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Bike lanes, keep coming

I know, there’s a whole lot of emphasis on bike lanes in this town. As if they are some sort of litmus test for gauging weather we can function more like a European city, less dependent on motor vehicle transportation. To the seasoned cyclist who’s been biking in NYC long before we had green [...]

Great time at the tweet-up.

I had a great time meeting people at the tweet-up last night. Thanks to @noneck and @brooklynbybike for putting it on. This was basically a meet-up with a group of people who’ve been using twitter to post about things bike related in NYC, using the hashtag #bikenyc. We all sort of geeked out last [...]

2 bikes stolen. Hate crime!

I think feel that bike theft is actually a Hate Crime and should be dealt with accordingly. Maybe caught bike thieves should have to go door to door and apologize or make it known to neighbors they have moved into the area like Megan’s Law.

First one comes from Natalie Johnston: Hello,

Someone [...]

BrooklynByBike and friends-tweet up

Anita Singh of the blog Brooklynbybike.com has been hosting rides for a while now. Food rides, tours to Coney Island, out to Floyd Bennett Field, just a way to get friends together and make new ones. She’ll be hosting a “Tweet-Up” this Friday. Here is some information from her site: Hey cycling friends in [...]

London’s new super highways…for bikes.

Super highways are not just for cars and trucks any more. Thanks to some progressive thinking by local politicians they are roadways being developed to include cyclists and provide safe transport into major metropolitan areas. In NYC we paint our’s green but in London the color is blue for the start of a whole [...]

Video from Rumble 7

Remember when we scouted for Rumble thu da Bronx 7?

Well race winner Crihs Thormann sent me this video from his helmet camera, documenting all the action. Here is a great first hand account of one of NYC’s hardest alleycats.

Rumble Through the Bronx 7 2010 New York from crihs on [...]

Win a pair of shoes from CHROME

Chrome bags wants to hook up one lucky winner with their new slip on shoes: Tobruk.

Here’s how to win.

Tomorrow night We’ll be posting a photo on our facebook page for the book.

We’ve been doing this all summer, giving away great prizes once a week.

First one to guess the [...]

Midnight Keirin in the NY Times

the NY Times did a story on the Midnight Keirin Club underground track bike street racing hosted by CK.

With a great photo by Ed Glazar.

(photo by Ed Glazar) Photo caption: John Kniesly took a corner during a race around McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Monday night.

Night Racing for Pride [...]

Post about Tour de Queens from Bitch Cakes

Ms Bitch Cakes of the blog msbitchcakes.blogspot.com is on a quest to loose weight and she’s being brave enough to make her experiences public. She’s seems to be doing quite well and I’d have to say biking around the city has been a big help. I’ve really enjoyed her postings and wanted to [...]