Category Archives: safety

Cycling Protocol

  Colder weather is on the horizon here on the east coast.  The winds have made riding a bit more challenging many days.  I’m just starting to have to add some thicker layers to my ride, and very much enjoyed … Continue reading

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Important News: Trek Recall

Thanks to Bicycling Magazine for posting this:  http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml12/12024.html  If you own a Trek FX purchased between last May 2011 – September 2011, please click the link for essential information regarding a real hazard.      

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A Bag for all Bikes

Po Campo was one of the distinguished companies represented at the NY Javits Center International Gift Fair last month.  When owner/designer Maria tweeted she could use an extra hand in her booth, I was one of  several to respond.  Maria … Continue reading

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I Bike Polite – T.A.’s Bicycle Ambassador Badge

Transportation Alternatives is offering an assortment of “Bike Badges”.  I first learned of this through Julie’s (a cute bike commuter) blog,http://www.thejulieblog.com/search?updated-max=2011-07-11T00%3A06%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=5 I happily pledged my support for the three pillars of safe cycling:  I pledge my support for the three … Continue reading

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You Glow!

Spokes that glow in the dark? These reflective spoke additions were super easy to push on (and will be just as easy to take off) the spokes on my bike.  The package was reasonably priced, about $5 if I recall … 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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More Bike Lines for NYC – news from WNYC

http://www.wnyc.org/articles/wnyc-news/2011/mar/09/city-transportation-commissioner-offers-full-throated-support-large-scale-urban-bike-networks/

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