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Smut Pedalers Run

Smut Pedalers RunOn March 29th, Sin City Portage will present their first alleycat, the Smut Pedalers Run. From organizer, Matt Reyes:

Its a uniquely Vegas style alley cat where cyclist collect Porn Smut that clutters the strip from designated pick up points. First to cross the finish line with all pieces of Smut, wins!

Check out www.sincityportage.com

Summer Long

“SUMMERLONG” (STEEL ERA IMAGE MOVIE) from goooove on Vimeo.

Appropriate for Hinamatsuri… This is a very nice video that features Above Bike Store in Kawasaki. Check out photos from our recent visit.

One Day Bike Messenger

Upright Cyclist – Jacob Hashimoto

Screen shot 2014-02-04 at 7.52.08 PMBrooklyn-based artist Jacob Hashimoto travels the world installing art exhibitions. And when he does he brings a variety of bicycles. See more at www.uprightcyclist.com

Top 10 Steepest Streets in the US

top-10-US-steepest-streets-1Via www.fixr.com

Velocity Introduces The Aileron

The Aileron from Velocity USA on Vimeo.

Geared toward the road disc market. The Aileron features a 28mm tall elliptical profile and weighs 480 grams. Available in black or polished finishes with 24, 28, and 32 hole drillings, they retail for $126.99. Made in Jacksonville, FL. Check out www.velocityusa.com

Rivendell Bike Book and Hatchet Mug

Rivendell mugRivendell offers an American-made stoneware mug that reminds you of the good things in life while you’re drinking your morning coffee. They retail for $23. Check out www.rivbike.com

City Reports Wanted

Urban Velo city-report

Urban Velo’s new City Report will be an ongoing, reader-contributed segment that highlights cities around the world. We’ve prepared one on our own hometown of Pittsburgh, as an example of what we hope you’ll share with other readers.

Visit urbanvelo.org/contribute/city-report

Protected Bike Lanes Mean Business

PBL_report_coverFrom the Alliance for Biking & Walking:

In a new report from PeopleForBikes and the Alliance for Biking & Walking, 15 entrepreneurs and business leaders from major U.S. cities explain how protected bike lanes — on-street lanes that are physically separated from automobile traffic by curbs, planters, parked cars or posts — has meant big benefits for their companies.

The report combines this original reporting with an overview of the latest academic and technical research to find changes associated with four mega-trends.

Check it out.

Bespoked 2014 – The UK Handmade Bicycle Show

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Tickets are now on sale for Bespoked 2014, London’s handmade bicycle show. Bespoked is scheduled for April 11-13 at the Lee Valley Velopark.

Check out www.bespoked.cc

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