Category Archives: cycle chic

Bicycling in Broadway Bike Lines, NYC

Introductions were made, and hands were shook, as many New York bicyclists met each other for the first time  Thurdsay evening, ready to ride and participate in the Short Skirt Celebration Ride, organized by Mikael http://www.copenhagencyclechic.com/2011/06/short-skirts-on-bicycles-protest-in-new.html   and spearheaded by Liz Patek … Continue reading

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Oh, It’s a Beautiful Day for a Bike Ride

New Yorkers woke up to an outstanding day of low humidity, blue skies, and sunshine!  In other words a PERFECT day to enjoy cycling!  I’m very much looking forward to this evening’s “Short Skirt Celebration Ride/Love the Broadway Bike Lane”. … Continue reading

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“SKIRTGATE”

Many cyclists are aware of the alleged chastising of Jasmijn Rijcken, the Dutch marketing director for VANMOOF, an urban bicycle company.  When Jasmijn was in NYC for the NewAmsterdam Bike Show, off her bike, consulting a map – she told … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon Coffee and Cream and Other Thoughts

This week’s oppressive heat and obligations kept me away from any bicycle riding, today’s cooler temperatures and low humidity were lovely.  Though I’m experiencing a cooler climate in my neighborhood, unfortunately issues between cyclists and law enforcement continue to heat … Continue reading

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Chic Style has no Age Limits

SILVER STYLE:  This woman was riding in the opposite direction than I was in the bike lane. Even from a distance, I  noticed her shades, eggplant and green  scarf, silver hair blowing gracefully in the breeze and thought that she … Continue reading

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Chic Brooklyn Cyclers in Prospect Park

After meandering through the Bike Jumble along the JJ Byrne playground in Brooklyn, we headed onward for a stroll around Prospect Park.  This Brooklyn Treasure has a carousel, a lake, is still considered a forest area, an extensive bike path, … Continue reading

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Bike Jumble, and A Geranium Grows In Brooklyn

Despite the grey skies, and the meteorologists’ forecasts of rain, folks with retro bikes, gears, and clothing to sell were present along with those looking for  bike related bargains.  This Bike Jumble is a biannual event, and it was held … Continue reading

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