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Products For Cyclists-New Yorker Approved

Here are some cycling products that have been recently profiled in NYC specific publications.

New York Magazine was on a quest to find the perfect on-the-go bike pump:

An On-the-Go Bike Pump for Peace of Mind By: Emma Whitford (appears in the July 28th, 2014 issue)

The goal: Find an on-the-go bike [...]

Sweet Ride in Bicycling Magazine

My Man Steve Issacs from LA’s Sweetride just got a 8 page spread in the latest Bicycling Magazine.

Featuring the lovely Nona Varnado who tragically left us for that sunny West Coast city.

Read more from the Sweet Ride Blog:

Check out Sweet Ride USA in Bicycling Magazine!

Holy moly, this is amazing. [...]

Cars and Comedians Meet Bikes and Sweets

There is side of me that always feels being an avid cyclist is being the underdog. Maybe it was because I was the awkward short kid who always got picked last for team sports. That made me lose interest in the game, but when I soloed out on a long bike ride, I felt [...]

#bikenyc Community History-a panel discussion at Red Lantern Bicycles

One thing the cycling community in New York City can agree on is that it has a rich history, filled with significant events that have shaped the popularity of the bike culture to what it is today. What is often debated by bike advocates and activists is which groups or individuals are responsible for [...]

Poor Lance…or not.

What do with the world’s most prolific bicycle athlete who has finally stopped running from the onslaught of anti-doping agencies who have been hounding his record and accused him of cheating for decades. (Source: August 24th, 2012 NY POST cover. seen on @kingkognyc )

Lance has not only been accused of cheating but also [...]

TA celebrates new bike sharing

Transportation Alternatives is celebrating the new bike sharing program:

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 7-10pm Roulette 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn. (@3rd Street)

Valet bike parking will be provided on a first come, first served basis

For more information, please e-mail membership@transalt.org or call 646 873-6036.

Details from TA:

Transportation Alternative’s Citi Bike Celebration [...]

key #BikeNYC player goes #BikeLA, we say goodbye 8/8/12, Red Lantern Bicycles

Do you know fashion designer ( www.nonavarnado.com ) and blogger ( thebirdwheel.com ) Nona Varnado? You should, oh wait she’s leaving us. Nona has accepted a job in Los Angeles with the super rad bike shop Orange20.

Don’t worry, Nona has great stuff planned no matter what coast she ends up on.

Here [...]

Chillin with Cool Cyclists

Earlier this week I had a rare night out. First stop, I meet up with Rydel, organizer and blogger with Miami Bike Scene for drinks in Bushwick at the Trophy bar. He got a special deal through Jet Blue, which they DON’T seem to advertise much, where they allow bikes to fly for free [...]

8th annual Bicycle Fetish Day

What’s your fetish? Oh Behave. That black tape really pinches, I was thinking more about this: (Photo by: Ed Glazar ) If bikes turn you on…this Saturday, May 26th is the 8th annual Bicycle Fetish Day. Hosted by the: City Reliquary

More about the event: (from the City Reliquary website) Saturday, May 26th, [...]

More new stuff…renewable, recycled and read all about it.

Nona Varnado (thebirdwheel.com) has a nice piece about Bamboo bikes in Berlin…

You may have seen the Bamboo bike studios that have popped up in Brooklyn and San Francisco, or at any of the Bike expos around the country. They’re pretty, environmentally friendly and have a strong DIY component with the option of [...]