The 2013 Urban Cycling Hall of Fame‘s first class is filled with many talented individuals. Most of which you will know, others, you might not. Rest assured, this was one of the most tedious and thoughtful selection committees. We all truly believe that the people on this flier have given the most to urban cycling and in some cases, are continuing to support their communities.
Tomorrow the UCHOF will be in Austin at the Liberty collecting messenger and urban cycling memorabilia from the 1980′s through early 2000′s. Spoke cards, photos, manifests, old messenger bags, jerseys, whatever!
The UCHOF still needs your help to build the largest collection of urban cycling artifacts:
“The Urban Cycling Hall Of Fame serves to spotlight the history and rich culture of cycling in the city. To date we have had hundreds of nominations for potential inductees, the window for this years nominations is closing quick. There will also be a physical Hall Of Fame that will be unveiled at Interbike and we are putting a call out to the community at large for submissions. These items can either be donated or put on loan, we are trying to build the larger collection of Urban Cycling Memorabilia in the world.
Some awesome items have been collected so far, we have Lucas Brunelle’s entire spoke card collection (which is massive). We also have artwork from Greg Ugalde who’s fine work has graced nearly every major Alley Cat in NYC for the last decade including Monster Track. Brad from Urban Velo donated the first Ghost Bike Sign ever made. A wide variety of other items have been donated and we have Chrome’s RV out on the road doing Collection Sessions in major cities.
We are looking for items that tell the story in every city, from bicycle activism, to races and everything in between. The Hall Of Fame is for everyone, and we want to make sure everyone is represented.
If folks have anything they are interesting in submitting for consideration it can be done by emailing your submissions here or posting them on Instagram and tagging them with @UrbanCyclingHOF and the hashtag #uchof. We need to communities support in order to ensure that nothing is left out and the collection continues to grow over the years.
Ride safe, keep the rubber side down.”
With the success of their Commuter line last year, Levi’s® brought it back, just in time for spring. New to the line for 2012 is the Mobility Fleece, the Commuter Workshirt, the Commuter Hooded Trucker and various colors in the Commuter Trousers.