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Gotta Plug it, Our new book

So our publisher, Sky Horse Publishing, has added our upcoming cycling guide to NYC to their catalog.

Look for it here, on their site and coming soon in June 2011.

IKEA gives employees bikes

We’ve heard of companies rewarding their employees and recently that has come in the form of a Bicycle.

Last October, Blue Ribbon’s owners, the Bromberg Brothers, gave their workers 200 bikes to keep and use on the MS ride.

Now, I heard through Urban Velo that IKEA is giving employees over 12,000 bikes.

Read […]

Transportation Alternatives Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate our amazing members, volunteers and advocates. We hope you can join us for the 11th Annual Transportation Alternatives Holiday Party!

You are cordially invited to join us in celebration of a wonderful year of winning better biking, walking and public transit for New York […]

Recycle-A-Bicycle’s Sweet Sixteen

RAB is turning 16 and they are having a winter celebration:

It’s Recycle-A-Bicycle’s Sweet Sixteen!

Celebrate in style with complementary inner tube bow ties, spoke flower corsages, and bicycle drivers licenses! Enjoy an evening of Dutch Bikes, Vintage Kids Bikes, and Recycled Bicycle Crafts! Purchase a bike from the NY400 Batavus Bike […]

New Bicycle Repair Book and Challenge

In my brief attempts to fix my own bikes I always relied on Bicycle Magazine’s Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance. You know, back when we used to use things called books…to find information.

I had the 4th edition, written by Jim Langley back in 1999. It was a very informative guide and always […]

Chrome Wish List Contest

Chrome Bags is having a Wish List Contest.

Chrome Offers Chance to Win $500 Holiday Wishlist This Holiday Season, Chrome Picks Up the Tab for Three Lucky Winners

Chrome, the world’s leading manufacture of bike messenger bags, footwear and urban cycling apparel, invites all online shoppers to register for a […]

GOLDEN BIKE AWARDS

Forget the Grammy’s, the Oscars or that Dumb Country Music award show…

This weekend…get Golden.

December Bike Shorts

Too cold for bike shorts? Think again.

More info at bikeshortfilms.com

Polar Bear Ride to raise money for Velo City and Recycle-A-Bicycle

Looks like the first event of 2011.

Two great organizations that help kids learn valuable skills such as bike mechanics and urban planning, Velo City and Recycle-a-bicycle, are having a Polar Bear Ride on January 1st.

The ride heads along the West Side Highway and is a charity event requiring a pledge for […]

December 9th-Hearing on Biking in NYC

Got this from Transportation Alternatives:

December 9th, 9:30am, 250 Broadway, Committee Room, 14th Floor

The City Council will hold a hearing on bicycling on Dec. 9th to address balancing the needs of cyclists with those of other road users. The hearing will also look at how well the Transportation Department has worked with community […]