Today was a really strange one. First I got this tweet from Prolly that some bicycle cops were ticketing people for riding brakeless fixed gears on the Williamsburg Bridge. I really hope this is just some random police fluke and not going to set off a wave of unwanted attention where we have to [...]
Word spreading through the tweetosphere that NYPD is ticketing brakeless fixed gears. That’s a new one. This in from @johnprolly NYPD ticketing brakeless track bikes on the Williamsburg Bridge just now.
Last Wednesday morning a bad accident occurred on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg bridge, involving a pedicab and a taxi. The driver of the pedicab, 42, Nicholas Nicometi was in serious condition at Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital. There were 3 passengers of the pedicab who were injured in the crash. This story was reported [...]
There is a rumor spreading that cops will be, “enforcing safety” on the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge. This could mean, thanks to previous reports, that police vans will be in the middle of the down slope on the bridge (very “unsafe” for cyclists) stopping bicyclists and issuing tickets. Its just a rumor, [...]