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Bike Light Giveaways

Winter is coming, and with it, more after-dark commutes—so we'll be posted up at several spots this week giving out sets of bike lights. Dates, and locations are as follows (all giveaways are from 6:00-8:00PM):

Bright Lights, Big City: A Guide to Biking at Night

In case you haven't noticed, the days are getting shorter as we begin our steady seasonal spiral into winter—which means you may face some low-light riding for at least portion of your commute home. (Especially come November 6, when we turn the clocks back an hour.) Bike New York instructor Dan Suraci has some words of wisdom for all you night riders out there.

Bike New Yorker #37: Anne Krassner

Anne Krassner is Citi Bike's Education and Outreach Manager, and she's also a Citi Bike rider. She's one of the more than 100,000 New Yorkers who helped the system break records in September, with 64,000 trips taken in a single day. Here, she tells us about the next expansion, how Citi Bike works with communities, and gives some tips for new riders. Her favorite bit of advice? Ride with a friend! Bike New York partners with Citi Bike to offer a free Citi Bike Street Skills class. Grab a friend and sign up today!