Course: How to Fix a Flat

Learn to change a flat tire and feel confident on the road. This hands-on class will help you learn how to change your tube and what tools to carry. (Hint: a spare tube or patch kit, tire levers, and a pump.)

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Unusable, forgotten bikes are mainstays of the NYC streetscape, hogging bike parking for months and even years before they meet the Department of Sanitation’s standards for removal. DSNY has proposed a rule change to loosen its criteria, but advocates say it doesn’t go far enough to solve the city’s abandoned bike problem. Reports of abandoned bikes have increased 43 percent this year compared to 2015, […]

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The city’s process for removing abandoned bikes from public property is broken, advocates say, but a bill proposed by Council Member Brad Lander to deal with the problem needs some adjustments in order to be effective. Abandoned bikes on the sidewalk are an eyesore and make it harder for people using their bikes to find an open spot […]