Webinar: Engaging Students with Disabilities in Safe Routes to School
Jun
19
1:00 PM13:00

Webinar: Engaging Students with Disabilities in Safe Routes to School

From the Safe Routes to School National Partnership:

Equity is a core principal of Safe Routes to School. How do we best ensure all types of walkers, riders, and rollers are provided access through Safe Routes to School? Please join us as we discuss language, policy, and practice that engages students of all ability levels in your program. Come ready to learn about resources available to support practitioners working towards the inclusion of students with disabilities in Safe Routes to School.

Speakers:

Chris Mackey, Information Specialist, National Center for Physical Activity and Disability

John Waterman, Executive Director, Programs to Educate All Cyclists

Sara Mazze, Safe Routes to School Program Manager, Transportation Department Eugene School District 4J

 

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LIStreets & Iron Sights MC Ride for #LARASTRONG
Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

LIStreets & Iron Sights MC Ride for #LARASTRONG

On September 8, 2017 Lara, a freshman at Oceanside High School, was was on her way to school when she was struck by a car at the corner of Foxhurst Road and Harvey Avenue. Lara suffered multiple serious injuries that will require extensive therapy for the unforeseen future. 
#LARASTRONG

-Registration from 9-11. KSU @ 1100. 
-$20 per bike and $10 per passenger. 
-50/50 raffle with food and beverages to follow after the run.

 

 

 

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Nassau to Suffolk Bicycle Challenge
Jun
24
7:00 AM07:00

Nassau to Suffolk Bicycle Challenge

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The Bicycle Challenge is a 66, 56 and 25 mile Ride with great water views of the Long Island Sound, challenging hills and friendly people.        

Here are just a few features:

  • Best Road Marks
  • 6 Well Stocked Rest Stops One Every 14 Miles Or So...

  • Sag Support

  • Free Raffle Prizes

  • Friendly People, Atmsophere & Dedicated Organizers.

  • Tex Mex And Italian Food At The End Of The Ride 

  • Lowest Priced Event In The North East Just $40.00!!

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Jul
30
6:30 PM18:30

Bikes For Kids in America Annual Fundraiser

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"Making Kids Smile One Bike At A Time"

5th Annual Fundraiser for Bikes for Kids, at Bowlmore Lanes in Melville.

Bikes for Kids in America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the goal of helping every child feel the joy and freedom of riding his or her own bike. Through giving bikes to kids in need, we aim to help communities grow stronger and closer through the power of cycling. 

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Rocky Point 50
Sep
8
9:00 AM09:00

Rocky Point 50

The 2nd Annual Rocky Point 50 is an fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer research.  Paniagua will be donating 100% of the proceeds  to the Lustgarten Foundation of America.

The Rocky Point 50 will take place within the Rocky Point preserve. It will consist of three 17 mile laps over mostly flat terrain with a mix of fire road and single track. The course is very fat bike and single speed friendly.

More info & registration

 

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2018 Northwoods Family Memorial Day Trail Ride
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Northwoods Family Memorial Day Trail Ride

Join Trips for Kids Metro NY as we celebrate the 11 year anniversary of Cunningham Park's North Woods Mountain Bike Trail!


Fun All-Day Activities Include:

Beginner Mountain Bike lessons (TFK)
Guided Trail Rides ( Beginner and Internmediate) 
Bike Art (Recycle a Bicycle/ Bike NewYork)
Pump Track - ( CLIF) 



Events are ongoing throughout the day, so you can participate in as many activities as you like. RSVP on the Eventbrite page so we know how many people to accommodate.

What to bring: 
TFK will provide its fleet of bikes supporting riders ages 7 and up. You are welcome to bring your own bike or you can pre-register to make sure a complimentary bike is available. 

Where to go:
Cunningham Park
Grassy Knoll in front of
210th Street Playground at 73rd Ave
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

 

The event is being produced by Trips for Kids Metro NY, CLIMB, PEAK, Friends of Cunningham Park, and CLIF
For more information, email info@tfkmetrony.org.

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Bicycle Planet's MACHO Mtb Race
May
19
8:00 AM08:00

Bicycle Planet's MACHO Mtb Race

Bicycle Planet presents the MACHO Mountain Bike Race, to benefit the MACHO (My Actions Can Help Others) Foundation. 

