• 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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    3rd Annual Tour de Taco is coming Oct 9th

    by  • September 27, 2011 • 1 Comment

    The most common question I am asked on all of my rides is, “when are you guys doing Tour de Taco?” It’s here people! Come join us October 9th, 11am under the Grand Army Plaza Arch, Brooklyn. RSVPs are open. Tour de Taco 2011 will include five stops through Brooklyn and Queens. It is...

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    NYC bikeshare launches summer 2012, chooses Alta

    by  • September 14, 2011 • 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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