get a chance to discuss bicycle transportation policy on a National Level.
U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx will be there:
for this convention hosted by the League of American Cyclists.
You can follow along on twitter, [...]
Photo By: Sam Polcer, Rider: Vivian rides a Takara Kabuto single-speed bike photographed at 38th St. and 8th Ave., Manhattan . and 8th Ave., Manhattan en route to Koreatown for lunch.
This photograph is part of a photo blog and soon to be book by Sam Polcer who is a writer and photographer [...]