Archive for the ‘Worth the read’ Category

In his Bike Blog on Guardian.co.uk, Matt Seaton writes on the intersection of the NYPD “ticketing blitz” against bikers and New York’s bike lane issues

“If there is a link, it is that both affairs have a “culture wars” dimension as New York adjusts to a new idea of itself and of cycling’s role in the life of the city.”


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Dogs on Bikes!

I have a feeling quite a few of you are going to love this


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This one’s from the latest issue of New York Magazine. It’s a bit long, but worth the read. Click here to go to the article. Also- I want to point out that in the picture they use with this article, the two bikers are aggressively positioned on a road bike and track bike. Might there be a case for upright bikes?

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Bike Lane News

Check out this article in the New York Times today, about a lawsuit aiming to remove another Brooklyn bike lane.

“The lawsuit, filed on Monday in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn, comes after a year of dueling petitions, pamphlets and rallies over a bike path installed by the city last summer along Prospect Park West.”

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Check out the Times’ Style section’s “Bicycle Chic Gains Speed,” which features the HUB and a lot of our classy merch.

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Go George!

Click here to read about the HUB’s child carriers, designed by our very own George Bliss.

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A friend of mine posted this on my facebook wall, and I thought it would be great to share with supporters of the HUB. The article, “Bicycling Isn’t Recreation, It’s Transportation,” is completely in line with what I see as the HUB ethic. I’ll refrain on the commentary, and let you draw your own conclusions. Here’s a clip and the link:

“To those who might argue that many American cities are making progress in supporting bicycle traffic, let me say this: there are two major problems with the current approach most cities are making: they largely treat bicycling as a form of recreation and not as a serious form of transit, and they do not actively develop models of inter-agency government cooperation that truly support inter-modal transport.”

Link to the full article

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