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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.

Celebrating the End of the Bike to School Year

What better way to celebrate the upcoming last day of school than with a group ride? Two Fridays ago, our Bike to School program did just that. Starting with a Vision Zero helmet giveaway from NYC Department of Transportation at the NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies in Chelsea, students put the bicycle skills and knowledge they learned throughout the program into practice, which for many included riding bikes they built themselves.

Casting Call!

Bike New York is looking to cast an energetic and engaging New Yorker to be the host of our new bike education video for youth. If you are a New Yorker between the ages of 18-35 with acting or comedy experience, please complete this form to express your interest in the role. If you are selected as a candidate, you’ll be contacted and invited to audition. Auditions will take place in July 2018. Filming will take place over 2-3 days in August, with an additional 1-2 days for rehearsals. You don’t need to ride a bicycle or be a cyclist to take...

Bike Maintenance 101 with Recycle-A-Bicycle’s David Heslop

It’s all fun and games until someone gets a flat. Nothing takes the joy out of a ride faster than an unexpected mechanical malfunction. But many common problems are easier to fix than you might think. Knowing the basics of bike maintenance lets you pedal with confidence, no matter what surprises the road may have in store.