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718 Cyclery Grand Opening

My good friend Joe at 718 Cyclery is expanding his vision of collaborative bike building and opening a bike shop. Tomorrow is the grand opening of his store.

Come by to 461 7th Ave. (between 16th St and Windsor Pl) in Park Slope Brooklyn and take a look.

Joe caters to commuting cyclists who want to build their own vintage and new bikes from scratch. He specializes in custom builds, working with his customers to be involved in the process.

Good Luck to the new shop: 718 Cyclery

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:08:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

It is absolutely true fact that vehicle buying can appear to be an extremely exciting period of your life, as you get to drive a great deal of dealerships and try out a diversity of available automobiles until you find the perfect solution that feels right and is nice to drive.

Still it is unlikely that buying a vehicle of your dreams is such an easy thing to do. Therefore, if you need to find an automobile that ideally fits your individual situation and budget and whether you like the actual model or not, it is not a smart idea to purchase the first vehicle you find. Indeed, there is always the solution to get the vehicle on a finance agreement, but even in this event you may have some problems with paying it off.

Fortunately these days if you have no financial opportunity to pay for your vehicle monthly when loaning it, you may always opt for automobile leasing solution which is known to be much cheaper.

It is true that this solution generally appealed to businesses because it permits them to supply automobiles to their employees without paying the full cot normally required for them. Actually, the way that leasing a car works is easy to understand and in its simplest form is just an event of a business or person leasing an automobile off a leasing organization, paying them a particular monthly fee and handing the automobile once the vehicle leasing contract has finished. Some contracts (such as PCP) give people a great possibility to buy out the automobile hired at the very end of the leasing contract if they desire. It’s surely the perfect solution for getting some relevant company fleet for several years, as it means that the company doesn’t need to pay out for the entire value of the car, but just for its usage.

It goes without any sayings that leasing a car solution has become incredibly popular with non-company vehicle buyers in several of recent years as this solution offers them exactly the same privileges as in the case individuals were a business, thus offering them a possibility to lease an automobile for a predetermined period of time. The actual reason that it can be very advantageous for people who can’t afford purchasing automobiles by other means is that as they don’t actually own the vehicle leased. Still if you opt for this solution you don’t have to pay for its full cost, meaning that if you choose to buy some vehicle, you are sure to pay a half of the rate you are likely to be charged in the event you get a loan for your vehicle. So, I really see no reason why avoid hiring some affordable leasing a car deal.

Originally posted 2011-08-06 16:30:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

I Love my Bike Book, update

Update on: I Love my Bike Book.
Hi everyone,
It has been a while since our last update, but I will try to keep this email to the point and not run on any tangents.

The book design, aka the finished product, has been delivered to Chronicle and is now going into its last round of minor edits, then off to production. It will be 160 pages, full color and will be retailing for $16.95! We love that we were able to keep the price point below $20! As of right now you can pre-order the book for sale from Amazon, Borders and Barns and Noble. If you are interested in purchasing the book for wholesale, please contact Emilie at Chronicle Books for a catalog emilie_sandoz@chroniclebooks.com. They are really fast at getting them out to everyone. They are available world wide (wholesale and retail), so their are no country code restrictions on purchasing. The official release date is 4/27/11. I have attached the final cover for you to view and share.

As always you can see some of the photos on our website ilovemybikebook.com or follow us on face book.

Our good friends at Marc Jacobs are going to be holding the release party in Boston at their Newbury st. location and they will also be hosting our book signing at the new Book Marc location in NYC! We will keep you posted on the details as the date grows near.

Other related news, Chris Piascik and Print Brigade have come out with another shirt for the Fall/Winter season to promote the book (See image attached). Hope you enjoy them! There is also a promo code that you can use right now for 25% off your purchase of anything on the site! Use the code: FALL10 when checking out :)
Go here for to check them out :) www.printbrigade.com

Print Brigade has also put out a little promo video to promote not only the I Love My Bike shirts, but to also promote all their other fun bike related products. Check it out here:

I Love My Bike from Jamie Murrett on Vimeo.

Ok, that was nice and quick. We hope everyone is well and we will touch base after the holiday.

