SFBC Doubles the Number of Bike Lanes
San Francisco has doubled the number of bike lanes (or at least has gained approval for this action) through the lobbying efforts of thousands of SF cyclists. This is awesome. The impetus for this great act was the rallying efforts of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. It was my pleasure to wake up at the un-godly hour of 7 am last Friday to lend my support to the community and this spirited...
Berlin Photos: ECMC 2009
Its taken a week of recuperating, but finally I am ready to start an actual recounting of the Anarchy of Berlin. Here are some photos of the city.
Travelling Circus: Berlin to Gorzow to Wroclaw to...
Last week was spent cycling through Poland. We began the journey with 12 riders representing Polish, Australian, American, Irish, British and Dutch messengers. The journey was incredible. Cycling 150km (not 130km) we made it to Poland in one cohesive unit. The first night we had an alleycat in Gorzow and approximately 35 people came out for the race. I came in 7th overall, which considering the...
Berlin to Gorzów to Wrocław
Yesterday marked the end of ECMC 2009 in Berlin. Amidst all the chaos and fun of the race emerges another amazing opportunity, Poland. There never were any real plans for this trip. It was quite simply done to get a better idea about the European Track Bike/Fixed Gear scene. I wanted to find out about new companies, emerging trends and gain a better ‘global’ perspective on the...
Hansen Report from Berlin
Its been an amazing, exciting and wet week here in the German Capital City of Berlin. Over 450 bike messengers from all over the world have come to the 14th Annual ECMCs. Here are some shots. More videos and photos to follow. This is just a teaser.