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It’s Bike to Work week, with the official Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17. This means more cyclists on the streets of New York City, which we love. And hopefully, after NYC Bike Share officially launches later this month, we’ll have even more people getting around the city more efficiently. After tweeting out some photos to promote the idea and perhaps encourage and inspire city guys to get on a bike, some followers posed a couple of important … Continue reading
It started with the Bedford Men’s Commuter Bike last year. It was a modern twist on the classic Dutch frame with a Sturmey Archer 2-speed kick shift hub, a leather dual coil saddle and exquisite ergonomic leather handle grips. And with those creamy tires and that wood box fastened to the rear carry rack, the Bedford was and remains a real head-turner. (It also happens to be my current ride, and it will only be taken from my cold dead … Continue reading
Be still my heart… Levi’s has launched a handsome collection of clothes specifically designed for men who commute on their bicycles. Trousers, 5-pocket jeans, jackets and a shirt, to be specific. It’s called the Commuter Collection. The trousers are reminiscent of fitted chinos, coming in black, cougar (like rust) and lichen green. They’re a twill made of 98% cotton and 2% elastane, giving a good amount of movement for cycling and good shape retention when off the bike. With the … Continue reading
It was a rite of passage as a kid growing up in the suburbs of Cleveland. The bike. The gateway to neighborhood freedom, which eventually gave way to the wider freedom enabled by the car. But those innocent days of youth spent on my simple bike were sweet.
Now, as a near middle-age man in New York City, the bicycle has become my favorite way to get around town. A little company here in Brooklyn has rekindled my affection for the simple bicycle: Brooklyn Cruiser. Continue reading