Stolen Bike Alert



Yellow Cannondale R300 stolen from outside The Corner on N Miami Ave & 11th St late Friday night 12/30, bicycle has aero bars as pictured above. Contact Tony if you have any information.

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Rosewood Series 2012



The Rosewood Series on it's 14th year anniversary will bring four different racing venues; Locations for 2012 will be Miami Lakes, Vista View, Brian Piccolo and Delray Beach.

2012 Rosewood Series Calendar


  • Series I: Feb 19 - Mar 04 - Mar 10 - Mar 11 - Apr 01


  • Series II: Apr 22 - May 06 - May 27 - Jun 17 - Jul 08


  • Series III: Jul 22 - Aug 05 - Aug 19 - Aug 26 - Sept 09


  • Season Finale: Sept 23


  • Categories & Time:

    8am 40+
    9am 50+
    10am Pro 1,2,3
    11am 4&5s

    Fees:

    Miami Lakes & Brian Piccolo, one race $15.00 plus USAC insurance surcharge.
    Vista View $20.00 plus USAC insurance surcharge. Second race same day $5.00
    Licensed women & juniors $12.00 plus USAC insurance surcharge.
    One day USAC licenses $10.00

    For additional information visit MiamiMasters.com

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    Goldsprints : Bike Tech & Velosport Cycling Club



    Friday, January 6th
    8:00pm - 11:30pm

    Sports Grill Kendall
    9090 SW 97th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33176

    Goldsprints Sponsored By Bike Tech and the Velosport Cycling Club.

    "Get excited because the Gold Sprints are back!"

    Goldsprints will take place between 8:30pm (right after the VCC meeting) and 10pm. This event is open to everyone, but rider slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis only.

    Registration to ride costs $5 and must be done through one of Bike Tech's two South Florida locations, or at the event on Friday. There is a limit of 32 rider slots that will be filled on a first come, first served basis so don't wait to register! All registration fees go towards the prizes that will be given to the winners."

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    Fix-Mas Alleycat



    Friday, December 23rd

    Register 9:30pm
    Race starts at 10pm

    Entry Fee: $10, Cash Prizes!

    Riverside Park (basketball courts)
    342 SW 7th Ave
    Miami, FL 33130

    Manifest/map will be given 5 Minutes prior to the start of the race

    Race ends @ The Filling Station

    Helmets & lights recommended.
    More info here.

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    Miami Bike Polo Videos

    First off is an excellent video profile on local bike polo player Danny Martincak. This video was shot and edited by Kurt Kaminer for a school project at Florida International University.



    Second is short documentary on Miami Bike Polo, this one was produced by a couple of students from the University of Miami.



    This Sunday, December 18th Miami Bike Polo will be hosting games at Riverside Park in East Little Havana. A small group will be riding there from Wynwood after the Graffiti by Bike Tour. Beginners and spectators welcome, they'll have loaner mallets and even bikes if you so desire.

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    Graffiti by Bike Tour



    Sunday, December 18th
    1pm - 4pm

    Allapattah Metrorail Station
    3501 NW 12th Avenue
    Miami, FL. 33127

    "Graffiti by Bike. A tour of home-grown and world class graffiti in Wynwood, including Primary Flight's diverse urban art and the Wynwood Walls, many of which went up during Art Basel 2011. The tour will include information on the artists and crews, and the rules by which they respect tags, bombs, throw-ups and pieces. We will trace a route through Wynwood, following the artistic development of tags to commissioned public work." - Street.Art.Cycles

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    Here's a video from a past Graffiti by Bike Tour in November of 2010.

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    Broward B-cycle launches in three cities December 14



    Wednesday, December 14th

    Hollywood: 326 Johnson Street 10AM
    Fort Lauderdale: 400 SW 2nd Street 1:30PM
    Pompano Beach: 798 NE 18th Avenue 4PM


    Press Release:

    Broward County is gearing up for the launch of its newest mode of public transportation with Broward B-cycle on December 14, 2011, in Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach. The day marks the first county bike sharing system to launch in the nation and the first tri-city launch of its kind.

    Broward B-cycle, an alternative form of public transportation, is facilitated by Broward County Transit resulting from an agreement between B-cycle and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. It is an affordable, clean and simple way to get around town. Users can check out a bike from any self service station and return it to any other station nearby. The B-cycles are equipped with a GPS system that tracks mileage, calories burned and carbon offsets. To access the bikes, register on broward.bcycle.com or use a credit card at the self-service kiosks (B-stations). Users must be 18 years or older with a valid credit card.

