Keep on Begriming, It Suits You

Before Citibike, it was a rare occasion to spot men pedaling while dressed in a business a suit. More often than not, I would see them ‘dressed down’ or in cycling gear making their way to work. Often they’d be sporting backpacks to transport a change of clothes or whatever else they felt they needed.

We’re two months into Citibike being live in NYC. More and more people are giving those blue bikes a try- many for the first time. Virtually ‘overnight’, there’s been an explosion of men in suits on Citibikes. The message is spreading: you don’t need ‘special gear’ to ride a bike, just wear what you already own. No sweat involved. It’s easy.

Frankly, it’s just nice to see people dressed up rather than dressed down. Men of #bikeNYC…you’re looking good. Keep it up.

Dapper Begrimer Central Park

Central Park

After Work

West Side Greenway

The Push Off


Contrasts Madison Ave

Madison Ave


E 49th Street


50th Street and 6th Ave


Broadway and 57th

Car Bike

Broadway and 57th


48th and 7th

Well Suited Bike Path

Crossroads of the World


About bikepeacenyc

Just another NYer who is happier when on a bike. Gezellig fietsen. Advocate for Liveable Complete Streets.
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One Response to Keep on Begriming, It Suits You

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