Time’s Up continues to bring much needed relief to the Rockaways with Bicycle convoys of donations and even their own human powered generators.
Last weekend and Monday they were on hand to deliver food, blankets, bike-powered charging stations, and mobile bike repair units to neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Here is a video from [...]
In an odd twist of irony, the highly anticipated bike sharing program in NYC, which would have come in real handy with the disruptions hurricane Sandy caused, may have been damaged by hurricane Sandy.
The New York Times is reporting the warehouse space in the Navy Yard which is storing the bike share equipment [...]
Here is another great video from Casey Neistat who took his camera to the Rockaways
And here is another from someone who hadn’t heard from their friend in three days after the storm and were left a stunning voice message:
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There is a party [...]
It looks like the annual Staten Island Cyclocross race (NYC’s only one of it’s kind) is canceled due to damage from the Hurricane. Organizers have turned it into a volunteer day for relief efforts.
Here is more from their facebook page:
Sadly, Staten CX is not happening this year. Our beloved Wolfe’s pond [...]
Here is a story by Sarah Goodyear for Atlantic Cities about her recent trip with a bike convoy of donations (from Bicycle Habitat) to the Rockaways.
The Power of Bicycles in Disaster Recovery
We rolled out from the Bicycle Habitat store on Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn just after 10 in the morning [...]
Here are a few reports of #bikesandy experiences.
First up Core77 talks about how handy the bike sharing program would have been, plus in depth reports on Casey Neistat’s amazing bike footage and the status of a couple of Red Hook bicycle businesses. Hurricane Sandy vs NYC Cyclists
Posted by Ray November [...]
Red Hook is a waterfront area in Brooklyn with a lot of character. It has a nautical themed pioneer flavor with a real sense of local, especially since there is limited public transportation. It is also the home of David August Trimble’s unique track bike race, Red Hook Crit.
This area was hit hard [...]
Time’s Up is at it again, delivering food and badly needed supplies to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas of NYC.
Here is a press release of upcoming bike related actions this weekend.
TIME’S UP! WILL DELIVER FOOD, BLANKETS, BIKE-POWERED CHARGING STATIONS, AND MOBILE BIKE REPAIR TO NEIGHBORHOODS DEVASTATED BY SANDY
WHAT: Time’s Up [...]
Banner hung on Manhattan Bridge.
Brooklyn Machine Works has donated bike stands to Time’s Up to assist in their construction of pedal powered generators. These were quintessential for charging cell phones in the East Village during the week of power outages caused by hurricane Sandy. They will soon have 10 of these human powered [...]
If you have the day off for Election Day, or some time on your hands, why not join the Sandy Relief effort.
A group of cyclists are biking out to the Rockaways to deliver much needed supplies and volunteer with clean-up.
Meet at the Brooklyn Bicycle Habitat at 9:00am 476 5th Ave.-Brooklyn, [...]