Press on Marty’s Golden bike action

A press release from Time’s Up. Keep reading here. Love Your Lane Bike Clowns serenade Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz with singing telegrams, and deliver a “Golden Bicycle” Holiday Gift. action with awesome video and photos (by Adrian Kinlock) links:
Gothamist
YouTube video
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The Brooklyn Paper & Bike Blog posts on the action as well:
Brooklyn Paper
bikeblognyc
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Thursday, December 16th, the “Love Your Lane” cyclist clowns from the environmental organization Time’s Up! Time’s Up! Excellent Gothamist posts on the yesterday’s Time’s Up! Lyrics to all the songs they sang here:

http://times-up.org/index.php?page=time-s-up-love-your-lane-songs

Press Release:
here. came to Brooklyn Borough Hall dressed in holiday- and festive-colored costumes. After all, his rendition of “My Favorite Things” to the City Council’s Transportation Committee hearing on NYC Bike Policy, chalk full of anti-bike lane misinformation, made him an ideal candidate. After Brooklyn borough President Marty Markowitz’ clownish behavior last week at the well attended bike lane oversight hearing, the clowns hoped to invite Markowitz to join their circus. The “Love Your Lanes” clowns were also interested in adding a verse to the childhood anthem, “My Favorite Things”:
When the car honks,
and trucks double park,
when we’re run off the bike lane
I simply think of Prospect Park’s designated bike lane
And then I don’t feel so bad. The clowns were ready to recruit.

Originally posted 2010-12-19 12:34:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Save Pablo


Pablo Airaldi is a valuable asset to our bike community, as a messenger, hosting events and recently the owner of the vintage and used bike shop in Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpointbikes.com.
He’s a knowledgeable and friendly shop owner who is facing deportation on some bs charges.
You can help by signing a petition to keep Pablo here in the US, where he belongs.

Here is more about his case:

Our friend Pablo Airaldi, one of the founders of Greenpoint Bikes, is currently being held in Hudson County Correctional Facility awaiting the possibility of deportation. Please sign the petition to support Pablo Airaldi and to show that Pablo is an asset to our community. Due to the fact that this website cannot authenticate “signatures”, this petition cannot be used for legal reasons and can only bring awareness to his case. You MUST SIGN A PAPER PETITION WITH YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS TO HELP PABLO OUT LEGALLY.

Link to the petition here.

There will be an upcoming benefit show on November 19th.
Production Lounge. 113 Franklin St, Greenpoint Brooklyn.
Band Line-up so far:
Surfs up
Hank Wood & The Hammerheads
Cell Theorem
Guts For Garters
Beauty Apes

DJ Kimpanzee

More details as the come together: Facebook/events/Pablofundraiser

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:10:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Hipster Cyclist Pixel Art Game

I love it. Check out hipstercitycycle.com Coming soon as an iphone app, a lo-fi video game about…well you get it.

Originally posted 2010-11-29 06:24:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Originally posted 2011-08-06 16:15:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter