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Thanks Gothamist

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

Thanks.

Red Hook Criterium Recap

David August Trimble, has been around bikes his whole life. His father designed the first carbon bike back in the early 80′s as part of Trimble Racing. David is an avid racer himself and each year for the past three years he has been celebrating his birthday with his very own bike race. Last [...]

NEW PROJECT…A Travel Guide Book

Well this is going to be a busy year.

I’ve got a book deal!

I’ve teamed up with amazing bike culture photographer: Ed Glazar and superb writer Marci Blackman.

We’re writing the definitive travel guide to biking in NYC loaded with information, bike rides, history and fascinating characters who make up our [...]

New website uniting bikers: www.peopleforbikes.org

Eric Bull sent me this info on the launch of a new website that is trying to get a million people to unite for one step closer to WORLD BICYCLE DOMINATION!

If you haven’t heard, this week we launched a great new website and initiative to promote bicycling that I think will be [...]

Google maps for bikes

google maps now includes directions for bikes.

Who commutes?

Interesting graphic on how people commute.

Check out the precentage of people who drive, carpool, take public transport or bike, here.

Road Rage Doctor gets 5 years

Los Angeles ER doctor Christopher Thompson, has a new place to practice medicine…a jail cell. He was sentenced to five years in prison for deciding to use his car as a weapon and slam on the brakes in front of two road cyclists.

One of those, who suffered severe injuries is Ron Peterson, recently [...]

Skateboarding is not a crime, neither is bike polo

Ok, I can understand the police kicking someone out of private space where people are skateboarding, doing grinds on a bmx bike or in this case playing bike polo. But arresting a practicing bike polo team who’d been coming out for years and having them spend 11 hours in jail? Excessive.

Sad but [...]

Williamsburg Bike Lane Wars Debate.

James Hook is hosting debates in a series called:

Open City Dialogue (OCD) a bi-monthly lecture series curated by Greenpoint resident James Hook, and unraveling on alternating Mondays in the backroom of Pete’s Candy Store.

Short (35-40 minute) lectures are woven together from the common thread of people’s obsessions, with guests coming from [...]

Identified person killed on Delancey

Jeffeson Siegel reporter and photographer sent me this link which identifies the woman killed on her bicycle last week:

35 year old, Fuen Bai of the East Village.

Read more here.