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Bicycle Tours Of Brooklyn

Temperatures are predicted to be in the 80s through the Fourth of July, but with partly cloudy skies and daily breezes, this could be...

Meet The 25-Year-Old Cyclist Working To Make Brooklyn’s Streets Safer

In what will turn out to be the final days of the Cobble Hill tavern Buschenschank, at a table pushed up against an open...

They’re Literally Giving Away Bike Helmets In Fort Greene Park

Want a free bike helmet? Keep reading. The Department of Transportation and Citibike are teaming up to literally give away bike helmets from 12pm to...

DOT To Hold Community Workshops After Withdrawal Of Clinton Ave Bike...

Amidst significant community opposition, Department of Transportation (DOT) officials announced the proposed Clinton Avenue bike lane has been scrapped, and the DOT will actively seek community opinion...

Young Artist Killed By Truck While Cycling To Work

Police identify victim of deadly #Brooklyn bicycle crash as 27 y/o Leah Sylvaine. @CBSNewYork pic.twitter.com/e4HpDJGYFz — ilana gold (@ilanagoldTV) June 7, 2016 A 27-year-old cyclist who...

Town Hall Erupts Over Bike Lane; “Back To The Drawing Board”

"You want to keep going?" asked the exasperated Department of Transit official advocating the Clinton Avenue bike lane. "NO!" shouted the crowd in near-unison. The DOT presented...

Weekend Events Roundup: Play… with words, at the library, with fire,...

WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings. Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or by...

Witness Disputes NYPD Claim Slain Bicyclist Was Riding Against Traffic

A witness has cast doubt on the NYPD's claim that a bicyclist killed earlier this month was riding against traffic. Lauren Davis, 34, was riding her...

Meet Sam Polcer, Local Photographer, Bicyclist, And Author

During your next trip to neighborhood wine shop Gnarly Vines (350 Myrtle Avenue), you may notice the photographs adorning the walls, showing Japanese bicyclists...

Watch Out For The Stream Of Bikers Coming To Our Area...

Sunday morning drivers and pedestrians, be aware that there will be a stream of bicyclists -- including children -- riding in our area as part...

Pushback In City Council Over Treyger’s Biking And Texting Legislation

The City Council took up Councilman Mark Treyger's controversial biking and texting bill this week, which seeks to fine cyclists caught using mobile devices while riding. Biking...

Plumb Beach Bike Path Repairs Are Complete!

It only took the city more than five years to slap down a mere 450 feet of asphalt, but the obliterated bike path running between...

Should Biking & Texting Be Illegal? Some Bike Advocates Say “No”...

Last month, Councilman Mark Treyger proposed a comprehensive bike safety legislation package to help minimize bike casualties, winning support from the City Council’s Transportation Committee, the mayor,...

Brooklyn News Roundup

After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some...

State Senator Savino Tells Cyclists “Find A F*cking Bike Lane And...

State Senator Diane Savino fumed on Facebook about cyclists, telling her followers that she drives through her district shouting at the two-wheeled menaces to...