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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 [...]

Spring forward your bike for spring

Now that the weather is getting better, well should be soon…It’s time to start thinking about tuning up your bike. The popular bicycling map program and app, Mapmyride.com has some good advice.

For northern hemisphere folks, spring is starting to come into focus. Harsh weather may have conspired to keep you off the roads [...]

Knowing you’ve made it

Well, what ever bike culture turns out to be, here is a great way to know you’ve made it as a cycling icon.

Check out NYC’s BMX star Nigel Sylvester…he got his own toy bike:

Read more at RadCollector.com

Check him out in action:

Highsnobiety Presents: Nigel Sylvester from Nate Houghteling on [...]

The quest to define bike culture?

J. David Goodman had an interesting article on defining exactly what is bike culture, in the New York Times, city room blog. Read the article, here.

He announces that Transportation Alternatives will be hosting a bike culture summit May 6th here in NYC featuring a discussion with the newly unveiled Bike Snob (Eben [...]

Big News.

I’m not going to tell you who this is, because every other cycling related blog has beat me too it.

(Picture thanks to culturecycles.com)

I’ll tell you this…he’s a famous bike blogger who’s probably read almost as much as this site.

For the one person who doesn’t know already…find out more at J. [...]

24-bike shop...Vending machine?

Need to patch a tube as you blowout riding back from Hipster Central? Now you can with a 24 hour bike shop…in a vending machine. Practical necessity or Practical joke?

Find out in this NY Time’s article about Traif Bike Gesheft, an eccentric Williamsburg bicycle shop owner, and his wacky invention. 24-Hour Bike Shop [...]

Services from Brooklyn Bike and Board

Even though there is a bit of a chill still lingering in the air, you may be thinking about partaking in what many NYers have realized…The bicycle is not only the greatest invention of human kind, it is also the most reliable, most fun and most economical way to navigate around our urban environment. [...]

Thanks Gothamist

I got a nice mention in Gothamist about the Red Hook Criterium. Check it out here.

Thanks.