Looking to get back in bike shape? We offer home-grown training tips and health guidance from our official healthcare partner,

NYU Langone.


We’re also your online resource for any question you might have about cycling in New York, whether you want to navigate the city’s bike lanes, find a bike shop, or join a local cycling group. And if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask!


Equipment & Gear


Advice Bike Maintenance

Bike Maintenance




Chain, Cassette, and Cranks


Before you set out for a ride, make sure your bike is ready to go. Bike New York staff like the easy-to-remember “ABC Quick Check” developed by the League of American Bicyclists.


Buyer’s Guide

Many new and returning cyclists wonder what kind of bike to get. More styles of bicycles are available now than there used to be, which makes choosing even more confusing. We’ll help you make sense of it all.

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Buying a Bike



Advice Night Riding

Night Riding

There may be fewer cars to contend with, but there’s still plenty look out for. Here’s how to do it right.

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Learn to Ride Kids

Riding With Kids

Want to head out on the streets with the little ones? Here’s what to know before and during their first rides.

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Advice Bike Lanes

Bike Lanes


Be predictable

Be visible

Be confident


There’s the wrong way to ride a bike, and there’s the safe way. Making sure cars, pedestrians, and other cyclists are aware of and respect you when you’re cycling by following these tried and true rules.

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Training Tips


100 Miles


A century is one of the most significant and challenging experiences in cycling, yet it’s accessible to riders of all levels. Whether you’ve completed one in the past or are completely new to the concept, here’s a plan that will get you ready.

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Community Resources

Advice Community Resources

Bike Club Directory

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Advice Long Distance Riding

Rental Shops Directory