Faster than walking, cheaper than a taxi, and more fun than the subway. This is the only way to see the real New York. Traverse the city streets in style.
Looking at the Franklin and Willowbut not quite sure how the models compare? With the Willow featuring our Swept-Back Handlebars. This means a much more upright European-style riding position think sitting in a chair that is well suited for leisurely riding.
We offer a wide variety of new and used bikes to help get you around the city safely, efficiently, and in style. Apart from our selection of bikes and accessories we offer a full range of service ranging from flat fixes, to full overhauls of your bike to get you ready for the new season. I recently moved around the corner from this place and a friend had good experience with them, so I popped in when I had a flat last week.
By Melissa Cronin. Biking is fun, efficient, environmentally friendly, and will get you streamlined for spring break, too. Not only is it a non-profit that sells refurbished bikes and supports youth empowerment initiatives, they also offer volunteer nights where you can learn basic bike mechanics for free.
Log in via Facebook to save your favorites so you can see them anytime, from anywhere. Looking for a vintage bike so you can ride around town, Pee-Wee Herman—style? Pop into this lively, upbeat shop, which is stocked from floor to ceiling with amazing two-wheelers, ranging from three-speed Gazelles to speed Schwinns.
Stop by and check out our huge selection of. Saturdays only, in the courtyard behind the shop. Spring is here!
On the occasion of the Red Hook Criterium this weekend, the Rapha Cycle Club here in Lower Manhattan is pleased to present Gangs of New Yorkan exhibition of exquisitely preserved vintage bicycles from the collection of Edward Albert. What do these bicycles, mostly from the interwar period, have to do with an unsanctioned nighttime race in a Brooklyn shipping terminal? As Albert notes in this brief history of his personal story and the bicycles currently on view at the Cycle Club, all bicycles in New York were fixed-gears until the middle of the last century, when derailleurs finally caught on in the States.
Nichols knows his bikes. His studio cuts out the middleman and gives people a more personal experience when it comes to choosing the perfect bike for them. Most of the bikes turned into commuters are from out of state, but Nichols works with clients who have custom orders or are looking to trade in their old bike for something new.
Cycling in Syracuse, New Yorkhas been common on the roads and paths for recreationcommutingand as a sport since the latter part of the 19th century. During the s bicycling was a new mode of transportation and a popular sport, however, overall bicycle usage declined with the advent of the automobile in the early 20th century. By mid-century, the bicycle was considered a child's toy.