New York City has always had style and those fashion trends are best observed on the streets. Just ask the Godfather of street fashion documentation, 85 year old NY Times photographer Bill Cunningham. He spent a lifetime cruising around on bicycle learning you don’t go to the runways of Paris or Milan, but the [...]
This week biking in NYC got some love (coverage) in the local rags.
AM NY had a cover story Monday about how the bike sharing program has been inordinately successful and surpassed expectations.
First Summer of Citibike Exceeds Expectations By: Ivan Pereira September 15th, 2013
New Yorkers have certainly done their “share” [...]
Every year I look at 30,000+ cyclists attending the five borough bike tour and wonder, “where are you people the other 364 days a year, biking in NYC?” Understandably, this event provides riders with a safe envivornment as well as the appeal of seeing all five boroughs and using infrastructure normally reserved for the [...]
That’s right, like not having a NY Driver’s license, a lot of New Yorkers don’t know how to ride a bicycle and as adults may be too embarrassed to learn. The non-profit group that puts on the 5 boro bike tour, Bike New York is hoping to change that with free bike riding lessons [...]
The TD Bank 5 boro bike tour may have been expensive but not only does a portion of the profits go to charity, it also helps kids ride bikes.
Here is an article in the New York Times by J. David Goodman which examines how the non-profit who puts on the 5 boro bikenewyork.org, [...]
Friday April 29th, Critical Mass all around the world including…NYC. Meet at Union Square North at 7pm for a fun festive ride around town.
April 30th, Kick off the bicycle season with the 13th annual Blessing of the Bikes. (photo by Ed Glazar) 9:30am-SHARP! at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine 112th [...]
Looking for some bike repair and Maintenance classes?
Check out 718cyclery in Park Slope Brooklyn.
Class schedule here.
Also from the people who bring you the 5 boro bike tour, Bike New York offers bicycle education.
Check out their schedule here.
And don’t forget, Time’s Up, NYC’s only bike co-op, has free [...]
Sign up now for NYC’s best group ride through all 5 boroughs. Press Release
Bike New York Announces Charity Partners Program for TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour
Bike New York, a nonprofit bicycle event and education organization, announced today that 34 charities have been selected to participate in its new Charity Partners [...]
Bike New York is presenting an adult eduction class for biking in NYC.
Bike New York, a non-profit that encourages bicycling and bike safety, is providing New Yorkers with the â€œins and outsâ€ of bicycling to work in an upcoming presentation. Bike Commuting 101 will provide participants with helpful tips as well as [...]