I got a Panicked text from my friend Chad who woke up this morning to find the bike he parks on the street near his apartment in midtown…was gone. The only thing that remained was parts to a sawed through lock, indiscriminately cast aside at the base of the street sign post he locked [...]
A parade of art. It starts with a common theme that can be replicated in a 3 dimensional sculpture such as a cow or a pig. Often to scale the idea is to modify the basic sculpture into different styles and sprinkle them around the city for tourists to find and marvel. Kind of [...]
(photos by Liz Patek)
City Council member Brad Lander (39th Council District) joined many street safety activists today in Grand Army Plaza to say: “Visionzero starts today.” Holding up signs that said, “20 is Plenty,” participants are asking for legislation that would require a speed limit of 20 miles an hour to be [...]
Even though some time has passed, I thought it would be important to recap this past weekend since right before Halloween is always chalked full of bike culture here in NYC.
Last Friday (10/25/13) is traditionally the most festive Critical Mass ride of this monthly global phenomenon. Generally the cops tend to back down [...]
You haven’t really experienced #bikenyc Halloween until you’ve gotten your costume caught in your chain while playing cat-and-mouse from the NYPD during the monthly critical mass. Or put on your ghoul make-up and raced in live frightening traffic at one of the longest running Alleycat races…or tried to maneuver one of Black Label’s contraptions [...]
Meet Judah Schiller of Aiko Agency an innovative design firm who developed pontoons to attach to your bicycle.
This is part of the Baycycle Project.
On Thursday, Judah took his creation across the Hudson River.
From the NY DailyNews
Judah Schiller introduces ‘water biking’ to New York with ride across the Hudson River [...]
photo by: Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News
Remember a few weeks back the New York police department wanted to change the status of the 5 boro bike tour to a non-charitable event? The rationale was basically for the police to charge Bike New York, who runs this hugely popular group ride, close to a [...]
Just to accentuate the point of the inequality of treatment of the vehicles on the streets of New York City comes a story from Gothamist.
While bicycle activist group, Times Up has been busy trying to draw attention to the fact that the NYPD is finding no criminality towards motorists in the recent deaths [...]
Last night 7 memorials were painted on the streets where pedestrians and cyclists have recently been killed in what’s seems to be a wave of car violence.
These markers are part of a tour lead by Time’s Up called the “Criminality Suspect Ride” to draw attention to these recent tragedies and a lack of [...]