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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.

Pandemic Pivot: Rethinking Bike Education, Events and Advocacy During COVID-19

The triumphant return of the TD Five Boro Bike Tour marks a major milestone in a year of unprecedented challenges and changes in the way New Yorkers think about mobility. As subway ridership fell, biking boomed with bike crossings across the East River bridges up as high as 30% during the peak months of the pandemic, according to New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT). Instead of the subway, suddenly people across the five boroughs flocked to bikes for weekly grocery runs or a daily dose of sanity. This influx of new cyclists brought with it a wide array of...

2021 TD Five Boro Bike Tour Date Announced [PRESS RELEASE]

With Broadway lighting up its marquees and concert venues opening their doors, the future of entertainment in New York City during its pandemic recovery has begun to take a more hopeful turn. The latest good news is the highly anticipated return of the nation’s largest annual charitable cycling event.

One Community x Bike New York: Bike Path

https://player.vimeo.com/video/416744507 We help our neighbors tap into their potential. In 2019, Bike New York partnered with One Community, a nonprofit dedicated to professional training and employment placement, to pilot an intensive, hands-on bike mechanic training program that helps formerly incarcerated New Yorkers continue down the path of rebuilding their lives through the power of stable employment. The program focuses on the particulars of repair and maintenance for Citi Bikes and prepares participants for a well-paying union job on Citi Bike’s mechanic team. Recycle-A-Bicycle provided 60 hours of instruction, as well as tools, materials, and support, to a cohort of students. Learn...