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News surfacing about the critical ass “whopping” assault video:

Looks like the officer involved has been stripped of his badge and gun.

NY1 Gothamist NYPOST NYC Indymedia WNBC

video of the last critical mass in NYC. Proof.

There are things you can always count on in New York…like your rent forever being raised 30 percent a year to adjust to the “market value.” Like that guy playing a drum solo on the subway platform on plastic buckets…Or like the NYPD always acting like…well the NYPD.

Here they are in classic form […]

Congratulations to Carlos Sastre

for winning this year’s Tour De France.

Carlos Sastre on the podium in Paris after winning the Tour de France Sunday.photo by: Edward Wyatt

Article in NYTimes

Article in Wired about Challenges of Modern day Messenger Companies

Internet Endangers Big-City Tradition: The Bike Messenger

By David Kravets

Wired Magazine 7/25/08Bike messengers (left to right) Josh Godar, Chris Sparks and Annunaki Jonny talk with Wheels of Justice co-owner Matt Flores outside the business, on Mission Street in San Francisco.Emily Lang/Wired.com

SAN FRANCISCO — Here along Market Street, heavily tattooed bicyclists with […]

Art shows from Bike Blog friendly Artists

I probably should have posted this earlier but bicycle culture photographer Tod Seelie, has his photos on display at the Cinders Gallery in Williamsburg.

The show is titled: Slow Dancing to Slayer, and runs through August 9th.

Here is a press release from the Men’s Style.com

written by: MATTHEW SCHNEIERPhotographer Tod Seelie has […]

the African Cyclist

Urban velo had a link to a new project in Kenya, the African Cyclist, with the goal of inspiring Africans to have more access to the professional world of cycling.

from their website:

These two young men are Zakayo Nderi and Samwel Mwangi. They come from a tiny spot on the planet called […]

I got quoted

Check it out, I got quoted in this week’s issue of New York magazine.

Its all about bike locks with a few good tips on some products to keep your ride secure.

Of course that doesn’t help if you let someone “tryout” your bike and they ride off with it.

Article by Scott Ward.

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Narly Crash on the Track

See the horror Here

Luckily no one was seriously hurt at during the men’s Keirin at the Alpenrose Velodrome Challenge in southwest Portland Saturday.

Video from Bike Film Festival LA

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Bike Polo article in Sacramento Bee

Sent by Joe Hendry of Mess Media

Check out the article and video here. A gritty cousin of the game of kings, bike polo is gaining traction

Sacramento Bee, July 20, 2008By Gina Kim

Two lines of four people square off across the parking lot, each balancing on their fixed-gear bikes with […]