A couple of NYC cycling events to know about in October:
Pump Track time trials at Williamsburg latest outdoor bike park:
And 718 Cyclery in Park Slope/Gowanus is hosting an indoor gold sprints party:
and the legendary Halloween alleycat race:
More from www.urbancyclistworldwide.com 5 points in order. no games, all speed. [...]
Krys Blakemore is a great bike mechanic and an artist, working over at 718 cyclery. She was recently hit by a car and suffered a broken leg, making it impossible for her to work.
Her boss, shop owner Joe Nocella, is taking up a collection. Here is more info by Joe:
718 Cyclery in the South Slope of Brooklyn (soon moving to a new location on Union) prides themselves on their handbuilt wheels. The shop has always had a great niche of what they call collaborative builds, where they work with their customers to find the right bike and then, work with them to [...]
Bike shop owner Joe Nocella is interviewed in my favorite Park Slope Blog.
Profiles In Courage: Joe Nocella of 718 Cyclery Posted by: Allison |Friday, March 11, 2011 Gadzooks, Joe Nocella is a busy dude. An architect by day, custom bike shop owner after hours, little league and football coach, teacher at Pratt… I’m [...]
My good friend Joe at 718 Cyclery is expanding his vision of collaborative bike building and opening a bike shop. Tomorrow is the grand opening of his store. Come by to 461 7th Ave. (between 16th St and Windsor Pl) in Park Slope Brooklyn and take a look.
Joe caters to commuting cyclists who [...]
Joe Nocella, of 718 Cyclery has this really cool concept about outfitting people with the perfect urban commuter. He calls it collaborative builds and it basically works like this: You pick out a frame, generally an old school ten speed or some gem either you find or he finds it, mostly on ebay or [...]