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Products For Cyclists-New Yorker Approved

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-Celebrate Spring and New Line of Giro Fashion-Bicycle Habitat 3/27/14

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

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Charlie Speaks, You Should Listen…And Get Involved

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, [...]

Slush, Studies and Summits.

One thing cyclists love to do is ride their bicycles…well maybe not in the #slushopoclypse that plagued the streets of NYC over the last couple of days.
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Even die hard mechanic Hal Ruzal from Bicycle Habitat known for commuting shirtless, (not in this weather) opted for the subway.
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He did however find a sweet bike for the ride home, incase you were worried. 20140205-193743.jpg(photo by: @khp_art )

Bike blogger, Liz Patek at: bikepeacenyc.wordpress.com wrote about getting around in what she called: “Slush-Apaloza.”

Getting from A to B this morning was a hot slushy mess this morning no matter which mode of transportation you chose.

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Read more: here.
Continue reading Slush, Studies and Summits.

Time To Support Recycle-A-Bicycle, Benefit Tonight

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 tomorrow at Bicycle Habitat-Manhattan

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sarah Goodyear report on #bikesandy Rockaway relief convoy

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 [...]

#BikeSandy deliver supplies to Rockaway

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, [...]

Mountain biking with Gary Fisher-NYC

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, [...]