Here is a fun family event to support the Prospect Park West bike lane:
When: Sunday, April 10 Â· 10:30am – 1:30pm Where: Grand Army Plaza Kids and parents: Show your support for the new Prospect Park West bike path by riding it as a family this Sunday, April 10!
Supported by: Ride [...]
Local bike store invites New Yorkers to trade in their old bikes
NYC-based bike store Bicycle Habitat is inviting New Yorkers to participate in a bicycle trade-in event on March 26, to benefit the non-profit organization Recycle-A-Bicycle.
New and used bikes and bike parts will be donated to Recycle-A-Bicycle, [...]
There is a large eclectic group of NYC’s cycling community communicating on Twitter. They have been marking their posts with the hashtag #bikenyc, everything from road condition reports, to group rides and linking related news articles.
@noneck, Lara (@bicyclehabitat) from the bike shop Bicycle Habitat on Lafayette in Manhattan, and I decided [...]
Looking to get back into cycling condition? Join Emily and Chris this Sunday for a shop ride. Make a few new friends, burn a few calories, build a little muscle, and enjoy the open road.
All are welcome for this intermediate-level ride (12-16 mph pace; if necessary will split into A and B [...]
Charlie McCorkell is the founder and owner of Bicycle Habitat a massive bike shop on Lafayette St. in Manhattan. Charlie has also dedicated his life to fighting for bicycle rights and advocating for more space on our roadways.
He recently wrote a piece on the changing face of the city and preserving the bicycle [...]
So we may be in for more of the snowpocolypse here in NYC. If the unpredictability of the NYPD harassing you–I mean fairly ticketing you in their “crackdown,” hasn’t completely scared you from riding, the bad snowy weather may keep you off your bike till May.
Here is some inspiration for winter riding.
Remember those bicycle shows put on by Montauk ride tour master Glen Goldstein? They used to be in the Lexington Armory in Manhattan and were a great gathering of bicycle makers, retailers and bike culture scene makers? We definitely have to give Glen a big tip of the hat for attempting to put on [...]
There have been a lot of good report backs from this year’s interbike in Las Vegas.
Prolly’s been all over it, giving good commentary on new products and loading his site with photos and information.
Also Urban Velo, has had tons of postings about this years show.
Go to their full [...]
Well the world of bicycle manufactures and retailers are getting ready to descend upon the most un-bike friendly place in America for some, “Gear and Loathing in Las Vegas!”
Yes it’s time for Interbike2010, September 22nd-24th.
My good friends at Urban Velo, Brad and Jeff will be covering this like a broke foreclosed homeowner [...]
While doing research for our upcoming book: BIKE NYC, I’ve visited almost every bike shop in the 5 boroughs. Along the way I’ve meet a ton of interesting shop owners and heard their stories about how they made their journeys into the world of bike retail and repair.
I just found this in depth [...]