You’ve probably heard of Discovery Channel’s Cash Cab:
Where New Yorkers are randomly picked up by a cab wired for television and given the chance to win cash prizes for answering trivia questions?
Well now Rich Collier is riding around with NYC’s first roving game show on bicycle.
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Saw this on: laughingsquid.com
Pick up a print: society6.com/murraymullet/Wicked-Bike-Trick_Print
Here is the latest in the Villager’s series on bike activism in NYC. Time’s Up volunteer Keegan writes about how cyclist got radicalized due to a bicycle ban in Time’s Square in the 80′s, the 20 year anniversary of Critical Mass and an upcoming celebration bike ride, film screening and panel discussion.
NPR just had a great article on how Japanese sake makers are now trying their hands at making local craft beer. Kiuchi Brewery vice president Youichi Kiuchi holds a bottle of his company’s Hitachino Nest beer. To make beer, the brewery is using equipment that once was used for sake.-Photo by Lucy Craft
Today is definitely a day of reflection. Remembering all those who lost their lives on this day, eleven years ago. I felt compelled to ride my bike today to my job site in the Bronx near Arthur Ave. It was 18 miles each way and although tiring, I felt determined to use a non-polluting [...]
Uncommongoods is having a design contest: Uncommongoods is a Brooklyn-based online retailer, is hosting a Bicycle Lovers Design Challenge from now until September 15 and we would love to see the work of the online bike community.
DEADLINE: September 15, 2012 at 11:59 PM ET
GRAND PRIZE:$500 cash + an UncommonGoods vendor contract
The Villager is partnering up with Time’s Up for a weekly column about bike related issues, Spin City.
Here is the first installment written by Time’s Up volunteer, Keegan:
Communication breakdown: Bikers and critics just can’t see eye to eye. By: Keegan Stephan Published: September 6th, 2012
Bicycling has become one of the most [...]
The Fall Bike Jumble is coming September 8th.
This is a great DIY bicycle swap meet and a place to sell your stuff, buy stuff and meet bicycle people.
It costs $55.00 in advance for a 7×7 space and $75.00 on the day if you want to be a vendor.
Find out more: [...]
Bicycle Roots, the woman’s owned bicycle shop (1078 Fulton St.-Brooklyn) wants to do more than just sell bikes:
At Bicycle Roots, we try to be more than just a bike shop. Any shop can sell bicycles. But we consider the business of building a community of cyclists to be our main commodity.
They are [...]
Here are a few bike videos:
Title: Almanzo 100 Seen on: Prolly How does a man move and shape a culture? Our love of storytelling compelled us to find out, so we dug into the story of the Almanzo 100 gravel road race–the granddaddy of them all. We found that a single man’s [...]