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Labor Day Beach Ride – Monday, 9/4/2017 11:30 AM – Grand Army Plaza

Monday, September 4th, 2017, 11:30am–Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn.

From Time’s Up: Join us for a leisurely bike ride out to Rockaway Beach to enjoy an endless Summer afternoon of swimming, and relaxing on the beach!

Invite your friends! Meet new ones! Let’s have a party on the beach!.

source of the […]

Beach Ride – Sunday, 8/27/2017 11:30 AM – Grand Army Plaza

Sunday, August 27th, 2017, 11:30am–Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn.

From Time’s Up: Join us for a leisurely bike ride out to Rockaway Beach to enjoy an endless Summer afternoon of swimming, and relaxing on the beach!

Invite your friends! Meet new ones! Let’s have a party on the beach!.

source of the […]

8/21/2017 Partial Solar Eclipse: Your NYC Bike Guide

On Monday 8/21/2017, the United States will experience its first coast to coast Total Solar Eclipse since 6/8/1918, when scientists tried to prove Albert Einstein‘s General theory of relativity, but were frustrated by clouds.

Moving West to East from Oregon, to South Carolina, parts of 14 states will experience totality for up to two […]

65 Year Old Motorist Nearly Beats To Death A 74 Year Old Cyclist In Canada With A Club

As widely reported internationally and captured vividly on video, on Tuesday, 7/18/2017 around 11 am in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 65-year-old David Fox, nearly beat to death, a 74 year old cyclist with a small club, then drove off before police arrived, and was later arrested for aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

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60 Million Dollar Lawsuit Settled against Citibike

According to the New York Law Journal, a then 73 year old man, Ronald Corwin of Westport Connecticut, settled a 60 million dollar lawsuit for an unspecified amount of money, for a nasty fall he suffered at a Citibike station on 10/25/2013, that caused him brain damage.

Photo Source: Westport Democrats

Ronald was […]

Manhattan Bike Month Critical Mass – Friday 5/26/2017

Manhattan Bike Month Critical Mass is still riding on Friday 5/26/2017 at 7 pm at Union Square North (the last Friday of the month year round) …

… here is what the ride looked like 10 years ago in Manhattan …

Video source: Team Spider

… and here is what the ride looked […]

The Second Passion of Allan Holdsworth

Over the last couple of years, so many rock icons have been dying, the latest being Allan Holdsworth (no relation to the bicycle manufacturer) on 4/15/2017, a little known “guitarist’s guitarist”, who wanted to be a saxophonist (his parents could not afford one, so he took up guitar instead), one of his childhood inspirations […]

The Pedaling Astronomer

Last weekend at NEAF (the largest astronomy show in the world) held annually at Rockland Community College, it was surprising to meet a cyclist, Gary Parkerson, the ‘face’ for the Pedaling Astronomer Project.

PEDALING ASTRONOMER PROJECT

Gary, 62 years of age at the time he started his solo, self sustained bicycle journey […]

Brooklyn Bike Swap – Sunday April 30 – 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Another Bike Jumble type event has been announced, the “Brooklyn Bike Swap”, for the 5th year now, on Sunday 4/30/2017 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, at 224 Franklin Street, Greenpoint Brooklyn (t.d.b. bar).

Brooklyn Bike Swap Flyer

Photo taken from facebook event

According to the event description, admission is free, as […]

Fallen Angel – One Year On

Today, 4/15/2017, there was a memorial for Lauren Davis at the Greenpoint Reformed Church who was killed by a motorist one year ago on Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn while biking to work in the morning.

In attendance were many of her family and friends, including her mother, sister, and a brother […]