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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.

Bike New York’s Ken Podziba Appointed Chairman of the League of American Bicyclists

A victory for bike educators and advocates: Bike New York's President/CEO Ken Podziba shares an exciting announcement in a letter to the organization's supporters. It’s an honor to have been appointed Chairman of the League of American Bicyclists. Over the next two years, I look forward to working closely with the board of directors and Bill Nesper, the League’s Executive Director, to champion initiatives that promote stronger cycling infrastructure and education from the local to the national scope. My introduction to the League came shortly after I began working with Bike New York, when I attended the National Bike Summit...

Ride Tip of the Month, November 2019: How to Dodge the Right Hook

Just like in boxing, a “right hook” crash can knock an unsuspecting cyclist out–with potentially deadly consequences. But when motorists and riders commit to practicing safe road-sharing practices and exercise special precautions at intersections and driveways, the risk of collisions drops dramatically. In this month's blog, Bike New York's Education Director Rich Conroy shares some useful pointers to help readers dodge the right hook.

Notes From the Road: Bicycle Touring With Sunnyside’s Youth Ride Crew

Bike touring is a worthy challenge even for riders with decades of road experience under their belts. For youth cyclists from Sunnyside Community Service Center's riding program, however, taking on a four-day trek across state lines was a natural next step toward cultivating a life packed with healthy, active adventure. Bike New York's Education Director, Rich Conroy, went along for the ride, capturing scenes, snaps, and memories from the road.