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Documentary of NY Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham

Bill Cunningham has had 28 bikes stolen in NYC in his decade long career as a fashion photographer. This hasn’t stopped him from choosing the bicycle as his favorite form of transportation to capture the life blood of the fashion world as depicted on the streets of NYC. There is a new documentary [...]

Cycle Chic takes Manhattan

Cycle Chic is a brand name dedicated to a whole group of blogs who report on the fashionable side of bicycles. It all stems from Copenhagen with appropriately named: Copenhagencyclechic.com.

They recently had a nice video of the bicycle share program in Washington DC:

Capital Bikeshare Chic from Aurash Khawarzad on Vimeo.

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NYC messengers new music track.

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 [...]

Video from Broadway Bombin

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.

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 [...]

a quote in the NY Times

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 [...]

I wish you all safe travels in Guatemala.

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 – Torrential rains from a tropical depression caused landslides that [...]

Article on Bamboo Bikes in NY Times

Bamboo bikes are becoming more popular than ever. Don’t take my word for it, check out this article in the NY Times:

Just Don’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 on Chrome NYC

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, [...]

Stolen bikes

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 [...]