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Oakland Scraper Bikes

What began as Stevenson’s attempt to create the next best thing to having his own scraper-car — known in Oakland’s hyphy-style rap culture for the matching body and wheel colors — has turned into a mobile mini-arts festival of 26-inch-tall Ferris wheels rolling through the streets of East Oakland. At appearances throughout their neighborhood, the read more »

Oakland Scraper Bike Portrait Gallery

California photographer Leo Docuyanan took portraits of the men and boys of Oakland’s Scraper Bike team. I’m a big shot Scrapin on my bike I don’t need a car Gas price too high Blue and yellow Orange with bling Scraper bikes is on the scene Yep yep We on the scene     View the read more »

Bikes 4 Life Oakland Saturday night

Saturday night bike ride for peace in Oakland, California.

Scrapertown

Video by California Is A Place. Props to my friend Kit, who writes, “Never underestimate the power of good people with a passion for the bicycle. Even in East Oakland. Especially in East Oakland.” This video is good stuff, and I’ve met the Scraper Bike King Baby Champ and he’s good people. This kid has read more »

Red and yellow, black and white

Does your local cycling advocacy reach out to people of color?

Maker Faire bike fun (and more)

  San Francisco Bay Area Maker Faire continues Sunday at the San Mateo County event center. Pay $17 to park your car, or ride your bike there and park at the FREE bike valet parking provided by the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and get $5 off the admission price.