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    In NYC Bikes Are Taking Over the City – Huge Cycling Boom

    by  • May 11, 2016 • News • 0 Comments

    NYC Bikes - Brooklyn Bike Ride

    In NYC bikes are everywhere and Brooklyn has seen the largest cycling boom over the last 4 years with commuters increasing 75% from 2010 to 2015. I can definitely see it in the bike lanes.  The New York City Department of Transportation’s 2016 Cycling in the City brief reports that NYC has seen a huge increase in cycling,...

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    Choosing a durable city bike tire

    by  • August 25, 2015 • Ideas We Love, News • 1 Comment

    How do you choose a city bike tire? I recently wrote about my flat tire woes and turns out my bike was seriously overdue for new tires. I had been running my stock Ritchey SpeedMax Cross for about 2.5 years with continuous commuter use. I knew I wanted to replace them with some flat proof, bomb...

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    NYC bikeshare launches summer 2012, chooses Alta

    by  • September 14, 2011 • Ideas We Love, News • 2 Comments

    It was announced today that NYC has chosen Alta, the same company that runs the DC and Melbourne bike shares to run NYC’s program. This will definitely take them into a new territory, running a such a large operation in NYC. The 10,000 bike system will have 600 stations, and will cost $100 a year to join.  After that, bike usage for...

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    On supporting your local bike shop, or not

    by  • August 31, 2011 • News • 8 Comments

    This morning I read a great post by 718 Cyclery that got me thinking. Joe the owner of the shop was responding to Groupon’s pitch breaking down simple math to show what a horrible deal it can be for a local business to opt into a deal site. See his awesome math below. For a shop...

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