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Tagged: BikeNewYork

A Gift Guide for Bike Enthusiasts

Whether your loved one is new to cycling or already tackling century rides, we curated a list of apparel, accessories, and gear they need to stay secure and feel great while riding. Wow them with the bike of a lifetime or make sure they’re safe with a simple bike bell and some lights. Whatever your budget, we have a few last-minute gift suggestions. The Novice Cyclist 1. Mirrycle Incredibell Original Bike Bell, $11.50 - Available at Recycle-A-Bicycle's shop in Clinton Hill. 2. Kryptonite Avenue F-70/Avenue R-35 Bike Light - Available at Mr. C's Cycles in Brooklyn and Joyride Bikes in...

Winter Cycling Tips: Keep your bike running smoothly all winter

Winter weather can be tough on bikes. There's more rain and sometimes snow and ice, which brings salt and slush. All this grit and grime can add up and be tough on the moving parts of a bike.     Here are some tips for keeping your bike running well and looking great: Your chain If you want to turn your chain into a solid piece of rusty, non-moving (and non-recoverable) metal, the best way to do that is ride it a few times in salty snow slush without cleaning or lubing it (I learned this the hard way a couple of...