Look at #63 of L Magazine’s top 101 things to do in Brooklyn this summer.
Fix your bike workshop from Time’s Up.
Find out: here.
I’ve been keeping a loose eye on this years 95th Giro d’Italia Europe’s first big multiple stage race after the Spring classics. This major pro cycling event started May 5th in the Danish city of Herning and will end in Milan, Italy on May 27th.
For android and iPhone users there is a 2012 app to keep track of statistics and GC placement.
If your Italian is good you can get live giro coverage:
This is the one feed (I found) that streams on an iPhone (no flash) but the coverage is in Italian.
More options are listed:
Other sites for coverage:
And Italy’s sports paper:
For more personal coverage of the race, try using twitter.
Search with the hashtags: #giro and #giroditalia.
Most of the pro teams have twitter feeds.
Here are the more active ones:
There are a lot of individual racers with twitter accounts:
And where is last Year’s Tour de France winner Cadel Evans (@cadeloffical) during the Giro? Preparing for this years Tour by training in the mountains.
From the Herald Sun, Australia:
Read more: here.
In the time it took me to write this post:
Next Saturday, May 19th is New York’s premier cycling swap meet:
(photo by: pedalstrike)
April 28th was the largest cycling protest in London, with over 10,000 people riding to draw attention to local bike related issues.
Read more: here.
On my way home from work I stopped and meet Helen Ho (seen in the photo on the left) and her associate who are starting a new bicycle organization called POW (people on wheels) They had a small table at the base of the Ed Koch bridge (Long Island City side) to take photo portraits and introduce themselves during the second week of Bike Month.
Here is a sleek concept bike, as seen on Core77.com.
Nick James, artist extraordinaire and designer of my knuckle tattoo logo, alerted me of this new gem in bicycle visibility.
Wired Magazine, affectionatley titled it: “If Apple designed a bicycle light it would look like this.”
It has a light sensor and accelerometer to turn on and off automatically when riding in the dark.
Of course they have Kickstarter.
Article in Wired.
Read more from Wired’s Gadgetlab.