Tango and Cash back in the day, that was the best,” remembers Jimmy Morton, his eyes fluttering closed on the L-train, his lips fixed in a grin as if he’s remembering a lost love.
As of this writing, the joint effort of Citi and tech superstar Emperor Penguin Michael Bloomberg has a slick blue website which does not have a working map. You can, however, try to download the app, or just come here and grab the map.
The privately funded Citi Bike bike-share program will launch with 6,000 bikes at 330 docking stations in Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn. Officials hope to expand to 10,000 bikes and 600 docking stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
This past winter sculptor Robert Hickman and co-founder of Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Keith Nelson made history when they unicycled across the Florida Keys as part of Sculpture Key West—over 130 miles and 55 bridges.
Please be safe and cautious on your bicycle. While the city and the NYPD may not be eager to help you, there are bicycle advocacy groups like Transportation Alternatives (TransAlt.org), BikeBlogNYC.com, BikeNewYork.com, and BikeSafeNYC.com that can be excellent resources for New York City cyclists.
A front page story in this week’s Williamsburg Courier got our attention, “No Bike is Safe on Bedford Av”—about a local vigilante who’s been injecting glue into bike locks to protest the overwhelming number of bicycles that are being locked up on the streets to just about anything including city-owned poles. But he also says More > >
. . . from an Older Belgian Woman By John D. Eustice I went to Belgium in the mid 1970s as part of a wave of American riders who wished to infiltrate the mysterious and distant European racing scene. The Belgians condescended to us who were fool enough to attempt to endure their cobblestones, side More > >
Shriek of Dragon BreathA poem by Marc Nasdor Public Notice: Vehicles entering Event Horizon of Designated Comfort Zone of Designated Bike (2001 Trek 7700) & your assumed trajectory intersecting bike & body in motion will put motor vehicles at serious risk of having their drivers’ eardrums blown deeper into their heads Bike Rider possesses extraordinary More > >
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Carbon(-) caters to the needs of a city that is becoming increasingly crowded and increasingly sold on more efficient forms of transportation. By carefully and extensively sampling everything from electric bicycles, to scooters, to no-gas motorcycles, to regular bicycles, many of which have not been available in the United States until now, Zach and Wen have positioned themselves as expert curators of modern, environmentally-friendly transportation vehicles.