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Artcrank is coming to NYC, 8/9/12

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. [...]

First impressions of New Amsterdam Bicycle Show

The whole family had a great time at the second annual New Amsterdam Bicycle Show.

A real coming together of Etsy style handmade bicycle accessories along side industry main stays like Bianchi, Electra, Jamis [...]

Coming soon: New Amsterdam Bicycle Show

If you don’t think cycling is glamorous and deserving of its own runway fashion show, check out this video by

New York Cycle Chic:

This was a fashion show from last year’s New Amsterdam Bicycle Show which will be making its second debut here in NYC.

The event is becoming [...]

Bicycle’s famous Habitat

The celebrity chic relationship of Hollywood and bicycles goes far beyond an occasional sighting of a famous person riding through New York City. There’s been a long history of bicycles being advocated by the famous set.

Here is a recent New York Times article that looks at how one bike shop on Lafayette [...]

Bike more, live longer.

Hey guess what? Bicycling is good for your health and a recent University of Wisconsin-Madison study, proves it.

Live longer: Go by bike? Researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison have confirmed: Bicycling is good for your health. That’s not exactly new. The most interesting aspect of the study is that they were [...]

Race across the sky-benefit for NYCMTB and IMBA

Race across the sky, is a documentary about the 2010 marathon mountain bike race known as the Leadville 100. Here is a trailer, featuring some famous guy named Lance.

There is an upcoming screening and benefit for the NYC Mountain Bike (NYCMTB) and International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA), two great organizations that [...]

August 5th-7th Levi’s & Urban Outfiters Get in the Saddle Tour

Levi’s brand is now making a line of clothing for urban cycling.

Next up a music and bike tour with Levi’s and Urban Outfitters:

••press release••

THE LEVI’S BRAND AND URBAN OUTFITTERS LAUNCH THE BIKE SHOP “GET IN THE SADDLE” TOUR IN NEW YORK CITY

The Antlers and Unknown Mortal Orchestra [...]

Stolen Bikes-Bike Watch

The madness continues…of course it’s New York City after all. Here is the latest reports of stolen bikes to be on the look out for:

Michael Miszczak had his bike stolen 6/23. It was chained up on Java St near the corner of Manhattan Ave in Greenpoint Brooklyn.

any information, contact: wolfbrotherrelic@gmail.com ————————————————— [...]

The Bike shop explosion

The bike shop explosion just keeps happening. There are three new shops in Brooklyn.

Bicycle Habitat opened a new store on-476 Fifth Ave. at 10th Street in Park Slope, (718) 788-2543.

Landmark Vintage Cycles 376 Bedford Ave between South Fourth & South Fifth.

and Silk Road Cycles 76 Franklin St. at Calyer [...]

Bike Trade-in this weekend with Bicycle Habitat and Recycle-A-Bicycle

Bicycle Habitat, NYC’s premiere bicycle shop is teaming up with amazing non-profit Recycle-a-bicycle, for a trade-in event at BH’s newest Brooklyn location in Park Slope.

Here are more details from BH’s Blog (bicyclehabitat.wordpress.com)

“Clean out your bike room, for a good cause.

This Sunday, we’re hosting a bike trade-in from 11am-3pm at [...]