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Ok people…

If you don’t ride your bikes and they sit in the garage collecting dust…this is what can happen. This takes twitter to a whole new level… So get out there and USE those bikes.

Here is a little wrap up from last weeks…National “Bike to Work Week,” part of Bike Month.

Here in [...]

Sunday on Backstage Live, CBS news webcast.

Saturday morning I was invited onto CBS news early morning show webcast called “Backstage Live.” They wanted a bike celebrity such as myself to talk about bike culture in New York City, current state of critical mass and ways of keeping your bike safely locked. Coming from someone who gave his bike away [...]

Bike Sharing in NYC.

The Department of City Planning, bet you didn’t know we even had this organization, has just released a feasibility report on the possibility of having a Paris-like bike sharing program in NYC. (although I can’t seem to find the report)

However,

Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives was on WNYC’s [...]

Brooklyn’s Courier Company gets Press

Hugo and Colin from Brooklyn’s newest courier company, Snap Delivery, got a nice story in the Daily News.

photo by Siegel/News

Shoestring approach has some messengers pedaling to success by Alex J. Berkman Monday, April 20th 2009, 1:19 PM

They weave nimbly through traffic, don’t use even a drop of gasoline and [...]

Follow up with David August Trimble

After getting a good healthy buzz off of Gothamist and the NY Times I thought it would only be fitting to follow up with David August Trimble and find his personal insights to the Redhook Criterium. I asked him the following questions: Who won? (race results) Only 7 riders finished on the lead lap [...]

Bikeblognyc in the NY Times…again.

Hey I got a mention in the Times. Nice. A Brooklyn Bike Race Worthy of James Dean In the Red Hook Criterium, cyclists rode 16 laps of a route on city streets, without any brakes. photo by: Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times article by: Colin Moynihan Published: March 29, 2009

The old [...]

Article on Pies of March

Our on the street Bicycle Beat reporter, Jefferson Siegel has this recent article in the Villager: Photo by Jefferson Siegel Beware Pies of March — don’t block lanes, bikers warn By Jefferson Siegel Cyclists are reveling in the addition of new bike lanes throughout the city. However, they are less than thrilled with the [...]

New Movies

Movies posted on Tracko

Video from Bilenky’s Junkyard Race:

VIMBY – Bilenky Junk Yard Race

Seriously long wheelie Dick cheese from KJO on Vimeo. and new one from Funseca Films (SF) MIXTAPE VOL. 1 NO CASSETTES from FonsecaFilms on [...]

Report on 8th Ave. Bike Lane

Jefferson Siegel recently filed this report in the Villager about newly constructed bike lanes on 8th Ave.

Villager photo by Jefferson Siegel A cyclist pedaling in traffic heading north on Eighth Ave. at 14th St. last week avoided the new cycle-track bike lane, at right. Only cars turning left can enter the cycle-track [...]

Putting the “Black” in Black Friday.

Wal-Mart employee trampled to death in Long Island. I hope it was worth it for your new plasma tv.

Good to see these hard economic times have made people re-evaluate their spending habits and are learning to save.