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Article in the Brooklyn Paper

In a world where certain individuals aren’t necessarily reflecting the best attributes of our bike community…not naming any names here.

I’m just trying to keep it positive…and promote a new book project.

Reporter Claire Glass of the Brooklyn Paper sat down with me and wrote a nice article. Thanks Claire for [...]

Good tips on renting or buying a bike when traveling

So you want to travel around a city by bicycle, I mean who doesn’t? Here is an article from the NY Times with some tips on finding a bike either for rent or to buy:

The Frugal Traveler: Pushing Pedals, Not Budgets By MATT GROSS (Photo by: Yana Paskova for The New York Times) [...]

Team Spider at the Pogan trail

Check out the latest coverage from Punk legend and bicycle reporter Chris Ryan (Team Spider) on the spot at the Pogan trail downtown.

A wrap up of news coverage:

Read his full report here.

New Bike Shops in Manhattan

I spoke with John Keoshgerian of Zen bikes, a few days ago to get the scoop on Chelsea’s latest bike shop which opened a few weeks ago. John used to be the sales manager over at Toga bikes and along with his wife have ventured out on their own. He says he really [...]

I love my bike book progress

Matt Finkle and Brittain Sullivan have been hard at work on their photo book: I love my bike book. They’ve been putting up on their site great photos like this: Hopefully you were able to stop by and be photographed with your favorite ride. Thanks Matt and Brittain for treking out to Park Slope [...]

Cycling the “last mile.”

Jarret Walker is a transit planning consultant, who helps design transit networks and with policy making decisions.

He writes the blog: Human Transit.

He sent me he latest article on how transit systems can help cyclists better incorporate with issues of the “last mile.”

Check it out: here.

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Need to borrow a tallbike.

I’m in need of a tall bike for a shoot with Japanese television. Anyone have one I can borrow and explain to the host of a show how to ride it? Need it for a shoot on Wednesday.

Let me know.

mgreen@bikeblognyc.com

Upcoming Time’s Up events–

Time’s Up! is currently accepting tool donations! Do you have tools at home that you no longer use, or do you have doubles? Time’s Up! needs your hand tools, power tools, truing stands, bike stands, and bike pumps. We provide bike repair workshops five nights a week at two different locations empowering individuals to [...]

Are you sitting down…

I have some shocking news for you…Believe it or not, cops lie.

I know it’s hard to believe but they do, and then we (as a city) pay for it. Like $97,000.00 in a recent settlement for lawyers and cyclists who were awarded for false arrest at NYC critical mass, back in March of [...]