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    Upcoming Fall Bike Events NYC

    by  • October 23, 2012 • Bike Events, Ideas We Love, News • 0 Comments

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    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...

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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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    Choosing a durable tire for your city bike

    by  • August 25, 2011 • Ideas We Love, News • 1 Comment

    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 proof, whatever you want to call them proof...

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