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Test Ride A Bianchi Pro Road Bike-Spokesman Cycles

Want to test ride a $4,700 Bianchi road bike that rocketed Lars Boom to a rousing 5th stage victory at this years Le Tour? Now you can through Spokesman Cycles in one of their 4 locations in NYC.

Here is a press release with details:

SPOKESMAN CYCLES HOSTS BIANCHI INFINITO CV DEMO DAYS

Test [...]

A Moving Tribute To Bert, a Guy Who Was Always Moving

A few photos from a recent snowy memorial ride dedicated to bike shop owner Bert Cebular. Photos by [...]

24 Bicycle Vending Machines Spreading in Brooklyn

Great idea, but not the first:

Article in DNA Info:

Vending Machines With 24-Hour Bike Parts and Tools Pop Up in Brooklyn By: Meredith Hoffman June 3rd, 2013

WILLIAMSBURG — It’s one of cyclists’ worst nightmares: puncturing a tire late at night while pedaling home, and finding no open shops for service.

But now, [...]

Bicycle Roots-Crown Heights shop, new location

Bike shop news: Woman owned and operated bike shop, Bicycle Roots.

Moves to a new location:

609 Nostrand Ave. (between Dean & Bergen St.) Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Hours: Closed Mondays Tuesday-Friday 10:00-7:00 Saturday 11:00-6:00 Sunday 11:00-5:00

From their site:

What a great opening day! We saw lots of old friends, and we made lots [...]

Bike shop news-Strada Customs in Soho and Sunday Alley

DJ Mel DeBarge has been blowing up in the NYC club scene. He got his big break mixing for Beyonce’s birthday party.

He was recently on NBC news highlighting his favorite spots in Soho. One of which is the color mix-n-match track bike fashion store: Strada Customs located at 159 Mott Street.

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Bike Shop News: Bicycle Habitat opens another Manhattan Location

Here is a letter from lifelong bicycle advocate and store owner, Charlie McCorkell:

Hi friends, I am thrilled to announce: We’ve opened in Chelsea! Our newest location on 7th Avenue at 23rd Street, the store will offer a focus on the urban cyclist:

Style: We want you to look good on and [...]

Continuum-new coffee shop

Bike Shop News: Really got to hand it to Jeff Underwood going from meager homeless drug addiction living to building a bike shop empire in the heart of the East Village.

Now, he is expanding once again with a new space that will sell delicious vegan food, coffee and have a cozy spot for [...]

Ride Brooklyn getting a new shop

Husband and wife team Peter and Jessica of Ride Brooklyn (468 Bergen St.) are opening a new shop in Williamsburg.

Saw this on their facebook page:

“Ride Brooklyn Williamsburg, our second bike shop located on the corner of Kent and North 7th will be opening in September! Stay tuned for more updates [...]

New Bike Shop/Juice Bar-Juice Pedaler

Whoah, this is the woman who runs my kids preschool, Parker’s Place.

Looks like there is a new juice bar and family oriented bike shop in Windsor Terrace Brooklyn.

Juice Pedaler-154 Prospect Park SW.

Juice Pedaler Sails Toward Summer Opening A new bike shop-slash-juice bar will soon open its doors on Prospect [...]

Great Urban commuter for sale for #bikenyc

I haven’t done this in the past, but just thought I’d try it as an experiment. Who knows, maybe I’ll start my own bicycle want ads section.

A good friend of mine in Brooklyn NY, is selling her commuter bike and just thought I’d help spread the word. From Dominique: (the seller) Vintage frame. [...]