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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 Maintenance Tips: How Often Should You Lube Your Bike Chain?

If your bike chain is showing rust or squeaks while you ride, it's definitely time to lube your chain. The good news is it's an easy bike maintenance job, but how often should one do it? Well... it depends!

Bike Maintenance Tips: How to Tell When Your Bike Needs a Tune-Up

Whether you're dusting off your bike after a hiatus or you've been riding hard throughout the winter, it's a good idea to bring it to your local bike shop for a spring tune-up (the experts at Recycle-A-Bicycle in Clinton Hill will be happy to help you out!). Think of these visits as preventative maintenance, just like your annual health check-ups! Regular tune-ups once or twice a year can help your bike and its components last longer and catch minor issues before they become more significant problems.

#TourTips for TD Five Boro Bike Tour First-Timers

    The 2022 TD Five Boro Bike Tour is around the corner; who else is giddy with excitement? ! In preparation for Sunday, May 1, we compiled a list of tips and advice from our many TD Five Boro Bike Tour Enthusiasts so that you can make the most out of a glorious day of cycling.