• What’s NEW? Bike events/recap for the week of 4/9

    by  • April 9, 2012 • 2 Comments

    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...

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    Upcoming #BikeNYC Events in December

    by  • December 5, 2011 • 0 Comments

    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...

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    Holstee Manifesto via Bicycle

    by  • November 10, 2011 • 1 Comment

    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!

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    Montreal by bike SUV, I mean Bixi Bicycle Share

    by  • November 7, 2011 • 0 Comments

    I escaped NYC this past week for a slower, quieter pace in Montreal. Friends of mine have recommended the city over the years for its charm, people, parks and recently bike friendly streets. Upon arrival, I noticed right away that the Metro costs $3/trip while the Bixi bikeshare is $5/24 hrs or $78/year, a...

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    Best (and fun) Bicycle Wheel Lights

    by  • October 24, 2011 • 0 Comments

    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer here in NYC. According to a coworker, everyday we are loosing five minutes of sunlight…how fun! If you are looking for a unique & additional way to light your bike as the seasons change, check out the following wheel lights. Nite Ize Spokelit...

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    Tour de Taco #3, Success!

    by  • October 24, 2011 • 2 Comments

    Our biggest and most anticipated ride, Tour de Taco went off without a hitch this past Sunday! Around 75+ riders joined us for one last summer day (85 degrees!) and five different taco spots. A big thanks to my co-organizers Tishon and Emily and to our added leaders, Danny and Matt. Also thanks to...

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    My urban commuter tires, Schwalbe Marathon Plus review

    by  • October 18, 2011 • 1 Comment

    Back in August I wrote about my constant flat tires. After about 2.5 years on some stock bicycle tires, I got about three flats in one week. My Ritchey Speed Max tires had started cracking near the sidewall and a few pieces of glass were constantly getting lodged in the tire. I asked my twitter followers...

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