Celebrities on Citi Bike: Macklemore and Kevin Bacon Edition

Bike lanes never looked cooler. Photo: ##https://twitter.com/macklemore/status/372094885215895552##@macklemore##

It’s not quite on the level of Beyonce riding a bike over the Brooklyn Bridge, but the list of celebrities taking Citi Bike for a spin continues to grow. This week, two boldface names have joined Seth Meyers, Louis C.K. and Leonardo DiCaprio, who has been spotted on a blue bike not once, but twice.

On Sunday, Kevin Bacon took his first bike-share ride in New York, capturing it with a short video and a plea for more stations uptown. Yesterday, rapper Macklemore took a video of his Citi Bike ride down Broadway in Midtown.

Who is the next celebrity to get their PR into gear by riding bike-share across town? Let us know who you’re waiting to see in the saddle in the comments.

  • Reader

    Fun fact: you’re never more than six trips away from riding the same bike Kevin Bacon rode on Sunday.

  • DaveK

    Good god! This is my first visit to streetsblog ..
    Please tell me you’re kidding in holding up celebrities on bikes as some sort of meter of cool- or worse- intelligence.
    Please reconsider this pathetic leveraging of media puppets!
    I mean really. pull your head out and into the sunshine again and perhaps write an article about all the interesting, intelligent and useful reasons to plug oneself into the wonderful Citibike system and support its growth

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