Here's the story: Bloomberg and the rest of the glorious NYPD are looking to make some arrests tomorow (Friday) night at Critical Mass in New York City. I think they had such a fun time violating the rights of cyclists during the RNC that they just can't stop. I've been on many a ride, and I've never heard of more than one incident with the police. Usually, we all get along. But after the 264 arrests during the RNC, it seems like the NYPD has forgotten this. Suddenly we're a threat... to traffic.
Here's an article from the daily news:
I tried to sign up for the nyc-cm txtmob group (http://www.txtmob.com for more info) but its private and moderated. Anyone on it that could invite me? If so, PM me... or maybe we'll start a new one. I think it'd be a great opportunity to try out the system. Though perhaps txting and cycling isn't the best idea.
SO we're not allowed to ride in a procession? What about automobiles for the rest of the month? They're in a procession of oil consumption...
Any ideas on how to handle the cops? In any case... I'll be there.
Thanks, and stay safe!