Best,

Brittain and Matt

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:09:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

It is absolutely true fact that generally, car-leasing facilities can prove to be the most beneficial and cost effective way to finance your next absolutely ne vehicle, but still a problem is that you are hardly able to ensure that you obtain the most affordable solution to market has to offer. Most people searching for a leasing option should be aware of the benefits and pitfalls and the good and bad sides of the process mentioned.

It is absolutely true fact that with any financial venture, the most relevant possibility to getting a good van leasing deal is to know exactly what you are searching for and what sum you can afford. Any company and organization offering finance support normally expects some type of deposit, this is normally something about ten per cent but in the case you do a little bit of research you are likely to obtain somewhat better rates if you are capable to put more costs up front.

It is also worth mentioning that it is not any problematic to try and arrange to defer some part of the fee until the end of the van leasing contract. In fact, some lenders may provide you with favourable terms and conditions in these instances. I must warn you that it is essential that you attentively verify your cancellation rights prior to signing up any contracts; if you end the contract you are involved in prematurely you are most likely to be charged some extra costs.

The fact is that vehicle dealers might also give you a better cost depending on the actual time you take the vehicle over. Remember that some shorter-term options or lower than average mileage needs might potentially give you considerably cheaper monthly rates. Having your reliability as a car driver may also be very beneficial as once the contract ends the dealer will be searching for some solution to sell the automobile and will want have it returned in as near its first condition as it is just possible.

It is pretty vital that you do a relevant research for the competition on the WWW and see what other automobile dealerships are offering to people like you, by getting a clear idea about the annual percentage rate you are going to pay. This way you will make sure that you are being provided with the best way to opt for in order to get a relevant van leasing option. Keep in your mind that you are always be prepared to haggle, so in the event you can’t make the price lower, get to know what extras may be involved, for instance some type of free servicing for a particular number of years or something of the type.

Originally posted 2011-07-31 07:50:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Time’s Up has been hosting music themed dance party rides. Tonight it’s Rock and Roll.

7:00pm Tompkins Square Park.

More info here.

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:09:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Rolling Orange Event–Dutch Days

Rolling Orange bike shop in Brooklyn, your home for dutch bikes and transport box bikes is hosting an event:

More from Rolling Orange:

Please join ROLLING ORANGE for a special bike tour on Saturday November 20th, during the 5 Dutch Days.

Dutch-born New Yorker of 25 years and Licensed NYC Tour Guide Ans Heerdink, takes us on a journey through New York’s Dutch history. The tour will lead us through areas of the original Dutch settlements, starting at Rolling Orange in BREUKELEN, over the Brooklyn Bridge to NIEUW AMSTERDAM, returning by water taxi to ROODE HOEK and finally back to Rolling Orange.

There are only 20 spots available so RSVP to ensure you’re going to be part of this unique tour through New York’s past.

DATE: November 20, 2010
TIME: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
RSVP: info@rollingorangebikes.com or +1 718 935 0695
PRICE: $15 per person

A limited amount of bikes are available for rental ($10)

Please feel free to forward the flyer and spread the word!

Learn more about the 5 Dutch Days: www.5dutchdaysnyc.org

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:10:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Attacker on the Queensboro bridge

Not only do you have to watch out for car doors and random pedestrian crossings but now you can add naked deranged assailants to the list.

A prop man on the the TV show Nurse Jackie was attacked on the Queensboro bridge this morning while riding to work. He was knocked off his bike by an unprovoked attacker who was naked by the time the police caught up with him.

Read more here.

Speedy recovery to Joel Custer who has just undergone surgery for lost teeth and a possible broken jaw.

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:11:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

You’ll likewise have less packaging to deal with, generally. If you’re trying to live ecologically, you may find it very disappointing when you watch the newscast…or just stroll around your neighborhood…and see all the other people who aren’t living eco-friendly. Well, I admit it. (It was not a waste of time, actually, because I was “energizing” my brain before going back to work – however I could have as easily accomplished that by simply going for a bike ride or a brisk walk.)

