Blaze a collective trail with colorful chalk bikeprints

I love this concept.

"Conceived by Pepin Gelardi and Teresa Herrmann, this frame-mounted device would allow cyclists to make their mark on the street with faint lines of chalk. The rear wheel spins a smooth trail of color onto the pavement as the bike whizzes along."

Wouldn't it be great if we could get every cyclist in the area to have one of these on their bikes. People could start to see how often people use their bikes and where they ride.

Albany TBR shop tears it up this weekend at the Monster Track X NYC 2009

Is it sad that I recognize the bikes first and the people second. Anyway, great job guys! I heard that Albany came in 19th and 27th.

Anyway, here is part 2 after the jump

24K Gold Fixed Gear Bicyle!

I call dibs if one of these shows up at the shop.

"Aurumania took a page out of the Damien Hirst handbook and built ten 24k gold plated track bikes. If that wasn’t enough they stuck 600 Swarovski crystals on each one. Price tag: $102,418.60 USD."

What Would Portland Do?

Wednesday night was the first public meeting for the City of Albany's Bicycle Master Plan. "What would Portland do" seemed to be a reoccurring theme from the article in the Times Union.

More on the story here.

How long would it take to pedal to Bogotá, Colombia from Berkeley?

I was cruising for some good news after reading a lot of depressing articles on climate change. This made me feel better.

Make sure you click on the link for the cover of "East Bay Monthly," it made me laugh out loud.

Quick Hit

Pink Tall Bike strikes again!.