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Occupying wall street with bike support.

Seems like the new tactic of global protest, exasperated by the perils of the planet becoming unlivable due to the climate and economic crisis, is to occupy physical space. We saw this demonstrated in the plazas out side of Greece’s parliament against newly established austerity measures. Tahrir square in Cairo was a crucial space [...]

Time’s Up events

3/2/11-March Madness Well it’s still cold out but Time’s Up is going to start heating things up with a whole ton of great bike rides and events.

*************** Recap: Big shout out to Geoff and Keegan for the inaugural Time’s Up Radio hour on the Radio Hive Collective. This show is going to be [...]

Some weekend plans

message from Mellow Yellow:

Attention Cycling Citizens!

If you are anything like me, you got way too excited about our “democratic” process earlier this week, only to have your hopes dashed by the reality of corporate-funded elections. This was an especially cold wake-up call, given all the amazing bike fun and community we had [...]

Great report from last Friday’s Mass

Here is a great recap of the current state of Critical Mass in NYC, from Criticalmasspanic.

About 40 cyclists gathered at the new and improved Union Square as the light faded from the sky. A good crowd, many new faces. Some visitors were from LA, where they have a thriving mass ride scene, [...]

Old School Hip Hop Ride-Tonight

Events listings from Mellow Yellow:

Tonight

TUESDAY 6/22

OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP DANCE RIDE! 7pm Tompkins Sq Park Dress funky fresh and ready to bust a move

Hey you. Yeah, you, looking so good on that bike, or unicycle. You on those roller blades, or that long-board. You, loving yourself, your streets, [...]

World Naked Bike Ride NYC report back

From organizer Mellow Yellow: You might have awoken Sunday morning, like me, wondering if what happened Saturday was some sort of hallucination. Well, I can’t really say that I believe it still either, but as far as I know of reality, it did happen. We gathered together, we disrobed a bit together, joyfully painted [...]

Busy weekend-great End to Bike Month.

It’s memorial day and the last weekend of Bike Month. Here are some biking events going on:

Special thanks to Mellow Yellow of criticalmasspanic.blogspot.com for much of this info.

Also check the Bike Month site for more info on events this weekend.

Friday, May 28th You’ve probably heard about the disaster British Petroleum has [...]

Pogan Trial-Cross Examination Monday.

Tomorrow, April 26th, Monday…former cop Patrick Pogan will take the stand for his criminal trial. Friday (4/23) Pogan spoke for the first time about what his rationale was for body checking Christopher Long in Time’s Square back in Critical Mass, July 25, 2008.

The trial continues on Monday with Pogan’s cross-examination.

Those who would [...]

Love it or Lose it Ride.

a message from Mellow Yellow:

Dear biking Brooklynites and velo-visitors, Brooklyn Love Your Lane Ride Date: Sunday, April 4th, 2010 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Brooklyn entrance of Williamsburg Bridge bike path. Summary: Love it or Lose it! Bike to visit the good, the bad and the ugly bike lanes of Brooklyn. Details: Love ‘em [...]