Every day on my commute in NYC I witness reckless behavior from motorists, pedestrians and yes…we bikers. Cars driving in the bike lane, newspaper delivery trucks running red lights, doors flinging open, pedestrians not paying attention when jaywalking…And that’s just what I can witness from the front. Who knows what’s going on behind me. [...]
You haven’t really experienced #bikenyc Halloween until you’ve gotten your costume caught in your chain while playing cat-and-mouse from the NYPD during the monthly critical mass. Or put on your ghoul make-up and raced in live frightening traffic at one of the longest running Alleycat races…or tried to maneuver one of Black Label’s contraptions [...]
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. [...]
Saturday, October 13th Search & Destroy a crime scene scavenger hunt.
Read more at the facebook event page.
Lucas Brunelle has a unique hobby. He is the only human being who can properly cover the experience of an alleycat race, a bicycle race in live traffic. With front and rear mounted HD helmet cameras, Lucas has traveled the world recording this most hair raising and cycling sport phenomenon. Oh yeah, he’s [...]
Alley cat adventure with Caribbean Team.
Oh yeah, It’s video time.
Seems like there is a lot of footage of Cyclocross around this time. Maybe cause, tis the season for getting down and dirty in the mud!
Like for instance, the UCI world Championships in Belgium. Videographer, Laurent Charras of Petitesreines has really captured some stunning footage. Here are a [...]
A new alleycat from JT and Stone Tone.
A Straight up messenger style race, no sponsors just Cash. Starts at the Red Hook Crit. office (72 Van Dyke-Red Hook, BK) and ends at the Ice House in Red Hook Brooklyn.(318 Van Brunt)
The Checkpoints are already posted and can be done [...]
Getting into the theme of 11/11/11, the Ride to Eleven Alleycat in Pittsburgh.
More info here.
One of New York City’s premiere messenger style alley cat race is coming to NYC November 19th, with a different twist. It’s called Cranksgiving and every year the race participants, instead of just whipping through checkpoints, have to gather food items affiliated with a thanksgiving meal. Then all money and food is donated [...]