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Yes it’s that bad, Bike Thieves turn to Grave Robbing

If you think the bike theft in NYC isn’t so bad, check this out…

From the Park Slope Patch

Thieves Targeting Ghost Bikes For Parts By: James Schuh Published: August 7th, 2012

Thieves are now stripping parts from “ghost bikes,” the white bicycles placed as memorials to slain cyclists, according to the Brooklyn Paper.

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Follow up on possible Ghost bike removal

The city heard the outcries of families of loved ones killed by motor vehicles and decided not to remove the ghost bike memorials.

NY Daily News story: City nixes plan to remove ‘ghost bike’ tributes after outcry from families of dead cyclists BY Frank Lombardi and Katie Nelson DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June [...]

Another facebook cyclist hate fan page.

I don’t know what’s more frightening, that I keep finding facebook groups like this:

Theres a perfectly good path right next to the road you stupid cyclist or that they have 31,000 fans.

Sesh.

Meanwhile Gothamist has a report from this year’s Memorial ride. “Yesterday a small but dedicated group of cyclists braved [...]

Now that’s a cool look and other random fashion news…

So maybe the fact that I’m only ranked 31st best bicycle blog is because I don’t do enough for fashion. Well here is what I think is the best fashion I’ve seen on a bike in a while:

(from Gawker.com)

Yes, that’s 30 Rock’s own Tracy Morgan dressed as a cell phone on [...]

reports on Memorial Ride

Sunday, January 4th, was the 4th annual memorial ride, paying respect to cyclists and pedestrians who were killed in 2008, by motor vehicles.

The multi-borough ride was organized by the Street Memorial Project.

There is a video on streetsblog

and a report from Jefferson Siegel from the Villager and Downtown Express: (photos [...]