Bike Jumble – Park Slope – Saturday – 5/14/2016 – 10am to 4pm

The spring edition of the NY Bike Jumble swap meet, the largest bicycle flea market in NYC, is coming again to the Old Stone House in Park Slope on Saturday 5/14/2016. Here is your chance to get a great deal on bicycles, accessories and clothing.

At 5th Ave. and 4th Street in Brooklyn, you’ll […]

Brooklyn “Bike Rave” – Saturday Night 5/14/2016

From 7 PM to 10 PM on Saturday May 14th, 2016 the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is hosting a fundraising “Bike Rave” described as “a glowtastic night ride along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway” supporting the 14-Mile route that will connect neighborhood parks and open spaces from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. What a good cause?


City’s Message To Cyclists-Winter Is A Time To Leave Your Bike At Home. What Are Your Thoughts?

This blogger has had a bit of a hibernation since July-2015. I just needed a good Snowpocalypse to come out of my AirBnB ice cave.

Here is a posting from a ‘mystery’ guest who wanted to share his experience with cycling in the snow and the issues of the lack of priority of […]

The Bike Jumble-5/9/15

Here is your chance to get a great deal on bicycles, accessories and clothing.

This Saturday at the Old Stone House in Park Slope is the annual spring swap meet known as the NY Bike Jumble.

5th Ave. and 4th Street in Brooklyn, you’ll find vendors representing established bike shops as well as […]

Red Hook Crit 8. Recap.

Congratulations to Ivan Ravaioli from Team Bahumer (beer made in Italy) for winning this year’s 8th annual Red Hook Criterium in Red Hook Brooklyn. (Race was Saturday, April 25th, 2015)

Full race results posted: here, for the men’s.

Congratulations to: Ainara Elbusto Arteaga (Team Conor WRC) who won it for the […]

Rest in Peace Bill “Bilthy” Meier.

(photo from Kevin “Squid” Bolger on Instagram @keirinberlin)

Bill Meier, known throughout the bicycle community affectionately as “Bilthy” because of his, shall we say rugged exterior, was as real as they come. He was a famous bike messenger and was recently delivering pizzas in Williamsburg ( ) when he became ill and was hospitalized. […]

Kidical Mass Forum This Saturday.

With Snowstorm Juno blasting across the North East its hard to think about transporting kids on anything other than this:

or this:

but after we dig ourselves out of the Snowpocolypse…we can start thinking about how to get more kids on bikes.

That is the mission of the Kidical Mass group meeting […]

Bike Shop Rides And Clubs In 2015

There’s been a long tradition of bike shops hosting group events, training rides and sponsoring teams here in NYC.

Here are a couple of announcements for the new year:

Red Beard Bikes based out of DUMBO has a group ride every Sunday.

From their site:

SHOP RIDES: Redbeard Bikes River Road Ride *Note […]

Win a free bike from Bird and Papillionaire

Need a great, fashionable commuter? Win a free bike from Brooklyn boutique Bird and Red Hook bike shop, Papillionaire

From Bird’s website:

Bird and Papillionaire are giving away two bicycles in our second annual Win a Bike Sweepstakes! Just enter your information in the fields below for your chance to win. […]

New York Bike Style-Book Launch-April 4th

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 […]