With any great trend in NYC, especially when it comes to bicycles and the increase in their popularity…comes the bad news. The increase of bicycle theft. To me this is personal, almost akin to a hate crime. How can one steal our trusted steads, our friends and companions? Also an analog non-polluting transportation solution […]
Here are some cycling products that have been recently profiled in NYC specific publications.
New York Magazine was on a quest to find the perfect on-the-go bike pump:
An On-the-Go Bike Pump for Peace of Mind By: Emma Whitford (appears in the July 28th, 2014 issue)
The goal: Find an on-the-go bike […]
Bike Shop News:
Bicycle Habitat is celebrating Spring and the new line of cycling apparel from Giro.
COME CELEBRATE THE SPRING 2014 RELEASE WITH US
you’re invited to the party
join us for snacks, beverages, and prize drawings from 6-9pm on Thursday, March 27
bicycle habitat soho – 244 Lafayette St.-NYC
Charlie McCorkell was going to Washington to fight for cyclists safety long before there was a National Bike Summit. He was painting his own bike lanes and taking matters into his own hands.
You may know Charlie as the jovial owner of one of the most established bike shops in NYC, Bicycle Habitat, […]
Tonight, Monday 16th, 2013 is the annual fund raiser event for everyone’s favorite bicycle advocacy and young person empowering: Recycle-A-Bicycle.
Join us for our annual benefit bash! Come to support us and stay for the food and drinks, raffle, silent auction, and more. This year we will be honoring Public Advocate Letitia James, […]
Artcrank, is a “Poster Party for Bike People” and it’s returning to Bicycle Habitat’s Manhattan location tomorrow, 9/26/13 (Thursday)
Video from last year:
Join us Sept 26-27 for art, bikes + beer as Bicycle Habitat transforms from bike shop to gallery space, to host the international bike-themed show, ARTCRANK! Featuring one-of-a-kind work […]
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 […]
Here is a story by Sarah Goodyear for Atlantic Cities about her recent trip with a bike convoy of donations (from Bicycle Habitat) to the Rockaways.
The Power of Bicycles in Disaster Recovery
We rolled out from the Bicycle Habitat store on Fifth Avenue in Brooklyn just after 10 in the morning […]
If you have the day off for Election Day, or some time on your hands, why not join the Sandy Relief effort.
A group of cyclists are biking out to the Rockaways to deliver much needed supplies and volunteer with clean-up.
Meet at the Brooklyn Bicycle Habitat at 9:00am 476 5th Ave.-Brooklyn, […]