• Choosing a durable city bike tire

    by  • August 25, 2015 • 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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    4 Boro Pizza Bike Tour w/Jeff Orlick

    by  • August 19, 2015 • 1 Comment

    Last week I joined Jeff Orlick for what was to be a 5 boro pizza bike tour. I showed up to our meeting point (under the ATE of the Staten Island Ferry, clever!) thinking we were going on a little ride through Staten Island. I was totally unprepared but that’s what added to the fun of...

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    My urban commuter tires, Schwalbe Marathon Plus review

    by  • March 17, 2015 • 2 Comments

    Back in August I wrote about my constant flat tires. After about 2.5 years on some stock bicycle tires, I bought Schwalbe Marathon because I was tired and overdue after 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...

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    Factory Tour of Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park NYC

    by  • October 14, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Last Friday I joined Open House New York’s Factory Friday tour of Worksman Cycles in Ozone Park, Queens a series which opens up local factories to the public. Worksman Cycles is a bicycle and tricycle manufacture which has survived and thrived since 1898. The President and Director of Marketing, Wayne Sosin and Bruce Weinreb...

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    The Latest or Where Did Brooklyn by Bike Go?

    by  • September 11, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Hello! It’s been a long time since I’ve updated the site and organized community rides here in Brooklyn. For those of you who don’t know I’ve been in Colombia (the South American country) for the past year. In many ways living on the Caribbean coast was easy. The sweltering heat gives way to warm ocean...

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    4th Annual Tour de Taco Highlights

    by  • June 10, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Yesterday we filled our faces with tacos and biked our legs off  on the 4th Annual Tour de Taco. This year’s ride included the following neighborhoods and spots. Route link is at the bottom. Sunset Park – Tacos El Bronco, Tacos Matamoros Prospect Heights – Kimchi Grill Bushwick – Tortillaria Mexicana Los Hermanos Queens...

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