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Cars parked in the bike lane? Tweet it.

This got your pissed off:

Here is one way to take action using smart phones and social networking. It’s called bkme.org an it was developed by an NYU/ITP graduate student. I learned about it from Nona’s blog, thebirdwheel.com. Check it out and start #hastagging these annoying culprits.

In similar fashion, check out what [...]

Quick follow up…

The story I posted about Stephen Aurthur getting pelted with a brick…here is a quick follow up. He was interviewed by CBS news: Check it out here.

Dangerous route in Fort Greene for cyclists. 6 attacks reported

Choosing to commute on bicycle is a hard enough decision, dodging things like bad driving behavior and now we have to worry about bricks being thrown at us? Here is a recent article in the Brooklyn paper about a recent attack of a cyclist near the projects of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Time’s Up volunteer [...]

Help create a new stretch of the Queens Greenway.

A concerned group of citizens want to transform a 3.5 mile abandon stretch of forgotten land into a mixed use commuter path being creative called the Queens High-line. Here is a little more about it from the Rockaway Beach Branch Greenway Committee:

A 3.5 mile stretch of the old Rockaway Beach Branch railroad right-of-way [...]

Build your house for your bikes.

Do you have 22 bikes to store? You may want to think about building your home to cater to your Velo storage needs. Then again you’d probably need to live in a much more bicycle complementary city like Portland Oregon…and be rich.

A Bicyclists’ House Built For Two

By: Nancy Keats Published: [...]

NY Times on fustration of a family looking into their sons death

“More people are killed in traffic accidents than by guns in New York City; death by motor vehicle is rarely treated as a crime. Someone died in city traffic every 29 hours, on average, from 2005 to 2009, according to a study by the city’s health and transportation departments.”

These are some stunning [...]

Boxbike found!

Looks like the family who had their box bike stolen may have got it back. Saw this on Brooklynspoke.com

Stolen Box Bike UPDATE 12/2 8:26 PM: The bike has been found! See the comments below. Thanks to Mike Green at BikeBlogNYC for first alerting me to this story and to reader Mike for making [...]

Chicks on Bike Radio Project

Check out the Chicks on Bikes Radio, a collective documenting and educating young woman about the benefits of cycling across the US.

Our Story: We travel, we talk and we interview…celebrating the extraordinary girl next door. An internet radio show, podcast and interview project aimed and women and cycling. (That’s bicycles – if [...]

Biketrain going citywide

Looks like the experiment in bike commuting otherwise known as the Biketrain is going citywide:

All Aboard the Biketrain – Citywide UPDATE [Nov. 25]:

The biketrain is going citywide. If you’re interested in leading or participating in a commuter biketrain in NYC, complete the google form below (tell us if you’re interested [...]

Recap: Photos and video from SICX

New York City’s only Cyclocross race was held on Staten Island last weekend (Nov. 12th), known as the Staten Island CX.

Here is a video,

2011 11 12 – SICX: men’s 4 field (partial, unedited) from matthew vandivort on Vimeo.

and some great pictures from Alan Tansey. [...]