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What are the crazy Brits up to?

Its London Calling.

August 22-24th

Big Extravaganza of Alleycat racing and Rollapaluza, roller racing.

Check out this video from: Rollapaluza XI: KingspinThe most fun you can have down at the pub, bowling, drinking and riding a bike in place for cash prizes. Goldsprints UK […]

Moving Targets…NYTimes article on Bicycle and Motor Vehicles coexisting and lack there of.

Bad habits of cyclists and drivers clash on the streets as more people are riding to save money and get around. The NY Times takes a look at the nationwide trends as more cyclists hit the streets. Congratulations to NYC’s bikesnob for getting quoted. I’m jealous.

Moving TargetsBy Jan Hoffmanpublished in the NYTimes August […]

Beach Ride August 17th

This Sunday is the Time’s Up Beach Ride.

Steve wanted me to post the details so here you go:

Beach RideSunday, August 17th, 200811:00 AMBrooklyn Start:11:00am Grand Army Plaza, Prospect ParkBike ride to Rockaway Queens beach (Fort Tilden). Bring swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, food and/or money for food, lock for bike, or leave bike on […]

Bike Film festival videos

The 2008 bicycle film festival is moving right along with Screenings of great bike related movies, artshows and block parties.

Hopefully there will be one coming to your town soon.

Here is a video from urbanvelo.org from their recent trip to NYC for our bicycle film festival, where it all started.

This is […]

Bike Lane Emergency Video

For all those people who say, “Why can’t the bike riders just be happy riding in the bike lanes the city has provided for them?”

Here is a video explaining a bit of the why by Nicholas Whitaker, a freelance film maker and contributer to Streetfilms.org

Bike-Lane Emergency from Nicholas Whitaker on […]

24hour scavenger hunt/alleycat in Portland

More info here at 24hourvelovulture/myspace

From Portland’s Craig’s List:

“Stay up all night with a partner and hope you’re still friends after. $666 main prize, plenty more goods(beer* from Brew Clubb So Pathetic, Coffee Plant, Mississippi Records, Oddball Tattoo, Sheila Moon Clothing, bike stuff from various LBCs in the works, Voodoo Donuts, etc.) […]

Witness of bike crash, looking for any information.

This happened July 30th,2008

-an email was sent out from Trevor N-

8:45am Bike Crash at the Base of the Williamsburg Bridge(Williamsburg Bridge / Manhattan Side)

This morning I was biking directly behind a kid down the Williamsburg Bridge towards Manhattan. And as we got to the base of the bridge and police car […]

Politics, Bikes and Radioshows.

2 radio shows about bicycles, deal with politics.

Bike Show on KBOOfm 90.7 out of Portland Oregon talks about the recent relationships between cars and bikers.

from their show: “WAR on WHEELS?” 8/6/08Is there a war on wheels? Is there any difference between a “crash” and an “accident?” The August KBOO Bike Show will […]

2 year Anniversary of the Passing of Bronx John

2nd anniversary of the Death of Bronx John.

In Memoriam 1974 – 2006

Two years ago, August 9th, 2006, legendary messenger “Bronx” John was killed by a cab near the Williamsburg Bridge, Brooklyn

Stop by and visit his memorial bike on Roebling and South 4th and remember it could be any one of […]

Happy Olympics

Here is a video from Oren KaplanHistory will be made.