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#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 [...]

New Poll-New Yorkers like bike lanes. Personal account suggests NYPD hates cyclists and their kids who use them

A recent NY Times poll just revealed 66% of New Yorkers think the bike lanes are a good thing. This may be insight that the cycle friendly direction the city has taken may be starting to gain acceptance.

There is also information that New Yorkers are less than enthusiastic about the proposed bike sharing [...]

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 [...]

Skill Share-Organize (legal) Rides in NYC-tonight

Nona Varnado, cycling fashion designer and blogger at The Birdwheel is hosting a skill sharing tonight on how to organize a (legal) bike ride in NYC.

Where: Red Lantern Bicycles (Bicycle-Brew-Know How) 345 Myrtle Avenue, between Adelphi and Carlton. Brooklyn.

When: Wednesday, Bike Month-May 23rd, 2012 7:30pm

More about the event:

Just in [...]

New Bike Map-2012

The D.O.T. has just released it’s new 2012 bike map just in time for May (bike month) I picked up one today for free at Court Cycles (514 Court St.) in Cobble Hill Brooklyn. Over 350,000 detailed maps are available for the right price (free) at most of your local bike shops in the [...]

#bikenyc tech meetup-October 4th and giveaway

There will be another installment of the nerd biker tech meetup on October 4th. This is a friendly social event for people who love bikes and want to share tech information such as creating apps, using social networking, data mapping or whatever your into.

Here is some info from Anita at Brooklynbybike.

Bike [...]

New Bike Shop-Red Lantern-345 Myrtle, Brooklyn

Just got this email from new bike shop owner, Brian.

“Hey all,

I just wanted to let you all know that there is a new shop that has opened in Fort Greene.

It’s called Red Lantern Bicycles.

If you’re familiar with Brooklyn Bike and Board, all the the friendly, knowledgeable, and darn good looking [...]