NYPD decides to charge the five borough bike tour a 1 million dollar fee.

Every year I look at 30,000+ cyclists attending the five borough bike tour and wonder, “where are you people the other 364 days a year, biking in NYC?” Understandably, this event provides riders with a safe envivornment as well as the appeal of seeing all five boroughs and using infrastructure normally reserved for the […]

Garden party for Local Spokes 5/31/12

Who planning our streets? The local spokes.

A group of cyclists and community groups in the Chinatown area of Manhattan have formed a coalition:

This NYC-based Coalition seeks to engage and understand the community’s various perspectives through multilingual outreach and a youth ambassadors program.

There having a release garden party tomorrow to […]

8th annual Bicycle Fetish Day

What’s your fetish? Oh Behave. That black tape really pinches, I was thinking more about this: (Photo by: Ed Glazar ) If bikes turn you on…this Saturday, May 26th is the 8th annual Bicycle Fetish Day. Hosted by the: City Reliquary

More about the event: (from the City Reliquary website) Saturday, May 26th, […]

Skill Share-Organize (legal) Rides in NYC-tonight

Nona Varnado, cycling fashion designer and blogger at The Birdwheel is hosting a skill sharing tonight on how to organize a (legal) bike ride in NYC.

Where: Red Lantern Bicycles (Bicycle-Brew-Know How) 345 Myrtle Avenue, between Adelphi and Carlton. Brooklyn.

When: Wednesday, Bike Month-May 23rd, 2012 7:30pm

More about the event:

Just in […]

Two events from VeloCity

Two events from VeloCity.

Velo City Energy Ride– A tour of the Sites that Power New York City

Date: Saturday May 19, 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Dekalb Market – 138 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Together we’ll ride 13 easy miles through Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan starting and […]

Info graph for Bike Month

Here is an info graph that shows the recent shift of young people towards non polluting transportation.


May 20th, Bike Brooklyn Beer Blitz

The Levy’s Unique New York presents:

Bike Brooklyn Beer Blitz

Sunday, May 20th, 2012, 12noon-4pm. Meet at The City Reliquary Museum: 370 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburgh $25, includes a mid-tour beer at Matt Torrey’s Bar. RSVP with

A 4 hour bicycle tour of Williamsburgh, East Williamsburgh and Bushwick and the former brewery buildings […]

May 18th, Bike to Work Day.

Tomorrow, Friday May 18th is bike to work day, part of bike to work week which is what lead to bike month, according to the League of American Bicyclists.

NPR is documenting this momentous occasion with some online sharing:

Get Ready for Bike to Work Day (and share your photos) By: Bill […]

Slideluck Bikeshow, May 19th.

This might just be better than this thing I feel silly pronouncing: googamooga. Great night of food, beer and bikes.

May 19th, 2012, Slideluck Bikeshow.

Event info: Time: May 19, 2012 from 6pm to 10pm Location: Hosteling International Street: 891 Amsterdam Ave. City/Town: New York, NY Organized By: Casey Kelbaugh & Carly Planker


Bike Jumble 2012-May 19th

Next Saturday, May 19th is New York’s premier cycling swap meet:

The NY Bike Jumble

(photo by: pedalstrike)

Come join us for the 4th annual Spring Brooklyn Bike Jumble at the Old Stone House in Washington Park – Park Slope, Brooklyn.

The park will be filled with vendors selling used bikes, new […]