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Pogan Trial-Cross Examination Monday.

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 [...]

Team Spider at the Pogan trail

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.

a rant and ride…Tweet This

So Judge Lewis Kaplan, upheld a ruling that more than 50 bikes in NYC need a permit to ride put forward by the NYPD with a blatant selective enforcement grudge against Critical Mass. Funny thing, the lawsuit that judge’s decision came out of was put forward by the 5 boro bike club who was [...]

Spontaneous group rides are crushed in NYC

I guess we all saw it coming. We’ve been waiting on a ruling by Judge Lewis Kaplan on the status of the parade laws which state, that people need a permit in order to have group rides of more than 50 people. On Tuesday, Judge Kaplan handed down his decision and said that the [...]

Staten Island has Critical Mass

Don’t count out this borough of NYC.  Staten Island’s got it’s own critical mass on the first Friday of every month.

They meet at Borough Hall and Richmond County Courthouse

130 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY‎ -7:00pm

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Keep track of what’s going on at their facebook group page. [...]

Bicycle Guide to Halloween

This Saturday is Halloween so here is a compiled list of events happening not only for the weekend but Friday as well.

Here in NYC. Friday October 30th is the Halloween Critical Mass and Time’s Up Fundraiser Party. (check the flyer for info or go to time’s up)

And some critical mass [...]

Bicycle Film Festival in Europe

The Bicycle Film Festival is now in Europe hitting these cities:

Copenhagen-September 30th Milano-October 8th-11th Paris-October 14-18th

Check out this trailer:

The cardboard bicycle heads will be in London starting tomorrow. More info here.

In my on going series in meeting festival directors, introducing Laura Fletcher, who’s keeping things going over there [...]

Today is the 5 year anniversary of NYC RNC Critical Mass.

(picture by: the gibbon) Ah, remember the good ol days, 5,000 of us cyclists came out to NYC to join in a great spontaneous event known as Critical Mass. Come to Union Square tonight at 7:00pm and ride with at least 5 other cyclists and more than 50 cops.

or go see some great [...]

Bicycle Film Festival Orlando and Miami, interview

The Bicycle Film Festival has been rolling through the country this summer, so far in these cities:

Memphis • New York • Philadelphia • Pittsburgh • Minneapolis • Richmond • San Francisco • Detroit • Oakland • Portland • Austin • Chicago • Montreal • Boulder • Toronto • Orlando

In my ongoing series, [...]

Christopher Long sues NYPD for 1.5 million

we all saw the video of Christopher Long being body-checked in Time’s Square during critical mass. Now he is suing the NYPD for trying to cover up the tackle.

Read the article in the NY Dailynews here.

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