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Over for Lance-tell all on Oprah

This looks like the end of a saga for a the most controversial figure in sports. Lance Armstrong will give a tell all interview on Oprah, airing on her network at 9pm, January 17th.

From the Huffington Post: Lance Armstrong Grants Oprah Winfrey Rare Televised Interview

LOS ANGELES — Lance Armstrong has agreed [...]

Bike Theft in NYC and SF

I’ve spent a lot of time on my blog trying to help with bike theft by using the social networking power of the Internet and having the NYC bike community be on the look out. Mainly this does little for the actual theft, but more for getting bikes back to their rightful owners.

The [...]

Video: The true cost of Gas

What’s the true cost of a gallon of gasoline in the US? Around $4.00? not since the IEA released a bit of oil from the reserves. Guess again: $3.65?

Not if you total up the true costs on our health and the environment. Here is a nice video from the Huffingtonpost.com

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Bike to work week

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Ray LaHood, thinks biking is important

This just in:

US Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood, loves bikes:

“Bikers have as much right to the streets as anybody driving a car and I am concerned about [their safety].”

From the Huffington Post:

Ray LaHood ‘Concerned’ About Safety of Urban Bikers, Unsure If He’s A Hipster. By: Sam Stein

WASHINGTON — [...]

Bikelash round up

Dateline 3/24/11. Our old pal the Prospect Park West Bike lane is still blowing up the news like the crazed tweets of Martin Sheen’s son, well maybe not that popular. (Charlie Sheen does have 3,141,447 followers on twitter.)

WNYC’s Brian Lehrer couldn’t resist the opportunity since the cover spread in NY Magazine. Yesterday [...]

Ben Shepard on the Bike Crackdown

Time’s Up Ben Shepard writes a piece on the recent NYPD crackdown on cyclists for the Huffington Post.

New Yorkers: Fight the Bike Backlash Benjamin Shepard Assistant Professor of Human Service at New York School of Technology/CUNY Posted: January 31, 2011 04:37 PM

Anthropologist Jeff Ferrell has suggested that while the term hegemony [...]

an LA-ite, loves our PPW bike lane, so why all the fuss?

Joel Epstein writes for the Huffington Post. He spends most of his time in LA, but he recently discovered our new bike lane in Prospect Park and wrote an article.

From the Urbanite Times A BIKE ROUTE GROWS IN BROOKLYN by Joel Epstein. September 14, 2010 It is fair to say that I [...]

Community Gardens-Speaking out and taking action!

This blogger loves bikes. He also loves green spaces in NYC so I give a pulpit to the hard work people are doing trying to preserve them and our community gardens.

Yesterday there was a public hearing and NY1 had this report and video.

The city Parks and Recreation Department held a [...]