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Free Tickets for the NYC Century Bike Tour!!!!

This year in support of Transportation Alternatives’ Vision Zero, NYCeWheels will be giving out FREE TICKETS to the NY Century for Brompton riders!! For those who aren’t familiar, the NY Century is one of the oldest Transportation Alternatives events, created in 1990 to celebrate cycling and advocate for more bike lanes, greenways, and other infrastructure…

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Bike Lanes on the Upper East Side, Woo-Hoo!

Riding to work for the past few years on First Avenue has been quite an experience. At first, the absence of bike lanes forced me to ride with traffic the entire time. Feeling much like a rabbit being pursued by the hounds, my morning commute was a more effective adrenaline boost than even the strongest…

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Join The NYC Century Bike Tour!

The NYC Century Bike Tour is coming up this Sunday and it promises to be an amazing day. The ride is geared towards riders of all abilities and experience and offers routes of 15, 35, 55, 75, or 100 miles in length. Everyone will finish at the same time so you don’t have to worry…

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Bike To Work Day!

Okay, so we got excited for Bike Month, sponsored by our friends in Transportation Alternatives. We held a workshop for the Brompton folding bike, and encouraged our customers to participate in the folding bike race. We told a lot of people about Bike To Work Week, and how great a folding bike rides on the…

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Bike Month Launch Party

Bike Month 2010 is right around the corner, and we’re as excited as you are to kick off the season. If you haven’t stopped in with your folding bike or electric bike for a tune-up, be sure you get in before the season starts. There are too many fun events you don’t want to miss!…

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Fixing the Great Mistake of building cities around cars

Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives director and a NYCeWheels folding bike customer shows how Park Avenue was meant to be and use to be. TA’s summer streets program closes down Park avenue to automobile traffic for 3 Saturdays in August and makes it available for street life. Everyone loves it but yet everything goes back…

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