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National Bike Summit, March 20th-22nd

Next week in Washington DC, the League of American cyclists presents the National Bicycle Summit, a three day lobbying effort to fight for national policy to include bicycles in the transportation agenda of the US.

Washington, D.C. — March 19, 2012 — American transportation is in the midst of a revolution. In […]

Bikeportland: Story on Women riding the Tour De France route

Happy International Women’s Day!

In honor, here is a story from Bikeportland.org about a group of women cyclists (3 from Portland, Oregon) taking on the challenge of riding the same course of this years Tour de France.

Three Portland Women to tackle Tour De France Route By: Jonathan Maus March 6th, 2012

The […]

Injury lawyer wants you to be prepared

Injured in a crash with a motor vehicle on your bike? Now you can carry your very own accident report card.

In Fort Greene, one shop is staking it’s claim in the injury market by providing a form, cyclists can carry around, just in case.

Here is a recent article from the […]

NAHBS and Geekhouse

A little preview of this year’s North American Hand-built Bicycle Show.

Well-well, Geekhouse bikes are ready for NAHBS. Or what? They are gathering their powers at the basemnet, but unfortuanetly not in Sacramneto, they are in Boston preparing for their new shop! Check the Geekhouse bikes photstream on flickr!

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Follow up on Prospect Park traffic loop meeting

Brooklynites question why not a flat out ban of cars rather than a reduced lane at last nights meeting about proposed changes to the Prospect Park traffic loop.

More from the NY Daily News:

We want a total ban on cars from Prospect Park, Brooklynites tell city. Meeting considers redesign of traffic lanes. […]

More about Prospect Park loop changes

Here is another article about proposed changes to the Prospect Park traffic loop.

New York Daily News: Bike, walk or run in Prospect Park? Big changes coming down the road. Cars to be reduced to one lane By: Simone Weichselbaum Published: February 27, 2012

(photo caption: Pack of fast bike riders in Prospect […]

Manhattan bridge back to normal

Looks like things are returning to normal on the Manhattan bridge, starting March 5th. Bikers will return to the North side path and pedestrians will take the South (or at least that’s what the signs say-people tend to ignore those.)

Here is more from Gothamist’s John Signore:

On Monday, March 5th, balance […]

Possible bike access on Tappan Zee Bridge

In NYC there are a lot of borough-borough connections for bikes, mainly due to all the bridge crossings with bike paths. However, when it comes to longer rides and day trips, besides the George Washington Bridge (via New Jersey) their is limited access outside of the five boroughs. This situation may change with a […]

NYPD grilled about cyclists deaths makes the news

Two more articles about the NYPD’s investigation or lack there of into the death of cyclist Mathieu Lefevre and they way they handle similar traffic deaths.

One from the Village Voice: Council Grills NYPD About Cycling Death By Nick Pinto, February 22nd, 2012.

And the one from the New York Times: City Council looks […]

Kingsbridge Armory Article

With one month to go to submit proposals, here is another article about plans for the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, that will hopefully include cycling.

Bicycles and Basketballs Could be in the Armory’s Future By: Jeanmarie Evelly Published: February 22nd, 2012

There’s less than a month left for those ‘vying to take […]