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New E Wheel Pits Two Startups in a Bike Race

Not only is the new Copenhagen wheel wheel a reality, it also has competition with another similar looking design.

Say hello to FlyKly.

The Copenhagen wheel is designed with M.I.T engineers and is coming out of Boston.

FlyKly is lead by CEO Niko Kansek who has experience with his own line of electric [...]

Big Apple Tweed-Bow Ties and Crumpets, Second Annual Spring Soiree-June 30th

From Big Apple Tweed comes the: “Bow Ties & Crumpets” Second Annual Spring Soiree

From the event organizers:

WHAT: Bow ties and Crumpets is the Big Apple Tweed (BAT) second annual spring social event. Guests are encouraged to wear Old English/vintage attire, with fashion trends that are fresh off the runway – one [...]

Premium Rush Opens Nationwide

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 [...]

Premium Rush, messenger movie keeping local, Vayabags Interview.

What do we know about the new messenger thriller Premium Rush? We know it stars Joesph Gordon-Levitt as the hotshot fixed gear riding protagonist. We know it’s about bike messengers in NYC and premiers August 24th. But what you might not be aware of is it was entirely shot in New York City and used a lot of real messengers as consultants, actors and stunt riders. Our own Austin Horse (who took 4th place in this years Cycle Messenger World Championships in Chicago) was Joesph’s double for much of the riding in traffic and skids.

Photo By: Sarah Shatz-
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Austin Horse and director David Koepp on the set of Columbia Pictures’ Premium Rush.
Read an article on the Austin working with Joesph in Momentum Magazine.
See the trailer:

Something else you may not know is the messenger bags used in this film are hand made right here in Ridgewood Queens by Tianna Meilinger and her lady co-workers Angie and Grace of Vaya Bags.

I recently got a chance to visit Tianna and her crew at the Queens shop to see the whole operation of this company who’d I’d been admiring for years.

Continue reading Premium Rush, messenger movie keeping local, Vayabags Interview.

Race to Candyland 2

Race in Boston, August 18th to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

Bike sharing is coming to NYC

That’s right! With highly successful programs in Washington DC (Capitalshare) and Boston (New Balance Hubway) Alta bike sharing is going to be a reality here in our town this summer. They have a newly revised website: nycitybikeshare.com with details about where the potential 600 stations will be set up and a pricing guide for [...]

Video Friday-1/27/12

Spanning the globe, well more like the internet, to bring you random bicycle related videos.

First off, as seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

Freestyle fixed, rodents and getting grimmy on the streets. Bmore Fixed has a new website and presents, BMFXD Druids Path, a highlight reel of riding hard in downtown Baltimore.

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Boston’s Geekhouse Bikes-open house

If your in Boston this weekend check out Greekhouse Bikes is having an open house.

Located at: 15 West Sorrento St. Allston, MA 02134

Google Maps

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 [...]

Tweed Town

Looks like Boston just had a Tweed Ride:

Photos by: Dan Pugatch Photo set on Flickr.