Winter Biking: Dress for Success

  General comment and recommendation on dress Many people will tell you that layering is key. We agree. And if you want to make maximal use of your layers, or perhaps you’re a minimalist at heart or a spendthrift, consider this… Ah, the wonders of wool!* Think about it – ‘wool’ly mammoth, ice age… on second thought,…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: November Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, these monthly updates from around New York State will help keep you up to speed! Please send us progress from your city and region (links, photos, etc.), and we’ll add them in to our monthly updates which we post near the 1st of each month. Email Justin@NYBC.net THE GREENBACK TRACK New options  Park Tool has…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: October Highlights

  Because we’re all busy folks, highlights help keep us up to speed – enjoy these updates and developments from around New York State! Please send us progress from your city, town and region (links, photos, etc.) and we’ll try to fit it all into these monthly updates which we’ll post around the 1st of each…

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Pedal-Powered Progress In NYS: Sept Highlights

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

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Pedal-Powered Progress in NYS: August Highlights

  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 monthly updates which we’ll post near the…

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Buffalo Leads the Bicycle Friendly Community Charge!

By Harvey Botzman & Justin Smith Yesterday, we joined bicycling advocates from western New York and across the State to gather in Buffalo to hear Bill Nester, V.P. of programming for the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), explain the importance and benefits of participating in the Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) program. The gathering, which was…

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Bicycle Commuting Workshops Wrap Up

NYBC recently wrapped up a successful series of Bicycle Commuting 101 workshops in both Rochester and the Capital District. These workshops, sponsored by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, followed up the creation of a New York State Bicycle Commuter Guide, working in tandem to provide all levels of bicyclists with fundamental knowledge and confidence to…

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Obstacles to Female Cyclists and Why they Exist

This is the first in a series of stories that will explore the role of women in bicycling. This preliminary piece introduces the issues that have developed to create the current situation for women in the world of bicycling. Often when we think of cycling, it’s hard not to imagine the stereotypical middle-aged man wearing…

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