Pedal-Powered Progress in NYS: Highlights from around the State

  Because we’re all busy folks, highlights help keep us up to speed – enjoy these majestic bicycle morsels from around New York State! Please send us developments from your city, town and region (links, photos – the whole shebang) and we’ll try to fit it all into these twice a month updates which we’ll…

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Visit the Bike NY State Exhibit at Bike Expo New York!

There are many New York State residents who have never visited New York City, and metro-New York City residents who have yet  to travel to (and bicycle in) the other 57 New York State counties. These confirmed megapolites are missing an exciting, peaceful, scenic, cultural, rural, and urban tour/travel/pedaling experience in 54,556 mi² /141,299 km². That’s a…

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The National Forum on Women & Bicycling

Last week, the League of American Bicyclists hosted an event in Washington D.C. that many of you are familiar with – the National Bike Summit. Advocates, planners, retailers, elected officials and more came together for this annual event, which boasted 2015’s theme “Bikes+”. Upon departing for D.C. last Monday evening, what excited me the most was…

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New York Women Defying the Divide in Sport

THIS IS PART OF A SERIES OF STORIES THAT EXPLORES THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN BICYCLING. Last month’s introductory piece on women in cycling presented many of the obstacles that have formed over time to create a gender divide in the world of bicycling. What exists – an almost 1 to 4 ratio of women to…

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Artcrank NYC Bicycle Poster Show and Party Tomorrow

Two-wheeled travel sparks creative expression, and one consistent sign is the Artcrank NYC show and sale of handmade, bicycling-inspired posters. It opens at Bicycle Habitat this Thursday, September 26, and extends through Friday. Admission is free. For the second year, the shop’s SoHo […]

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Eyes on the Street: Bike Share Takes Manhattan

Citi Bike's first Manhattan installation, at Fulton Street and Cliff Street in the Financial District. Photo: CitibikeNYC/Twitter
Citi Bike station installations began in Bed Stuy about ten days ago, working west through Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn. Now, with about 60 stations installed, bike-share has crossed the East River, the Citi Bike Twitter feed informs us that […]

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Citi Bike Share Launch Gets Underway

As surely as daffodil blooms signal the new season, last weekend’s sprouting of the first docking stations (no bikes yet), in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, heralded the roll-out of New York City’s long-awaited Citi Bike share. The Citi Bike share launch will give New Yorkers 24/7, […]

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Women Bike Webinar: Getting More Moms and Families on Bikes

Research consistently shows that women shoulder more of the household responsibilities, including childcare and transportation. Whether running errands or shuttling kids, women often face additional considerations when it comes to getting around by bike. So join us for our next Women Bike webinar — April 11, from 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. EDT — as we […]

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