Archive for November, 2008

Last week we posted about some kid who does Guitar Hero on his bike. The video was all over the blogosphere and in no time and received more publicity than the officially produced Phelps, Hawk, A-Rod commercial but maybe not than the Hedi Klum spot (for good reason – it’s hot). This week bike hero has been challenged […]

This past weekend we dragged ourselves out in the 30 degree weather to The Brooklyn Flea for the second time and were pleasently surprised with some of the art venders there…braving frozen toes and all. For those of you who are curious, the Flea takes place every Sunday from 10am to 5pm in Fort Greene […]

You-Tube and the blogospehere have been abuzz with the latest video of “madlflux” playing guitar hero with a controller mounted on his bike. Shot from the riders point of view, he traverses the road filled with colored music notes appearing like they would on Guitar Hero. The video features The Living End’s “Prisoner of Society,” and […]

We love to see organizations making the roads a safer place for cyclists. Smart Bike DC in collaboration with the Dept of Transportation is one such bike sharing operation. You can learn more about them from their four minute video on YouTube which is competing in YouTube’s Project Report contest. Check them out. Vote for them. […]

You probably heard about the fake New York Times that was circulating yesterday telling us “The Iraq War Ends.” The paper was dated July, 4th 2009 and was put together by a group called the Yes Men. It came complete with other other articles pointing us to a more promising future. What’s almost as good […]

I like many other cyclists have suffered multiple bike thefts in my years on the road. I’ve pretty much come to accept it as part of the deal – commuting in a big city. That is until I recently read about a lock that might give cyclists some peace of mind. Michael Lambourn‘ Smart Lock […]

NYU students get all the luck…or they pay for it with their very high tuition. We’re just jealous that our campus never had a bike share program. Starting now, any NYU ID carded folks have access to a 30 bikes located at two on-campus sites. The bikes provided will be odd-shaped Birias, single-speed cruisers. Apparently, […]