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Summer Streets: Why We Sponsor

In 2008, I agreed to sponsor the first ever NYC Summer Streets. Organized by the NYC DOT, the program was going to shut down Lafayette and Park Avenues for several miles, for several hours. I like bold moves in the … Continue reading

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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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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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