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Never heard of “scraper bikes”? Watch this.

on November 3, 2009

Tyrone Stevenson Jr., alias the Scraper Bike King, celebrated the third annual Scraper Bike Day last weekend with an informal gathering at a park in East Oakland. The Scraper Bike community, part of yet another Oakland phenom that has gone bigtime, was invited to come out to show off the gussied-up bikes, listen to music, and watch a an all-female performance team do a bike dance.

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  1. katherine griffin on November 4, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    love this!

  2. Brian on November 9, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    Great video. Linked from Carfree USA

  3. […] Never heard of “scraper bikes”? Watch this. The third annual Scraper Bike Day celebrates yet another Oakland phenom that has gone bigtime. An O.N. video, plus music that will get stuck in your head. […]

  4. […] The names roll off his tongue: Oakland Yellowjackets, Red Bike and Green, Bikes for Life, Richmond Spokes, The East Bay Bike Coalition, and the scraper bike movement. […]

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