The Playlist: The ultimate music for biking NYC

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By George Denison Cycling through the five boroughs is like being followed around by an amazing orchestra with a huge horn section. The noise from some intersections could knock you down. But a weekday breeze through the park can give you the closest thing to silence in this city. After riding a while, you’d be [&hellip
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Your Brain on Bicycling

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What happens upstairs to make the wheels go round? By Bob Nelson, P.T. If you read any of the thousands books and articles about cycling technique, what you read about is body position, biomechanical efficiency, aerodynamic resistance and muscle activation, among other imponderables.  Nobody talks about how the brain controls movement.  But the brain is [&hellip
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8 Million Stories: When a man loves a bike

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By Adam Garrett-Clark You don’t know me, and you don’t know my bike, but the story of my bike and me is too beautiful not to be told. It’s a story of defying expert advice, of loyalty to inanimate steel and of creating my own personal mythology. It was probably once blood was drawn and [&hellip
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BIKELANDIA! Event Schedule

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SPONSORED BY BICYCLING MAGAZINE(Please note: Amazing bicycles, accessories and raffle prizes will be given away by our exhibitors and sponsors in between speakers and panels. Be sure to sign up at participating booths and check in for the results) SATURDAY, APRIL 28 Emcee: Allen Houston, executive editor of NYPress.com and the Manhattan Media Newspaper Group [&hellip
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The Ultimate Guide to Biking NYC in 2012

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ampic It’s almost impossible to cover everything happening in the transformation of New York into a premier world biking center right now. From the new Bike Share program to the latest cycling trends to stories of iconic personalities changing the face of bike riding in New York City, like Susie Wunch and David Trimble, this issue [&hellip
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Overhauled with Care

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overhaul8 The behind-the-scenes process of refurbishing a bicycle at Recycle-A-Bike Photos & Text by Veronica Hoglund As the weather continues to get warmer, there is no question that most of us will be spending our free time outdoors soon. With that in mind, now might be the perfect time to invest in the bicycle you know [&hellip
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For the Love of Cycling and Riders

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A SIG Graduation ride 2011 at Bear Mountain Park.  PHOTO BY BOW COBIN New York Cycle Club’s program leads to better skills and marriage  By Grace Lichtenstein The most significant contribution made by the 75-year-old New York Cycle Club (NYCC) to local bike riding and to thousands of riders is our annual spring series, called the SIGs. Each one consists of a series of weekly progressive training rides [&hellip
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