Category Archives: begrimed

Tipping Points- Look for it in the Little Things

Sometimes when you’re looking for signs of progress towards a healthy cycling ‘culture’, it’s the little things that indicate we’re on the right track. In places where cycling for transportation is as normal as getting out of bed in the … Continue reading

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Just Visiting

Remember when naysayers were freaking out about tourists using Citibike? Tourists on bicycles in NYC weren’t a problem before and it’s not a problem now. Bicycles are the best way to get from A to B, whether you live here … Continue reading

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Hot Times, Summer in the City

No matter how you look at it, NYC is always cooler when you’re on a bicycle. Even in a heat wave, it’s still the best way to get from A to B. Join us, you might like it. Sincere. Happy. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Long Road of Advocacy

Bicycles have always been a part of my life since the day I first learned to ride. As a kid, they offered my first taste of independence. It’s an independence that’s served me well for four decades now.  In 1989 … Continue reading

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We Are All Royalty

Even though things are getting better in NYC, people on bicycles are still second class citizens when it comes to transportation choices – regardless of what certain NIMBYs might say. Then along comes something that reminds me precisely why I … Continue reading

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June’s Summer Breeze

Just a few of the ladies of #BikeNYC. Always chic. Always fabulous.

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