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, [...]
Want to meet legendary mountain bike pioneer Gary Fisher? Want to go mountain biking with him in NYC?
Check out what’s going on with Bicycle Habitat.
“Anyone who rides a bike is a friend of mine”
MEET GARY FISHER The Past, Present and Future of Cycling On Friday, October 5th, meet the legend, [...]
More videos to start your week off, right?
Title: Flight of the Conchords-Mel Dreams Seen on: Urban Velo Here’s a blast from the past. Love the hair helmet.
Title: Fairdale Weekender Seen on: Urban Velo We’ve got one of these in house for test, so be on the lookout for a full review. [...]
What is Artcrank.com you ask?
Bikes are the world’s most fun, accessible way to get around. Posters are the world’s most fun, accessible art form. ARTCRANK™ brings them together.
ARTCRANK is a show of bicycle-inspired poster artwork that introduces people to talented local artists and sends them home with affordable, original works of art. [...]