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The whole bike month and more- Time’s Up

Time’s Up has an awesome printed calendar of all their great Bike Month and beyond events.

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Pick it up now at your favorite bike friendly retail spot.

Here is the bulk of it. (More details of each event after the list)

1. FIRST FRIDAY RIDE
Friday, May 3, 7:00pm (First Friday of Every Month!)
Union Square North
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2. CENTRAL PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Friday, May 3, 10pm (First Friday of Every Month!)
Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West)
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3. HOOLA HOOP THE POPS
Saturday, May 4, 11:00am
Time’s Up! 156 Rivington Street
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4. GARDEN CLEAN-UP DAY
Sunday, May 5, 2:00pm
99 S 5th St, Brooklyn
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5. TIMES UP! RADIO HOUR

Tuesday, May 7, 8pm-9pm (Every Tuesday Night!)

RadioHive.Org
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6. MOVIE NIGHT – THE GARDEN
Thursday May 9, 8:30pm
Brooklyn Time’s Up Space, 99 S 6th St, Brooklyn
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7. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS
Friday, May 10, 7:00pm (Second Friday of Every Month)
Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park and Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge
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8. URBAN SONIC SPACE RIDE
Saturday, May 11, 8:00pm
Tompkins Square Park Gaia Tree
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9. PROSPECT PARK MOONLIGHT RIDE
Saturday, May 11, 9:00pm (Second Saturday of Every Month!)
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave. and Eastern Parkway Intersect.)
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10. GARDEN CLEAN-UP DAY
Sunday, May 12, 2:00pm
99 S 5th St, Brooklyn
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11. TIMES UP! RADIO HOUR

Tuesday, May 14, 8pm-9pm (Every Tuesday Night!) 

RadioHive.Org
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12. PRINCE DANCE RIDE
Thursday, May 16, 7:00pm
Tomkins Square Park, Gaia Tree
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13. RIDE TO SPINGOWANUS
Saturday, May 18, 7:00pm
Brooklyn Time’s Up! Space 99 S 6th St

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14. GARDEN CLEAN-UP DAY
Sunday, May 19, 2:00pm
99 S 5th St, Brooklyn
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15. SPECIAL PEACE RIDE TO STATEN ISLAND
Sunday, May 19, 11:30am (Third Sunday of Every Month!)

Meet up at Manhattan’s Staten Island Ferry Terminal for departure on 12:00pm Ferry
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16. CO-OP TO CO-OP RIDE
Sunday, May 19, 4:00pm
4th St Food Co-Op (Co-hosted by 4th St Food Co-Op)
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17. TIMES UP! RADIO HOUR

Tuesday, May 21, 8pm-9pm (Every Tuesday Night!)

RadioHive.Org
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18. CARGO BIKE RIDE
Saturday, May 25, 3:00pm
Grand Army Plaza (Co-hosted by Cargo bike Collective)
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19. RIVERSIDE RIDE
Saturday, May 25, 10pm (Last Saturday of Every Month!)
Columbus Circle (SW corner of Central Park, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park South 59th Street, and Central Park West)
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20. BENEFICIAL BALL SLINGING RIDE
Sunday, May 26, 1:30pm
Tompkins Square Park (Co-hosted by MoS Collective)
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Mayday and Bike Month are Here.

Happy #mayday and solidarity to all the workers of the world on and off the bicycle.

This is also the start of Bike Month created by the League of American Cyclists and based on Bike to work week, May 13th-17th.

In NYC there are lots of great events celebrating our diverse and politically […]

Happy Earth Day-Time’s Up Ride

Happy Earth Day everyone. The hippies started this thing back in April 22nd, 1970. I mean someone had to clean up all that trash from Woodstock.

Read more about Earth Day, here: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/2013/04/what-does-earth-day-mean-today/

Tonight a few events:

From: Streetsblog.org

Earth Day Panel: Transportation, Sustainability, and Climate Change

April 22, 2013 6:00 pm – 8:00 […]

Video Friday-4/12/13

Here we go with some videos for your Friday:

Title: Pure Fix in NYC
Pure Fix cycles makes a durable, affordable urban commuter. They even make bikes that glow in the dark…But let’s talk about the light, it’s starting to warm up here in NYC. More from Pure Fix:
Weather’s warming in New York, and you know what that means…bring out the bikes! The Oscar, X-Ray, and a little custom color cruising through our favorite city east of the Mississipp’. Check it!

Pure Fix in NYC from Pure Fix Cycles on Vimeo.

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Title: Time’s Up! Cyclista #3! Women and Trans Dance Bike Ride!
NYC, Saturday, March 30, 2013 – – A Times-up! Dance Bike Ride for women, transgendered folks and friends!
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Title: The Man Who Cares
Seen on: Urban Velo
A short film from Soigneur Magazine following soigneur Garry Beckett at the Six Days of Rotterdam.

The Man Who Cares from Soigneur on Vimeo.

