Archive for December, 2010


MagGyver would be proud

Meet Fritz Rice an urban MagGyver from Dutch Bike Seattle who managed to come up with a simple but working solution to a shortage of snow tires in Seattle. Solution to all his snow riding problems are … zip ties. It just works, zip ties dig nicely into the snow and they are thin enough not to bounce bike around at slow speed.

He also says that idea wasn’t his but some fixed gear rider came up with it first. Thank god we do not have to worry about it in Florida.


BAPE Shark Coin Bank

As part of their Spring  Collection BAPE will be releasing the Shark Coin Bank. The coin bank will be available in several colorways and should drop at Bape Stores around the globe beginning of January 2011.


Christmas Eve Hype

Holiday Hype from BODABODANYC on Vimeo.

Nice camera work. Christmas eve in NYC
Music: Public Enemy – Livin’ In The City, Girl Talk – Make Me Wanna, Girl Talk – Let It Out, The Alchemist – Tight


Another cyclist fallen

The cycling community had a devastating tragedy on Friday, 17 December 2010. On an overnight ride around the island of Oahu with 30-40 other cyclists, Zachary Manago, was killed by a hit-and-run driver at 11:10pm. Though he only began riding this year, Zach was extremely enthusiastic about cycling and had a great positive attitude and a smile that was contagious. In memory of Zach, the weekly Tuesday Night Ride on the 21st was dedicated to him.. aptly renaming it ZNR or Zachary Night Ride. Over 90 people showed up on bicycles to ride the weekly route that he was so enthusiastic about attending every week. On the 23rd, a ghostbike was implemented at the scene of the accident.

Because it was a hit-and-run, the driver of the vehicle was not identified. Friends cycling with Zach recalled seeing a white SUV or pickup truck that they suspected was the vehicle involved in the crash. A few bike friends took the initiative to search for the vehicle in the area. One thing about living on an island: vehicles and people can’t hide for too long. By an amazing stroke of luck, friends located the vehicle in a covered carpark with evidence of the crash still intact on the SUV. For more info click here.


DZR street cycling shoes

The Return of the Lazy Man To Bike Shoes from James Adamson on Vimeo.

I think at certain point this video creeped me out, but it is an excellent idea for a street bike shoes. Founded by a couple of experienced designers, DZR shoes combine an SPD compatible midsole with a vulcanized natural rubber outsole and handsome uppers to make for some very appealing urban cycling shoes.


The Nutcracker 3

That time of the year again:

The Tavern at Bayboro (USF St. Pete)
Registration: 1:30-2:50 p.m.
Race: 3 p.m. All bikes welcome!
Each participant receives a raffle entry for a
Specialized Langster frameset ($450 value).
Extra tickets: $5 each, or 5 for $20.
Winner gets choice of size and color.
$8 plus unwrapped toy (valued at $5 or more)
No toy? Entry is $20! Don’t be a Scrooge!
Messenger bag/backpack required.
Proceeds and toys to benefit CASA domestic violence center

The Tavern at Bayboro (USF St. Pete)Registration: 1:30-2:50 p.m.Race: 3 p.m. All bikes welcome!Each participant receives a raffle entry for a Specialized Langster frameset ($450 value).Extra tickets: $5 each, or 5 for $20.Winner gets choice of size and color.$8 plus unwrapped toy (valued at $5 or more)No toy? Entry is $20! Don’t be a Scrooge!Messenger bag/backpack required. Proceeds and toys to benefit CASA domestic violence center


Bella Ciao Componenti Speciali Bars

Bella Ciao just launched their Componenti Speciali bars designed for UK market. The bars are made of aluminium 7075 each being meticulously hand polished, resulting in a subtle shine effect surface; very similar to the vintage Cinelli or TTT classic stems and bars. For puchasing and more info click here


Skid Vicious Melbourne

Good music and longest skids I ever seen. Enjoy


Fixed gear Melbourne clip


Japanese girls ride in style

We haven’t had these kind of posts in a while so here it is. Not only girls from Japan ride  fixed gear and bmx but they ride these bikes in style. Never ending cuteness. Via

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