I first started documenting the NYPD ticketing cyclists back in 2011, when it seemed to be a coordinated effort by local law enforcement to “crackdown” on illegal cycling maneuvers. Based on several reports, and random postings like this on twitter: It seems as if the police are at it once again in the coldest [...]
The Atlantic in Focus series just had a photo article on the dangerous levels of pollution in Beijing.
Alan Taylor’s article titled, “China’s Toxic Sky” shows startling photos of smog with levels so bad — at one point measured 40 times recommended safety levels.
Read more: here.
Here is one Beijing [...]
Here is a quick round up of some winter alleycat races.
Miss Thang may not have been able to perform during the cold weather of President Obama’s inauguration,
but that didn’t stop a bunch of D.C. couriers and other bike maniacs.
That same weekend of 1/20/13 was host to an inauguration alleycat: [...]
Just to follow through on a story I’m sure we are quite glad is over, Lance Armstrong.
Lance went on Oprah last week in an attempt to play ball with the United States Anti-Doping Agency and lift his life time ban on competing in endurance sports. Instead he did a lousy job of 1) [...]
(photo by: Clifford Coonan-independent.co.uk)
What do you get when you cross rebellious Chinese artist Ai WeiWei with the most popular mode of transportation in his native country?
An art installation made of over 760 bicycles…so [...]
New York’s first ever indoor cycling velodrome is not happening, at least not at its proposed location in the newly developed Brooklyn Bridge Park. Rich cycling enthusiast, Joshua P. Rechnitz is pulling out his $50 million donation (the largest in NYC park history) and looking elsewhere in NYC or New Jersey for someone who [...]
Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters
Here is a hilarious mock retort supposedly from Lance Armstrong on the day he is official stripped of his seven tour titles. If only this were truly from Lance.
A Message from Lance October 18, 2012 Posted by John Bailey Owen
“Last August, I took advantage of an offer [...]
Just saw this in Brownstoner,
Australian Bike Company Settles Down in Red Hook By: Emily 10/16/12
The Australian bike company Papillionaire is the newest tenant at 390 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook. This is the first store based in the States. They’ve got a wide selection of vintage-style bikes which [...]
There’s a new book out there encouraging woman to hit the pedals:
Katie Daily’s-Heels on Wheels, a Ladies Guide to Owning and Riding a Bike.
Here is a write up in the New York Times:
Riding Like Susan B. Anthony ‘Heels on Wheels’ — Books of Style Elizabeth Lippman for The New York Times [...]