• Ideas We Love – Exploding Bike Lock

    by  • November 11, 2008 • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Bike Share – NYU Gets a Bike Fleet of 30

    by  • November 10, 2008 • 0 Comments

    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....

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    Bike as Art – Spoke POV

    by  • November 5, 2008 • 0 Comments

    In honor of this historic day, we bring back a beautiful photo of an Obama led spoke set. I haven’t been this inspired in a very long time. Yes we can! SpokePOV has been getting a lot of press recently thanks to Aneel’s awe inspiring LED Obama spoke display. . It...

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    Biking in the City up 35% (since 1984)

    by  • November 4, 2008 • 0 Comments

    The New York Times reported on Thursday that the number of cyclists in the New York City has grown by 35% since 1984. A study conducted by the Department of Transportation takes a count once a year, during the middle of the week for a 12-hour period, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. However, they’ve...

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    Bike as Art – Bike Furniture Design

    by  • November 3, 2008 • 1 Comment

    What happens to beautiful old bikes that no longer have ridable use? Andy Greg turns them into furniture! We over here at Brooklyn By Bike love ideas that help make the environment a better place and Andy Greg has been designing bike furniture in Michigan since 1990. Need a new table, chair, barstool or...

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    Ideas We Love – Helmet as Fashion, Yakkay

    by  • October 30, 2008 • 1 Comment

                                        Alright let’s face it. Many of the kids on bikes today do not wear helmets. I’m not just taking about school kids, but it’s also the athletes training in Prospect Park and the kids on fixed...

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    Brooklyn’s First Halloween Bike Ride

    by  • October 28, 2008 • 0 Comments

    Rather than head over to the regular Halloween Parade in Chelsea this year or in case you missed the doggie parade in Tompkins Square (which I did:(, hop on your bike and head over to… 8:45pm Brooklyn’s First Halloween Bike Ride Friday, Oct 31st Meet at the Brooklyn Side of Williamsburg Bridge bike path...

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    A Williamsburg Bike Kill

    by  • October 27, 2008 • 0 Comments

    Nasty weather was no mater for the kids from Williamsburg. The 6th Annual Brooklyn Bike Kill which may actually stand for drunken, dirty, debauchery took place this past weekend. We hope they hosed down the street afterward. This boot bike is by far my favorite . No photos of bike gangs with helmets?...

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