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2018 Bicycle Goals

January 10, 2018 7:13 pm / Uncategorized / no comments

By Maria Boustead Happy New Year! WE hope that you rang in 2018 safely, warmly, and with lots of merriment. January is always a good time to reflect on the previous year and to set goals and intentions for the upcoming one. WE are reminiscing about all the fun rides and […]

 

Take Our Super-Short Survey!

December 10, 2017 7:17 pm / Uncategorized / no comments

WE had such a great 2017, full of rides, workshops, and making new friends. As this year comes to a close, WE’re starting to plan 2018 and would love your input. WE ask that you take our super-short survey to help us know what kinds of rides and events you’re looking […]

 

Taking Your Bike Out of Town

August 9, 2017 11:57 pm / Travel / no comments

By Maria Boustead Are you itching to ride your bike in a place outside the city but not sure how to do it? See below for bicycle restrictions on a few of our railroad lines, as well as popular bike paths to try. Remember to bring a patch kit and […]

 
Get Ready to Bike to Work this Spring!

Get Ready to Bike to Work this Spring!

April 10, 2017 1:31 am / News / no comments

By Joanna Giordano If you have the goal to start bike commuting, start planning now! Let’s say you can ride, but you want to step it up from occasional rider to commuter. This is a great goal! You will ride more, save money, and get the wind in your hair! […]

 

Woman’s History Month: Past and Present

April 10, 2017 1:21 am / Uncategorized / no comments

WE look forward to March for a few reasons: (hopefully) the weather starts warming, Daylight Savings starts, and it is Women’s History Month. Last year we celebrated with the Women’s History Scavenger Hunt which was a lot of fun. Did you miss it? Why not DIY this spring with friends […]

 

Reminding Ourselves of the Power of WE

April 10, 2017 1:14 am / Community Events, News / no comments

By Maria Boustead, Editor and Casey Ashenhurst, Director of WE Bike NYC WE Bike NYC aims to reflect the diversity of the cycling community in our city and considers inclusivity to be one of our founding values. WE Bike NYC is an all-volunteer nonprofit, non-partisan organization. Generally, WE’re in favor of getting […]

 

Bike Goals, Intentions, and Things to Try in 2017

January 9, 2017 3:33 am / Uncategorized / no comments

By Maria Boustead Happy New Year! Did you ring in the new year safely and joyfully and are you ready to make 2017 one of your best years ever? WE hope so! I doubt I’m the only one reflecting on 2016 and making resolutions for the year ahead, which got […]

 

Using Your Bike to Beat Holiday Stress

December 5, 2016 2:08 am / Uncategorized / no comments

By Maria Boustead Have you ever noticed that for a season of joy, December can be unusually stressful? So while you might feel like you’re too busy or too stressed to ride, WE encourage you to remember bicycling is actually an excellent way to deal with stress.  Here’s how to […]

 
How to Dress for Biking in Colder Weather

How to Dress for Biking in Colder Weather

November 3, 2016 3:04 am / Uncategorized / no comments

By: Maria Boustead The shorter days, the crispness in the air, the pumpkin spice everything…we all know what it means. Fall is here and winter is around the corner. Yes, the weather is getting cooler by the week but that doesn’t mean that your 2016 biking days are over. The […]

 

Biking with Kids in the Colder Months

October 9, 2016 8:44 pm / Moms on Wheels / no comments

By: Evonne Cho School has started, and predictably the days will get shorter and shorter while the weather cool offs. As hot weather riding has given way to cooler weather riding, many of us stop riding bikes day-to-day. But I’m here to tell and to encourage you that doesn’t need […]