Weekly Cycling Roundup, 1/18/16

NYC Cyclist

A cyclist riding in a bicycle lane in New York. Daniel Acker / Bloomberg

5 Things You Need To Know This Week.

  1. Along with the increase in popularity of fatbikes, also comes the increase in theft.
  2. Thieves are not only stealing fatbikes, they also made off with a haul of bikes intended for charity.
  3. Commuting to work is a reality for many cyclists, actually commuting on the mean streets of NYC may not be as daunting as one would think.
  4. The First Lady, yes the FLOTUS, luvs to cycle too!
  5. An awesome initiative, a local collective do-it-yourself bicycle repair shop.


GAMEDAY METRIC TOUR UPDATE:  Morgantown’s tour is scheduled for 9/10/16 and Charlottesville’s tour is 9/24/2016.

Fotosearch_x26159556MirrorWeekly Playlist.  Can’t have a playlist published on Martin Luther King’s holiday without including “Happy Birthday” by Stevie Wonder, the MLK national holiday theme song.   Rest of the playlist keeps with the “love, peace and unity” theme of the holiday:  “Love Is Alive” by Gary Wright, “Treat You Right” by Luther Vandross,  “Choice of Color” by Impressions, and a nod to David “Ziggy” Bowie with “Fascination”, RIP we’re going to miss you!


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