(photo from Kevin “Squid” Bolger on Instagram @keirinberlin)
Bill Meier, known throughout the bicycle community affectionately as “Bilthy” because of his, shall we say rugged exterior, was as real as they come. He was a famous bike messenger and was recently delivering pizzas in Williamsburg (http://best.piz.za.com ) when he became ill and was hospitalized. […]
StreetsPAC is a political action committee dedicated to livable and safer streets in NYC.
They are having a bike ride on Saturday the 20th to introduce two city council candidates in Brooklyn who they feel best represent their safe streets agenda.
Antonio Reynoso-District 34-Williamsburg, Bushwick and Ridgewood.
Carlos Menchaca-District 38-Sunset Park, Red […]
A weekend of events, NYC Cycling History-with NY Bike Jumble.
From NY Bike Jumble:
Please join us on the evening of Saturday, June 29th and during the day on Sunday June 30th for a New York City cycling history bonanza!
In support of ‘Strong Backs, Weak Minds – the saga of […]
Bike theft. Such a tragedy, especially when we loose our childhood friends…take the recent case of Bridget who had a bicycle stolen recently.
Bridget contacted me that her teal green Diamond Back mountain bike was stolen on July 29th between 2pm-11pm near the L stop in Williamsburg Brookyln. Even sadder was this was […]
First Run Features Announces a Free Screening. One Night Only! FIXATION A Fixed Gear Documentary 7PM, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Brooklyn, NY Larry Lawrence Bar, 295 Grand St, Williamsburg, between Roebling and Havemeyer.
Fixation brings a cutting-edge focus onto the thrilling world of fixed gear cycling. This film captures the excitement and popularity […]
Got this message from the NYC Surf Blog, NYCUrchin.com
“NYC Urchin is partnering up with sustainable clothing line Loomstate on a used bike and shoe drive on Sunday, June 17th at the Brooklyn Flea on the Williamsburg waterfront at North 7th Street, 10am-4pm (rain or shine). We are incredibly excited to unite forces […]
So apparently if you hit and kill a cyclist with your truck, and then abandon it, you won’t be charged with anything. This seems to be the case of the recent tragic death of a 30 year old artist, Mathieu Lefevre who was killed by a flatbed truck in East Williamsburg.
Yesterday his family […]
the NY Times did a story on the Midnight Keirin Club underground track bike street racing hosted by CK.
With a great photo by Ed Glazar.
(photo by Ed Glazar) Photo caption: John Kniesly took a corner during a race around McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Monday night.
Night Racing for Pride […]
Last week I visited my friend Jonathan who was nailed by a car in Fort Greene, back in May.
He under went some lengthy surgery and a skin graft and was able to leave the hospital a couple of weeks ago.
He seemed in pretty good spirits despite having a bunch of metal in […]
Need to patch a tube as you blowout riding back from Hipster Central? Now you can with a 24 hour bike shop…in a vending machine. Practical necessity or Practical joke?
Find out in this NY Time’s article about Traif Bike Gesheft, an eccentric Williamsburg bicycle shop owner, and his wacky invention. 24-Hour Bike Shop […]