Category Archives: dutch bicycles

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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Sometimes a Bicycle is More Than Just a Bicycle

Headed up the Harlem Valley Rail Trail this weekend, I came across a family riding bikes together. When the weather is nice, this isn’t uncommon. More than the social aspect of riding together, what caught my eye was that one … 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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Sartorial #bikeNYC – The Men

Attitudes towards bicycles as transport in NYC are shifting . It’s been subtly and slowly changing from a ‘sport & sweat” perspective to the normal idea of ‘just people on bikes’. Since Citibike has launched, it’s becoming even more prevalent- … Continue reading

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I’ve Gone Dutch

Social media can be a total waste of time. It can also be a great connector. The #bikenyc community is a great example of making connections in real life via the virtual world. Those who know me, know I only … Continue reading

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The New Normal

 CitibikeNYC launches on Monday with 6000 bikes. Last I heard, more than 14,000 New Yorkers had already signed up for annual memberships. Soon, no one will blink an eye.  Just add more infrastructure and watch BikeNYC bloom. People on bicycles will … Continue reading

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