The founder of a youth track cycling program in New York, Deirdre Murphy Bader, has died. Ms. Murphy died of cancer at the Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, NY, according to a statement from her foundation, Star Track. “Everyone at…
The NY Post wasted no time in serving as jury, setting the trial and announcing the guilty verdict against a cyclist in a collision with a pedestrian last week. To bait the backlash, writers Larry Celona, Erin Calabrese, Kirstan Conley and Bruce Golding wrote like prosecuting attorneys drafting their brief to sway all New Yorkers that Mr. Marshall was a killer at large, and withheld certain evidence in their reporting that would have made the collision appear more like an accident. In creating their report, the NY Post stirred up a hatred and venom against cyclists from New Yorkers –you guessed–who don’t ride bicycles.
See if you can find out who the Hazbins are: they keep a low profile, take a big trip every year, and have among them previous Olympic champions. The group is so secretive that Rob refused to reveal who runs the group, or any of the members’ names, and even gave us the wrong phone number to follow up with.
With great fanfare the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced today that they will be offering “free” Wifi at area airports.
That should make frequent flying for cyclists to race, train and attend events happy.
Except the fine print reads that the provider Boingo Wireless Inc, will only be offering the first 30 minutes free. The remainder of time has to be purchased.
June 25, 2014 In 1995, a team of seven cyclists rode their bicycles from Utica, NY to Washington, DC to raise awareness of missing children and bring a message of safety to the people they met along the way. They arrived…
The film “Clean Spirit,” an inside story of the Argos-Shimano race team racing the Tour de France without any performance enhancing drugs will headline the Bicycle Film Festival, New York next week. The organizer and founder Brendt Barbur has also added an art…
It was an epic day for Andrew Talansky who came almost out of left field to capture the title at Critérium du Dauphiné in its final stage, defeating Alberto Contador and Chris Froome, the Tour de France giants. It was a bad day for Chris Froome who had led the Dauphine for 5 days until he crashed on day 6, and was upset by Alberto Contador who surged ahead of the Kenyan and his entire Sky Team in the ultimate kilometers of the race. Mikel Nieves almost made up for it by winning the stage for Team Sky.
The incident today, Pumpkin the horse running wild through the streets, has spurred more horse opponents to call for removing the animals from the city. He didn’t hurt anyone, not even himself. To be fair, before we take horses off the street, let’s take all the cars off the street.
“The plans will identify safety and mobility enhancements that can encourage more walking and bicycling in these eight communities,” and will guide the County’s efforts to create Complete Streets and identify priority roads and links for improving/enhancing bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, according to the plan’s website.