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New Bike Shops in Manhattan

I spoke with John Keoshgerian of Zen bikes, a few days ago to get the scoop on Chelsea’s latest bike shop which opened a few weeks ago. John used to be the sales manager over at Toga bikes and along with his wife have ventured out on their own. He says he really […]

I love my bike book progress

Matt Finkle and Brittain Sullivan have been hard at work on their photo book: I love my bike book. They’ve been putting up on their site great photos like this: Hopefully you were able to stop by and be photographed with your favorite ride. Thanks Matt and Brittain for treking out to Park Slope […]

Cycling the “last mile.”

Jarret Walker is a transit planning consultant, who helps design transit networks and with policy making decisions.

He writes the blog: Human Transit.

He sent me he latest article on how transit systems can help cyclists better incorporate with issues of the “last mile.”

Check it out: here.

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Check out who just made in onto: Hotdudesonbikes.com

Need to borrow a tallbike.

I’m in need of a tall bike for a shoot with Japanese television. Anyone have one I can borrow and explain to the host of a show how to ride it? Need it for a shoot on Wednesday.

Let me know.

mgreen@bikeblognyc.com

Upcoming Time’s Up events–

Time’s Up! is currently accepting tool donations! Do you have tools at home that you no longer use, or do you have doubles? Time’s Up! needs your hand tools, power tools, truing stands, bike stands, and bike pumps. We provide bike repair workshops five nights a week at two different locations empowering individuals to […]

Are you sitting down…

I have some shocking news for you…Believe it or not, cops lie.

I know it’s hard to believe but they do, and then we (as a city) pay for it. Like $97,000.00 in a recent settlement for lawyers and cyclists who were awarded for false arrest at NYC critical mass, back in March of […]

Spring forward your bike for spring

Now that the weather is getting better, well should be soon…It’s time to start thinking about tuning up your bike. The popular bicycling map program and app, Mapmyride.com has some good advice.

For northern hemisphere folks, spring is starting to come into focus. Harsh weather may have conspired to keep you off the roads […]

Knowing you’ve made it

Well, what ever bike culture turns out to be, here is a great way to know you’ve made it as a cycling icon.

Check out NYC’s BMX star Nigel Sylvester…he got his own toy bike:

Read more at RadCollector.com

Check him out in action:

Highsnobiety Presents: Nigel Sylvester from Nate Houghteling on […]

The quest to define bike culture?

J. David Goodman had an interesting article on defining exactly what is bike culture, in the New York Times, city room blog. Read the article, here.

He announces that Transportation Alternatives will be hosting a bike culture summit May 6th here in NYC featuring a discussion with the newly unveiled Bike Snob (Eben […]