• Tour de Taco #3, Success!

    by  • October 24, 2011 • 2 Comments

    Our biggest and most anticipated ride, Tour de Taco went off without a hitch this past Sunday! Around 75+ riders joined us for one last summer day (85 degrees!) and five different taco spots. A big thanks to my co-organizers Tishon and Emily and to our added leaders, Danny and Matt. Also thanks to...

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    My urban commuter tires, Schwalbe Marathon Plus review

    by  • October 18, 2011 • 1 Comment

    Back in August I wrote about my constant flat tires. After about 2.5 years on some stock bicycle tires, I got about three flats in one week. My Ritchey Speed Max tires had started cracking near the sidewall and a few pieces of glass were constantly getting lodged in the tire. I asked my twitter followers...

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    3rd Annual Tour de Taco is coming Oct 9th

    by  • September 27, 2011 • 1 Comment

    The most common question I am asked on all of my rides is, “when are you guys doing Tour de Taco?” It’s here people! Come join us October 9th, 11am under the Grand Army Plaza Arch, Brooklyn. RSVPs are open. Tour de Taco 2011 will include five stops through Brooklyn and Queens. It is...

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    NYC bikeshare launches summer 2012, chooses Alta

    by  • September 14, 2011 • 2 Comments

    It was announced today that NYC has chosen Alta, the same company that runs the DC and Melbourne bike shares to run NYC’s program. This will definitely take them into a new territory, running a such a large operation in NYC. The 10,000 bike system will have 600 stations, and will cost $100 a year to join.  After that, bike usage for...

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    East Coast Messenger Race – Open to Everyone

    by  • September 8, 2011 • 3 Comments

    Love long distance riding? Now is your your chance to beat out messengers in the East Coast Messenger Stage Race (ECMSR). The race begins in Boston, MA on Sep 22nd and will consist of five consecutive daily stages. It is open to everyone. Boston to New Haven New Haven to New York New York to Philadelphia Philadelphia to...

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    Locking your bike in the big tough city

    by  • September 6, 2011 • 5 Comments

    There have been some great posts out there on locking your bike, but with the recent bike theft of two friends I felt the need to revisit the subject. Plus who doesn’t love a good refresher that protects your bicycle? Here’s my process when I lock my bike on New York City streets. 1. Look for...

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