A lot of New Yorkers are still complaining about the bike lanes and the eco-friendly direction the city has taken, providing more space to non-polluting transportation.
A lot of these opinions are based on entitlement, permiated by a deep rooted car culture engrained in us from the first time we played with a toy [...]
Learn about bike sharing in Mexico and the World Hardcourt Bike Polo championships. Just a few things to discover in the fascinating world of bicycle culture, which comes to life in Urban Velo magazine.
Check it out online, Here.
Not all participants of the New York City Marathon get to experience the race by the heart-pounding action of running all five boroughs. Here’s one Guardian reporters experience as a bicycle escort for the wheelchair riders.
Getting to cycle the New York Marathon by: Matt Seaton published: November 7th, 2011
So apparently if you hit and kill a cyclist with your truck, and then abandon it, you won’t be charged with anything. This seems to be the case of the recent tragic death of a 30 year old artist, Mathieu Lefevre who was killed by a flatbed truck in East Williamsburg.
Yesterday his family [...]
Adult Swim, makers of such great programing as: Children’s Hospital,and an old skool favorite, Robot Chicken.
They also have some pretty funny online games including Victorian BMX.
Play Death, getting some big airs and taking out high wheelers.
Check it out here.
Thanks to Danbury Dave, for the [...]
The big news last week was New York City is going to be the next American city to begin a bike sharing program. 10,000 bikes will be placed on the street at 600 solar powered stations. This is another effort by the incredibly bike friendly D.O.T. to give more space to bicycles and increase [...]
There’s been some good bike coverage in the New York Times.
On Saturday, Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni wrote about his recent ride with D.O.T. commissioner, Janette Sadik-Kahn. They talked about her critics, vision and inevitable legacy.
Bicycle Visionary by: Frank Bruni published: September 10, 2011
(graphic by: Christopher Brand)
“Something lovely and all too [...]
Pro BMX superstar Edwin de la Rosa is one of the owners of the fresh pro shop in Bushwick, BK– Post.
He was recently interviewed for ESPN, reflecting on ten years since 9/11 and how street riding has evolved.
Edwin De La Rosa reflects on 9/11 By: Brian Tunney–ESPN.com Published: September 9th, [...]
Check out today’s google doodle honoring what would have been Freddy Mercury’s 65 birthday.
The google team took this graphic banner, now common place as a header for daily events, to a whole new level including an animated video and 8-bit game. Find out more here.
I especially like the part in the [...]
How do you make money to fund biking programs? If you’re in Brazil, you take it out of the motor vehicle tickets. (photo by: Marcel Maia.)
After Brazil’s President Rousseff created Way to School, a national program that provides 100,000 donated bikes and helmets to students in public schools, the federal government took another [...]