From ride locations to event updates, stay tuned and up to date on the New York bike scene with the official blog of Bike New York.

Going Green to Earn the Gold

We did it! We're thrilled to announce that the TD Five Boro Bike Tour has been awarded Gold-level certification from the Council Responsible Sport, a non-profit that recognizes sporting events that promote and demonstrate environmentally and socially responsible measures to reduce the environmental footprint within the event’s host community. How'd we do it?

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.