Get ready to add a new moniker to one of NYC’s most vibrant couriers…Stoned Tone.
Courier, race organizer and now MC. He’s got a new track called Movin’ featuring Toronto’s own courier legend Sunny D the Red Sonia and Angry Drew.
With lyrics dedicated to being a hardcore messenger (I especially like [...]
Here’s a video from Crihs Thormann of this year’s Broadway Bombin alleycat race, a POV helmet camera.
Broadway Bombing 2010 from crihs on Vimeo.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Looks like this years Cycle Messenger World Championships is off to a rough start in Guatemala due to flooding. Several messengers from NYC are heading that way. Good Luck to all.
Guatemala mudslides kill at least 38; 2 buses hit
NAHUALA, Guatemala â€“ Torrential rains from a tropical depression caused landslides that [...]
Bamboo bikes are becoming more popular than ever. Don’t take my word for it, check out this article in the NY Times:
Just Donâ€™t Let a Panda Borrow Your Bicycle
By MALIA WOLLAN Published: August 11, 2010(Photo by: Christian Hansen for The New York Times)
Photo caption: Justin Aguinaldo, a designer at the Bamboo [...]
the Chrome store is open in NYC. Prolly was all over it… Swinging by on his Ten photos in a day, series.
238 Mulberry St.-NYC
I was seriously wrong about the opening date of this store.
Turns out it is unofficially open now, and will be having their grand opening on Saturday, [...]
Scott Fitzgerald wrote in with another tragic tale:
–My bike was stolen from in front of my building last night. (8/9/10)
2007 Jamis Aurora; tan and copper. Brooks b17 saddle, black rear rack, fenders, black reflective tape on frame, fork and fenders. On the top tube, right hand side near the handlebars, there’s [...]
Heather Loop is bustin out an an alleycat race for the ladies: From the facebook page:
“Hell Cat! an all girls alley cat! $10- gets you a spoke card and tshirt this is a brooklyn race, with 7 check points. there will be a silly task at each! its gonna be super fun! registration [...]
Activists trying to draw attention to the plight of the community gardens and the need for protected green spaces in NYC got an article in the NY Times for their recent Paul Revere ride.
(photo by David Goldman, NY Times)
The Bulldozers Are Comingâ€™: Garden Crusaders Hop on Their Bikes
By COLIN MOYNIHAN [...]