Riding a bike is associated with all kinds of benefits for young people—improved fitness, confidence, concentration and academic performance, and an increased sense of independence, to name a few. That's why we're working together with the with NYC Department of Education the NYC Department of Transportation to deliver our bike education programs to even more NYC youth by making bicycling part of the regular NYC school day.
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.
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.
"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.