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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 [...]

Recap on Prospect Park Bike Lane

On Monday, I reported of another meeting of local residents angry with the newly completed Prospect Park West bike lane.

This lead to the creation of a facebook group against the bike lane which you can check out here. (Although you have to join it to find out what its all about, which means [...]

Follow up on possible Ghost bike removal

The city heard the outcries of families of loved ones killed by motor vehicles and decided not to remove the ghost bike memorials.

NY Daily News story: City nixes plan to remove ‘ghost bike’ tributes after outcry from families of dead cyclists BY Frank Lombardi and Katie Nelson DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June [...]

Sanitation thinks ghostbikes are eyesore

Quick, someone start a Facebook page called: “open letter to NYC sanitation: ghostbikes are NOT eyesores.”

Article in NY Daily News:

Sanitation Department wants to remove ‘eyesore’ bike-death memorials

BY ADAM LISBERG, EDGAR SANDOVAL AND KATHLEEN LUCADAMO DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS Monday, June 21st 2010, 4:00 AM

The city says it’s time to [...]

Officer Pogan on trial.

Poor officer Patrick Pogan. Remember him? He was the rookie cop who delivered the shocking body blow to Christopher long in Time’s Square during a critical mass ride. Officer Pogan wasn’t really overreacting, rather following along with an pattern of violent behavior by the NYPD against a group bike ride, they just don’t [...]

Cyclist killed in Greenpoint.

I can’t imagine why we would need bike lanes in Brooklyn? Good thing they removed them on Bedford Ave. This is really tragic and my condolences to the family.

Article form Daily News:

Soulful DJ Solange Raulston is killed after being struck by car while riding bike in Brooklyn by Mike Mclaughlin, Mark Morales [...]

eww, Obama didn’t wear a helmet…I’m telling.

Bike-safety groups take President Obama head on after ride without helmet. BY David Saltonstall In Oak Bluffs, Mass., and Michael Saul In New York DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS

Perhaps President Obama didn’t want to look uncool on his bike ride Thursday, but his decision to skip the helmet had safety experts banging their [...]

Great round up of World Naked Bike Day

I got sent a link to this great round up articles and video from the World Naked Bike Day:

Check it out at: www.bikejuju.com

I particularly like this video from Portland:

Cirque du Cycling Bike Parade from brewcaster on Vimeo.

and this article from the NY Daily News: No oil and no clothes: [...]