We’re 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. Looking to get back in bike shape? We also offer our home-grown training tips and health guidance from our official healthcare partner, NYU Langone. And if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask!
Equipment & Gear
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.
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.
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.
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.