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 [...]
NYC’s oldest bike shop, Bicycle Habitat is having a Bash.
also enter to win a free bike:
NYC talk show host and bicycle commuter had his first bike stolen in 25 years last weekend.
Really sorry to hear that Brian.
In response he had on the Brian Lehrer show, Hal Ruzal, bicycle guru from one of the oldest bike shops in NYC, Bicycle Habitat (244 Lafayette St-NYC) Hal had some [...]
Keep your bike safe… Hal Ruzal, bike mechanic at Bicycle Habitat rates your locks and gives some good advice.
Its part 3 of a series…”The Final Warning.”