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New York isn't always the ideal biking destination; at times it can even feel like a cyclist’s nightmare. It’s a pretty heavy burden to bear not to receive any respect when all we’re trying to do is get to our destination, just like everyone else. And while there is nothing that will completely take away the difficulties of navigating the city landscape—I mean, more sanctioned bike lanes could certainly help—there is now an app that will make locating your destination...
As much as some Americans like to trumpet the virtues of freedom to an almost nauseating degree, one aspect of living in this country is undeniably neat: we get to vote for stuff! Keeping in line with ancient tradition of democracy, Citibike wants you, yes, the fair denizens of Brooklyn, to help it stake out new locations across the entire borough.  Citibike built an interactive map that's teeming with potential stations. The beauty of it all...
These are the vehicles we least like to encounter when we ride our bike in Brooklyn, ranked from least to most piss-our-pants scary. 19) Vespa 18) Food delivery guy's motorized scooter 17) MTA Bus 16) FedEx truck 15) Garbage truck 14) NYPD car 13) Rental van 12) NYPD van 11) USPS truck 10) UPS truck 9) Double-decker tourist bus 8) Street-cleaning truck 7) Full-sized school bus 6) Mini-school bus 5) Car with New Jersey license plates 4) Dollar vans 3) Monsey Tours bus 2) 18-wheel tractor-trailer truck 1) Car with Massachusetts license plates Follow Kristin Iversen...
Hey, so: Spring is here. It's warm enough to walk around without a jacket, and the huge disgusting piles of dark, dirty snow are finally melting because hey! Spring is here. So get out there, you guys, and do spring things like walking and biking and frolicking. Just don't do those things on the Brooklyn Bridge because you will be jammed in with your fellow walkers and bikers and frolickers like so many marshmallow-y...

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