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Cog Magazine and Empire postcard contest

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 [...]

Video Friday, the last of 2011

Here are a bunch of videos to round out that old has-been year, 2011.

Rick Rowland sent me this compilation of images of the things dreams are made of around Christmas time…Bicycles. Here are a montage of stills of how the bicycle in incorporated into people’s holiday cheer.

Jen Whalen of the Bicycle [...]

Affinity Holiday party at Kinfolk

Saw this on cycleangelo’s blog

EVENT: AFFINITY HOLIDAY PARTY

Tomorrow night, one of my favorite bike shops in Brooklyn is having an event at one of my favorite lounges in Brooklyn. Affinity Cycles is having a holiday party at the Kinfolk lounge. Come through and hang if you’re in the hood. Details below:

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Pro Roller racing shootout 7/17

Just caught this on Affinity Cycles blog:

“This weekend is going to be packed with events! Saturday July 16th is the Levis Commuter Launch event at NY Velo and Affinity, then on Sunday we’re throwing the Great American Shootout!

We’ve wrangled the current US National Track Champions, US Pro track racers, future and [...]

Levi’s Skinny Commuter jeans-NYC Launch party at Affinity Cycles BK

What’s the new skinny on jeans made for cyclists? Levi’s is introducing a new skinny jean, the 511 commuter. (source hyperbeast.com)

Affinity Cycles, makers of their own line of bikes and proud sponsor of racing and bike culture are throwing a launch party for these new jeans line.

From Affinity’s Blog:

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Want a velodrome in Greenpoint Brooklyn?

Saw this on Affinity Cycles blog: Tomorrow is the big day! The city has set the voting date for the selected project finalists to decide who will receive the 6 million dollars of funding which the Newtown Creek Water treatment plant has to pay out for damages its caused to the Greenpoint area. The [...]

Can this be true…a velodrome in Greenpoint

Check out this article in the Greenpoint Gazette:

A Velodrome for Greenpoint? Nov 27, 2010 by McCarton Ackerman

North Brooklyn has become synonymous with bike riding in recent years, but a new plan for a velodrome in Greenpoint would bring the cycling craze to a whole other level.

Utilizing a $7 million design [...]

Nice celebrity snapshot

Diablo from Cyclehawk Couriers is hanging out with a friend…special agent Johnny Utah, Keanu Reeves. and Jared Leto is biking around Soho: find out more here.

and Inception star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is in town shooting a new messenger movie called “Premium Rush.” Looks like an Affinity frame. Right [...]

This Saturday, Fetish Day!

This Saturday, is bicycle fetish day.

I could talk about this event, but here is a press release from events coordinator Matt Levy from the organization putting on this event, The City Reliquary.

The City Reliquary Proudly Presents Our 6th Annual Bicycle Fetish Day! Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 from 12noon – 6pm [...]

This weekend…Monster Track 11

NYC’s most famous fixed gear only race.

Feeling pumped?

Here is what you need to know about NYC’s track bike holiday,

also foot messenger and poet, Kurt Boone will be on hand, Saturday, at Monster Track Headquarters Affinitycycles. He’s involved in a photo project, documenting MT participants so come by, hangout, get [...]