Blogger Tries to Put More Women on a Pedal (Actually, Two)

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Sports

PHOTO BY Dmitry Gudkov New York City resident Susi Wunsch runs the bicycling blog velojoy.com, where she writes about the latest biking news, features new bike accessories and shares her experiences as a cyclist in the city. We recently spoke with her about her site, practical tips for riding in the city and ways to get more women involved [&hellip
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Four Bike Adventures Just Outside New York City

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Summer Guide, Uncategorized

countryBiking Columbia County  Columbia County, located just two hours north of Manhattan, is easily accessible by car or train (Metro-North to Wassaic). Meandering country roads offer the cyclist breathtaking views of unsurpassed rural beauty. Several trails are available on the Columbia County Tourism website, but here’s one of the favorites: Copake Falls to Ancramdale, in the [&hellip
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Books on Bikes

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Bike Show, Books, Breaking News

HollywoodBike Bike Snob NYC, The Enlightened Cyclist Bike Snob NYC has long looked at the New York cycling scene through his own unique sense of humor and betterment. His new book deflates some of the traditional smugness associated with biking in the city and the joys and dangers of bike commuting in the city.   Your [&hellip
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Bike Share Starts July—You Ride It, City Stores It

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A workshop to prepare for the bike show program. PHOTO COURTESY OF DOT By Laura Shin Small groups of Upper West Side residents recently huddled around maps of their neighborhood and discussed where they believed would be the best locations for bike stations, hitting city streets this July with the launch of the NYC Bike Share program. “I think the bike share is wonderful and way overdue,” said [&hellip
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Asking the Bike Experts

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Phil-expertBike We asked a few of the vendors in this year’s New Amsterdam Bicycle Show all sorts of cycling questions—everything from tips on buying bikes and accessories to advice for the next mayor and suggestions to ease tensions with pedestrians. On the last one, someone advised, “Make contact, smile and say hello.” Phil Marmet Office/sales manager, [&hellip
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Upcoming New York City Bike Events

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Bike Expo NYC May 3-5  Pier 36—Basketball City, South & Montgomery Sts. bikenewyork.org Presented by Eastern Mountain Sports, this expo will have manufacturers including Shimano, Raleigh, Timbuk2, TrailRail and VIVA showcasing their stuff, as well as hands-on programming throughout the three-day event. Thinking about touring the country on your bike? Eastern Mountain Sports will be [&hellip
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The Show Fuels the NYC Bike Boom

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PaulSteele By Paul Steely White Welcome to the New Amsterdam Bike Show! Biking is booming in our great city. And as you and I know, this is something to celebrate.  Bicycling makes our streets, our neighborhoods and our city more enjoyable. Every year for the past five years, bicycling has enjoyed double-digit growth. From the continued [&hellip
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