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Wolfpack Hustle interview with Don “roadblock” Ward

(photo by bart_everett)

To say the city of Los Angeles is dependent on the automobile is a big understatement. Back in July, local LA residents waited with baited breathe when they heard a 10 mile stretch of their precious 405 freeway was going to be shut down for a weekend. I remember getting [...]

Streetfilms-MY NYC biking story featuring Steve O’Neill

Streetfilms.org has been doing a video series profiling NYC bike riders, entitled: “My NYC Biking Story.”

The latest is Steve O’Neill who’s been riding in NYC for over 15 years. Now he commutes with his 5 year old son Beckett.

Another great portait of bike riding hipster.

Check out the latest portrait of another bike riding hipster:

Another great cyclist portrait from Dmitry Gudkov.

Happy (belated) Birthday

(picture by GageDesoto) Just want to send a Happy Birthday to Chris Thromann, (His actual birthday was December 6th) winner of this year’s Cranksgiving 11, alleycat champ and organizer. Proud member of NYC’s cycling community.

Oh and he just happened to ride his bike across the country this summer.

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Bicycle Film Festival, next stop-Philadelphia

The bicycle film festival moves on to its next city: Philadelphia June 26-27th.

I did a Q and A with Joe Stakun who is running the BFF in Philly. Joe is also one of the film makers who made a documentary about an upstate NY BMX company success story: FBM.

The name of [...]

Tomorrow is Critical Mass and the start of the BFF.

So the Bicycle Film Festival is starting its multi-city tour, kicking off in an unlikely place for bikes…Memphis Tennessee.

I had to find out what the bike scene was like in this town known for the roots of country music. This lead me to the blog fixmemphis.blogspot.com cause as logic would perceive, [...]

Poleriders…Now that’s a pedicab.

(photo from this year’s SantaCon NYC)

If you see what appears to be a pedicab, rolling through Time’s Square with some erotic dancers on the back, lit up, sliding down a pole…you haven’t had one too many at the Hawaiian Tropic Club.

Nope its Andrew Katzander and his poleriders!

Here is my [...]

Biker of the week: Jean Andre Vallery of the Bicycle Messenger Emergency Fund

I ran into Jean Andre Vallery at Interbike back in 2007. A really interesting guy and dedicated to the BMEF. He set up this organization to give money to injured bike couriers who are demanded upon to perform a crucial service for the business community and aren’t given proper health insurance coverage.

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Here’s a novel concept. Q and A with Jeff Underwood.

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