Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend Recycle a Bicycle’s 18th birthday party. The attendance at this year’s bash as compared with last year’s was significantly higher – an indicator of the progress happening for safer streets. It was a friendly group of New York City...Read more →
A few weeks ago, we helped organize a Hurricane Sandy relief ride from Bicycle Habitat, Brooklyn. It was an eye opening, collaborative experience on which even Bike Snob came along. As we made our way through the dense traffic of Flatbush Avenue, still several miles from the devastation on the Rockaway Peninsula, many people hollered out words...Read more →
The weather is colder (sort of) but that hasn’t stopped the number of bike related events in NYC. Here are some interesting events happening in the next few weeks. Designers & Books Fair 2012: October 26-28 at the Fashion Institute of Technology Conference Center in New York City is a design book fair, presented by Designers...Read more →
Two weekends ago I had the opportunity to go Mountain Biking just outside of New York City on Blue Mountain Reservation. Located in Peekskill, NY it is about two miles north of the Cortlandt station on the Metro North. I went for the Fat Tire Festival where I was easily spoiled demoing the Trek...Read more →
Our first ride of the season is coming up this Sunday to Floyd Bennett field! Check out BikeNYC.org for event listings around the city. We’ve also got an updated Brooklyn by Bike calendar running. Some upcoming highlights include… Street Skills Cycling Workshop – May 15th Sideluck Bike Show – May 19th Brooklyn Bike Jumble –...Read more →
Hi, we’re not dead. Here is what’s up in the world of bikes… This Friday April 13th, come out to Red Lantern Bikes (one of my favorite shops and place of our fall meetup) to support Krys Blakemore, a fellow #BikeNYC member and mechanic who was hit by a car on Atlantic Ave earlier this...Read more →
Winter is here and while it may feel like time to curl up into a ball indoors, there are still fun bike related events going on in NYC! Tonight, December 5th from 6:30-9:30pm is Recycle a Bicycle’s Annual Benefit. Tickets start at just $25 and go to a great cause. Join us tonight at Housing Works Bookstore...Read more →
A big thanks to Holstee for throwing a fun party for their friends and folks of the #bikenyc community this past Thursday. They premiered a new manifesto video that night. Enjoy! Also! We have a new ride to Red Hook and Performa 11 this Saturday, Nov 12th. Come join!