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A must watch: Ari’s Bike

There was something commanding about Ari Sonnenberg when I first met him. Listening to him talk was like sitting in my grandfather’s living room, hearing stories. War stories. Appropriately veiled, an honesty arose that demanded respect and a version of thankfulness that is hard to define. Ari enlisted in the US Army when he was seventeen and was deployed to the most dangerous and taxing combat zones. Like many others, he left the service with a traumatic brain injury and PTSD to find a broken Veterans Affairs system. Throughout his military career, his transition back into civilian life and his battle with the VA which culminated in his testifying in front of Congress, Ari’s constant was his bicycle. He was kind enough to spend some time with us and tell his story as the third installment of our Stay Brave profile stories.

More on Ari…HERE!


It’s never been so Black & White…

checkout some of Jake Ricker’s Black & White photographs from the Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome!



Ride the wave…get PITTED!


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You can also see some of the color photographs from this day…HERE!

I’m always down for a Red Hook video!

Especially when it’s a really good one!

The Internets most famous chain-guard…

and the most talented man ever to live(in my opinion)!



More of this 650b Fast Boy at The Radavist!

Daniel Ezra Caldwell(Fast Boy Cycles) died at home on May 24, 2014, after six years with cancer. He was cared for by his wife Hillary and other family and friends, with the support of the hospice team from the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

Born in 1973, Ezra grew up in Putney, Vermont. As a boy, he moved from one passion to another – juggling, acting, rock climbing, building crossbows and puppets, making constant use of his fathers’ woodworking shop. From the age of eight, he spent much of each summer in northern Vermont with the Bread and Puppet Theater, performing as the baby gorilla in their annual circus. After graduating from the Buxton School in Williamstown, MA, he lived the village of Santa Marta in El Salvador for a year during the post-conflict reconstruction, working in a woodworking shop with ex-combatants…

Continue reading…HERE!