We’re excited to announce the launch of the Movers and Makers video series, a partnership with Swobo highlighting inspirational figures throughout the bike industry. Episode 1 profiles Chris Igleheart, who has been building frames since forever. Igleheart was recently hit by a car while riding his bike and Swobo helped organize a fundraiser. This footage was shot before the accident and we hear he is on the mend.Tweet Print
The Brompton factory in West London paused for a moment last week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of production of its bespoke folding bikes. The company is still located only a few miles from where the original three employees started, though the modern, 35,000 square-foot factory now employs 200.Tweet Print
We’re looking forward to a new bike share system opening in our hometown next summer, and to lead the way the program is looking to hire an executive director, according to our friends over at Bike Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Bike Share seeks a professional who is passionate about urban mobility and the potential transformational impact of bike share on community livability. The Executive Director will provide the leadership for the fundraising, planning and implementation of tasks necessary to launch the bike share program in 2014.
Have experience leading a complex organization, AND love bikes? Check out the full job description here.
Click the map to see all the proposed bike share station locations.Tweet Print
I’m digging this video from Butchers & Bicycles starring the MK1, a cargo bike that tilts into turns, giving you uncompromising performance for such a big machine.
The MK1 is designed and built in Copenhagen’s Meatpacking district, and is expected to go into production in 2014.Tweet Print
Easton Cycling is raffling off five dream bikes built in the USA and fully decked out with the best of Easton‘s parts. All the proceeds from the raffle will go to the charity of the builder’s choice.
The third in the series is Todd Ingermanson of Black Cat Bicycles. Hurry, the raffle ends in a matter of hours, but keep an eye out for the next bike in the series.Tweet Print