Save the date: It’s all about bikes the first weekend in May for the annual Bike Expo New York, a FREE event. In addition to displays by bike manufacturers and accessories, there are live-performances, hands-on programming, exercise classes, gear giveaways and free bicycle safety classes for kids and grown-ups.
Bike Expo New York is the most-attended consumer bike expo in the nation, part of events around one of the largest bike tours in the nation, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. Exhibitors include big brands like Specialized and Trek, local innovators like Vespertine, and nonprofits such as People for Bikes.
Bike Expo New York is Friday/Saturday, May 2/3 at Basketball City at Pier 36, at the East River at South Street in Lower Manhattan. Hours are 10-8 Friday and 9-6 Saturday. Click here for the full schedule and list of exhibitors. And if you decide to bike to Bike Expo New York, know that there will be FREE valet parking courtesy of Transportation Altenatives.
Maybe it’s time for me to trade in my beloved, rugged Humber three-speed that’s older than my children.