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New Bike Shop opening in Brooklyn

I know its hard to believe but it just keeps going:

Rolling Orange 269 baltic street (between Smith St. and brooklyn, ny 11201 (718) 935-0695 rollingorangebikes.com

A press release:

Rolling Orange will open it’s doors on Saturday June 12th at 2 PM, 269 Baltic Street in Brooklyn.

Rolling Orange is going to […]

Bike Jerk rides to Work

Jim Fulmer is a jerk. A cycle jerk that is. He runs the blog cyclejerk.blogspot.com out of the Maryland area. Jim also commutes to work by bike and was recently featured in a USA today video for bike-to-work week.

Jim is living the car-free lifestyle and we applaud you. Also in the video […]

SUV drivers targests cyclists in San Francisco

This reminded me about a discussion I had with Marci Blackman who’s co-writing our cycling book. She lived in San Francisco for 16 years before coming to NYC and said she felt much safer here on a bike then back there. Something to do with the cars being able to get up to speed […]

Bike lane on Prospect Park West

According to Brownstoner.com the Prospect Park West bike lane has taken effect.

OH NO! It’s the end of the world as we know it. For all you Park Slope residents worried about the loss of parking…Try Roadify.com

Thanks to brooklyn by bike for alerting me to this through twitter. […]

RIP Gary Coleman

One of my childhood characters I grew up with has passed away. It reminded me of this episode […]

New Chrome shoes, Tobruk

Chrome bags and apparel out of San Francisco knows how to appreciate their messengers. They figured if couriers can ride bikes in the hills of this West Coast gem, they might as well be able to ride a barrel connected to some ropes. That’s right they threw an old fashioned rodeo right in […]

Landlords Cycling Club?

To any culture, there is always an underground…then there is the “really” underground. Maybe like the weather underground.

Somethings are best left to the imagination, such as the “Landlords Cycling Club.”

Check out this video of a book about the Landlord’s vintage messenger culture:

If your confused about this book, […]

Locally Made bikes.

A friend of mine, Darren is ready to take the plunge and buy a new bicycle after his last ride was stolen. He really wanted to get something unique and was having a hard time finding a steel bike, that was light and fit his size. Then he discovered local Brooklyn frame builder Seth […]

Friend of mine got hit by a car…

I got back to town with some bad news.

A really good friend of mine, Jonathan Beck was hit by a car in Brooklyn Monday night (5/3/10) while riding home from work on his bike.

I don’t know how many blog readers knew Jonathan but he loved bikes and is a super warm and […]

Help Chombo’s Grill

An outstanding member of our NYC bike community, bike polo super star and events organizer, Chombo:

(photo by: Fred Askew Photography)

Was in a bad accident and lost some teeth. Please help if you can.

Find out more here.