Friday, April 22, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
We are deeply saddened about the recent death of Los Angeles Messenger and bike shop owner Melissa Carr.
NYC: Memorial ride for Melissa Carr tomorrow night (Friday 22nd) at 10 pm to coincide with the ride in LA. Come out and say good bye to a friend who will be missed. Williamsburg Bridge BK side meet up.
Bicycle ride in honor of long time bicycle courier and friend Melissa Carr, (aka Mouse) this Friday evening @ 7:30 pm leaving the echo park boat house. The ride will end at her house with a gathering of her friends and loved ones and a benefit fundraiser for her family.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Best Bike Shops in NYC
Even with the ever-increasing (or declining?) number of cyclists on New York City streets these days, finding a good bike shop is like finding an expensive needle in a haughty haystack. But these recommendations will steer you in the right direction for best service, free workshops, and how to avoid the worst service money can buy.
Best for Fixed Gear: King Kog
Lovers of fixed gear bikes, those one-speed wonders that are popular with the young crowd, can rejoice at the bevy of brakeless delights at King Kog, a specialty shop in Williamsburg. King Kog has everything these minimal, practical bikes need, including toe straps, solid wheelsets, and 1/8 inch components. Moreover, they offer beautiful cycling jerseys, caps, and bags. They also sell brakes, which we recommend slapping on your bike anyway, what with that NYPD bike crackdown and all.
King Kog, 453 Graham Ave. between Meeker and Richardson, Williamsburg, (347) 689-2299
Come check us out or email about mail order!
Here are some of the goodies!
Eddy Merckx Deutsche Telekom Team Road frame 55cm tt + 54 cm st w/ Colnago Fork
Blue 49 cm Bareknuckle with Blue Chris King Headset
Bob Jackson 55tt, 57 st Road frame (from 70's)
Black 55cm Bareknuckle with Miche Primato headset and BB
Cinelli Alter stems!
Cinelli Quill stems in different lengths Road & Track, Campy Aero Seatposts in diff sizes, Campy Carbon Seatpost, First gen. Campy Athena Gruppo, Sugino 75 cranks black (used), Colnago threadless stem, Rolls "Union Jack" Saddle, 3T pista bars, Cinelli Priest bars, Nitto Bullhorns, Track chainrings- Campy 49T, Sugino 75 49T & 46T, Miche Aero 49T, Sugino 75 S-Cubic 50T
and MUCH MORE..
Call 347 689 2299 or email Kingkogshop@gmail.com for more info, pricing, or to purchase.