Stillwell Woods Preserve, Woodbury, New York

Start Time: 8:00 a.m. CAT 3 (5miles)

Start Time: 11:00 a.m. CAT 1 (18miles) & CAT 2 (12 miles)

 

 MORE INFO & REGISTRATION VIA RACEAWESOME

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The North Fork Century 2018
May
12
7:30 AM07:30

The North Fork Century 2018

The Fork is back! A Bicycling Magazine Cool Ride of the Month.

$150 total donation • No additional fundraising required

Limited to 600 cyclists only!  This ride sells out!

Routes for Beginners & Experts

40 miles • 50 miles • 70 miles • 100 Miles

The 40- and 50-mile routes are incredibly flat!

The 70- and 100-mile routes have a couple modest hills.



Full support, great rest stops, and beer from our friends at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company... all to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Resource Foundation.

 

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Bike To School Day in Sea Cliff
May
9
7:30 AM07:30

Bike To School Day in Sea Cliff

The largest Bike to School Day event in Nassau County! We are so excited to have an entire elementary school participate!!! This is our third event working with Sea Cliff Elementary School in addition to seeing some terrific Kidical Mass events - seriously, the Village of Sea Cliff might be the bicycle center of Nassau County. We encourage the other villages to step up and challenge that! 

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Smart Cities New York: Powered by People
May
8
to May 9

Smart Cities New York: Powered by People

Over 2000 attendee's from over 300 cities including global mayors, CTOs, CIOs, civil society organizations, non-profits, the private sector, and thought leaders from around the world, will connect at Smart Cities for discussions and debates on the key issues confronting modern cities- and best approaches to build smart and resilient cities.

#PoweredbyPeople

 

 

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New York Bike Expo
May
4
to May 5

New York Bike Expo

FREE & open to the public
May 4 (10AM-8PM)
May 5 (9AM-6PM)
Pier 36 at Basketball City (299 South Street, Manhattan)

On the two days prior to the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, more than 60,000 cyclists roll through Basketball City to meet, greet, & talk shop with one another and 100+ exhibitors, from big brands to local innovators. There’s truly something for everyone. Don’t know how to ride a bike? We’ll teach you. For free. Prepping for your next big race? Check out the latest in state-of-the-art gear. Merch sales, product demos, giveaways, panels, contests, entertainment—it’s all at the Expo.

More info CLICK HERE

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Rally to Bring the Buses Back!
May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Rally to Bring the Buses Back!

Long Island Streets in partnership with community members and organizations on the Long Beach barrier island are rallying before the May Day City Council meeting for bus service to be restored.

Stand in solidarity with WORKERS, DISABLED, LOW-COME, COMMUTERS, CAR-LESS, DISADVANTAGED and all workers and visitors on the barrier island who were affected by the CRUEL drastic bus cuts – people were denied their RIGHTS to a public meeting. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION should never be on the chopping block!!!

 

 

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Nature By Bike
Apr
29
1:30 PM13:30

Nature By Bike

Nature, history, exercise - this program has it all! As we enjoy the bike trails of Heckscher, we will make stops to highlight the natural and historic sites along the way. Recommended for ages 8+. Bring water, your bike. Helmets Required!

 

Phone: (631) 581-1072

Registration: Required

 

 

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3rd Annual Bike to Work Parade
Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

3rd Annual Bike to Work Parade

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The parade is a 6.5 mile bicycle loop, beginning and ending at Hofstra's North Campus and circling around Eisenhower Park. There is also a 1.9-mile walking route. Prizes will be given for the most impressively decorated bikes and best costumes. So have fun and be creative! Free tee-shirts for the first 20 registered attendees. Stick around afterwards for the bike to work festival with music, speakers and prizes.  It will be fun for the whole family!

The parade is perfectly free, suggested $10 donation.

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Nassau-Suffolk Trail or Bust: Hike for LIfe!
Apr
29
7:00 AM07:00

Nassau-Suffolk Trail or Bust: Hike for LIfe!

NASSAU-SUFFOLK TRAIL OR BUST: 

7:00 AM – 20 miles – fast – varied – Info: Tammy, 631-896-1409, between 6-9 PM. 

Hike for Life—Hug a Trail Training Hike!  This is a LIGTC members-only hike.  We’ll meet on Ocean Ave. near Merrick Road (on the west side of Caroon’s Lake), then leave some cars and drive the rest to C.S.H., where we’ll hike the full length of the Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt Trail; bring water, lunch, trail snacks, and determination; heavy rain cancels, light rain does not; call morning of hike if unsure; take NY 135 south to the last exit at Merrick Road; head east about a mile and make a left onto Ocean Ave just before the lake; park on Ocean Ave. close to Merrick Rd.

