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Growing with New York: from 1978 to Chelsea

In 1978, we opened Bicycle Habitat in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. Subway fare cost $.50, and and there were only a handful of us true bike commuters throughout the city. Thirty-five years later, I enjoy how things … Continue reading

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35 years and growing: Why I love spring.

As I left my house this morning, I saw the crocuses poking through the earth, and the birds in the trees. On the way home, I left our SoHo store to check in on the buildout for our new shop … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: It’s our birthday!

On March 1, 1978, Charlie McCorkell and Hal Ruzal opened Bicycle Habitat at 244 Lafayette Street in the gritty SoHo¬†neighborhood¬†of New York City. The area has changed a lot. Our love for cycling has not. And neither has yours! Thanks … Continue reading

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