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Le Tour Starts Today-Viewings at Westside Market-NYC

The 101st Tour de France or for the bike snobbish set-Le Tour, is underway. This year, in another attempt to expand the influence of professional cycling to other places, Le Tour starts with three stages in the UK.

Stage one or-the Grand Depart-takes the 22 teams of 198 riders from Leeds (you [...]

That’s One Way to Get High, Foster and Partners unveil SkyCycle in London

Whoa, I missed the boat on this one. Lord Norman Foster is a UK architect who has given us such things in NYC as the Hearst Tower and the new elephant house at the Copenhagen Zoo…

He’s also behind the soon to be completed (2016), Two World Trade Center down by the Freedom Tower [...]

Big Apple Tweed-Bow Ties and Crumpets, Second Annual Spring Soiree-June 30th

From Big Apple Tweed comes the: “Bow Ties & Crumpets” Second Annual Spring Soiree

From the event organizers:

WHAT: Bow ties and Crumpets is the Big Apple Tweed (BAT) second annual spring social event. Guests are encouraged to wear Old English/vintage attire, with fashion trends that are fresh off the runway – one [...]

It’s not how big your Velodrome is. Red Bull Mini Drome comes to Brooklyn.

It’s often been said…”Dare to dream big,” especially in a city like NYC, home to the Rockefellers and Robert Moses industrialist types. The land of towering monstrosities like the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building and sky scrappers that distinguish the most recognizable skyline in the world. Big Dreams like putting in a basketball stadium [...]

Video Friday-post hacking 10/5/12

Title: Hellion First Ramp Seen on: reddit.com/r/bicycling Father and 4 year old son downhilling. Great commentary by the youngster and his first run.

Title: I Hate My Bike! Seen on: reddit.com/r/bicycling Kind of sad yet enduring of a child’s bicycle riding experience. Good insight into parenting and lessons of patience and not giving [...]

What you need to know about Olympic cycling

The Tour de France is over and now cycling athletes set there ambitions on Olympic gold in London. The opening ceremonies kicks off tonight (7/27/12) on NBC at 7:30pm EST, with the festivities directed by UK director Danny Boyle who promises no gruesome arm chopping like in his film 127 hours. Although if it’s [...]

Video Fridays-6/15/12

Title: Alex Singer Cycles By: hanckxlife Seem On: Urban Velo From Filmmaker: On Saturday the 29th of October 2011, I had the privilege to spend some time in the workshop of Alex Singer Cycles, in Paris France. Unfortunately, no active frame building could be documented -as Saturdays are being dedicated to the customers who [...]

Video Friday-1/27/12

Spanning the globe, well more like the internet, to bring you random bicycle related videos.

First off, as seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

Freestyle fixed, rodents and getting grimmy on the streets. Bmore Fixed has a new website and presents, BMFXD Druids Path, a highlight reel of riding hard in downtown Baltimore.

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Paralympic Athelete-cycling inspiration.

Here is a truly amazing and inspirational story by J. David Goodman of the New York Times, about a paralympic cyclist, who overcame all.

The Long Hard Ride of Damian Lopez Alfonso By J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: June 9, 2011 (photo by: Raymond McCrea Jones/The New York Times) Photo caption: Damian Lopez Alfonso, 34, [...]

Upcoming events-Feb. & March

Here are a few upcoming events in NYC, for your cycling pleasure.

Kim Burgas isn’t afraid of a little cold. She’s put on a group ride/ice skating event back in December. Now her gang is at it again with a gallery hop.

Facebook event listing.

Also, Kim would like you to [...]