Monthly Archives: March 2011

Saturday: A bake sale to aid Japan

Our staff wanted to do something to aid Japan, and decided to throw a bake sale this Saturday. All proceeds go to aid Japan – plus, Bicycle Habitat will match every dollar raised in the bake sale. Our neighbors at … Continue reading

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Criterium!

Our friends from Cinelli stopped by last night to say hello, in town from Italy on their way to tonight’s Red Hook Criterium event in Brooklyn. The Red Hook Criterium has grown drastically each year since its launch in 2008. … Continue reading

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Saturday only: Trade-in your bike and get $50 off!

If you’ve got an old bike, this weekend is the time to cash in: You have a bike. And Recycle-A-Bicycle wants it. Think of it as spring cleaning, for a good cause. Remarks RAB head Pasqualina Azzarello, “Hundreds of metal … Continue reading

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Meet the Daily

We were thrilled to again participate in another spring finds issue of New York Magazine. They asked us what bike has most caught our attention this year. Our response: The Daily, a gorgeous new bike from Specialized’s Globe brand of … Continue reading

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Sunday morning: Shop ride in Prospect Park

This Sunday, we’re taking our shop ride to Brooklyn! Several of our staff (Dave, Emily and Greg) just built up new road bikes and are stoked to get them out on the road for the first time. All are welcome. … Continue reading

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Introducing: The Venge

Today Specialized introduced its newest bike on the market: The Venge. We’ve been looking forward to its release; this bike has definitely caught our attention. The Venge is an impressive advance in bike engineering. Its lightweight, aerodynamic design offers real … Continue reading

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Support for cycling: A busy week for advocacy

At last week’s National Bike Summit, hundreds and hundreds of cycling industry members and advocates traveled to D.C. to support bicycling at the federal level. Our goal was to remind Congress of the benefits of cycling, and to continue paving … Continue reading

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Learn bike maintenance: Wednesday repair classes

As the weather gets nicer, we field more and more inquiries from customers about how they can learn the essentials of bike repair. So, we’re excited to announce that we will now be offering our roadside repair class every other … Continue reading

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It’s Springtime, Daisy Bell

Taking a quick break from shop talk to celebrate that it’s almost spring. Mardi Gras, budding crocuses, daylight savings… Being bike-lovers, this tune seemed to fit the sentiment. An aside: A classic folk song, “Daisy Bell” also appeared in the … Continue reading

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Shop Ride: Pedal into Daylight Savings

Emily and Chris are bound by no time as they hit the road again for this weekend’s shop ride. They’ve devised a plan on how to make the most of daylight savings. What: Shop ride! When: Sunday, March 13 @ … Continue reading

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