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Title: Chrome and Crosby Press
Seen on: Urban Velo
It’s not that Chrome needs OUR help, but I really enjoy this interview video and the straightforward, no crap style of Chrome president Steve McCallion. There aren’t too many companies that have been around so long, are so successful, and appeal to such a broad audience, yet have retained the spirit of their humble beginnings. Steve seems to embody the Chrome brand as if it’s an extension of his personality. And we all know they don’t make crappy bags either. I have yet to visit a Chrome storefront, but I’ll certainly make the trip should I be close enough. Or, hey Steve, wanna open one in Indianapolis?

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Title: Red Hook Crit Art Installation
Seen on: Urban Velo
Artist, Eric Corriel, was asked to create an installation for this year’s Red Hook Crit that just went down in Brooklyn. Last year he projected an animation onto a warehouse wall, but this year wanted to combine the projection with the riders themselves. As Corriel describes his piece,

“I was first asked to participate in the Red Hook Crit in 2012 and for that iteration I projected an animated abstraction of a bicycle race onto a warehouse. For 2013 I removed all elements of abstraction and put my art in direct contact with the race participants and projected onto (them and) the track itself. Instead of the art being about its subject, now it’s an inseparable part of it.”

See all of Corriel’s work here.

Light Bikes from Eric Corriel on Vimeo.

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Time’s Up-Clean up Gardens, Celebrate Earth Day

Time’s Up is getting busy for April, cleaning up community gardens and cleaning up the Earth. Photo from Time’s Up Flickr.

Here are some ways to get involved:

Community Garden Clean-Up Day at La Plaza Cultural Saturday, April 13, 12pm, East 9th St & Ave C. NYC Come join the Lower East […]

Events from Time’s Up

Here is what’s going on with: times-up.org/

MY LIVING STREET WILL

In an effort to advocate for safer streets, Time’s Up has begun a campaign of collecting Living Wills from pedestrians and cyclists who would like the NYPD to do full criminal investigations and release their reports to the public if they are killed by automobile. Please visit the blog and create your own #MyLivingStreetWill today:
mylivingstreetwill.blogspot.com/

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:::UPCOMING EVENTS:::
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1. QUEEN RIDE
Sunday March 24th 3pm
Tomkin Square Park, Gaia Tree
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2. GARDEN SCOUTING RIDE
Sunday, March 24th 4:30pm
Brooklyn Time’s Up Space, 99 S 6th St, Williamsburg
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3. TIMES UP RADIO HOUR
Tuesday, March 26, 9pm-10pm (Every Tuesday Night!)
RadioHive.Org
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4. VOLUNTEER BICYCLE RECYCLING DAYS
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
99 S 6th St, Brooklyn
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5. WEEKLY BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS
In both NYC and Brooklyn locations!
See events listing for details.
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BOOKMARK OUR EVENTS CALENDAR! http://times-up.org/calendar/calendar.php

Become a member at http://times-up.org/index.php?page=membership-support

Sign up for our volunteer list by e-mailing timesupvolunteer@gmail.com

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Cyclists want to Live-A living will from Time’s Up

Time’s Up has created a video of a living will, asking the NYPD to investigate and find criminality in traffic crash’s. Instead of waiting until we are a statistic, killed at the hands of reckless unchecked driving, New Yorker’s sound off about making significant change to a stalled and often forgotten policy of […]

Video of Time’s Up Criminality Suspected Ride

Here is Time’s Up own Keegan, explaining the purpose behind the Criminality Suspected Ride:

Criminal Suspect Artwork for Criminal Suspect Motorists

Last night 7 memorials were painted on the streets where pedestrians and cyclists have recently been killed in what’s seems to be a wave of car violence.

These markers are part of a tour lead by Time’s Up called the “Criminality Suspect Ride” to draw attention to these recent tragedies and a lack of […]

Time’s Up tour of 7 crash sites. Friday, March 15th, 2013-Criminally Suspect Ride

The rise in car violence in NYC has definitely alarmed local residents especially since many of these crashes have not been properly investigated by the NYPD. Compacted with the fact that the cops have seemed to found time to continue their winter ticketing blitz of cyclists involved in traffic violations.

Time’s Up is taking action and leading a tour of sites where cyclists and pedestrians have been killed in recent months to draw attention to the seriousness of car violence and the need for the NYPD to change its policy.

Here is more information from Time’s Up.

TIME’S UP! LEADS BICYCLE TOUR TO 7 MEMORIALS FOR PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS KILLED BY LAW-BREAKING DRIVERS ABSOLVED OF CRIMINALITY BY N.Y.P.D.

WHAT:
Bicycle-ride to seven locations in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn where memorials will be made for pedestrians and cyclists killed by drivers who committed traffic violations, yet within hours of each crash the NYPD declared there was “No Criminality Suspected,” and the accident investigation reports were never released to the public, including members of the victims’ families.

WHEN:
Friday, March 15, 2013

WHERE:
10am, ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington Street, Manhattan

New York, NY – On March 15, 2013, Time’s Up! will lead a bicycle tour to seven memorials that will be erected for pedestrians and cyclists that were killed by automobiles that committed at least one traffic violation.

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