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Friday, April 25, 2008

Rock Out With Your Lock Out.




Our Man from Japan is in town, bearing gifts from afar, picking up material for B-Maniac.






Last time he was in town to pick up Japanese Gangstas, he lost a liver at Bike Kill and we're going to see if we can do better for 08. If you're in the NYC area follow along for what is going to turn out to be a bitchin' spring weekend of riding:


Friday night is a night of warehouse parties, the last of which is being thrown by our friends at Times-Up at their fancy new space in the West Village.


According to the invite:
"Dance party with the Rude Mechanical Orchestra & DJ D, an olympic-size trampoline, Hot Seat and video projection by Velchrome. 11pm to 12:30am the Traffic Jam tap dancers will perform with the Boom Boom Brooks Trio plus a Bicycle Fashion Show - be in it!"
Beer, trampolines , and bikes. (Map Here)



Then on Saturday morning, the boys at NYCMTB.com are throwing the first legal mountain bike race in Manhattan, Hustle and Flow. A 4 racer relay mixing disciplines of road, cross country, DJs and Downhill on a 16 minute course. (Map Here)


Wind down for prizes and brews at the Knitting Factory and catch the NYC premiere of Seasons, the new MTB film by The Collective (makers of ROAM). (Map Here)


Then ride the banks for one last hurrah and hope our Japanese friend is sober enough to not wind up like this on Sunday Morning.
(Map Here)

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

...Where Do They All Come From?

Spring has sprung here in NYC; temperatures are rising, hems are getting shorter, and people are hitting the city in style.
Here's one of our springtime orders in a custom colorway, ready for its new life on the streets of Japan.

To see what kind of abuse the BMW park frame is up to, check out the latest clips from our man Dan Bowhers, who has been bustin' out videos left and right as the Winter fades.

Tune back in for more footage, or check out the forums to catch the latest rider buzz.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

No Flash Photo...

Things are inching closer to production release of the ACL- here's a peek of the latest version: Pick up the latest issue of Distilled Magazine for an exclusive interview with Factory rider Anson Wellington and ride shots of him testing out prototypes of his signature frame.
Check back right here for more pics and release updates.

For New Yorkers waiting for our full lineup, break your cabin fever on the 12th by entering Mud Sweat and Tears, NYC's first unsanctioned as hell cyclocross series.



Word is that this Saturday is ", Sludgement Day: The Day of Wreckoning.
.....Randall's Island Circuit Racing. Rat Pack Hustle sprint competition. Skid-hockey, mudsprints, grasstrackstands, and other tomfoolery."





Check out their website for maps and details. Check out this website before you ride to the pristine shores of Randall's Island.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

A Quick Shafting.

We're jumping into the spring season by testing all the products we've developed and prototyped over the long winter, both large and small. Swing by the shop to see what we have in our hand, or take a peek at this little side project in our bag of tricks.

A 29.8mm aluminum BMW seatpost!

*3D cold forged, one piece head
*simple and secure 2 bolt adjustment
*400mm long
*Shot-peened and anodized black...just black.
*250 grams
*Made by Communist Robots in a far away land.
*At only $44, it won't break the bank and makes a perfect compliment to your new (or current) Brooklyn frame.

Available now, call the shop or Email BMW@Brooklynmachineworks to order.