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gearing up for 5 boro

This weekend is the kickoff to Bike Month, a May filled with events, rides, etc.

Sunday is the TD bank 5 boro bike tour, when over 30,000 people will realize, “Hey, its ok to ride my bike.”

Here is an article from WNYC news blog, about bike shop’s gearing up:

Bikers Gear Up for […]

Reminder, Bike Jumble (swap meet) is back in NYC-May 14th

The ‘anti-Craigslist’ returns! Vendors will be on hand at the 3rd Springtime Brooklyn Bike Jumble to sell new bikes, clothes and parts and accessories to get your bike back in shape without the hassles of looking on Craigslist at dodgy bikes.

The Brooklyn Bike Jumble has brought together New York’s premier cycling vendors […]

Be part of Bike Month photos

Saw this on the new face book group, Bike the Bronx.

May is Bike Month and there is a call for cyclists to be photographed for the upcoming 2011 ad campaign.

From Craigslist.org

CALLING ALL NYC BIKERS FOR THE 2011 BIKE MONTH NYC CAMPAIGN

Looking for real NYC bikers and cycling enthusiasts […]

May is National bike month, what’s going on. Win a free bike and events with ING

This week is National bike to work week leading up to National Bike to work day this Friday (May 21st) I know, everyday is bike to wherever day. The organization People for Bikes is trying to gather 1 million cyclists who are united to improve the future of biking, and they want you to […]

Quick guide to Time's Up events this weekend and beyond.

1. GREEN APPLE IN BLOOM CYCLING TOUR Friday, May 14th, 6 p.m. Tompkins Square Park, Temperance Monument ****************** 2. PROSPECT PARK TRAFFIC CALMING RIDE Friday, May 14th, 6 p.m. Grand Army Plaza ****************** 3. BROOKLYN CRITICAL MASS Friday, May 14th, 7 p.m. Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance of Prospect Park where Flatbush Ave., […]

Tons of events this weekend

It’s National Bike Month. Here in NYC there are so many things to do this weekend.

Friday, May 14th:

Time’s Up- Green Apple Ride

6:00 pm Temperance Monument, Tompkins Sq. Park.

also Brooklyn Critical Mass

Then Saturday, May 15th: 9:00am, Green Markets Tour. Check the Bike Month Calender for more details. Meet […]

We’re making it look easy…Cyclist wins commuter race…AGAIN!

Read more at Streetsblog.org

Congratulations Rachael!

Ok people…

If you don’t ride your bikes and they sit in the garage collecting dust…this is what can happen. This takes twitter to a whole new level… So get out there and USE those bikes.

Here is a little wrap up from last weeks…National “Bike to Work Week,” part of Bike Month.

Here in […]

Bike Ride this Saturday, Bottle Beach.

Bike to Bottle Beach!

Sat, May 16 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Dead Horse Bay Bike Ride, Saturday May 16th 1:30 – 5pm Free!

Meet at The City Reliquary, 370 Metropolitan Avenue at Havemeyer Meet at 1:30pm, leave 2pm, return 5pm.

Join the most civic cyclists in town for a fun, free, leisurely and […]

Thursday, May 14th, Ride your bike to work.

May 14th is National Bike to Work Day. Here is a blurb from streetfilms:

The League of American Bicyclists started Bike-to-Work Day in 1956 as a part of National Bike-to-Work Week, which in some cities has turned into Bike Month.Bike-to-Work Day is an annual event that promotes and celebrates the bicycle as a viable […]