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Bike New York helps kids ride bikes

The TD Bank 5 boro bike tour may have been expensive but not only does a portion of the profits go to charity, it also helps kids ride bikes.

Here is an article in the New York Times by J. David Goodman which examines how the non-profit who puts on the 5 boro bikenewyork.org, [...]

A couple articles on winter riding

From @messengermedia

Winter Warriors By Gregory J. Scott The Journal, Serving Northeast & Downtown Minneapolis

What does it take to get a Minneapolis cyclist to give up the winter commute? Not a record-setting snowfall, apparently.

JDespite the great winter deluge of December 2010, which dumped more than 33 inches of snow on [...]

The latest from NY Times on PPW bike lane protest

Here is an article from Bicycle Journalist, J. David Goodman from the New York Times:

Dueling Protests Over a Brooklyn Bike Lane By J. DAVID GOODMAN October 21, 2010, 12:18 pm New York Times-City Room Blog

(photo by: C.S. Muncy for The New York Times) Photo caption: New Yorkers both for and against bike [...]

a quote in the NY Times

J. David Goodman of the NY Times, quoted me in his latest bicycle related story. We spoke briefly about the recent filming of Premium Rush, a new Hollywood movie about NYC messenger life. I hadn’t really wrote much on this film, even though I work in that industry, mostly because the reports I got [...]

Bicycle Bedlam…Please.

Well it’s that time of the month again. For the mainstream news to do some investigative news gathering and look into what’s going on with all of these people riding bicycles in NYC. Wow, you’ll never guess what they discovered? That there are a lot of cyclists out there disobeying the law. CBS’s news [...]

Community Garden’s ride makes the press

Time’s Up plan to bike ride around the city tonight and draw attention for the plight of community gardens makes the NY Daily News:

Cyclists’ advocacy group Times Up! plans to protest outside Mayor Bloomberg’s townhouse BY Simone Weichselbaum DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Thursday, July 29th 2010, 4:00 AM

(photo by Hagen for [...]

Learn about battling bike theft

J. David Goodman has written an excelent article on efforts being done to battle bike theft, including a LoJack style radio transmitter system created by, Baitbike.com

Efforts on Bicycling Also Attract Thieves By J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: June 25, 2010

It has become a kind of mantra for cities looking to [...]

Bikes, bikers and blowhards in NYC, make the news

On Monday, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz was interviewed on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer show by transportation issues reporter Andrea Bernstein.(function(){var s=function(){__flash__removeCallback=function(i,n){if(i)i[n]=null;};window.setTimeout(s,10);};s();})();

Bike Lanes are a clear indicator of respect for cyclists on the streets and weather the city is taking bikes and those using them for transport, seriously.

Marty’s comments are an even [...]

The quest to define bike culture?

J. David Goodman had an interesting article on defining exactly what is bike culture, in the New York Times, city room blog. Read the article, here.

He announces that Transportation Alternatives will be hosting a bike culture summit May 6th here in NYC featuring a discussion with the newly unveiled Bike Snob (Eben [...]

Big News.

I’m not going to tell you who this is, because every other cycling related blog has beat me too it.

(Picture thanks to culturecycles.com)

I’ll tell you this…he’s a famous bike blogger who’s probably read almost as much as this site.

For the one person who doesn’t know already…find out more at J. [...]