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A little over a month ago, BikeBlog author Mike Green wasn’t thinking clearly, falling for a scam that resulted in his track bike being stolen. He immediately posted information about his easily recognizable steed to his blog, getting the word out, even before filing an official police report. Well, amazingly, with the help of some […]

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This 1890s built Tiffany fixed gear bicycle is pretty exquisite. The “silver mounted” lady’s bike comes with a Brooks saddle and carved ivory handle grips. It’s estimated to sell for between $50,000 – 70,000 at an upcoming auction at Bonhams NY in early June. According to the description “only a handful of these luxury two-wheelers […]

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Mission Bicycles sells quasi customizable track bikes with “no visible branding.” Like a ghetto Nike iD, you can pick from a limited selections of colors, parts and wheels. It’s a good gimmick for inductees, but you might just be better off hopping on a logo adorned, stock IRO, it’s the same frame after all and […]

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This past weekend there was lots of fixed gears, weirdos, and vegan food at the Fourth Annual Bicycle Fetish Day. |RazorApple| Whew! Everything is still cool with Jay-Z’s 40/40 in Vegas. |LVRJ via Nahright| The last symbol of a long bygone East Village is wished farewell. |Gothamist| Park Slope strollers are no longer just clogging […]

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Located just eight blocks from Trackstar, a new fixed gear bike boutique called Chari & Co. is opening. The bike shop, located at 175 Stanton St. opens this Sunday. That now brings the number of track bike only shops in NYC up to three with King Kog holding down Williamsburg. |RazorApple| […]

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Although the surging popularity of track bikes has often been compared to skateboarding, looks like the two share even more in common. |Trackosaurusrex| Al Sharpton and crew were arrested for blocking traffic after thoroughly closing the 59th Street Bridge during planned civil disobedience rallies. |Gothamist| Hovie talks Vietnam and war footage, explains his choice of […]

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May is bike month and how better to celebrate than to highlight outdoor velodromes from across the Unites States. For those not in the know, a velodrome is an oval bike track where some of the fastest evens in cycling are held. They usually feature steep banking and sport two 180-degree circular bends connected by […]

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Photo: |Hardgoingdays| Going fully fucking ballistic. Crazy. |Trackosaurusrex| Pussycat pussy art. |Art Fag City| Modern web design broken down in honest pie chart. |Changethought| Contemporary art enabler with the click of a mouse. |Presurfer| Burton pack keeps beer drinking classy. |TheGoat| New Yorkers are gonna die from breathing air. |NY1| […]

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Out of all the people that would get their track bikes stolen, Mike Green is the least likely. For all intents and purposes he’s what many would regard as a city cycling expert. Green, who pens BikeBlog, is street smart, rides through traffic without getting killed, and pretty much knows the game inside out. However, […]

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This fixed gear tall bike, amazingly, was built “from start to finish in about two days,” by Marty Walsh, custom frame builder extraordinaire from Geekhouse Bikes, based out of Allston, Massachusetts. He constructed it from scrap tubing, but as he notes, the “front is double butted deddacchi, meaning it’s probably one of the nicest build […]

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