Archives

November 2014
S M T W T F S
« Oct    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

Cyclist killed, family demands investigation

So apparently if you hit and kill a cyclist with your truck, and then abandon it, you won’t be charged with anything. This seems to be the case of the recent tragic death of a 30 year old artist, Mathieu Lefevre who was killed by a flatbed truck in East Williamsburg.

Yesterday his family [...]

3rd annual,Tour del Taco, October 9th

Do you love things that look like this? (photo by: 52 projects.)

The Tour del Taco is a roving group bike ride that hits up the best Taco’s in town. Here is a write up in Gothamist:

Saddle up for the 2011 Tour del Taco, a bike ride through the finest taco establishments this [...]

Brooklyn Bicycle Club

There’s a new social club for people who wanna ride!

Join today: brooklynbicycleclub.org

Village Voice article about cyclists hit and run.

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.

In [...]

Bike Trade-in this weekend with Bicycle Habitat and Recycle-A-Bicycle

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, we’re hosting a bike trade-in from 11am-3pm at [...]

5/24/11-Bike Burlesque at South Paw

Nona Varnado and thebirdwheel.com along with Heather Loop, presents, Bike Burlesque at South Paw in Park Slope Brooklyn.

Facebook events page.

CB10 meeting tonight

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 10’s Traffic and Transportation Committee…member Bob Cassara put forward a motion to call on the Department of Transportation to paint a [...]

Bike Shop news…Bicycle Habitat comes to Brooklyn

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

Family bike ride Prospect Park West bike lane.

Here is a fun family event to support the Prospect Park West bike lane:

When: Sunday, April 10 · 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 [...]

Brooklyn makes bikes

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 [...]