HEre at Bike New York, some of our favorite success stories are those that start at a class and end at the finish of one of our rides. In this Bike New Yorker spotlight, Jordi Frank takes us on her journey from siging up for her first Learn to ride class to the victory she experienced at the Twin Lights Ride... all within the span of a single year!
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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...
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.