David McLeod’s illustration for ARTCRANK New York 

David McLeod’s illustration for ARTCRANK New York 

Leo Espinosa illustration accompanying Bike Snob’s advice to Citi Bike in Bicycling magazine on how they can get more people taking part in the bike share scheme (tongue definitely in cheek).  

Leo Espinosa illustration accompanying Bike Snob’s advice to Citi Bike in Bicycling magazine on how they can get more people taking part in the bike share scheme (tongue definitely in cheek).  

Nigel Sylvester photographed by 13th Witness for the Mad Transit Audacity project. 

Nigel Sylvester photographed by 13th Witness for the Mad Transit Audacity project. 

The CitiBike from Kurt McRobert’s NYC Bikers series. Felix Salmon has a thoughtful analysis of problems with the management of the Citi Bike scheme in New York following up in Bike Snob’s piece earlier in the week in the New York Times.

The CitiBike from Kurt McRobert’s NYC Bikers series. Felix Salmon has a thoughtful analysis of problems with the management of the Citi Bike scheme in New York following up in Bike Snob’s piece earlier in the week in the New York Times.

The New York Times profiles New Yorkers adoption of the bicycle as a means of getting around the city and how this trend has expanded the parts of the city that are now seen as desirable. Accompanying the article is an interactive infographic which looks at the expansion of cycling commuters between 2008 and 2012. 

The New York Times profiles New Yorkers adoption of the bicycle as a means of getting around the city and how this trend has expanded the parts of the city that are now seen as desirable. Accompanying the article is an interactive infographic which looks at the expansion of cycling commuters between 2008 and 2012. 

Where New Yorkers have the most bike crashes.

[Graphics: MIT’s “You Are Here”] 

Six Day Bicycle Race In New York (1937) from British Pathé’s collection of archival newsreels and films.

Photographs from a rain soaked Red Hook Criterium. More photos over at Manual for Speed.

Boogie Down Rides is a  a bicycling and art project based in the Bronx, New York, 
They firmly believes in the power of bicycling as a way to promote active transportation, recreation, and exercise. We support and build bridges of existing efforts to expand safe cycling while connecting communities and people in the process.

Boogie Down Rides is a  a bicycling and art project based in the Bronx, New York, 

They firmly believes in the power of bicycling as a way to promote active transportation, recreation, and exercise. We support and build bridges of existing efforts to expand safe cycling while connecting communities and people in the process.