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  2. Bike culture is finally gaining ground in Manhattan and the boroughs. Bicycle commuting has more than doubled in New York City since 2000, largely due to new street designs that enhance safety (protected bike lanes). But not everyone sees this as a good thing.

    Interviewed for this piece:
    Caroline Samponaro director of Bicycle Advocacy at Transportation Alternatives

    Ben Fried editor of StreetsBlog New York

    Thomas Justice assistant manager at Canal Street Bicycles

    Directed by Daniel Lafleche
    Filmed and edited by Aki Pagratis

    Messengers - pedestrians - taxi drivers

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  3. Dan Hale, owner of Shifter Bikes in Melbourne, talks about his background as a competitive mountain biker, the philosophy behind his workshop and a fond memory involving Campagnolo Super Record (see more at http://www.bikingbrisbane.com).

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  4. Kubota Cup - a tournament honoring the legendary Kubota flip-flops organized by Bike Polo Club Cracow http://www.facebook.com/bikepoloclubkrakow

    Each team went through a group stage on the first day, which seeded them into a double-elimination championship bracket on the second day. The cap was set at 16 teams.

    Villa accommodation was provided to every out-of-town player by the Krakow community. A BBQ was organised on site.

    / where: Eisenberga 2, Kraków, the former Polfa swimming pool, access through the main gate.
    / when: 10AM on Saturday and Sunday, 14 - 15 of May 2012
    / court: 30x20m.

    "Please note! The court surface isn’t perfect. We advise wearing thick socks and auto-levelling Kubota flip-flops to keep the reality in check."

    / short report: http://bikepolokrakow.blogspot.com/2012/05/kubota-cup.html

    / The results:
    1 The Eiernacken (Karsten, Danny, Johannes) - Berlin, Leipzig
    2 Apollo 3 (Przemek, Kuba, Maciek) - Warszawa
    3 Jah Jah City (Balcer, Adi, Tony) - Kraków, Warszawa
    4 Poloski (Stan, Adam, Mario) - Kraków, Poznań, Berlin
    5-6 Disco Polo (Sabi, Wowa, Marjan) - Warszawa
    5-6 UNDP (Agata, Gitti, Marc) - Gdańsk, Berlin
    7-8 Es De Puta Madre (Doktor, Miszel Mejrą, Sikor) - Kraków, Warszawa
    7-8 Ściana Wschodnia (Patryk, Qavtan, Przemo) - Lublin
    9-12 Młodzież (Bolek, Predator, Pajac) - Kraków
    9-12 Relax Team (Madej, Rudy, Mamba) - Kraków, Bydgoszcz
    9-12 Nie.Spokój (Ariel, Tomek, Filip) - Kraków
    9-12 ZZ Topless (Maly Antek, Zwiju, Rudy Sr) - Warszawa, Jaworzno, Kraków
    13-14 Leipzig (Marf, Mario, Piotrek D) - Leipzig, Kraków
    13-14 Sprute Wory (Majkel, Bartek Low, Jonty) - Lublin

    Best female player - Gitti, Berlin
    Best male player - Adam, Berlin
    Best rookie player/discovery - Przemo, Lublin
    Most stylish player - Danny, Leipzig?
    Best wipeout - Madej, Kraków
    Worst injury - Qavtan, Lublin

    Check out http://www.facebook.com/bikepoloclubkrakow for groupstage results, brackets and team photos.

    / Sponsors:
    - naked monster - http://www.facebook.com/pages/nakedmonster/209021729142851
    - pi - http://www.piotrlisiecki.com/
    - GraphicKitchen - http://www.facebook.com/GraphicKitchen?ref=ts
    - Fanaberje dizajn - http://www.facebook.com/fanaberje
    - Plastik projekt - http://www.facebook.com/pages/plastik-projekt/148159618599527
    - Mybag - http://www.facebook.com/MYbikeBAG?ref=ts
    - Metr64 - http://www.facebook.com/METR64
    - Blahol - http://www.facebook.com/pages/BLAHOL/251010914924798
    - Warsztat - http://www.facebook.com/Warsztatrowerowy?ref=ts
    - Madejfaktura - czyli projekt pięknego małżeństwa z Brzeszcz
    - Redline - http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002253208056
    - Misz masz
    - Ando

    / Music (in order of appearance):
    - The Bamboos - On The Sly
    - Wolfmother - New Moon Rising
    - Eels - Mr. E’s Beautiful Blues
    - Lemon Jelly - Nice weather for ducks
    - And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - Naked Sun

    / Thanks and Big UP to:
    - Kamil Bob for help in shooting during rain
    - szary-szary for sharing us lenses!

    / foto on flickr by ano
    / realization: http://jestwysoko.com

    Be aware - Kubota its not flip, ist a state of mind:.

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  5. Auckland bike polo 2012 annual tournament.

    1 Melbourne Anchor (Melbourne)
    2 Swamp Donkeys (Christchurch)
    3 GTF (Auckland)

    # vimeo.com/42909625 Uploaded 824 Plays 3 Comments


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