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New Brompton S-Bag Design

July 30, 2011

Hey there, Brompton folding bike fans! Peter’s on vacation this week, and since it’s been quite some time since I chimed in on the blog, I figured I’d give my two cents on something I recently picked up for my personal Brompton S2L folding bike – the new S-Bag. Brompton Bags: Convenient Storage Any city […]

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Brompton US Race Preparation

March 18, 2011

Tomorrow is the big day – the Brompton US Championship race, taking place at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Peter and I will be representing NYCeWheels (Bert is opting to stay and man the shop this year), so if you see any tall, bearded guys with helmet cams, come and say hello!   To get ready […]

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Dahon Speed Pro TT: A Spring Solution

March 16, 2011

If you’ve been surfing the NYCeWheels website lately, you’ve probably seen a lot of news about Dahon’s latest line of Vector folding bikes. We’ve been super excited about these new high-performance bikes, and we’ve been lucky enough to be able to test ride the Vector X20 and the Vector X27h. Naturally, we started getting calls […]

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Scariest bike shop guys? We hope not.

March 1, 2011

After reading one of Peter’s old posts about winter riding, and how most bikers look like terrorists when they’re decked out in headgear and wind protection, I thought it might be funny to vote on the scariest looking NYCeWheels employee. Since we all made a pact early in the winter to keep riding through the […]

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Electric Bromptons Take New York City by Storm!

February 21, 2011

Even though it’s the middle of winter, we’ve been busy with our new Electric Brompton Folding Bike Conversion. More and more people want to install an electric motor on the compact English folding bike. Because the bike is so versatile, we’ve developed a few different battery options that install in front bags, under the seat, […]

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Brompton U.S. Championship Race Date Set!

February 11, 2011

I know you’ve all been waiting for this – The Brompton U.S. Championship Race! Taking place in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 19th, the BUSC is part of the Philly Phlyer Collegiate Weekend Race. Now, unlike your standard bicycle race, the Brompton folding bike race has a few unique rules that sets it apart from the […]

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Ride A Brompton Folding Bike in the 5 Boro Bike Tour!

February 9, 2011

If you’re a New York City resident, you’re almost certainly aware of the annual 5 Boro Bike Tour. A leisurely cruise through the sights and sounds of the Big Apple, the 5 Boro Bike Tour has an attendance of over 30,000 people this year. Unfortunately, if you haven’t had a chance to buy your ticket, […]

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Kick Scooter Across the USA – The Aftermath

February 5, 2011

Remember Mike Avagianos? He was going to ride a Xootr MG kick scooter from Boston, MA to Austin, TX in July 2010? Well we checked in on him recently and it looks like he made it – with style. There are some great journal entries on his website Mike Versus… as well as in his […]

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Tom Brady Rides his Xootr Scooter Around Boston

February 4, 2011

February 4th: It’s been snowing for something like 30 days straight. I don’t even remember what the sidewalk looks like. Rather than enjoying some scenic mornings on my bike, I am shoveling myself out of my apartment daily and trudging to the train. New York is not a fun place these days. I guess it […]

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New Dahon Folding Bikes for 2011!

January 29, 2011

Even with all this snow surrounding our shop, UPS still managed to make it to NYCeWheels yesterday to deliver some of the new 2011 Dahon Folding Bikes. Every year, Dahon updates their inventory, releasing new bikes and modifying their existing models. This year, they’re releasing the Vector series of racing bikes, some new Midtown Mini […]

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