Memorial Ride for Andre Anderson – Two Year Anniversary

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2006 Cyclist Memorial Ride

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Last year hundreds of cyclists gathered as a group on the first Sunday of the year to mourn for all those who perished while riding a bike on the streets of NYC in 2005. On this day bikers rode in from the far reaches of every borough, stopping and paying respect at every crash site. […]

Ghost Bikes Memorial Ride Marks Another Year of Loss

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Grief, solidarity and resolve brought out two hundred New York cyclists yesterday for the third annual Ghost Bikes Memorial Ride, to commemorate cyclists killed by motor vehicle drivers last year. At the Canal Street & Bowery triangle by the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge bike path, Steve Hindy raised his empty arms in a pantomime […]

Memorial Ride for Mark Grichevsky

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Mark Grichevsky was 18 years old. He was a student at City As School, and was also an intern at Recycle-A-Bicycle. He was struck by a car on May 29th in the afternoon, near his home in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He passed away 4 days later in the hospital. This ride will link up with the […]

Three Down…

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I wanted to post this last week, but got caught up with something or other about a bike lane. The timing worked out, though, because today we can mark an anniversary… Can you believe it’s been two years to the day since we posted this picture? Of the four State Senators who refused to put […]

Memorial Ride Tonight for Two Manhattan Cyclists

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There will be a memorial ride tonight for two cyclists killed last week. Alvaro Olson and Jian-Lan Zhang both died last Wednesday, April 16. Both were struck by delivery trucks. As of last week no charges had been filed in either case. Here is tonight’s schedule (times approximate): 7:00 Meet in Union Square 7:30 Ride […]