The bike sharing in NYC, now in its fourth month. has created new levels of bicycle acceptability. Like getting married.
From the New York Times: In Sickness and in Health, Long After the Bike Is Due Back By: Matt Flegenheimer October 11th, 2013 After marrying in June, Christie and Sean Hutchinson took the [...]
Here’s my new favorite tumblr:
Obviously the NYPD concerned about “our safety.”
Chris Horner is an American professional bike racer who just won the Vuelta a Espana, which is a pretentious way of saying the Tour of Spain. This is the first time an American has won this stage race and at 41 years old, Chris becomes the oldest man to accomplish this.
This week biking in NYC got some love (coverage) in the local rags.
AM NY had a cover story Monday about how the bike sharing program has been inordinately successful and surpassed expectations.
First Summer of Citibike Exceeds Expectations By: Ivan Pereira September 15th, 2013
New Yorkers have certainly done their “share” [...]
Charles R. Scott is into endurance biking. He’s also into these kind of adventures with his 12 and 6 year old kids, like a recent ride across the entire length of Japan.
Now he’s gearing up to ride the Lewis & Clark trail which is 3,700 miles and extends from Illinois to the coast [...]
Make Magazine an amazing resource of DIY gadgetry and how-to-science projects has just launched Maker Camp.
In association with Google + their will be projects posted daily for kids and adults to make and share with this online community. From July 8th-August 16th, millions of makers will connect to create, hack and share [...]
Finally all of Time’s Up and Transportation Alternatives hard work has paid off…at least for a this summer.
Starting Monday, July 8th (Today) Central Park, above 72nd Street will be closed to cars until Labor Day. Definitely an issue both advocacy groups have been battling for decades.
Here is a press release from the [...]
WBAI 99.5fm now has a new segment as part of it’s “Wake Up Call” morning program called: Bike Talk.
Wednesdays at 7:45am
Here is a bit about the program:
‘Bike Talk’ – a new 15 minute segment on Wake Up Call every Wednesday throughout the summer.
It will bring you news on all [...]
Every year I look at 30,000+ cyclists attending the five borough bike tour and wonder, “where are you people the other 364 days a year, biking in NYC?” Understandably, this event provides riders with a safe envivornment as well as the appeal of seeing all five boroughs and using infrastructure normally reserved for the [...]