Back in November, 2010, Michelle Matson and her boyfriend James were seriously injured by a speeding car. After a rather useless investigation by the local police, with a “you should be thankful your alive,” attitude, the couple had to resort to there own information gathering including a flyer campaign, looking for witnesses.
Bicycle Habitat, NYC’s premiere bicycle shop is teaming up with amazing non-profit Recycle-a-bicycle, for a trade-in event at BH’s newest Brooklyn location in Park Slope.
Here are more details from BH’s Blog (bicyclehabitat.wordpress.com)
“Clean out your bike room, for a good cause.
This Sunday, weâ€™re hosting a bike trade-in from 11am-3pm at [...]
Nona Varnado and thebirdwheel.com along with Heather Loop, presents, Bike Burlesque at South Paw in Park Slope Brooklyn.
Facebook events page.
Kind of late but I just saw this on Brooklyn Spoke:
There is a community board 10 meeting tonight to discuss a bike lane for Bay Ridge. From CB10:
“Community Board 10â€™s Traffic and Transportation Committeeâ€¦member Bob Cassara put forward a motion to call on the Department of Transportation to paint a [...]
Just saw this on twitter:
Bicycle Habitat is coming to Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood!
On May 15th, we’re opening a new store in Park Slope, Brooklyn — 5th Ave @ 10th Street
Here is a fun family event to support the Prospect Park West bike lane:
When: Sunday, April 10 Â· 10:30am – 1:30pm Where: Grand Army Plaza Kids and parents: Show your support for the new Prospect Park West bike path by riding it as a family this Sunday, April 10!
Supported by: Ride [...]
There are a lot of very talented bike makers here in the NYC area.
Here are a few articles about two of them.
Lynette Chiang writes the blog: galfromdownunder.blogspot.com.
Back at the end of 2010 she did a story on Seth Rosko (shown left) and Johnny Coast (right) two amazing frame builders who [...]
Joel Epstein is a reporter who’s covers bike related issues.
Here is his latest article in Huff Post, talking about our local politicians tone-deafness towards real sustainable change and the battle over a bike lane.
The Bike Lane Battle of the Bulge By: Joel Epstein Communications and public affairs professional and urbanist Posted: February [...]
Looking for some bike repair and Maintenance classes?
Check out 718cyclery in Park Slope Brooklyn.
Class schedule here.
Also from the people who bring you the 5 boro bike tour, Bike New York offers bicycle education.
Check out their schedule here.
And don’t forget, Time’s Up, NYC’s only bike co-op, has free [...]
Only in America, with our car culture running so deep to the days of Henry Ford and Robert Mosses would our politicians like Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz bash bike lanes.
Infrastructure that has already been approved by the city council, local community boards, been painted, constructed and reviewed by the DOT.