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Pro-Racing comes to Harlem, June 20th-Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, Pro cycling comes to Harlem for the 37th Annual Skyscrapper Classic.

Here is a press release: Get out of the house of Father’s Day! Join other families and bike enthusiasts for a day of racing, games, prizes, music and food at the Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic, presented by Rockstar Games.

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World Naked Bike Ride NYC report back

From organizer Mellow Yellow: You might have awoken Sunday morning, like me, wondering if what happened Saturday was some sort of hallucination. Well, I can’t really say that I believe it still either, but as far as I know of reality, it did happen. We gathered together, we disrobed a bit together, joyfully painted […]

Bicycle Portraits-Everyday South Africans and their bikes

There are two days left to help support this project:

From the site: My name is Stan Engelbrecht. A friend and fellow bicycle enthusiast, Nic Grobler, and I recently started a project investigating South African bicycle culture, and the lack of cyclist commuters out there on our roads. We want to raise the […]

cops in LA listen

hmmm, something for the NYPD to think about.

When cops harass cyclists during Critical Mass, they learn from it, according to this blurb in LAist. (photo by Alex Thompson) Headline–LAPD Takes First Steps to Train Officers on How to Properly Pull Over Cyclists By Zach Behrens. Relationships between cyclists and the LAPD cannot improve […]

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 […]