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Steve Vaccaro talks legal rights for cyclists, at REI, March 23rd.

Here is an upcoming event from the 5 Borough Bicycle Club (5bbc) An education talk from the bicycle lawyer Steve Vaccaro on the rules of the road in NYC. Friday, March 23 – Bike Law 5BBC-TA event at REI with Steve Vaccaro 6:30 PM, REI Community Room, 295 Lafayette Street (between Houston & Prince [...]

Youth Bike Summit-January 13th-15th

Just got the word from Recycle-A-Bicycle’s executive director, Pasqualina Azzarello, about the upcoming Youth Bike Summit in NYC.

Here is a lengthy press release with information and a complete schedule.

YOUTH BIKE SUMMIT 2012 WHEN: Friday January 13 – Sunday January 15, 2012 WHERE: The New School 66 W 12th St New York, [...]

In bike shop news: REI & 718 Cyclery

Outdoor gear superstore REI is coming to Manhattan in the Puck building, 303 Lafayette St.

They’re scheduled to have their Grand Opening December 2nd. This is 35,000sq ft space will have a street level bike shop and all the necessary needs for the urban adventurer.

Here’s an article in DNA info about [...]

Youth Bike Summit in NYC

Bike Community Joins Forces to Empower Youth

WHEN: Friday, January 14th to Sunday, January 16th

WHERE: The New School, Johnson/Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York

KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION: NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn

DESCRIPTION: The 1st annual Youth Bike Summit is a 3-day gathering geared towards students, educators, and advocates. The conference aims [...]

NY Times reviews Balance Bikes for kids

Yishane Lee, did some product testing for the NY Times on the trend of bikes for kids with no pedals.

Check it this interactive slideshow here.

Some results:

mykinderbike.com -$89.00 Skutt, sold at REI, for $95.00 runbikes.com – $89.99 gliderrider.com $97.00 stridersports.com [...]