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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 [...]

Halloween weekend recap

Even though some time has passed, I thought it would be important to recap this past weekend since right before Halloween is always chalked full of bike culture here in NYC.

Last Friday (10/25/13) is traditionally the most festive Critical Mass ride of this monthly global phenomenon. Generally the cops tend to back down [...]

Ringing a new bell with Spurcycle.com

Last year San Francisco based company spurcycle.com got all creative with hand grips and made interchangeable mix and match color rings called: GripRings.

This year, they’ve set out to make the perfect bicycle bell, handcrafted with precision in the USA.

They are looking for crowd source funding on their kickstarter page.

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Big Apple Tweed-Bow Ties and Crumpets, Second Annual Spring Soiree-June 30th

From Big Apple Tweed comes the: “Bow Ties & Crumpets” Second Annual Spring Soiree

From the event organizers:

WHAT: Bow ties and Crumpets is the Big Apple Tweed (BAT) second annual spring social event. Guests are encouraged to wear Old English/vintage attire, with fashion trends that are fresh off the runway – one [...]

I’m back-Critical Mass at 20.

Crazy week!

Last week I discovered my blog was the target of an evil hacker group in Turkey.

Apparently they also hacked Domino’s Pizza of India so I guess I’m flattered to be in such prestigious corporate company.

In talking with my hacker on twitter, @Ren4s1 they stated:

I was [...]

Premium Rush Opens Nationwide

The new action messenger movie Premium Rush is getting hyped up here in NYC.

Affinity Cycles in Brooklyn has even designed a bike based on their track bike that was used in the film.

The Affinity Metropolitan.

Get yours today: here.

Last night (8/22/12) was the red carpet premiere and [...]

Free Screening of Fixation, June 27th-NYC

First Run Features Announces a Free Screening. One Night Only! FIXATION A Fixed Gear Documentary 7PM, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Brooklyn, NY Larry Lawrence Bar, 295 Grand St, Williamsburg, between Roebling and Havemeyer.

Fixation brings a cutting-edge focus onto the thrilling world of fixed gear cycling. This film captures the excitement and popularity [...]

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 [...]

Bike to work day: Video Friday.

I’m in a construction lift, 80′ off the ground working on lighting for White Collar, here in lovely Yonkers…

So this gives me time to plunder a bunch of other bicycle blogs for another random edition of: Video Friday!

Title: Giro reverb session 1: Artist Chris McNally Rides San Francisco. From: Urban Velo [...]

Video Friday, 2/24/12

Here we go:

Kicking things off a video from the ultimate urban biker network, Urbancyclistworldwide.com.

Red Bull Hill Chasers 2012 – Bristol, England by: Charge Bikes the skinny: from the vimeo page-A straight knockout format with two riders racing against each other saw fixies, BMX-ers, mountain bikers and road racers battle it on [...]