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Video Fridays 3/7/14

We’ll I moved apartments and no it didn’t fit on a cargo bike.

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Things have been a little chaotic but we’re back in the South Slope right around the corner form Mayor DeBlasio.

So let’s watch some bike videos:

Title:All-City Frostbike Snowball
Seen on: Urban Velo

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Title: Wolfpack Hustle Unified
Seen on: Urban Velo
Description: The kids at Wolfpack Hustle just released this Unified Title promo video, kicking off the 2014 Marathon Crash Race series with the upcoming race going down on the 9th of March (which is now cancelled.) If it’s too late for you to jump into the crash race, get in on all the future action and still compete for the Unified Title.

Get all the necessary info at Wolfpack Hustle.

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Title: Summer Long
Seen on: Urban Velo
Description: Appropriate for Hinamatsuri …This is a very nice video that features Above Bike Store in Kawasaki. Check out photos from our recent visit.
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Title: One Day Bike Messenger
Seen on: Urban Velo

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Title:Upright Cyclist-Jacob Hashimoto
Seen on: Urban Velo
Description:
Brooklyn-based artist Jacob Hashimoto travels the world installing art exhibitions. And when he does he brings a variety of bicycles. See more at uprightcyclist.com

Continue reading Video Fridays 3/7/14

Video Friday-post hacking 10/5/12

Title: Hellion First Ramp Seen on: reddit.com/r/bicycling Father and 4 year old son downhilling. Great commentary by the youngster and his first run.

Title: I Hate My Bike! Seen on: reddit.com/r/bicycling Kind of sad yet enduring of a child’s bicycle riding experience. Good insight into parenting and lessons of patience and not giving [...]

Video Friday-1/27/12

Spanning the globe, well more like the internet, to bring you random bicycle related videos.

First off, as seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.

Freestyle fixed, rodents and getting grimmy on the streets. Bmore Fixed has a new website and presents, BMFXD Druids Path, a highlight reel of riding hard in downtown Baltimore.

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Bike Bike in San Marcos Texas this weekend.

(photo from last year’s Bike Bike in Toronto) Bike!Bike! is an annual international conference for bicycle non-profits and bicycle initiatives. A weekend of bike lectures and events for bicycle organizations to share ideas, meet each other and further develop their goals for work in the non-profit sector.

This year the conference is being [...]

CMWC in Guatemala, mudslides and all.

Nadir Olivet, a Guatemalan native and owner of La Carrera Cycles in Toronto, had a wild idea. Why not host this years 18th annual Cycle Messenger World Championships in his native country. Despite severe weather such as mudslides, the show has gone one.

Here is a report, via Messmedia.org from VeloNews.

The show [...]

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 [...]

Chill and Go, Mexico City

In preparation for the upcoming Cycle Messenger World Championships in Guatemala, Nadir Olivet former Toronto messenger and owner of La Carrera Cycles, along with Mexicofixed.com hosted the Chill and Go alleycat on January 30th.

Some local faces came out, including NYC’s Austin Horse:

and helmet camera pro, Lucas Brunelle, rocking the [...]

10-9-09 Messenger Apreciation Day

October 9th is official messenger apreciation day, according to messmedia.org.

It started in San Francisco and was officially adopted in Toronto in 1997. Now it is celebrated in cities such as: Calgary, Chicago, Edmonton, Montreal, Vancouver , Houston and Washington DC.

It has come of specific importance this year in the healing process, [...]

Bamboo bikes…Strong, Renewable, Recyclable and only $10,000.

How’s that for green chic. Here is a story from Toronto’s The Star.com with a nice quote from Messenger legend and bike shop owner Nadir Olivet of Lacarrera-Cycles.com

article link Riding a bike made of grass June 24th, 2009 Catherine Porter ENVIRONMENT REPORTER

It’s light, it sucks carbon out of the air [...]