    The kick-off begins in Hollywood at 10 a.m., 326 Johnson Street; continues in Fort Lauderdale at 1:30 p.m. in Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2 ST; and concludes in Pompano Beach at the Pompano Beach Aquatic Center, 798 NE 18 Avenue, with a bike ride immediately following the 4 p.m. ceremony.

    Broward County Vice Mayor Commissioner Kristin Jacobs, who spearheaded the initiative to bring bike sharing to Broward County, will preside at each municipal launch event. The events will feature a mass bike ride and include remarks from Humana Florida Commercial Operations President Tim Love, Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober, Fort Lauderdale Vice Mayor Bobby DuBose, Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher, and a representative from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Residents, the business community and supporters are encouraged to attend the free events and take part in what is sure to be a memorable day in Broward County history.

    B-cycle is a partnership among Trek Bicycle, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, and Humana, Inc., one of the leading health care companies in Florida and a presenting sponsor of Broward B-cycle. Funding is also made available from an intermodal grant in the amount of $311,000 from FDOT for bikes and infrastructure.

    For more information on Broward B-cycle launch events or to view a map of B-station locations, visit broward.bcycle.com, call (954) 467-6822, or become a fan on Facebook. Enter code BCYCLE2011 on broward.bcycle.com to receive $10 off of an annual membership for a limited time.

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    Ferny Heria Jr Birthday Celebration Ride



    Thursday, December 22nd
    8pm

    Meet at The Scoot Skate & Bike Co (1800 Biscayne Plaza)

    Join us as we honor and celebrate the life of our beloved friend Ferny Heria Jr.
    We'll be riding through Downtown, Brickell, Key Biscayne and end ride at
    Mamushka’s in Midtown.

    Bring fireworks & Prosecco. All are welcomed.

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    Emerge Miami - Caffeine Tour



    Saturday, December 10th
    10am

    Government Center
    150 NW First Street
    Miami, FL 33130

    "Starting at Government Center riding through the Roads to Calle Ocho to stop at El Pub for cafecito, from there we return through the Roads through Brickell into Downtown where we will stop at Eternity Coffee. From there we will ride to Little Haiti's own Sweat Records who make excellent coffee. We will ride through Buena Vista and Wynwood making our last stop at Panther Coffee before we return to Government Center" - Emerge Miami

    Route

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    Stolen Bike Alert



    Red steel 54cm fixed-gear bike with front brake stolen Monday shortly after midnight (12/6) from outside The DRB on NE 14th Street/Biscayne Blvd. The bicycle was locked up with cable combo lock (not recommended) along to another bike, a Giant MTB, both were stolen. If you have any info contact James.


    Tips:

    Here's some advice for all local bicycle owners. If you currently do not have a recent photograph of your bike(s) and the serial number(s) recorded you should take a few minutes out of your day and do so. Far too often victims of bike thefts do not have a recent photo or any at all of their ride. Vague descriptions and stock photos of a bike which some what resembles yours is not the way to go. PHOTOGRAPH YOUR BIKE TODAY!

    In recent weeks there's been an abundance of bike thefts reported in Miami. Unfortunately most of these thefts are being reported to us or on Facebook, Twitter, etc and not to the police. While I recommend using all of these media outlets to get the word out, it is still very important to call the police and file a report. Even if your bike is worth just $75, the police need to be made aware of this bike theft epidemic.

    Also, if your bike has been stolen you should check Craigslist and pawn shops in the area to see if someone is selling your property.

    The more information victims share regarding their loss (how, when, where), the better it may help other cyclists in the community not succumb to thieves.

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    Stolen Bike Alert



    Origin8 Cutler with black Aerospoke, blue tires, blue saddle and red bullhorns. Stolen in Wynwood on NE 2nd Ave/24th St on Thursday night 12/1. Contact Kristofer at (786) 344-4665 if you have any information, bike was stolen by a latin male in his early 20s. He snatched the bicycle from owner and rode off in NW direction.

    This was not the only bicycle stolen last night in Wynwood. Also stolen was a vintage '66 blue Schwinn Varsity converted to single-speed. Brown saddle with rivets, riser bars and a Ritchey Pro front wheel. Contact Amy if you have any information.




    And below is a photo of two bikes whose Phil Wood wheels were stolen, also last night in Wynwood.

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