Kids Take Citi Bike for a Stationary Spin


Kids love bikes and shiny new things, so it’s not a huge surprise that this group of middle-schoolers would flock to the bike-share station at East 11th Street near First Avenue. You have to be 16 to join Citi Bike, but what we see in the video, posted by EV Grieve, are a lot of potential future members. What kid wouldn’t prefer a bike ride to the crosstown bus?

Really though, these guys are just acting on what a lot of New Yorkers are thinking right now.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

LeBron and Friends Reclaim Miami’s Streets in New Ad

|
Looks like the new LeBron James Nike ad that debuted during “Sunday Night Football” last night was at least in part the star’s idea. The spot portrays the two-time NBA champion performing his off-season workout regimen, accompanied by hundreds of kids and adults on bikes as he rides through Miami. Bystanders watch or join in […]

Why Emily Rides

|
Emily lives in the East Village and commutes to Midtown. She was riding to work for the first time. Before becoming a Citi Bike member, she never rode a bike in New York. How do you commute to work when you’re not riding? “Usually I take the subway into work or I walk. I usually […]