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Why they still don’t get it:

Well here is another shinning example of the Madison Ave crowd continuing to not get it about bicycles:

This is kind of like why a few token days of shutting down streets for a few hours is no way to encourage more people to ride bikes. It makes it trival and fun and […]

Cops Gone Crazy Press Conference

This article in Yesterday’s NYTimes is just reason the cops have gone Crazy:

Police and a Cyclists’ Group, and Four Years of Clashes By JAMES BARRON Published: August 4, 2008

The New York City Police Department, with its 35,000 officers, has in recent years been on the front lines of the citywide decline […]

Summer Streets…ride in Manhattan in groups and not get Bodychecked.

Transportation Alternatives is helping to host three Saturday’s in Manhattan where a large section of Park Ave. will be closed to vehicular traffic.

find out about it here.

August 9th, 16th and 23rd. 7:00am-1pm. Just enough time, to not inconvenience the precious drivers for their necessary day trips to the city for […]

Tompkins Square Riots, 20 years later, Concert

Speaking of documenting police misconduct, the mother of all “crack-downs” will be celebrating it’s 20th year anniversary with a concert this Sunday, August 3rd.

For more info check here from FreeNYC.

Check out this article in the NYTimes by Colin Moynihan.

20 Years After Unrest, Class Tensions Have Faded and Punk Rock Will Be […]

Bike Blog Boycotts the Olympics

From its abysmal record on human rights of the Tibetan people to its atrocious impact on the world’s environment, Bike Blog will proudly NOT be reporting on anything from the 2008 olympic games in an online boycott.

You’ll have to tune into Katie Couric and the king of all dorks Matt Lauer in their […]

Critical Mass incedent talked about on Brian Lehrer

The issue of the attack is discussed on WNYC Brian Lehrer show with Bill Dipaola executive director of Time’s Up and Jim Dwyer, reporter for the NY Times.

Here is the link.

Make sure that if you only watch Fox News, you also check out this show.

Cop Lies, The spirit of Critical Mass Dies.

Cops Lie? What? I know its hard to believe that our fine men and woman in blue would do such a despicable thing…but its true…come on, we all watch SVU, the wire, CSI New York. Its part of police work, part of getting the “bad guy.”

We’ve speculated on what motivated 22 year old […]

The European Cycle Messenger Championships

That’s right, Europe has messengers too which means they have their own championships.

This year they were held in Eindhoven, Holland on July 25th through the 27th.

The official website: www.ecmc2008.com

Congratulations to:

Michael Brinkmann from Bremen (Germany) (male)

&

Astrid Narud from Berlin (Germany)(female)

the fastest bike messengers in […]

Not an isolated incedent.

What happened to Christopher Long in last Friday’s critical mass is by no mean an isolated incident.

Here is a video showing two other assaults of critical mass participants in Time’s Square.

Animal on Animals.

Animal Magazine has done some good investigation to find out more about the motivations of NYPD Patrick Pogan featured in the hot new youtube video of cyclist brutality, which now has 583,692 views.

“The video of rookie cop Patrick E. Pogan (shield #28957) violently body checking cyclist Christopher Long during a Critical Mass group […]