Gothamist reports that last weekends Love your lanes bike ride and party were a big success.
Pictures by Fritz.
As a way of budget cuts for the NYPD, there will be no new round of cadets for 2010, reducing the total numbers of the force to about 34,000. But don’t worry, its still the largest police force in America. One officer we won’t mind seeing go is the body slamming officer Pogan, famous for his moves in Time’s Square during a critical mass ride. Gothamist reports the rookie cop was fired. Of course his lawyers claim he quit in order to concentrate on the legal proceeding against him. Here is my list of new jobs for Pogan,
Interesting, with all these budget cuts, the NYPD still finds the resources to deploy 50 cops on a freezing cold critical mass ride in January with about 35 bikers. Gotta love it.
The worlds fastest courier, winner of last year’s CMWC in Toronto, Hiroyuki Shinozuka, was recently involved in an accident in his home town of Tokyo.
I don’t know all the details but he was hit by a car on his bike and has a broken leg.
I wish Sino the best of luck and a quick recovery.
This is Andrew,
Read more about it at photographer’s Jerome Abromovitch Promessenger.com/blog
This article from the BBC, depicts how vandalism and theft are threatening this premiere bike sharing program, Velib, in Paris.
Perhaps the hype is being over inflated by the one company who sponsors the program, JCDecaux, the advertising firm.
Austin Texas is throwing an event February 21st. Love Stinks.