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Citibank’s Citibike is Citibroke and Looks for CitiBailout

You’ve probably been hearing through the airwaves that the highly successful bike sharing program of NYC, Citibike is facing finnacial woes. Hampered by a brutal winter, which greatly decreased ridership, there also seems to be some short sighted planning from the system creator Alta, based out of Portland.

Apparently this bike share is the [...]

Video Friday-Happy Valentines Day 2/14/14

Baby, it’s cold outside. Stay in and watch bike videos:

Title: FASST-A Tale Told In Three Bikes
An unbelievable story of a bicycle maker, Ezra Caldwell (Fast Boy Cycles) and his battle with cancer. (teachingcancertocry.com)

FASST from Sam Newman on Vimeo.

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Title: Cape Town Fixed Gear Hout Bay Run 2014
Cape Town Fixed Gear Hout Bay Run 2014

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Title: FGM x Moskovstyle First Winter Fixed Gear Race 2014

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Title: Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships 2014
28 – 30 March 2014
Tempe Recreation Reserve, Sydney
For more details visit sydneybikepolo.org/ahbpc-2014
“Forty One Mosquitoes Flying In Formation” / Tame Impala © 2008 Modular Recordings

Australasian Hardcourt Bike Polo Championships 2014 from Tom McMahon on Vimeo.

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Title: Snowlandia
Would a rare snow day in Portland keep us off our bikes? Heck no! We rounded up a crew and explored the local snow day scene.
Song “Ice, Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice.

Snowlandia from High Five Cycling on Vimeo.

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Title: Crash Reel

Crash Reel from kEITH PAYNE on Vimeo.

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Cranksgiving 2013 Round Up

Cranksgiving fever has spread across the country, even as far South as Puerto Rico. Photo from @luispr199 from Instagram.

A video from Puerto Rico’s event:

The idea behind this event is to hold an alleycat messenger style race in live traffic and add an element to the checkpoints besides just having [...]

Cyclists confronts thief, gets it all on video.

Have you ever wanted to meet a bike thief? Confront them? See what kind of lowlife human being would steal our livelihoods, our modes of transportation, our friends we call our bicycles?

Well thanks to one tenacious Portland resident who got some friends together and documented the whole thing, now you can get a [...]

Chrome Domes are back! Chrome x New Era snapback hats dropped today.

Finally Chrome has a new supply of their sweet New Era 59fifty snapbacks, paying tribute to the local baseball team for each Chrome HUB store locations:

The Chicago White Sox -Store located at: 1529 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60622 (773) 661-0077

The San Francisco Giants -Store located at: 580 4th Street Freelon Street [...]

Titanium is the new soap bubble maker.

I’ve really been enjoying a copy of Robert Penn’s book and obsession: “It’s All About the Bicycle.” The basic premise is about a rabid cycling enthusiasts search to build his dream bicycle. He travels all over the world to find the best frame, best components and best wheel builders in a quest to find [...]

Feminist cycling zine and blog

Elly Blue (@ellyblue) is a feminist cyclist and author of the zine, Taking the Lane. bicycling, economics, feminism, and other cultural commentary.

She recently inspired, Zöe Leverant (@iamhelsabot) to start the blog out of Portland, Oregon, dealing with similar subject matter.

bikeladiesunite.tumblr.com/

Here’s a sample:

Elly Blue is a feminist writer and cyclist [...]

Build your house for your bikes.

Do you have 22 bikes to store? You may want to think about building your home to cater to your Velo storage needs. Then again you’d probably need to live in a much more bicycle complementary city like Portland Oregon…and be rich.

A Bicyclists’ House Built For Two

By: Nancy Keats Published: [...]

More ridiculous legislation-Portland or is it Portlandia.

And you thought it was going to be a boring winter. In the most bike friendly place in the US, Portland Oregon…Legislator’s in all their free time are trying to ban kids on bike transport.

(photo by: Joel Davis/Oregonian)

Here is an article from the Oregonian: Oregon bicycle enthusiasts in uproar over proposed ban [...]

Friday, events.

Its freezing cold outside in NYC and Friday is a good day to read lots of spam by UGG boots and Christian Louboutin who keep posting comments on my blog. Thanks for the interest guys, but only if you have them in green. Friday is a day to make lots of short postings so [...]