South Miami Citizens Bike Ride



Saturday, October 1st
10am

Miami Recycle Bike Shop
5885 Commerce Lane
South Miami, FL 33143

See flyer for more details.

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Loose Cannons : October 6th



Thursday, October 6th
10pm (arrive by 9:45pm)

Starts @
Hillstone (Houstons)
201 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Ends @
Electric Pickle
2826 N. Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127

The race / ride is about 6-7 miles.

1st Fixed Gear wins $25 bar tab
1st Road bike wins $25 bar tab
1st girl wins a drink ticket
Last person gets a drink ticket

Lights & helmets strongly encouraged.

RSVP on Facebook.

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Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl IV : Photos



Great time Saturday afternoon for the 4th Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl. Over 100 cyclists came out to enjoy beers, food & bicycling. Thanks to all the establishments who hosted us and to everyone who participated on the ride and drank responsibly.

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Stolen Bike Alert



2008 blue women's Electra Townie 3 bicycle stolen today (9/14) between 12:30-2:00pm from the University of Miami, Coral Gables campus. If you have any information please contact Aline, she's offering a reward as this bike was her main means of transportation.

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Moving Planet : Ride On!



September 24th, 2011
10am-1pm

Miami Dade College (Wolfson Campus)
Parking lot between 5th and 6th Street just west of Biscayne Blvd
Get directions

"Moving Planet is a worldwide rally to demand solutions to the climate crisis. Come on bike, on skates, on a board, or just on foot."

This is a 10 mile bike ride through the streets of Miami. Participants will have the opportunity to wear signage stating facts about transportation, fossil fuels and climate change. The ride will end at a vegetarian restaurant and participants will have the opportunity to purchase lunch.

Contact Heidi Lellelid if you have any questions.

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Stolen Bike Alert



1980s Bianchi Backstreet stolen on Sunday, September 11th between 10:30am-1pm from the bike rack at Rooney Palace Hotel (23rd & Collins) in Miami Beach. Contact Josh if you have any information.

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Up Lab | Sketch & Ride #3 : Opa Locka



Saturday, September 10th
10am

Northside Metrorail Station
3150 NW 79 Street
Miami, FL 33147

"Sketch&Ride is a series of outreach bike rides organized by Up-Lab with the participation of local community groups and Miami residents. The goal of the ride is to bring community awareness to Miami residents through bike rides through a variety of neighborhoods of Miami and through the act of sketching architectural and urban landmarks of local interest. The last Sketch&Ride for the Summer 2011 will take place in the municipality of Opa Locka."

Route available here.

Related: Opa Locka Bike Lanes

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Loose Cannons September Recap



About 15 riders showed up to last Thursday's race, a decent turnout considering the weather. Most people didn't realize this but the race was almost cancelled a few hours before the start and it wasn't due to inclement weather.

Late Thursday afternoon I received a phone call from Joel at IamYourVillain about having to postpone the race until October 6th because the Electric Pickle was temporarily shut down due to a code violation. Loose Cannons has been going on since January 2008 and we've never skipped a month so I did not want to break tradition now. After a little brainstorming I decided to ask Joel to just get two 24 packs and post up at the finish line anyways. We kept the venues temporary closure a secret and it worked out great, after the race we just posted up and drank all the beers outside. This marked the 45th Loose Cannons race! The whole ordeal reminded me of the time we had to hustle to make the epic April Fools' race happen due to PS14 closing its doors a few hours before the race. Loose Cannons is on the first Thursday of every month, next race is October 6th. Helmets and lights highly recommended.

1st Eric Z
2nd Sergio
3rd Rydel D (1st fixed)
1st female - Amy P

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Stolen Bike Alert



Vintage Peugeot touring bike stolen from “secure” townhouse garage on 76th Street in Miami Beach on Saturday, September 3rd. The Peugeot had an original Pleitscher rack, but the thieves left the wooden wine box behind (as shown in the photo). The bike had sentimental value to the owner so he is offering a reward if found. The bike was locked to a 2003 Specialized MTB (silver in color), which was also stolen.

Contact Alex if you have any information.

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Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl T-Shirts



SOLD OUT!


I will be getting a very limited run of Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl t-shirts in a few days. Printed on Gildan 100% cotton, the preshrunk tees are $12 each + $5 shipping & handling. Those who pre-order shirts via Paypal will also receive a set of vinyl The Miami Bike Scene stickers! Yes, I finally have stickers back in stock!

Please order today if you would like a shirt as these will go rather quickly. Pre-order deadline is Wednesday September 7th. Orders will ship within 10 days and you will receive your t-shirts before September 16th. T-shirts will not be for sale the day of the pub crawl!


Ordering:

Select your size using the Paypal drop-down menu, add to cart and then proceed to checkout.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Available Color: Black Only!
Available Sizes: YL S M L XL 2XL 3XL

* If you are ordering more than 1 item please add all your selected items to the cart and check out only once. $1 will be automatically added to S&H per additional item.

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2011 - 2012 Florida Cyclocross Series

Florida Cyclocross season is upon us. The first CX race of the season will be held on October 9th at the North Point Trails in Virginia Key, a MTB Time Trial will also take place. All proceeds of the event will benefit the park.

Cyclocross weekly training rides are currently starting from Johnny Rockets in Coconut Grove at 7:30am on Saturdays and 6:00am on Tuesdays.




CX Race Schedule

10/09 - Tropical Cyclocross (Miami)
11/05 - Tally Cross Day 1 (Tallahassee)
11/06 - Tally Cross Day 2 (Tallahassee)
11/27 - KelbyCross Turkey Shoot (Tampa)
12/03 - Swamp Cross Day 1 (Gainesville)**
12/04 - Swamp Cross Day 2 (Gainesville)**
12/11 - Infinity Cross (Melbourne)
12/17 - Christmas Cross Day 1 (Clermont)
12/18 - Christmas Cross Day 2 (Clermont)
01/08 - Little Everglades Ranch (Dade City)*
01/14 - Dyer Consequences (West Palm Beach) cancelled
01/15 - Club Scrub Cross (Hobe Sound)
01/21 - Cross Orlando Day 1 (Orlando)
01/22 - Cross Orlando Day 2 (Orlando)
* State Championship
** SE Regional SS Championship



Visit Florida CX for more information.


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Velocipedes and Shank's Mare



Saturday, October 1st
1-6pm

Flagler Arts Space
172 W. Flagler St
Miami, FL 33130

"The theme of this show is alternative transportation – bicycling, walking, running, no motor zone boats, trains, etc.. Velocipedes are the precursors to bicycles, usually without pedals. Shank’s Mare is a New England term for walking. The show is a fundraiser for Green Mobility Network, a charitable 501c3 organized to promote bicycling and walking in Miami-Dade County. A percentage of all sales will go to Green Mobility, with the rest going to the artists."

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