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About bikepeacenyc

Just another NYer who is happier when on a bike. Gezellig fietsen. Advocate for Liveable Complete Streets.

Push Off (with Poesies)

Time: September 11, 2014 afternoon Place: Madison Avenue. Upper East Side, NYC An stylishly dressed young woman patiently waits to cross the intersection She surmises her surroundings Pushes off when the timing is appropriate Gives herself a little extra oomph to … Continue reading

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Detroit and the Slow Roll (Part 2- The Ride)

My hunch proved to be correct, the guys with the cool bikes were headed to Slow Roll. As they crossed the intersection, a mother and daughter drafted into the flow.  The crew was from the Southwest side of Detroit. They … Continue reading

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Detroit and the Slow Roll (Part 1)

I love Detroit. It’s my hometown. Sort of. I grew up in an east side suburb of Detroit. Moved to NYC 25 years ago but Detroit has never left my heart. The city has been through some hard knocks for … Continue reading

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Relaxed Attitudes

Noticing a lot more relaxed and upright cycling in NYC this summer. A nice trend. Keep up the good work.

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Detroit on My Mind

For the second month in a row, Saks Fifth Avenue is featuring bicycles in their window displays. Last month was a tip of the hat to Father’s Day. This month, it’s an homage to summer travel. This month’s windows feature … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Let freedom ring. Pass along the love and teach someone you know how to ride a bicycle. Gently nudge them on as they find their independence. When you give kids safe space to ride, they own it. All our public … Continue reading

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Thanks Dad.

A slightly belated Father’s Day post. For all the Dads who taught their kids to ride a bicycle. Who carried them home when they were to tired to pedal anymore. Who knew the best kind of family SUV to get … Continue reading

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