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Transportation Alternatives

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

July 30, 2014

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!

October 1, 2010

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!

September 10, 2010

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!

May 20, 2010

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

April 30, 2010

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

March 10, 2010

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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Transportation Alternatives: Reclaim!

February 16, 2010

The new issue of Reclaim Magazine has arrived by our favorite cycling advocacy group, Transportation Alternatives. In this issue, you can read about different programs, people, and plans to make NYC more fun and safer. NYCeWheels is a proud sponsor of Transportation Alternatives and the Century Bike ride.

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Paul Steely White, making New York City better for biking

December 11, 2009

At the Biking Rules PSA Film Festival, Daniel Leeb premiered a video of T.A.’s Executive Director Paul Steely White talking about what it takes to make New York City better for biking, walking and public transit. We thought you might enjoy watching it while considering whether to take advantage of our very special year-end dollar-for-dollar [...]

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Protected Bike Lanes in the Upper East Side?

October 17, 2009

As a commuter in Manhattan, the dangerous roadways of 1st and 2nd Avenue don’t accomodate cyclists very well. Very often, I am suprised I wasn’t killed on my way to work. Between buses, trucks, and taxis, a commute on the east side is stressful and risky. Luckily, our friends in Transportation Alternatives are collecting letters [...]

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NYC Century Bike Tour

August 25, 2009

It’s the last week to register for the NYC Century Bike Tour sponsored by Transportation Alternatives! Taking place on Sunday, September 13th, this all-day event is for all cyclists, from first-time riders to time-trial racers. Pick one of five routes: 15 miles, 35 miles, 55 miles, 75 miles, or 100 miles. Every route begins in [...]

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