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That’s One Way to Get High, Foster and Partners unveil SkyCycle in London

Whoa, I missed the boat on this one. Lord Norman Foster is a UK architect who has given us such things in NYC as the Hearst Tower and the new elephant house at the Copenhagen Zoo…

He’s also behind the soon to be completed (2016), Two World Trade Center down by the Freedom Tower [...]

Largest cycle protest in London, 10,000.

April 28th was the largest cycling protest in London, with over 10,000 people riding to draw attention to local bike related issues.

Here is an article in the Times of London: 10,000 pedal for action in biggest bike protest By: Kaya Burgess and Rhoda Buchanan April 28th, 2012

Central London was overrun by [...]

Events in February

In Minneapolis, one of the longest running and generally the first alley cat of the year.

Stupor Bowl 15

And in Bristol UK, the 2012 Redbull Hill Chaser

Red Bull Hill Chasers will see 16 elite and 16 amateur cyclists from BMX, mountain bike, road cycling and fixed-gear compete in a series [...]

Video Friday, the last of 2011

Here are a bunch of videos to round out that old has-been year, 2011.

Rick Rowland sent me this compilation of images of the things dreams are made of around Christmas time…Bicycles. Here are a montage of stills of how the bicycle in incorporated into people’s holiday cheer.

Jen Whalen of the Bicycle [...]

Video Friday!!

Back by popular demand, it’s video Friday’s. Delightful eye catching ways to watch bikes doing amazing things on the last day of the work week!

First off we take journey back in time to last weekend, where a large piece of the desert in Nevada plays host to 50,000 people who pilgrimage for the [...]

Royal Wedding’s gone critical

Well it look’s like Crown Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa won’t be attending the royal wedding in London between Prince William and Kate Middleton, even though he was on the guest list.

Obviously too busy killing demonstrators to be bothered with such frivolous affairs. Although the wedding will demand lots of [...]

Penny Farthings gone wild

This race of high wheelers takes place in Knutsford, UK September 5th. Hard not to snicker with that name. Wait for it, wait for it…at the end there is a crash, if you’re into that sort of thing. [...]

What the Huck? London magazine has courier fashion spread

Fashion magazine from London Huck has a photo piece on bike messengers who are always ahead of the trends.

Check out more from issue #14: Rules of the road, here.

Bicycle Guide to Halloween

This Saturday is Halloween so here is a compiled list of events happening not only for the weekend but Friday as well.

Here in NYC. Friday October 30th is the Halloween Critical Mass and Time’s Up Fundraiser Party. (check the flyer for info or go to time’s up)

And some critical mass [...]