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Get a Used Bike at Getbiked.com

Looking to buy a used bicycle in NYC, that is more personal experience than the anonymousness of Craigslist or EBay?

Check out the new Get Biked.

You’ll be sent a weekly email with a thorough list of used rides, carefully screened by a moderator. This definitely helps to weed out some of the [...]

key #BikeNYC player goes #BikeLA, we say goodbye 8/8/12, Red Lantern Bicycles

Do you know fashion designer ( www.nonavarnado.com ) and blogger ( thebirdwheel.com ) Nona Varnado? You should, oh wait she’s leaving us. Nona has accepted a job in Los Angeles with the super rad bike shop Orange20.

Don’t worry, Nona has great stuff planned no matter what coast she ends up on.

Here [...]

Copenhagen bike super highways

It seems like a fantasy come true, but bike super highways are a reality in Copenhagen as city planners have literally “paved the way” for residents to commute from the suburbs to the city on bicycle. In April, the first of 26 routes opened by city planners in a combined initiative to make this [...]

Bike sharing is coming to NYC

That’s right! With highly successful programs in Washington DC (Capitalshare) and Boston (New Balance Hubway) Alta bike sharing is going to be a reality here in our town this summer. They have a newly revised website: nycitybikeshare.com with details about where the potential 600 stations will be set up and a pricing guide for [...]

Meeting tonight for a safer Jay St.

Come to a meeting tonight for a safer Jay St. in Brooklyn. From: Brooklynspoke.com.

Anyone who rides Jay Street regularly to get to and from the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges knows how dangerous it can be for all street users, and how little any of the most common infractions are ticketed or discouraged. [...]

“Dude, where’s my bike?” Found in China

From the feel-good department, here’s a story from China about a Japanese man who’s stolen bicycle was found thanks to social networking, including the popular site Weibo China’s hybrid of twitter and Facebook.

Japanese Man Cycling Globe Has Bike Stolen in Wuhan China

Recently, a young Japanese man with dreams of cycling around [...]

Tweed Run, 10/15

James Fry contacted me and want to pass on an upcoming event for October 15th. In the vein of previous tweed rides comes: The Tweed Run A metropolitan bicycle ride with a bit of style. From a press release:

After seeing great success in London over the last three years and a jaunt around [...]

New Blog-Grid Chicago

Just wanted to introduce a new sustainable transportation blog coming out of Chicago, created by urban planner, Steve Vance and Author John Greenfield.

Check out: gridchicago.com.

It’s loosely modeled after Streetsblog.

A description of their site:

“Grid is an outlet for news, commentary, and photography about sustainable transportation-related events, projects, [...]

“Roberta Moses”-diss or compliment for Janette Sadik-Kahn

Great article about the media bash of the D.O.T. and it’s Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn in Metropolis Mag. Writer, Karrie Jacobs thinks calling the commissioner “Roberta Moses,” shouldn’t be seen as a diss, to the late Robert Moses and his short sighted automobile lust of NYC, but rather as a compliment for redesigning our cities [...]

New York Times, rides around Manhattan’s waterfront

Jane Margolies, from the New York Times, explores the current status of biking around the outskirt paths and greenways of Manhattan.

She heads along counter clockwise along with one of the creators of this years 2011 free D.O.T. Bicycle map.

On Two Wheels, With Water as a Companion

(photo by: Kirsten Luce for [...]