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8th annual Memorial Ride, this Sunday. 4/21/13

The Annual Memorial Ride brings New Yorkers together to remember pedestrians and cyclists killed in our city over the past year. This will mark the eighth year that this event has occurred. Riders will visit the site of each ghost bike, a white-painted memorial for cyclists, installed since 2012. Please help us [...]

7th Annual Memorial Ride and Walk

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 will be the 7th Annual Memorial Ride and Walk.

More info: The Annual Memorial Ride and Walk brings New Yorkers together to remember pedestrians and cyclists killed in our city over the past year. This will mark the seventh year that this event has occurred. Riders will visit the [...]

Ghostbikes for sale?

Just saw this (forwarded on twitter by Limb_0)

Ghost bikes for sale? WTF?

I’m hoping this is a joke?

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/2824269155.html

Correction to Memorial Ride

There will be no Queens stops on this year’s Memorial Ride. Here is an updated [...]

6th annual Memorial Ride and Walk

With all that’s been going on in the biking world from angry politicians blaming bicycle infrastructure to flat out violent road rage, this couldn’t come at a better time to stop and reflect.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 the 6th Annual Memorial Ride & Walk From the NYC Street Memorial Project: The Annual Memorial Ride [...]

Documentary about the ghostbikes

Since it recently came up with the threat of sanitation removing them, it reminded me that film maker Meaghan Wilbur is making a piece about the ghost bikes.

Here is more info from her Kickstarter page:

“meaghan, why are you making this film? posted on June 1

I’ve been answering this question [...]

Sanitation thinks ghostbikes are eyesore

Quick, someone start a Facebook page called: “open letter to NYC sanitation: ghostbikes are NOT eyesores.”

Article in NY Daily News:

Sanitation Department wants to remove ‘eyesore’ bike-death memorials

BY ADAM LISBERG, EDGAR SANDOVAL AND KATHLEEN LUCADAMO DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June 21st 2010, 4:00 AM

The city says it’s time to [...]

Memorial ride for Christophe Le Canne, NYC

In respect and solidarity with the tragedy in Miami of the hit and run of Christophe Le Canne, Time’s Up is hosting a tribute ride in NYC.

Miami Solidarity Ride Sunday, February 7th, 2010 2:00 PM Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Summary: Tribute ride for Miami and their recent response to the tragic death of [...]

Tragedy strikes just day's after memorial ride.

Not more than 2 days after the 5th annual memorial ride in NYC which occurred last Sunday, I get tragic news from Bill DiPaola executive director of Time’s Up who was on the scene of an accident.

Looks as if a woman was killed by a large yellow school bus Eastbound on Delancey Street [...]

Correction to the Date of the Memorial ride: Sunday January 3rd.

This year’s Memorial ride and walk, to pay tribute to all those killed on a bike in 2009, will be this Sunday, January 3rd.

There has also been a stop added to honor the recent death of DJ Reverend Soul, Solange Raulston.

More information below.

Sunday January 3, 2010 The Fifth Annual Memorial Ride [...]