The late great comedian and actor Robin Williams had a huge affection for bicycles. Here is a recent article from the Wall Street Journal on his obsession and collection of bikes and his relationship with frame builder Dario Pegoretti.
Robin Williams and Dario Pegoretti: The Comedian and the Bike Builder By: Jason Gay August [...]
In typical fashion the hate coming out against a new initiative of bicycle transportation comes from out-of-touch people who would never even try the thing they vehemently rattle the saber at. They have no problem using their “so-called” media credence to help propagate their anger especially news agencies like the Wall Street Journal. Remember [...]
What does the Pro-Cycling fan do now after the disingenuous confession, of Lance Armstrong exposed a world of systematic drug use that reverberated through the peloton? Take it’s cues from the foundations of the sport itself, switch to a higher gear, feel the muscles burn in the quads and suffer through it. Even though [...]
Do you have 22 bikes to store? You may want to think about building your home to cater to your Velo storage needs. Then again you’d probably need to live in a much more bicycle complementary city like Portland Oregon…and be rich.
A Bicyclists’ House Built For Two
By: Nancy Keats Published: [...]
Here is a video from the Wall Street Journal, who is realizing that bicycles are “good business.” It’s the story of Manhattan’s new bike building operation, Bowery Lane Bicycles.
From their site:
Bowery Lane Bicycles are built in Queens, N.Y., and sold to folks looking for a leisurely ride, and retails stores [...]
Why is the Wall Street Journal covering bike polo you ask? It looks like they have a new culture section called: “Greater New York.”
Find out the whole story of how this came about from NYCbikepolo.com
(image by: Benjamin Norman of the Wall Street [...]
J. David Goodman had an interesting article on defining exactly what is bike culture, in the New York Times, city room blog. Read the article, here.
He announces that Transportation Alternatives will be hosting a bike culture summit May 6th here in NYC featuring a discussion with the newly unveiled Bike Snob (Eben [...]