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May 4th, 2011 | Tags: Chrome bags | Category: Ads | Comments are closed
The TD Bank 5 boro bike tour may have been expensive but not only does a portion of the profits go to charity, it also helps kids ride bikes.
Here is an article in the New York Times by J. David Goodman which examines how the non-profit who puts on the 5 boro bikenewyork.org, helps add bike curriculum to local schools.
In Schools, a Push to Pedal
By J. David Goodman
April 30th, 2011
(photo by: Ray McCrea Jones)
They say you never forget how to ride a bike.
Tell that to Delsa Jacqueline Lopez.
Delsa, a sixth grader, first learned to ride when she was about 4, but when she found herself facing â€œthe dreaded bikeâ€ in gym class, she discovered the lessons had not stuck. And she was terrified.
“We are looking to film Tuesday 5/3 and Friday 5/6 after sundown. We are looking for about 50 cyclists to match both days. The vibe we are looking for are younger brooklyn hipster types. If anyone is interested in taking part they can email email@example.com and they should include a candid picture along with the best phone# to reach them. We can pay 100 bucks for each day to them with the possibility of making more.
May 2nd, 2011 | Tags: HBO | Category: Ads | Comments are closed
On April 30, San Franciscoâ€™s Justin Herman Plaza will serve as the setting for a collision of fixed gear biking and urban contemporary art, creating a visually exciting and awe-inspiring event called Red Bull Ride + Style.
This weekend is the kickoff to Bike Month, a May filled with events, rides, etc.
Sunday is the TD bank 5 boro bike tour, when over 30,000 people will realize, “Hey, its ok to ride my bike.”
Here is an article from WNYC news blog, about bike shop’s gearing up:
Bikers Gear Up for Five-Boro Bike Tour and Season
By Stephen Nessen
Friday, April 29, 2011
The city will celebrate bike month by closing 42 miles of streets for the sold-out Five-Boro Bike Tour on Sunday when 32,000 cyclists will pedal through the city in what is the 34th year of the event.
Bike shops across the city have been flooded with requests for last-minute tune ups, tire changes and gear tightening. Mechanics at Bike and Board in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, said they’ll be up all night if need be in order to get bikes ready for the weekend.