Tagged: Bike New Yorker

Bike New Yorker #25: Samuel R. Slaton

For our 25th Bike New Yorker profile, I wanted to turn the focus to my former cohort, the outgoing Director of Communications, whose boundless enthusiasm, energy, and good humor, as well as his skill and creativity as a writer and steadfast dedication to Bike New York’s mission, will be greatly missed here at Bike New York HQ. Sam is skipping town with his wife, Rachel, in a rehabbed 1974 Airstream Overlander for parts unknown, but not before I got him to talk about the reinvigoration of Bike New York's brand, the biggest challenge faced by bike education and advocacy groups, and what he'll miss about New...

Bike New York’s newest intern recently audited a Street Skills Class; here’s what she learned.

Riding my bike around the city, I like to think of myself as safe. I stop at stop signs. I use hand signals. On my way to school or out on a weekend ride, however, there are always a few moments of hesitation. Moments when I question how well I actually know the rules of the road. I ask myself, “Is this right? Am I supposed to be here?”

Bike New Yorker #24: Garrett Newcomb

OK, so technically we should be calling him a "Bike New Jerseyan": Garrett Newcomb, the sole proprietor of Kranky Cycles, will once again provide his services free of charge at our Twin Lights Ride on September 27th—look for him across the street from Huddy Park, where the ride starts and finishes. We paid him a visit to talk about how Hurricane Sandy affected his business, what he does for the Twin Lights Ride, what riders should expect, and more.