Well it look’s like Crown Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa won’t be attending the royal wedding in London between Prince William and Kate Middleton, even though he was on the guest list.
Obviously too busy killing demonstrators to be bothered with such frivolous affairs. Although the wedding will demand lots of [...]
This may be one of the worst, most tragic acts of road rage I have ever witnessed.
Critical Mass, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2/25/11
This Friday, Halloween Critical Mass
Friday, October 29th, 7 p.m. Union Square North
Grab your bike or rollerblades, and your scariest costume, and get ready to ride through the streets howling on the annual Halloween Critical Mass ride! Become the positive and spoooooky celebration of what our streets could look like with non-polluting sustainable [...]
A little bit of connecting the dots here.
As devoted NYC cyclists, we’ve had a long history of battling the NYPD with our monthly critical mass rides, where law enforcement have tried everything in their power to stop the rides from happening.
This finally culminated in a parade law which requires more than [...]
Looks like we’re not a bunch of anarchist bike riders complaining about police misconduct, after all.
This week a landmark settlement was handed down from the city to pay participants of the monthly critical mass ride for harassment and false arrest.
Read more from the New York Times.
N.Y. / Region Section
Here is a great recap of the current state of Critical Mass in NYC, from Criticalmasspanic.
About 40 cyclists gathered at the new and improved Union Square as the light faded from the sky. A good crowd, many new faces. Some visitors were from LA, where they have a thriving mass ride scene, [...]
NYC’s critical mass has taken a serious blow over the years. It’s now some sort of ridiculous stand off between the NYPD who won’t back down and a few loyal riders who are brave enough to come out. Last month (June) was no different.
Here is a video of the police blocking the [...]
Events listings from Mellow Yellow:
OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP DANCE RIDE! 7pm Tompkins Sq Park Dress funky fresh and ready to bust a move
Hey you. Yeah, you, looking so good on that bike, or unicycle. You on those roller blades, or that long-board. You, loving yourself, your streets, [...]
Tomorrow, April 26th, Monday…former cop Patrick Pogan will take the stand for his criminal trial. Friday (4/23) Pogan spoke for the first time about what his rationale was for body checking Christopher Long in Time’s Square back in Critical Mass, July 25, 2008.
The trial continues on Monday with Pogan’s cross-examination.
Those who would [...]
Check out the latest coverage from Punk legend and bicycle reporter Chris Ryan (Team Spider) on the spot at the Pogan trail downtown.
A wrap up of news coverage:
Read his full report here.