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Stylish Bike Rack from .Fixble

Ok urban bikers. What’s your bike stack or bike area like?

A little crowded in your cluttered apartment?

How about adding a little style…

Now this won’t make your place magically cleaned up or necessarily help your bicycle hoarding issues, but Berlin based design company .Fixble has come up with wall [...]

Video Friday-4/12/13

Here we go with some videos for your Friday:

Title: Pure Fix in NYC
Pure Fix cycles makes a durable, affordable urban commuter. They even make bikes that glow in the dark…But let’s talk about the light, it’s starting to warm up here in NYC. More from Pure Fix:
Weather’s warming in New York, and you know what that means…bring out the bikes! The Oscar, X-Ray, and a little custom color cruising through our favorite city east of the Mississipp’. Check it!

Pure Fix in NYC from Pure Fix Cycles on Vimeo.

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Title: Time’s Up! Cyclista #3! Women and Trans Dance Bike Ride!
NYC, Saturday, March 30, 2013 – - A Times-up! Dance Bike Ride for women, transgendered folks and friends!
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Title: The Man Who Cares
Seen on: Urban Velo
A short film from Soigneur Magazine following soigneur Garry Beckett at the Six Days of Rotterdam.

The Man Who Cares from Soigneur on Vimeo.

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Title: Chrome and Crosby Press
Seen on: Urban Velo
It’s not that Chrome needs OUR help, but I really enjoy this interview video and the straightforward, no crap style of Chrome president Steve McCallion. There aren’t too many companies that have been around so long, are so successful, and appeal to such a broad audience, yet have retained the spirit of their humble beginnings. Steve seems to embody the Chrome brand as if it’s an extension of his personality. And we all know they don’t make crappy bags either. I have yet to visit a Chrome storefront, but I’ll certainly make the trip should I be close enough. Or, hey Steve, wanna open one in Indianapolis?

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Title: Red Hook Crit Art Installation
Seen on: Urban Velo
Artist, Eric Corriel, was asked to create an installation for this year’s Red Hook Crit that just went down in Brooklyn. Last year he projected an animation onto a warehouse wall, but this year wanted to combine the projection with the riders themselves. As Corriel describes his piece,

“I was first asked to participate in the Red Hook Crit in 2012 and for that iteration I projected an animated abstraction of a bicycle race onto a warehouse. For 2013 I removed all elements of abstraction and put my art in direct contact with the race participants and projected onto (them and) the track itself. Instead of the art being about its subject, now it’s an inseparable part of it.”

See all of Corriel’s work here.

Light Bikes from Eric Corriel on Vimeo.

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Continue reading Video Friday-4/12/13

More new stuff…renewable, recycled and read all about it.

Nona Varnado (thebirdwheel.com) has a nice piece about Bamboo bikes in Berlin…

You may have seen the Bamboo bike studios that have popped up in Brooklyn and San Francisco, or at any of the Bike expos around the country. They’re pretty, environmentally friendly and have a strong DIY component with the option of [...]

Article about German couriers dealing with bad weather.

From Joe Hendry of messmedia.org   Bike couriers grappling with enduring snow and ice The Local, January 8, 2010   While most workers can retreat to the warmth of their offices or cars during the harsh winter weather, bike messengers across Germany have been braving the cold – but not without a few extra [...]

Bicycle Guide to Halloween

This Saturday is Halloween so here is a compiled list of events happening not only for the weekend but Friday as well.

Here in NYC. Friday October 30th is the Halloween Critical Mass and Time’s Up Fundraiser Party. (check the flyer for info or go to time’s up)

And some critical mass [...]

Halloween events, already posted.

Chicago and the classic in Berlin

Video Friday 7/31/09

Oh yeah, its Friday. Here are a ton of dope videos.

First off, it looks like documentary film maker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, No End in Sight) is making a film about Lance Armstrong: Doesn’t look like it will be leaving out any of the controversy between Tour winner Alberto Contador [...]

Global Gutz, spilled all around the world.

Here is some more from this years Global Gutz alleycat. A race where messengers from all over the world raced on the same day.

Check out some photos from Kevin Dillard from DC.

Full album available here.

A few cities posted there routes using Google Maps. Berlin: (click image)

DC: Global [...]