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Video Fridays-6/15/12

Title: Alex Singer Cycles By: hanckxlife Seem On: Urban Velo From Filmmaker: On Saturday the 29th of October 2011, I had the privilege to spend some time in the workshop of Alex Singer Cycles, in Paris France. Unfortunately, no active frame building could be documented -as Saturdays are being dedicated to the customers who […]

Chrome Domes are back! Chrome x New Era snapback hats dropped today.

Finally Chrome has a new supply of their sweet New Era 59fifty snapbacks, paying tribute to the local baseball team for each Chrome HUB store locations:

The Chicago White Sox -Store located at: 1529 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60622 (773) 661-0077

The San Francisco Giants -Store located at: 580 4th Street Freelon Street […]

Congrats to Chas, winner of 2012 NACCC

Saw this one prollyisnotprobably.com

(picture from Prolly’s 2011 NACCC coverage in Chicago.)

Congratulations to Chaz (SF) for winning this Year’s 2012 North American Cycle Courier Championship, (NACCC2012) held last weekend in Richmond, VA.

(photo from: team murder-2010)

A great video from: CXHairs.com

Let’s not forget our own Austin Horse taking 2nd place […]

Youth Bike Summit-January 13th-15th

Just got the word from Recycle-A-Bicycle’s executive director, Pasqualina Azzarello, about the upcoming Youth Bike Summit in NYC.

Here is a lengthy press release with information and a complete schedule.

YOUTH BIKE SUMMIT 2012 WHEN: Friday January 13 – Sunday January 15, 2012 WHERE: The New School 66 W 12th St New York, […]

New Blog-Grid Chicago

Just wanted to introduce a new sustainable transportation blog coming out of Chicago, created by urban planner, Steve Vance and Author John Greenfield.

Check out: gridchicago.com.

It’s loosely modeled after Streetsblog.

A description of their site:

“Grid is an outlet for news, commentary, and photography about sustainable transportation-related events, projects, […]

Look…a “crackdown” actually about safety. Chicago

Here is a video from the Chicago Tribune that shows the D.O.T. and police force actually concerned about safety.

 

This comes from a story about Chicago recent “crackdown” on cycling and how they are working with the DOT and the cycling community for legitimate issues of safety. They recently parked themselves at one […]

Winter tips from Streetsfilms

On a recent trip to Chicago, Streetfilms.org put together this nice video about tips for dealing with the brrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Halloween events, already posted.

Chicago and the classic in Berlin

CMWC time again

Well it’s that time again, when bike couriers from around the world, duke it out to see who’s the fastest and can remain upright after downing the most beers. This year, its Saki shots as the world’s bike messengers descend upon TOKYO Japan. The CMWC (Cycle Courier World Championships) is September 19th-23rd.

Tomorrow is […]

Resources-Ride the City, the google maps for Bikers.

I’ve started to take a harder look at resources for bikers in this city…Here is a great one:

Ridethecity.com.

Ride the city is like google maps for bike routes.

You just type in where you are starting from: and where you are heading, and then the virtual wizard behind the curtain […]