article on London’s bike sharing program coming for 2010:
London’s ‘Velib’ to cost quid a day to undock
London’s cycle hire scheme will launch in summer 2010 and will “open up cycling to thousands of people who don’t currently have the opportunity to cycle in London”
Transport for London (TfL) has [...]
saw this new ride by Trek on the coolist.com
“The Trek District is the latest Trek bike to get the Lance Armstrong makeover, with this version being dubbed the Trek Lance District. Lance District is a one-off custom build of the District Carbon, a superlight carbon frame version of the popular belt-driven fixed [...]
Time’s Up is in Copenhagen for the UN Summit on climate change otherwise known as Cop15
with reports from on the streets check out Time’s up here.
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article in the New York Times on new Bikes in Buildings Bill that kicks in tomorrow in NYC
title: Clearing a Path for Bikes in City Office Buildings by: Susan Stellin Published: December 8, 2009
On a rainy Thursday in November, three bicycles were parked in an office on the 29th floor of 7 [...]
So there has been an ongoing war for space in South Williamsburg Brooklyn. The battle seems to be waged over an over abundance of mini vans from the Hasidic community who feel a privileged right to the neighborhood they predominately inhabit and need a place to put their rides…so much for car pooling and [...]
Today there was a story on NPR about “road rage,” and the continuing escalation of anger between motorists and cyclists on our busy urban streets. This story derived from the recent conviction of Doctor Christopher Thompson who used his vehicle as a weapon and seriously injured two road cyclists in L.A.’s Mandeville Canyon. Turns [...]
Been getting some odd reports from Philadelphia. A bike messenger is seriously injured and they want to outlaw brakeless fixed gears and impose cyclists be licensed.
Here is a part of what is going on:
In October of this year, there were two separate fatal accidents in Philadelphia in which cyclists hit pedestrians. This [...]
Just wanted to give a big shout out to Harry and the NY Bike Jumble photo booth. Amazing photographer Keiko Niwa was out a few weeks ago at the Old Stone House, in Park Slope taking photos of people and their trusted rides.
Then the sent everyone a zip file of their photos. I [...]
Executive Director, Bill DiPaola, former squatter, environmental activist and executive director of the NYC based Time’s Up, always had a feeling about saving every flyer and poster from past environmental protests and critical mass rides. Someday all that visual history would be documented and available to the public to tell the real story [...]