While the freedom and joy of cycling is priceless, bikes themselves do come at a cost. In this feature from Recycle-A-Bicycle, DUMBO Shop Assistant Manager Susan Lindell breaks down the value of a refurbished ride.
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.
"My dream is to live in a better, healthier, and supportive world... I believe that cycling is one of the many innovative ways of implementing healthy living for people all over the world." Cycling has a superpower: it's capable of bringing folks of all backgrounds, ages, and walks of life together. Bike New York believes that barriers like discrimination, economic disparity, and inaccessibility should never keep New Yorkers from having agency in the way they get around–and that everyone should be able to experience the joy of seeing their city from behind the handlebars.
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.