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New Messenger Lock Series From Kryptonite

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 [...]

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 [...]

CMWC Chicago

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.

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Chrome, new bags and lead sponsor of CMWC in Chicago

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 [...]

Video Fridays-6/15/12

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 [...]

Video Friday, 1/6/12

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 [...]

Squid’s looking for part time food delivery messengers

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 [...]

Movies

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 [...]

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 [...]

Nadir will be Here

(Nadir Olivet, on the right) So Nadir Olivet, former messenger superstar, owner of La Carrera Cycles in Toronto, and one of the organizers of the next Cycle Messenger World Championships will be here in NYC for a week. Back on the road for Squid at Cycle Hawk Couriers.

I don’t think he’ll be [...]