Since the winter games are in Sochi there has been a lot of talk about Russia’s ridiculous anti-gay laws.
Colbert had a hilarious piece on with former Kids in the Hall star Scott Thompson playing his wickedly flamboyant Buddy Cole character . Just in case you were wondering how to protect yourself at [...]
(photo by: Paul Rudman)
Nelson Valis, nicknamed, “The Cheetah,” was a former NYC messenger from Harlem who became an Olympic champion in cycling. He was the first African American to win a medal on the track in the summer games of 84. Nelson rode professionally from 1988-1995 and was inducted in the [...]
Boombotix.com makes great portable speakers, great for biking with or just about any where you want your tunes. A great alternative to riding with headphones.
They’ve come along way with their design and are about to launch there latest model…the Boombotix Rex.
They are having a meet and greet to show off their [...]
Banner hung on Manhattan Bridge.
Brooklyn Machine Works has donated bike stands to Time’s Up to assist in their construction of pedal powered generators. These were quintessential for charging cell phones in the East Village during the week of power outages caused by hurricane Sandy. They will soon have 10 of these human powered [...]
The new action messenger movie Premium Rush is getting hyped up here in NYC.
Affinity Cycles in Brooklyn has even designed a bike based on their track bike that was used in the film.
The Affinity Metropolitan.
Get yours today: here.
Last night (8/22/12) was the red carpet premiere and [...]
Remember that Travel Channel show: Triple Rush?
Yeah, it got cancelled rather quickly, but it was an honest documentary portrayal of NYC messenger companies, dispatchers and life on the road for working couriers.
You can’t view it on tv any more, but there are some screenings at Affinity Cycles (616 Grand Street, [...]
Tomorrow. The Flyer says it all, part of Brooklyn’s Weekend Walks.
What’s your fetish? Oh Behave. That black tape really pinches, I was thinking more about this: (Photo by: Ed Glazar ) If bikes turn you on…this Saturday, May 26th is the 8th annual Bicycle Fetish Day. Hosted by the: City Reliquary
More about the event: (from the City Reliquary website) Saturday, May 26th, [...]
Underground sporting events are an integral part of the NYC bike culture and nothing exemplifies this in a more profound way then the annual Monster Track alleycat race. This event celebrates the fixed gear and is often called NYC’s track bike holiday. It draws riders from all over the world to test their skills [...]
Here’s a sweet new contest I saw on NYC’s own bike maker and shop, Affinity Cycles blog.
“Crihs and Luke from Empire wanted to do a contest with COG magazine and myself to start the year off right. Rather than taking the easy route, as per the norm these days, the guys got [...]