Tag 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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Three cheers for Cuomo.

We are swooning to hear the governor expressing a vision of a better NY – and the resources to build it. “We are modernizing New York State’s transportation system while making it safer. … We will continue to upgrade New … Continue reading

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Join us for Indoor Cycling Classes: Wednesdays in SoHo

Next Wednesday (October 23rd), we start our fall Indoor Cycling Classes. Unlike a spin class or stationary gym bike, you bring YOUR bike to this workout. Taught by a USA Cycling-certified coach, you’ll ride your bike on our high end … Continue reading

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ARTCRANK is tonight: Bikes, art + beer!

It’s here! The bike-inspired art show, ARTCRANK, returns to NYC to feature local artists, Widmer Bros brewing and contests. It’s a celebration of art, bikes and the NYC community! Opening night is tonight, 6pm-11pm. Exhibit is also open Friday, noon-8pm. … Continue reading

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Discovering cycling in Manhattan

Why we love Citi Bike: It not only makes cycling easier for so many of us; it also invites more people to discover the joys of cycling, such as this … Why ride? Besides the exercise and challenge, in a dense … Continue reading

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Would a Brave, Thoughtful Candidate Please Stand Up?

I am far from a one trick pony when I enter the voting booth, but this year bicycles and street safety will be near and dear to my heart when I cast my ballot. Bloomberg brought our streets into a … 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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