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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.

Bike Law, Q & A.

From being ticketed after you’ve been doored by a car to having your bike stolen on Houston Street because Obama’s in town…you may be having some questions about your legal rights as a cyclist.

Megan Olendorf, alerted me that there will be an online forum to discuss bike laws.

Wednesday, April 28 at 11AM [...]

Boston, making strides in bike safety

Boston is know for being a hostile environment for cyclists but things are starting to look up with a bike friendly Mayor, Thomas M. Menino and a new city program for biking, Boston Bikes Program.

read more in this article:

Bike safety efforts pick up pace in city By Eric Moskowitz

No one [...]

Pogan Trial-Cross Examination Monday.

Tomorrow, April 26th, Monday…former cop Patrick Pogan will take the stand for his criminal trial. Friday (4/23) Pogan spoke for the first time about what his rationale was for body checking Christopher Long in Time’s Square back in Critical Mass, July 25, 2008.

The trial continues on Monday with Pogan’s cross-examination.

Those who would [...]

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.