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 [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
photo of: Allen Brewer–Village
SRAM maker of high-end bicycle components, came up with a unique way to raise money for World bicycle relief, an organization that provides bicycles to developing countries.
More about the project:
Here’s a box of 100 SRAM high-performance bike components. Now make something of it. That’s the challenge SRAM [...]
Just saw this of the D.O.T. Twitter feed: (@nyc_dot)
Meet DOT’s #bikenyc team tonight for FREE bike lights! First location: 3rd Ave Bridge, Manhattan side, 5:30-7:30. While supplies last!
DOT gives away FREE #bikenyc bike lights 2nite! 2nd location: BK side of the Williamsburg Br, S5th + 5th Pl 5:30-7:30. While supplies [...]