Bicycle Event Coming to NYC
29 Apr, 2016
Bike Expo New York to be Presented in Conjunction with Five Boro Tour
On the two days prior to the TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI, more than 60,000 cyclists will roll through Basketball City to meet, greet and talk shop with one another and 100+ exhibitors. Like the Tour, the event is produced by Bike New York, New York City’s leading bike education nonprofit.
The event will take place April 29 (10AM-8PM) and April 30 (9AM-6PM) at Pier 36 at Basketball City (299 South Street, Manhattan).
Among the exhibitors are top bike and gear brands (including Raleigh, Giant, Brompton, Manhattan Portage, Giro, Bern); bike apparel labels (Primal Wear, Terry Bicycles); tourism companies (Trek Travel, Taiwan Tourism); bike events (Braking AIDS® Ride, Bike MS); advocacy groups (New York Bicycling Coalition, Transportation Alternatives, Recycle-A-Bicycle); local companies (Redbeard Bikes, Paragon Sports, Vespertine), and many others dedicated to active lifestyles (REI, Citi Bike, Momentum magazine).
In addition to exhibitor booths, Bike Expo New York is packed with programming for the casual and serious cyclist alike. Events include a fashion show featuring the latest in apparel and accessories, how-to demonstrations, and much more. An outdoor bike skills zone will feature on-bike classes from Bike New York’s free curriculum. Attendees will also find a beer garden sponsored by Taste NY and several food vendors overlooking the Hudson.
For a full list of exhibitors and programming, go to www.bike.nyc/events/bike-expo-new-york
Bike New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free bike education programs throughout the five boroughs. In 2015 alone, they taught bike skills to more than 17,000 kids and adults. Funding for these programs comes from the organization’s numerous annual events, including the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Bike Expo New York, and smaller regional and local rides. www.bike.nyc