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The bike New York guide

Your resource to help you bike New York, find bike shops, hit the best routes and know about cycling events in NYC

Photograph: Daniel S. Burnstein
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With a growing network of bike lanes and the ever-expanding Citi Bike program, Gotham is becoming ever more cycle-friendly. Here's what you need to know in order to bike New York, from the best shops for a new set of wheels and how to make use of New York's bike-share program.You can also get outdoors in New York or plan some weekend getaways and cycle to your heart's content.

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Where to bike New York

Things to do

Guide to the World Naked Bike Ride in NYC

Here’s everything you need to know about biking in your birthday suit during the World Naked Bike Ride

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The best cycling day trips from NYC

Get out of town on two wheels with these fun and beautiful destinations you can reach by bike from New York

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Shopping

The best shops for cheap bikes in NYC

Where to find the best cheap bikes in the city—they're the waist-friendly alternative to pricey cabs and MetroCards!

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Find a great bike shop in NYC

From high-end racers to cruisers, we’ve ranked the top bike shops in NYC that offer the best set of wheels for your buck

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Meet NYC’s urban biking Sherpa, who will solve all your cycling needs

Jimmy Phillips, founder of the Domestique, is taking New Yorkers and tourists to the city streets and beyond by bike

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Check out a map of all the Citi Bike stations in NYC

Use this handy map to find the most convenient locations in New York City to pick up and drop off a Citi Bike

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Blog

CitiBike rolls out new technology and improvements in time for biking season

'Tis the season for recreational biking, and Citi Bike is on it

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Bike paths and bike lanes for traffic-free cycle rides in New York

Try these protected bike paths and bike lanes in parks for a car-free route

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Time Out New York’s Citi Bike–for-dummies guide

Discover everything you need to know about the wildly popular NYC bike-share program in this handy resource

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Shopping

Cool rider! 12 must-have bike accessories

Cycle in style with this high-tech (and fashionable!) bike gear

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Bike New York routes

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Bike routes in NYC: The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Streetsblog editor-in-chief Ben Fried suggests a (relatively) traffic-free ride along the bike lanes by the East River

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Bike routes in NYC: The Queens cemetery belt

Bike NYC photographer Ed Glazar suggests a shutterbug’s tour of three Queens graveyards

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Bike NYC: Find four fantastic Citi Bike routes

We’ve mapped out rides—packed with awesome activities—that will each take you 30 minutes or less

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Bike New York with these great outer-borough routes

Take to the streets on two wheels with these beginner-friendly cycling itineraries

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See our bike New York photos

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World Naked Bike Ride 2013 in New York (NSFW)

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World Naked Bike Ride NYC 2011 (NSFW)

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Archive bike New York content

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Bike Month events in NYC

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See the new Citi Bike locations coming to Greenpoint and Williamsburg

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How to avoid a ticket during the rest of the bike crackdown

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An upstate bike ride with free craft beer

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