Cycling Trends in the City 2016  Report

Cycling Trends in the City 2016 Report

NYC.gov recently released an update on cycling trends in the city. download the full NYC Cycling trends reports Introduction Over the past two decades, New […]

Summer Streets 2016

Summer Streets 2016

On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and […]

May is Bike Month 2016

May is Bike Month 2016

May is Bike Month and that means there are a variety of bicycling events around NYC. Here are a few notable ones: Five Boro Bike […]

New Logo and Look

New Logo and Look

NYCBikeMaps.com just got a redesign and new logo. Couple of notable updates: more full screen maps for larger screens Mobile usability updates updates to maps, […]

NYC.gov Bike Map Archive

NYC.gov Bike Map Archive

A collection of the Official NYC Bike Map PDFs dating from 1997. 2016 2016 NYC Cycling Map (PDF) 2015 2015 NYC Cycling Map (PDF) 2014 […]

Citi Bike Expanding in August 2015

Citi Bike Expanding in August 2015

Citi Bike is adding 139 new stations starting in August 2015, which is the first expansion since the program launched in 2013. Expansion areas include […]

Summer Streets 2015

Summer Streets 2015

On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and […]

Tour de Brooklyn 2015:  Sunday June 7th

Tour de Brooklyn 2015: Sunday June 7th

About the Tour de Brooklyn The 2015 Tour de Brooklyn, presented by Jamis, will start in beautiful Erie Basin Park, alongside Ikea Red Hook. The […]

Bike MS 2015 NYC – Sunday October 4

Bike MS 2015 NYC – Sunday October 4

Bike MS New York City offers a traffic-free 30 mile route circling Manhattan or a traffic-free ride through the Holland Tunnel to experience the 55 […]

May is Bike Month: 2015

May is Bike Month: 2015

May is Bike Moth and there are a ton of great events going on this month. Here are a few notable http://bikenyc.org/events from BikeNYC.org: Bike […]

Summer Streets 2014

Summer Streets 2014

On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and […]

NYC Bike Network Growth Over 120 Years

NYC Bike Network Growth Over 120 Years

via Streetsblog: Prepare to be mesmerized. Betsy Emmons has mapped the history of New York City’s bike network using the platform MapStory, where she’s currently […]

Las Bicicletas: Public bike Art Exhibit

Las Bicicletas: Public bike Art Exhibit

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and NYC Parks are pleased to present Gilberto Aceves Navarro’s LAS BICICLETAS in various New York locations. […]

Video:  2014 5 Boro Bike Tour

Video: 2014 5 Boro Bike Tour

Short video of the 2014 Five Boro Bike Tour making its way up 6th Avenue towards Central Park. Also, looks like there was some Mario […]

Tour de Staten Island 2014 – Sunday April 13th

Tour de Staten Island 2014 – Sunday April 13th

The Tour de Staten Island is a fun-filled ride through the neighborhoods of New York’s greenest borough. The tour offers two route lengths of 25 miles and 40 miles, both with an additional five mile route option in still-closed-to-the-public Freshkills Park!

New York Bicycle Racing

New York Bicycle Racing

New York City and the surrounding area hosts numerous bicycle races, including regular races in Central Park (vdieo below) and Prospect Park.   Over the […]

Citi Bike 2013 Summary

Citi Bike 2013 Summary

A round up of Citi Bike stats from 2013 6,122,207     Trips Taken 11,521,594     Miles Traveled $13,119,138 Sales of Memberships & Passes* *estimate and […]

Summer Streets 2013

Summer Streets 2013

On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and […]

New Look for NYC Bike Maps

New Look for NYC Bike Maps

The nycbikemaps.com website received the largest update in more than three years. The changes to the look and feel of the site should be obvious […]

Gran Fondo New York 2013

Gran Fondo New York 2013

The Gran Fondo New York offers riders a challenging route with 100+ miles and 8,000 feet of climbing, including a climb up Bear Mountain. The […]

Five Boro Bike Tour 2013

Five Boro Bike Tour 2013

For info on the 2014 Five Boro Bike Tour The 2013 Five Boro Bike Tour is this Sunday, May 5th. New York’s Five Boro Bike […]

Hurricane Sandy Update

Hurricane Sandy Update

Please exercise caution when bicycling after Hurricane Sandy, as damage to the City’s bicycling infrastructure is still being assessed. The Coney Island and Rockaway Boardwalks […]

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 6th, 2012

New York’s Five Boro Bike Tour is the largest recreational cycling event in the United States. Every year on the first Sunday of May, over 30,000 riders participate in the 40 mile ride around New York City. The route, closed to automobile traffic, takes riders through all five boroughs of New York City, across five major bridges, and finally across New York Harbor on the Staten Island Ferry.

