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October events in NYC

A couple of NYC cycling events to know about in October:

Pump Track time trials at Williamsburg latest outdoor bike park:

And 718 Cyclery in Park Slope/Gowanus is hosting an indoor gold sprints party:

and the legendary Halloween alleycat race:

More from www.urbancyclistworldwide.com 5 points in order. no games, all speed. [...]

Bike to Cure MS, October 6th-2013

The 2013 annual ride to research a cure and treat multiple sclerosis, BIKE MS: NYC, is this Sunday October 6th. This is part of 100 different cycling events and the 29th year for NYC.

The event offers cyclists of all levels to choose from three different routes of varying lengths: 30, 55 and [...]

ArtCrank tomorrow at Bicycle Habitat-Manhattan

Artcrank, is a “Poster Party for Bike People” and it’s returning to Bicycle Habitat’s Manhattan location tomorrow, 9/26/13 (Thursday)

Video from last year:

Join us Sept 26-27 for art, bikes + beer as Bicycle Habitat transforms from bike shop to gallery space, to host the international bike-themed show, ARTCRANK! Featuring one-of-a-kind work [...]

Who is Chris Horner and Why Should You Care

Chris Horner is an American professional bike racer who just won the Vuelta a Espana, which is a pretentious way of saying the Tour of Spain. This is the first time an American has won this stage race and at 41 years old, Chris becomes the oldest man to accomplish this.

Here [...]

Bike Press-The Good, the Bad and the infiltrated

This week biking in NYC got some love (coverage) in the local rags.

AM NY had a cover story Monday about how the bike sharing program has been inordinately successful and surpassed expectations.

First Summer of Citibike Exceeds Expectations By: Ivan Pereira September 15th, 2013

New Yorkers have certainly done their “share” [...]

Big victory for StreetsPac

Not a bad start for StreetsPAC, a group dedicated to electing public officials who share a common vision of safer streets for NYC.

Their members and volunteers made a great effort in getting the vote out, hitting up cyclists across the city with concise literature that highlighted their endorsed candidates.

Here is an [...]

Citibike extreme

There is still lots of backlash on NYC’s 6 month old Citibike sharing program. Maybe New Yorkers haven’t realized the truly awesome potential “cool factor” of what are perceived as clunky rides.

BMX star and co-owner of Chinatown’s bike shop Dah Shop, Tyrone Williams, puts his Animal Bikes Team skills into a bike share [...]