bikes

Cycle for Survival (credit: CBS 2)

Annual Cycle For Survival Raises Money For Rare Cancers

Thousands of people will be hopping on exercise bikes this weekend to raise money in the fight against rare cancers.

02/28/2014

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L.I. Legislator’s Stance On Bike Safety Sets Off Social Media Backlash

Barraga also advised against running in the street and suggested that runners and bikers go to the gym instead of using bike lanes where people are still at risk of getting hit by a car.

02/17/2014

An E-Bike in New York City (file / via Wikipedia)

Mayor Bloomberg Expected To Sign E-Bike Ban

The bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.

04/26/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces details of the Citi Bike program - New York, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Comptroller Liu Wants Helmet Mandate For Bike Sharing Program

New York City is set to start a new bike sharing program next month. But before it begins, City Comptroller John Liu wants to make sure riders are kept safe, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/25/2012

A woman locks up her bike on a Manhattan street on September 15, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

14th Annual Blessing Of The Bikes

More than 200 bicycles have been blessed with a sprinkling of holy water at New York City’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

05/05/2012

NJ Transit train (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Bike Riders Want NJ Transit To Pump The Brakes On Inconvenient Policy

Bike riders in the Garden State are up in arms over an NJ Transit policy that prevents them from carrying bikes onto trains at stations without elevated platforms.

02/26/2012

Alta Bicycle Share demo (credit: bikesharephiladelphia/Flickr)

Bike Share Program To Hit City Streets Next Summer

With the bike share program, DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan the city is reinventing the wheel by providing an affordable and 24-hour accessible transportation alternative.

09/14/2011

“I have news for you guys, it’s changing. We’re coming in and we’re taking over, but we’re friends.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At Tom’s Restaurant

“You can literally take the battery out and charge it in a café, while you eat your eggs.” – Nick and his electric bicycle

09/06/2011

NJ Lawmaker Backs Off Of Bicycle License Plate Idea

Under the bill proposed by Essex County Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker, riders or their parents would have to pay $10 a year to register their bikes with the state.

01/13/2011

Photo Credit: NY Bike Jumble

Fashion Free Shopping

Just be cause it happens to be Fashion Week, doesn’t mean there aren’t all sorts of sales out there.

09/09/2010

NYC Bike Riders/file (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

DOT Apologizes For Reporting False Bike Accident Info

A pedestrian safety advocate is outraged after New York City released inaccurate information about pedestrian injuries caused by bike riders.

08/27/2010

A Bicycle - File / Photo: Getty Images

No Bike Hooks For The New Haven Line

A plan to provide cyclists with access on New Haven Line trains has been put on hold.

08/19/2010