(photo from Kevin “Squid” Bolger on Instagram @keirinberlin)
Bill Meier, known throughout the bicycle community affectionately as “Bilthy” because of his, shall we say rugged exterior, was as real as they come. He was a famous bike messenger and was recently delivering pizzas in Williamsburg (http://best.piz.za.com ) when he became ill and was hospitalized. […]
It appears the staff of Kryptonite, makers of heavy duty and innovative bike locks, have gotten together with NYC’s elder statesmen (and women) of the messenger community.
Kevin “Squid” Bolger, Heather Muller and Greg Ugalde have given their input, from people who rely on their bikes not being stolen and use them on a […]
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 […]
Congratulations to all those who participated in this year’s CMWC in Chcicago. From their blog: chicagocmwc.tumblr.com
Preliminary results were posted www.chicagocmwc.com/results.php Sino from Japan is a maniac and may very well be the fastest messenger in the world…again.
The main race was today and were are eagerly waiting to find out who won.
Is there really a cycling apparel company that does it all the way Chrome messenger bags does? I mean, not only banging out decades of solid merchandise from head to toe, but representing hard core urban riders like Ed Wonka and putting on a multitude of killer events for local bike communities where they […]
Title: Alex Singer Cycles By: hanckxlife Seem On: Urban Velo From Filmmaker: On Saturday the 29th of October 2011, I had the privilege to spend some time in the workshop of Alex Singer Cycles, in Paris France. Unfortunately, no active frame building could be documented -as Saturdays are being dedicated to the customers who […]
Oh yeah, It’s video time.
Seems like there is a lot of footage of Cyclocross around this time. Maybe cause, tis the season for getting down and dirty in the mud!
Like for instance, the UCI world Championships in Belgium. Videographer, Laurent Charras of Petitesreines has really captured some stunning footage. Here are a […]
Saw this posted on urbancyclistworldwide.com Squid is looking for food delivery messengers: *Calling all pro food delivery crew NYC *NOT Open to Cyclehawk Messengers
I am working on a Food Delivery Promotion and have to hire 20 Bike Messengers. It’s part time work and pays well. I need to find 20 people to […]
Here are some bike movies I wanted to put up last week:
A short film about dutch bike love. 1.
Being a NYC courier in the dead of winter from BODABODA!
Frigid Fury from BODABODANYC on Vimeo.
Sean Martin in riding his fixed in Los Angeles
Sean Martin – I Am Los Angeles from […]
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 […]