The Commerce Bank Five Boro Bike Tour

The annual bike tour of the city, through all five boroughs: 42 miles with 30,000 cyclists.

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Commerce Bank to Cyclists: Your Money’s No Good Here

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From a tipster comes this story of what happens when a cyclist tries to conduct business using the "vehicles only" windows at the Commerce Bank branch on Prospect Park Southwest at Park Circle. I have been a customer for almost seven years now, and last week I came to deposit a large amount just as […]

NYPD Rule Would Wipe Out NYC’s Premier Bike Education Program

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A new fee imposed by NYPD could decimate free bike education programs that serve thousands of New Yorkers, and would jeopardize the education component of the city’s bike-share program. Bike New York, organizer of the Five Boro Bike Tour, holds hundreds of cycling classes each year. Classes designed to teach kids and adults to ride […]

Eyes on the Street: Five Borough Bike Tour

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What a big weekend for public cycling events. This Sunday, more than 30,000 cyclists enjoyed perfect weather for the 30th anniversary of the Five Borough Bike Tour, a 42-mile traffic free ride through the city including a jaunt along the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn. It is the largest recreational cycling event in America. Photo: diddlbiker/Flickr

DOT: NYC to Install Record Number of Protected Bike Lanes in 2015

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Think DOT’s bicycle program has lost its mojo? Transportation┬áCommissioner Polly Trottenberg begs to differ, and she made her case today at an event highlighting bike projects that are now in progress or have recently been completed. Last year, Bicycling Magazine named New York the best American city for biking, just nine months after Trottenberg took […]