3. So, what can you do? Drive a bike to work, or walk

Contingent on where you live, walk to work or else ride a bike. Exactly what good does it do the environment if one person lives green while twenty don’t? But they may be things that some of you reading this haven’t thought of before. And frequently, bulk items are less pricey than purchasing things one at a time. Logically if you’re concerned about organic food, and do not want to obtain processed foods, you’ll need to shop accordingly. TreadWright, Inc. sells various sizes of retread tires, including 285 75r16 tires. Or take a bus or use a car pool. If you live too far away, of course you’ll need to take your automobile, but contemplate using a “park and ride” for at least a portion of the way. With a lot of “green” products, the price is often higher than buying a comparable “non-green” product. So one day (back when gas wasn’t so outrageously costly as it is now) I’d journey the five miles to my neighborhood superstore to get some ice cream, the next day I’d take off for cans of soup, the next day I’d have a craving for candy and head for that. This appears rather simplistic, doesn’t it? And there’s the American love affair with vehicles, that may, up to now, have prevented you, on principle, from riding a bus when you have a perfectly good automobile. So, let’s move on to other things! 1. When buying retreads from TreadWright, Inc, you have the peace of mind of knowing you are really going green and saving up to 70% of the oil and materials required to make a new tire. Well, that’s a valid concern, but what you must bear in mind is that just because there are people in your neighborhood who don’t live green, there are a lot of people who are living eco-friendly, and more are taking on the movement each day. Purchase in bulk

By purchasing stuff in bulk, you’ll reduce the amount of trips you’ll have to take to the store, clearly. We are working hard to help preserve our precious resources as well as save you money. So simply decide to do what you can to live ecologically, and the rest will take care of itself. That just creates resentment and passive rebellion. Well, lots of things on this list will be simplistic. 2. Arrange your shopping excursions

I like to drive. People ought not to be forced to go green, either. Here is a beneficial earth-friendly living suggestion:

Why buy cheap tires from TreadWright, Inc? You’re eager to do other things to help save the planet, but not give up your car, even for a day. That was a waste of gas and of cash. In addition, you can also save 50% or more over the price of a similar new tire. And I’m always thankful for an excuse to go for a drive.

Originally posted 2010-12-21 04:30:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

You think it’s cold here…
Try biking in the Netherlands:

a little video from cyclingwithoutahelmet.blogspot.com via copenhagenize.com

Originally posted 2010-12-17 14:48:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

It is absolutely true fact that the process of running your small company or business requires your ability to offer different services. For example, owning the right automobiles for your work might appear to be a true be a challenge. But still, in the case you need something of the type you may simply hire services of vans from other firms that lease such automobiles to businesses like yours. Of the other hand nothing stays in your road to the possibility to opt for van leasing on your own.

It is absolutely true fact that these days you have an absolute freedom of selecting the right size for your desires in this option. Many firms and businesses that offer van leasing services that can provide you with the right amount for your work. All opportunities are available for you.

It is true that finding a relevant automobile leasing company mat seem to be quite a difficult task. This is true due to the fact that there are many companies available. So you are sure to have the advantage of selecting the leasing company that offers you cheap services that will not cause any unpredictable harm to your business development for your firm. Indeed, you can get the most beneficial solution to deals if you do a little bit of comparison and make your final choice carefully.

You should generally consider the items of comparison when you are searching for the best van leasing solution to for your business purposes. The fees of vehicle leasing may be pretty low, but without making attentive comparisons in other companies you are hardly to hire some relevant deals. Maintenance fees for the van are a part of the leasing deal. Hiring fees can be lower but at the same time this rate can make it a pretty costly thing for your needs. The van model used for automobile lease should also be of your concern because the relevant quality and ability of these automobiles considerably differ. It is therefore very vital to compare all these before making your inexpensive van lease for your requirements.

The business of van leasing is getting very popular these days. You will find it vital to read the terms and conditions of your agreement and be acquainted with every deal of them. If you get all the necessary information of the type you are sure to find some relevant solution which is right for your situation.

Remember that it is a bad idea to choose the first vehicle leasing you find, in this occasion you are hardly to make a wise choice. So, spend a little bit of your own time to do comparisons and to locate the best leasing solution. Good luck!

Originally posted 2011-07-31 08:45:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter