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Cranksgiving 2013 Round Up

Cranksgiving fever has spread across the country, even as far South as Puerto Rico. Photo from @luispr199 from Instagram.

A video from Puerto Rico’s event:

The idea behind this event is to hold an alleycat messenger style race in live traffic and add an element to the checkpoints besides just having [...]

Cranksgiving 2013

Next Saturday (11/23/13) is the amazing charity event known as Cranksgiving. If your curious about trying an alleycat race, this is the one for you. It’s fun, open to all levels and helps NYC’s hungry. You don’t have to be a speed demon, knuckle tattoo fixter.

Here is more from event organizer: Ken [...]

Happy Cranksgiving! 280-Largest Turnout Yet!

Cranksgiving, the annual charity bike race in NYC, had it’s largest turnout ever last Saturday. With 280 participants riding through the city collecting food for the hungry.

Here is an article from the Examiner:

Happy Cranksgiving! NYC charity cycling race is biggest ever By: Grace Lichtenstein November 19th, 2012

Happy Cranksgiving! [...]

Cranksgiving, November 17th

It’s not to early to start thinking about NYC’s most amazing charity race:

Find out more: www.cranksgiving.org

There are 18 Cranksgivings happening this year. More of them will pop up in the next month or so, but here’s the list so far:

Oct 6: VANCOUVER, BC – www.facebook.com/events/306351542805754/?ref=ts

Nov 3: PORTLAND, [...]

Video Fridays

Here is some videos found on the webosphere to fill your Friday with bike love.

I was sent this one from a reader: Kiel. Seems like this bike train (bike pooling) is taking off. Here is one about biketrainpdx.org biking to school in a group, Portland Oregon style.

How bout bombing some nice [...]

Don’t forget, Cranksgiving charity race, 11/19

In your typical messenger style alley cat race, a bunch of strong riders take their bike skills to the next level and race in open traffic, with the winners gaining some bike prizes and street cred. Coming up this Saturday, the winners are not only the bikers but the hundreds of local residents who [...]

Cranksgiving November

NYC premier charity fun ride:

Cranksgiving in the NY Times

David Goodman who writes for the bicycle themed blog column, “spokes” for the NY Times had a chance to participate and write about his experience at last weekends hugely successful Cranksgiving:

(pointed out to me by a comment on this blog and Joe Hendry of messmedia.org)

An Outlaw Street Race, for a Good Cause [...]

Cranksgiving is November 21st.

The annual alleycat that races to get food to feed the hungry.

cranksgiving.org

Here is a lengthy press release: CRANKSGIVING 11 November 21, 2009 2pm Madison Square Park, New York City

For over a decade, the New York Bike Messenger Foundation (NYBMF), a 501(c) 3, has successfully organized Cranksgiving, a charitable [...]

Cranksgiving in NYC and elsewhere

Cranksgiving is a alleycat race which raises money for hungry people each year around the Thanksgiving day Holiday.

A little history about the event: Here.

a little bit about it from this years race organizer Ken Stanek:

“Cranksgiving is coming up again. Last year was the biggest NYC Cranksgiving ever. We donated [...]