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Donate in Menory of killed Staten Island Cyclist

As reported by the Gothamist, and other news outlets, just before 5:40 PM on Tuesday 2/16/2016, 59 year old avid cyclist, Stanley “Lee” Marshall, was struck and killed as he was biking on Richmond Road (at the intersection of Andrews Avenue), in Staten Island.

The family is seeking contributions to cover funeral and […]

Cargo bike movers, the next big thing?

On Valentine’s Day, the New York Times featured a piece on using cargo bikes to move someone’s belongings from one Manhattan apartment to another, instead of trucks, or other motorized vehicles.

Photo Credit: Karsten Moran for the New York Times (many more photos of the January move are included in the article).

Thinking […]

R.I.P. Lemmy – Still Feeling Mean

Catching up on old news, sadly bassist Lemmy, a bona fide rebel, rock God, and founder of Motorhead, died of brain cancer on 12/28/2015.

His first claim to fame, came in 1972 as the lead vocalist on the single ‘Silver Machine‘ a song about a silver bicycle, a number 3 UK hit, with […]

City’s Message To Cyclists-Winter Is A Time To Leave Your Bike At Home. What Are Your Thoughts?

This blogger has had a bit of a hibernation since July-2015. I just needed a good Snowpocalypse to come out of my AirBnB ice cave.

Here is a posting from a ‘mystery’ guest who wanted to share his experience with cycling in the snow and the issues of the lack of priority of […]

Cell Phone Snatching Cyclist, Caught On Cam

Just got this in from a bikeblognyc fan Brian Cohen (bitofthis.com) who was sent this dashboard cam from a friend.

A bike rider steals a phone from a pedestrian crossing the street.

The incident occurred at:

7/8/2015 at about 5:30 PM on Avenue A and 7th Street in the East Village.

Here is the […]

Kickstarter Of The Week: Modular Travel Bag System

Here is the kickstarter of the week:  Green Guru presents: The Stand-by Travel Bag System. Modular Pack, Messenger & Kits

By Bryan Beard & Kit Hendrickson

These design students have come up with the ultimate in travel pack: 

     Here are highlights from their kickstarter campaign:

As design students and as human beings, we […]

April Fool Alley Cat-Today.

It’s a tradition. 

  

Bike Culture Goes Underground-Literally

 What do you do with an a abandon limestone mine in Kentucky? Build the world’s largest bike park for BMX and mountain bikers.

From NPR:

Brain Wave Bike Mapping

Forget bike mapping with paper (even if the DOT has great free maps every year) or fancy GPS apps. So 2014.

The new trend is brain waves. Arlene Ducao  an MIT graduate–of course, has developed a bike helmet, Mindrider, which tracks riders brain activity and maps out routes based on chill areas and more […]

Cargo Bikes Mean Business, So Make One.

The Cargo Bike. Sure they have weird dutch names, they’re boxy and are popping up all over hip Brooklyn with 15 kids in them, late for PS Blankity Blank. But now it seems they are slowly being embraced by businesses…and not just those selling artisanal coffee or locally sourced Kimchi burger-tacos.

From Mother […]