Here is a letter from lifelong bicycle advocate and store owner, Charlie McCorkell:
Hi friends, I am thrilled to announce: We’ve opened in Chelsea! Our newest location on 7th Avenue at 23rd Street, the store will offer a focus on the urban cyclist:
Style: We want you to look good on and [...]
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 [...]
Here are some news bits from the local bike shops here in NYC:
Affinitycycles.com Will be hosting a pre-party for this year’s Monster Track: ************ Charlie McCorkell, owner of Bicycle Habitat, (which has a sweet new website btw) will be in Washington at the National Bike Summit which starts today. (March 8th)
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 [...]
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 [...]
I got a few flyers from my good friend Dan Katz, who turns 40 today. Gulp. (I’m next)
Seen uptown in NYC.
and this one…
I was talking with Hal Ruzal, who started Bicycle Habitat back in the late 70′s, along with Charlie McCorkell. He’s the guy you can’t miss in [...]