Category Archives: nyc

“It just annoys my feet when I can’t ride my bike”

There are many different reasons to ride. Last Wednesday was one of those cold February winter days where the temperature never rose above freezing: my morning ride to work started at 28 degrees and my trip home ended at 22 degrees. My 8-mile … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: William Atitie

Biking is cultural where I come from. The number one form of transportation is by bike.  I’m from the northern part of Ghana, and the people are poor. They don’t have money for cars and all these things, so they all … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Charles Komanoff

I just love how I feel on my bike. I love how fast it is, how it gets me anywhere I need to go. I like being able to see the city in a different way, to be able to interact … Continue reading

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New Bike Day for the YMCA

Some look for flowers blooming or birds chirping as signs that spring is near, but we know that the real indiction that spring is on its way when you start to see new bikes appear. The Chinatown YMCA, with the help … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Cynthia Basinet

Biking to me is very pleasurable. Unlike many other forms of transportation, you enjoy the journey, not the destination. I have never arrived somewhere on a bike and not been in a great mood. I grew up in California, and I learned to … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Steve Petrides

Commuting is a free form of exercise for me. I feel really good when I get to work. I bike all year round, even when it is sleeting. The only time I stop is when the sleet is hitting my eye balls. I’ve … Continue reading

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Women’s Cycling Community in NYC

Community: That’s what women’s cycling is all about. For women’s road cycling in NYC, the rides held by the Rapha Cycle Club are a great example of that community. The Rapha Women’s 100k on July 20, along with the training rides leading … Continue reading

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