This month we’re taking a break from individual profiles with a salute to the hardy two-wheelers who squeeze the most daylight out of their workweek and counter the battery of holiday sweets by commuting on two wheels.
Now that she has one Tour, one Expo, and one Regional Ride under her belt, we thought it was high time to check in on Bike New York's new(ish) Director of Events, Jena McLaughlin, and get her to talk about what makes the upcoming Twin Lights Ride (9/25) such a special event. Here's what she had to say.
Astoria resident Rumana Chowdhury took up cycling as a way to stay active without putting unnecessary strain on her joints. After completing all five core Bike New York education classes, she was the first person to receive a new bike through our Earn A Bike program, which is made possible by the generosity of our partners Bloomberg L.P. and the New York Mets. Big congrats, Rumana! We'll see you in the bike lane!