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Taxi Bike Driver vs Taxi Van Driver

To be a cab driver in New York takes an aggressive attitude. Cab drivers have to be able to muscle their way through traffic and at times keep the competition in check. After a taxi bike driver threw what appeared to be a cup of coffee at a reckless taxi van, the cabbie driver in the van intentionally crashed into the taxi bike, then stepped out of his vehicle with the same aggressive demeanor that aggravated the taxi bike driver. Immediately, the taxi bike driver charged the nutty cabbie. They scuffled at a busy New York intersection before parting their own ways. Enjoy!

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Urban Legend Fashion Show at InterBike 2009

This year’s Urban Legend Fashion Show at InterBike 2009 was one of the many happenings to take place. The fashion show consisted of apparel designed around the bicycle, worn by models riding some of the freshest bikes. To give InterBike’s fashion show that extra oomph vendors close to the runway gave away beer.

Source: Cyclelicios

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Globe Haul 1 Cargo Bike

globe haul 1 cargo bike   Globe Haul 1 Cargo Bike
If you’re looking for a new cargo bike with vintage appeal, take a peek at the Globe Haul 1. The Haul 1 is simple with few logos by design, allowing its riders the ability to add their own personal touch, much like the rest of Globe’s bicycles. The Globe A1 Premium Aluminum frame hosts an integrated Wood Deck rack for easy hauling, which is tested for 130lbs. The bike comes with a Shimano Alivio 8-speed Rear Derailleur system, an energy saver when you’re hauling additional weight or trekking it up hill. It also has integrated front and rear lights. Currently, the Globe Haul 1 is only available in Kalamata Green (I know, we’d like to see them in more colors too). You can get all of this and more for MSRP $660….

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Cinelli Mystic Rats Bootleg

Cinelli Mystic Rats Bootleg   Cinelli Mystic Rats Bootleg

The Cinelli Mystic Rats, from Cinelli’s Bootleg series, is now available in the United States. It is made with Columbus custom aluminum tubing with a Columbus carbon fork. The Cinelli Mystic Rats Bootleg comes with brakes, but with its flip-flop hub, you can go full on fixie. A Cinelli Unicanitor Bianca saddle sits on a 27.2mm Mystic Bianca seatpost. The Cinelli Mystic Rats Bootleg comes equipped with Alex Bianca Ace18 rims, and Vittoria Zafiro Bianca 700×23 tires. The Bright Bianca color way is sure to turn heads.

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Electra Townie Euro 2010 Town Bike

electra townie euro 2010 town bike   Electra Townie Euro 2010 Town Bike

Variety is the key to success with Electra, and the Townie Euro 2010 Town Bike show it. In total, four different Townie’s are available; Sport, Euro, Balloon, and Originals, while each is designed around different riding styles and areas. On to the bike at hand, the Electra Townie Euro 2010 Town Bike feature flat foot technology, so the riders feet are in appropriate positioning while rotating for advance comfort and control. Three different derailleurs are available, 24, 8, and 8 internal hub. Retail price will fluctuate with specific needs or design. All Townie Town Bikes come with fenders and baskets. …

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Electra Ticino 2010 Town Bike

electra ticino 2010 town bike   Electra Ticino 2010 Town Bike

Within the last couple of years, Electra Bicycle Company introduced the Amsterdam, a Dutch city bike with a comfortable upright riding position. In 2010 Electra is set to release their new line of bicycles called the Ticino. The Ticino resembles the riding style of the Amsterdam and the look of the vintage roadster bicycles. The Ticino is a sporty, lightweight, 700c touring bike. The Ticino offers versatility based on price point. The least expensive is the Ticino 1. It’s a single-speed freewheel on a chromoly maintube frameset and standard dual-pivot caliper pull brakes. The most expensive model, the Ticino 20D, has more of a distinct look. The most obvious visual change are the brakes that have been changed to a Tektro Cantilever on the men’s and Dia-Compe Cente-Pulls, both that stem from the end of the handlebars. Both the men’s and women’s bicycle offer a Shimano 20-speed105 drivetrain…

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