More info: Long Island Green Trail Conference

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RPA Assembly
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

RPA Assembly

The Assembly brings together government, business and civic leaders from around the region to discuss issues vital to our region’s future, including the crisis of affordability, threats to our coastlines, deteriorating infrastructure and pressures on our quality of life. 

More information at assembly.rpa.org

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Liv Spring Revival, Beginner Mountain Bike Ride
Apr
15
9:00 AM09:00

Liv Spring Revival, Beginner Mountain Bike Ride

Sponsored by LIv and Brands Womens MTB team! 

 

"Join us and pedal forward to spring on a no drop mountain bike ride for beginners. This will be a great way to start the day with your girl friends, mothers and daughters. If you are new to mountain biking this will be an excellent way to get comfortable on the bike and learn how to ride the trail with confidence. We will have full support from the maintenance crew from Brands Cycle and Fitness, and after the ride refreshments and bakery goods from Rachel (our Girls MTB young ambassador and aspiring chef ) and Paula Mordini from Paula's Own will be served."
 

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/102310060608362/

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Brands Spring Duathlon
Apr
14
8:30 AM08:30

Brands Spring Duathlon

The Brands Cycle & Fitness Spring Duathlon.
Run 1.1 miles on park paths, Bike 4 loops on closed roads (total of 11 miles), Run another 1.1 miles on park paths. In Cedar Creek Park, Seaford, New York.

START TIME: 8:30am EDT

END TIME: 10:30am EDT

PRICE: $90 $60.00 Race Fee
REGISTRATION: Price increases to $70.00 after January 13, 2018 at 11:59pm EST

 

REGISTER HERE

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INFO & REGISTRATION VIA RACEAWESOME

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Bike-Walk New York Symposium
Mar
28
to Mar 29

Bike-Walk New York Symposium

Creating walkable and bikeable environments requires an active collaboration of people with interests in safety, land use, economic development, transportation, education, law enforcement, and health promotion. This two-day symposium will provide participants with the tools to work together to create walkable and bikeable communities.

The agenda will be available soon and includes topics that will address Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education, Enforcement, Education & Engineering, Safety Initiatives, Local Project Highlights, Safe Routes for Youth and Bike Tourism & Sharing Programs in New York State.

Register HERE

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Breakfast With A Bike Lawyer
Mar
11
9:00 AM09:00

Breakfast With A Bike Lawyer

Join Daniel Flanzig, Esq. of NewYorkbikelawyers.com as he discusses what you need to keep yourself safe on the road. Daniel will discuss your rights as a cyclist, the rules of the road,  and what you need to know you are involved in a crash. Daniel will also address important insurance issues for any cyclist and ongoing legislative issues in Albany that will affect you as a cyclist.

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This event is sponsored by Long Island Streets and Mineola Bike & Mower. 

 

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Feb
15
6:30 PM18:30

Long Island Streets Workshop: Bike Law

Long Island Streets will be hosting free workshops throughout Long Island bike shops on topics including law, winter cycling, bike maintenance and more. These workshops will target a variety of ages and abilities.

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Join us for our first 2018 workshop, in partnership with Concerned Citizens for Mountain Biking (CLIMB) and  New York Bike Lawyers at Bicycle Playground in Huntington, this February for Bike Law Talk with presenter Daniel Flanzig.  Daniel will discuss everything you needed to know about bike law, for on- and off-road biking. 

Suitable for adults, all abilities. Pizza and beverages includes, pre-registration encouraged.

 

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Liv Winter Warm Up Bicycle Maintenance Clinic
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

Liv Winter Warm Up Bicycle Maintenance Clinic

This is the perfect time to prepare for warmer days which are hopefully around the corner. This clinic is designed for All Women who Love to ride and want to learn how to be self sufficient on the road, race course and trails. In this clinic we will learn basic repairs, how to change a flat, maintain and clean your bike. This clinic will also be hands on and demos will be provided as well. Refreshments and nutritious snacks will be provided. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Thursday, January 25 at 6:30 PM - 8 PM Brands Cycle & Fitness in Wantagh, next to the Wantagh LIRR. 

Click here for more info.

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Transportation Research Board Summit in DC
Jan
7
to Jan 11

Transportation Research Board Summit in DC

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world to Washington, D.C., January 7-11, 2018.

The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.

http://events.jspargo.com/TRB18/Public/Enter.aspx

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