Biking for Beginners: Conquer Your Fear

Emilie Anne Szabo rides her Brooklyn Bicycle

Fear is the number one reason people don’t ride bikes in cities. They feel unsafe riding in traffic, and they’re not confident in their abilities. A bike is an unfamiliar mode of transport for most Americans, and though many people want to make the leap, … Continued

Collaboration: Deserted in Urban x Brooklyn Bicycle Co.

Deserted in Urban's Antonio with his Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Driggs - See the full album on facebook

  Here at Brooklyn Bicycle Co., we work hard to engage with and to strengthen the bike community both in Brooklyn and all over North America. But creating a successful product takes engagement with more than just your own industry. We meet with everyone from industrial designers … Continued

Tamon George On What to Do In DC

What does Tamon recommend to do in DC? Hang out in Union Market, seen here.

Travel guide With the Locals knows what to do in DC–or in any city, for that matter. They just ask a local! In 2015, we sponsored their ambassador, the foodtastic Katie Quinn, on her bike journey around Brooklyn, and it … Continued

5 Bikable City Guides for National Bike Travel Weekend

Get ready to travel by bike during National Bike Travel Weekend

We just learned, from our friends at Bikabout, who promote 2-wheeled tourism by creating bikable city guides, that this coming weekend is the first-ever National Bike Travel Weekend, part of Adventure Cycling Association‘s 40th anniversary celebration. In the spirit of exploring … Continued

Bike Riding IRL: Jeffrey Moser

Jeffrey Moser, one of our National BIke Month panelists for our Bike Riding IRL event

It might not feel like it in Brooklyn right now, but May is just around the corner–and if you’ve been following along this past month, you know May is National Bike Month. To celebrate, we’re hosting two great events: The first is … Continued

Bike Riding IRL: Rachel Bouton

Rachel Bouton moderates our second National Bike Month event: Bike Riding IRL

With National Bike Month coming up in May, we’re hosting two great events to get more New Yorkers riding! The first is a Bike Month Kickoff Party in association with Transportation Alternatives, whose executive director, Paul Steely White, will join us to … Continued

Spotlight on Streetsblog: Making City Streets Safer

Emily Rose Prats of Brooklyn Bicycle Company, John of Streets Blog, and Dave of Bicycle Habitat pose during Streets Ball 2015

Last week, in collaboration with local bike shop Bicycle Habitat, we donated a bike to be auctioned off at this year’s Streets Ball, the annual fundraising gala of safe-streets organization Streetsblog. We’ve donated to a couple of organizations before–Transportation Alternatives and … Continued

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Can a flat tire change the world…The Brooklyn Cruiser City Bike is Born

Brooklyn Cruiser City Bike

Why a bike company? Why now? There are countless reasons but they can all be summed up from some recent visits to the Far East where we fell in love with what has become affectionately know as the city bike. … Continued

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