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Crackdown news roundup

The latest news on the current direction the NYPD and certain city officials are taking towards cyclists is rather endless. I’m striving to make bikeblognyc an archive so I’m compiling news articles into more of a news feed. Here are the latest developments. Not all of this “crackdown news” is negative to cycling…their [...]

Bicycle Habitat Shop Ride this Sunday

Looking to get back into cycling condition? Join Emily and Chris this Sunday for a shop ride. Make a few new friends, burn a few calories, build a little muscle, and enjoy the open road.

All are welcome for this intermediate-level ride (12-16 mph pace; if necessary will split into A and B [...]

Jan Gehl talks about livable cities and the need for bicycle infrastucture.

Jan Gehl is a Danish architect and urban design consultant based in Copenhagen whose career has focused on improving the quality of urban life by re-orienting city design towards the pedestrian and cyclist. (from wikipedia.org)

He recently gave a lecture recorded for the Economist conference series about how to make cities more livable. [...]

Thanks Knog lights

Gotta give a big shout out and thank you to Knog lights, makers of those quick and easy lighting solutions for your ride. I bought a pair of their strobe lights, just in case I run into these guys…

The pair I bought were faulty so Knog hooked me up with a replacement [...]

Hey NYC, get on board with buses and bikes.

According to a study by the Alliance for Biking and Walking, NYC is the only city in America where none of their buses are equipped for carrying bicycles. Even Las Vegas has them. This would definitely make a huge difference in more remote locations like Staten Island.

Here is a video by streetfilms.org exploring [...]