Want to say Thanks to everybody who was a part of my vida loca this year! We lost some great people and dealt with some major stress from this that and the other amirite.
So proud and happy to see my kids growing and thriving right before my eyes. They are every bit the healthy barbarians I wished for and am enjoying being a part of their development even when they drive me and their Mom nuts haha.
Big Thanks to my business partner Marc Maclean. You Sir are a gentleman and a scholar! Also want to shout out Jen, Jesse, Andrii and Sean for helping us thru the holiday mayhem.
Our clients are great to work with and am regularly amazed at how friendly and caring they can be!
Francis and I earlier this week
Our buds at 1 Penn Mess Center are the absolute greatest.
I started working with Manhattan Portage on November 1st. Will be riding at Cyclehawk half the week and doing design and promotions at MP the other half. Have some awesome plans in the works including a Street Team and Pro Messenger Line.
Please have a Happy, Healthy and Safe Holiday!
All the Best for 2017, We Got This!!!
Thanks Homie! Free Download at andyzalan.com
We gathered about 20 presents for Safe Horizon at this years Toys for Tots Alleycat
Weather was tough this week, day of had a good amount of snow !
Eight Warriors of the Tundra braved the holiday crowds and about as many brought wrapped presents!
Kayla from @roleypoleyracing delivered for her crew
Andrew came all the way from Nyack and wrangled 2nd place
Nillie got 6th overall and best chestnut selfie And! best wrapping job
James pulled the Overall Win for a second year straight
Thanks to All the Awesome people who helped out and participated!
Rad Prizes for the Riders
NYC Velo hosted a checkpoint just like last year
Urban Stems helped out with the wrapping checkpoint
Manhattan Portage donated prizes and received everyone’s presents at their store in soho
Kryptonite donated lights and prizes
Continental donated tubes and prizes
Check more pics at #toysfortotsalleycat !
Thank You, See You Next Year and Happy Holidays to All !!!
Working with Caro to provide toys for children at Safe Horizon
We can’t do it without You! Come thru this Saturday and be a part of it.
Check Out Last Year’s Write Up: http://www.cyclehawk.com/toys-for-tots-alleycat-2015/
See You Saturday, Snow or Shine!
Feel lucky to be interviewed by L’Equipe crew when I was in Paris for the Cycle Messenger World Championships this past summer! Picture above shows me explaining how I would choke pedestrians and taxi drivers when I was younger.
Toys will be donated to local NYC shelter Safe Horizon
Check out last year: http://www.cyclehawk.com/toys-for-tots-alleycat-2015/
See You There!!!
Psyched I got to be a part of the magic this past Saturday! It was the 18th Annual!!!
Big Thanks to all the Volunteers, Sponsors and Participants! 300 People came Thru.
Ken celebrated his 10th year as organizer! Sadie’s first one so far..
Check this vid I shot in 2008, had my little dude with me. Twas a wee bit chilly..
More than 50 events under the Cranksgiving banner this year!
BEST CHARITY RIDE EVAAAR
Check out more at cranksgiving.org
Sanja and Dave took 3rd Place
Manhattan Portage Provided the Mini Messenger Bags
Mandi and Cooper got 2nd!
Cassandra and Crihs for the Win!
Crihs got the Mer Bag !
Head’s Up Brooklyn! Cassandra is organizing December 3rd:
Bronx had one this year too! Check it: @bronxcranksgiving
Patagonia hosted the rad afterparty, still taking donations thru the 29th!
Hey did you get one of the rad mini wheel lock/bottle opener/compass jammers
from Kryptonite ? Hit me up if you need help setting the combo!
Want to give a shout to the originator Tone!
Check the OG Archives here: http://www.cranksgiving.net/
Until Next Year..
Ride Safe and Hope to See You Soon
Want to shout out Shardy and the whole TOD crew for stepping up to help our community on the regular. Last Friday they hosted a 2 Lap Jam at Prospect Park to benefit a friend in need!
Congrats to the Winners Vince and Carla took top male and female Luis and David got 2nd and 3rd.
Carla photo by Shardy
Vince Rides with Echelon Cycles Crew
Track or Die also hosts the Road to Success, a program to encourage NYC High School Students !
Feeling stressed about the recent election? No worries, TOD got you covered. Grab your bike and come out tonite to pedal off some steam at the Presidential Cat
Thanks! http://www.trackordienyc.com/ See You on the Street!