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A Squid Makes A Hawk Speaker By A BoomBot

If you haven’t already heard, Boombotix makes ultra light and LOUD portable speakers. There also connect through bluetooth as well as a mini cable (they can be daisy chained together) and can play while being plugged in while charging.

July 29th, their latest model the Boombotix Rex is being released in limited supply honor one of our own: Bike Courier extriodinaire NYC’s Kevin “Squid” Bolger.

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Here is more from Boombotix:

Available July 29th, Boombotix will release 300 limited edition models of the Cyclehawk Boombot REX. The Cyclehawk Boombot REX features artwork from NYC bike messenger, Kevin “Squid” Bolger. Fans can purchase the Boombot REX for $120 USD.

In two months, Boombotix will release 300 additional releases of the newest Boombot REX.

The Cyclehawk Boombot REX Limited Edition is part of Kevin “Squid” Bolger’s partnership with Boombotix. Bolger was one of Boombotix’s first team riders.

To transform Bolger’s Cyclehawk design to fite the Boombot REX, Bolger worked with Chombo during the design process. Chombo is a mechanic at Red Lantern Bicycles in Brooklyn.

–About Kevin “Squid” Bolger

Bolger is one of the most veteran bike messengers in the NYC area, and has been interviewed in multiple publications.

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Squid’s looking for part time food delivery messengers

Saw this posted on urbancyclistworldwide.com Squid is looking for food delivery messengers: *Calling all pro food delivery crew NYC *NOT Open to Cyclehawk Messengers

I am working on a Food Delivery Promotion and have to hire 20 Bike Messengers. It’s part time work and pays well. I need to find 20 people to [...]

Messengers in the News

Here are some bike messenger related stories…

Joe Hendry of Mess Media posted a story about Couriers in Toronto.

Couriers the latest free-enterprizers on two wheels By Reuben Sokol Toronto Observer, April 7, 2010

(about photo: Andrew Parker, Amy Dyer, Steve Beiko and Marli Epp (left to right) huddle on Mar. 25 [...]

Squid on KPFK.fm’s show: Bike Talk

KPFK out of San Francisco has a show called: Bike Talk, weekly on Saturdays.

On the January 19th, they featured legendary courier: Kevin “Squid” Bolger.

from their site: This week on Bike Talk: Squid!! Veteran messenger Kevin Bolger shares stories of NYC messengering, Alley Cats races, worldwide track bike dissemination, CycleHawk.com, and the [...]

Bake sale for Grandma

Last Friday, NYC messengers and cyclists came out to help raise money for one of their own, Mike “Grandma” McFadyen who was involved in a serious accident. People came out to the East River Bar in Williamsburg Brooklyn.

Here are some pictures from cyclehawk.com Diablo, Corey and Joey Krillz (from left to right) Diablo [...]

Video of Red Bull Challenge from Cyclehawk Studios

Thanks JC Ramirez

Biker Profile: John “the Cat” Campo

John has been an institution in the world of cycling here in NYC for decades. He is currently the director of the Kissena velodrome out in Queens. He has been a prolific force in keeping NYC’s only cycle track open and running, offering track racing experience to the young and old. He has been [...]

Shout out to the newest biker.

This Guy, JC Ramirez, otherwise known as Diablo of Cycle Hawk Couriers and the photo blog CallejeroNYC, recently had one of these guys:

Congratulations!!

Saul Ramirez, born April 12th at 5:06pm. 7.6lbs. Named after Carlos’s brother who died last May, [...]

Squid photos

Photographer, Mark Cafiero, of sixpeeps.com, has a great photo spread of our man Squid. check out the story and more images here.

BikeBlog Round Up-week of 1/26/09

Whats happening in the world of bike blogs:

NYC: Cyclehawk.com Squid’s messenger company and blog, alerted us that there is an alleycat for the New York Bike Messenger Fund February 13th–Friday the 13th!! and artist Greg Ugalde submits this artwork for 2009 North American Cycle Courier Championships in Boston: Meanwhile Diablo’s making his own [...]