New Amsterdam Bicycle Show 2011

New Amsterdam Bicycle Show 2011

The New Amsterdam Bicycle Show was held April 30th and featured a variety of New York bike shops and bike makers, amongst other loosely bike […]

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 1st, 2011

New York’s Five Boro Bike Tour is the largest recreational cycling event in the United States. Every year on the first Sunday of May, over 30,000 riders participate in the 42 mile ride around New York City. The route, closed to automobile traffic, takes riders through all five boroughs of New York City, across five major bridges, and finally across New York Harbor on the Staten Island Ferry.

2010 Summer Streets

2010 Summer Streets

For the next three Saturdays in August, New York City will have a 6.9 mile car-free path leading from the Brooklyn Bridge in Lower Manhattan […]

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

New York’s Five Boro Bike Tour is the largest recreational cycling event in the United States. Every year on the first Sunday of May, over 30,000 riders participate in the 42 mile ride around New York City. The route, closed to automobile traffic, takes riders through all five boroughs of New York City, across five major bridges, and finally across New York Harbor on the Staten Island Ferry.

Tour de Brooklyn: Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Tour de Brooklyn: Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Mark your calendars the Tour de Brooklyn is happening June 6th, 2010. This year’s tour is very exciting 23-mile ride. The tour kicks off at 9am from Coney Island and rolls through Sunset Park for an exclusive bicycle tour through Green-wood Cemetery!

2010 New York Bike Racing

2010 New York Bike Racing

The 2010 New York City bicycle racing season starts this weekend in Central Park.   Over the coming weeks and months, both Central Park and […]

Walkway Over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson

75 miles North of NYC (as the bike rides), cyclists and pedestrians now have their own Hudson River crossing. The Walkway Over the Hudson is […]

Video: Kissena Velodrome Bike Ride

Video: Kissena Velodrome Bike Ride

Had the opportunity to ride a few laps at the Kissena Velodrome in Queens. Video shows five laps around the track at 4 times the […]

Video:  Ride on the Grand Street Bike Lane

Video: Ride on the Grand Street Bike Lane

Video of a bike ride along the Grand Street bike lane from Thompson St to Chrystie St on my way to the Manhattan Bridge. This bike lane has been rather controversial

Video: Bike Ride Down Broadway

Video: Bike Ride Down Broadway

Bicycle ride down Broadway in New York City from Columbus Circle at 59th Street to Herald Square at 33rd Street. Video playback is twice the […]

2009 Car-Free Summer Streets

2009 Car-Free Summer Streets

Summer Streets are coming back in August… For three Saturdays in August, New York City will have a 6.9 mile car-free path leading from the […]

Bicycle Access Bill and Office Buildings

Bicycle Access Bill and Office Buildings

The New York City Council passed the Bicycle Access Bill* providing a framework for negotiating bicycle access and storage in office building.   The bill, […]

Queens Around the World Bike Map

Queens Around the World Bike Map

The NYC Department of City Planning’s newest bike map provides a meandering bike route through eighteen miles of Queens streets and greenways. Queens is the […]

2009 Tour de Queens:  July 12th 2009

2009 Tour de Queens: July 12th 2009

Mark your calendars the Tour de Queens is happening July 12th 2009. Registration opens May 26, 2009 The Tour de Queens is a leisurely paced […]

2009 Tour de Brooklyn:  Sunday June 7

2009 Tour de Brooklyn: Sunday June 7

Mark your calendars the Tour de Brooklyn is happening June 7th, 2009. Registration is open now The Tour de Brooklyn is a leisurely paced, 18-mile […]

2009 Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday May 3rd

2009 Five Boro Bike Tour: Sunday May 3rd

The Five Boro Bike Tour, the largest recreational cycling event in the United States, is scheduled for Sunday, May 3rd 2009. Every year on the first Sunday of May, over 30,000 riders participate in the 42 mile ride around New York City.

Grand Street Protected Bicycle Path

Grand Street Protected Bicycle Path

Streets Blog has confirmed that the existing Grand Street bike lane between Varick and Chrystie is being replaced with a protected bicycle path.   The bike […]

Your Favorite Bike Blogs

Your Favorite Bike Blogs

A few of our favorite blogs on bikes and/or bicycling in New York City…
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Summer Streets Photo Gallery

Summer Streets Photo Gallery

Photos taken during the Summer Streets events. Three Saturdays in August, New York City had a 6.9 mile car-free path leading from the Brooklyn Bridge […]

New York Bike Share Project 2008

New York Bike Share Project 2008

July 10–14: Free Bikes The NYC DOT continues to impress announcing that it will experiment with a bike share program to “create a network of […]

Bike the New York City Waterfalls

Bike the New York City Waterfalls

New York City will be home to four man-made waterfalls in the East River and New York Harbor thanks to artist Olaf Eliasson’s “New York […]

Ride the City:  Bicycle Routing for NYC

Ride the City: Bicycle Routing for NYC

Ride the City is a new NYC bike routing site that allows you to enter two addresses and it will provide the best route to take by bicycle. Kind of like if NYC Bike Maps merged with Mapquest. Check it out at www.RideTheCity.com

2008 Five Boro Bike Tour Photos

2008 Five Boro Bike Tour Photos

Photos from the 2008 New York City Five Boro Bike Tour:
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