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10th annual Bicycle Fetish Day 6/21/14

It’s Back!!

 The City Reliquary Proudly Presents -the- 10th annual Bicycle Fetish Day 2014 Saturday, June 21st Noon til 6PM Havemeyer between Grand Ave. and Hope St. Williamsburg Brooklyn.

–Calling bicycle fetishists of all types!! Bike collectors, builders, activists, shops, attire designers, community groups  and all-around BIKE NERDS…

BICYCLE FETISH DAY IS A [...]

Hand-Built Bike Show Comes to Brooklyn-Bike Cult Show

Legendary bike mechanic Dave Perry wrote the bicycle encyclopedia bike cult back in 1995 when bicycle culture was fairly outlaw and underground. Now it’s high fashion and much more in the spot light as viable transportation.

This has also lead to a renaissance of bespoke and custom made frames and components with independent builders creating magnificent and artful creations all around North America.

Dave is teaming up with Harry Schwartzman of the Bike Jumblefor a hand built show right here in Brooklyn, to show off some of the brightest Northeast frame builders.

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The Bike Cult Show
Labor Day Weekend
August 30 & 31, 2013
Warsaw Concert Hall, 261 Driggs Ave, BROOKLYN, NY

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Meet the NYC bike builders from the Bird Wheel

The Bird Wheel has done it again, an excellent resource for bicycle information here in NYC. Check out their latest page and meet custom bike builders such as Seth Rosko, Johnny Coast (Coast Cycles) and Lance Mercado of Squarebuilt.

Check it out here. [...]

Brooklyn makes bikes

There are a lot of very talented bike makers here in the NYC area.

Here are a few articles about two of them.

Lynette Chiang writes the blog: galfromdownunder.blogspot.com.

Back at the end of 2010 she did a story on Seth Rosko (shown left) and Johnny Coast (right) two amazing frame builders who [...]

Tomorrow, Bespoke talk at Museum of Arts and Design

Tomorrow is another installment of the Museum’s ongoing series of talks on the Bespoke Bicycle. A couple of weeks ago it was the future of the bicycle, from a city development point of view. This time around its about the bicycle as the object and the handbuilt movement. Here is more about the event [...]

Bespoke news and upcoming talks

There is an ongoing show at the Museum of Art and Design where the works of art are hand built bicycles. The show in entitled: Bespoke: the hand built bicycle and runs until August 15th. There is a story on NPR with a photo slide show of some of the builders involved with the [...]

Locally Made bikes.

A friend of mine, Darren is ready to take the plunge and buy a new bicycle after his last ride was stolen. He really wanted to get something unique and was having a hard time finding a steel bike, that was light and fit his size. Then he discovered local Brooklyn frame builder Seth [...]

Check out the Bespoke show at Museum of Arts and Design

The Museum of Arts and Design is getting into the bicycle cult as well.

They have a new show there running til August 15th: Bespoke, the handbuilt bicycle show.

More information here.

A bit about the show:

Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle displays the designs of six internationally renowned bicycle builders whose work [...]

Tons of events this weekend

It’s National Bike Month. Here in NYC there are so many things to do this weekend.

Friday, May 14th:

Time’s Up- Green Apple Ride

6:00 pm Temperance Monument, Tompkins Sq. Park.

also Brooklyn Critical Mass

Then Saturday, May 15th: 9:00am, Green Markets Tour. Check the Bike Month Calender for more details. Meet [...]

Ryan Doyle on Tall Bikes Jousting, Art Basel and a new iphone app.

Ryan Doyle is hard to miss, or at least the contraptions he creates and rides upon. You might recognize him riding a tandem tall bike around Bed-Sty Brooklyn or maybe toppling an advisory from a rival bike club in a tall bike joust, after all he is the world champion. He was featured in [...]