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Winter Cycling: Nip Road Crud in the Bud

After a recent ride, I returned to my apartment with a bicycle-full of gritty impasto composed of sand, dirt, oil and water from winter-messy…

woman Bicycling in Snow

Introducing our Winter Cycling Guide!

Fair-weather friends? That’s not us. Velojoy writers are in the NYC bike lanes all winter long. Sure, it may be a little quieter out…

Champagne Cork Bar End Plugs

Bar End Plugs With Vintage Flair

After you’ve rung in 2013 and sipped the last bit of bubbly from your flute, hang onto the Champagne corks. As shown above, you…

Happy Holidays from velojoy!

May you travel safely, enjoy the warmth and generosity of family and friends, and savor all the joys of the holiday season, where ever…

New Book on Everyday Bicycling Shines

The growing popularity of riding a bicycle for transportation has seemingly left the industry and popular media casting about for a way to categorize…

Bicycle Basket - Holiday Gifts

How to Transport Fragile Items by Bicycle

Given my recent mishap with transporting a strawberry cake in my bike basket and with holiday baking and parties high on my agenda, I…

DIY Bicycle Down Tube Fender

Create an Easy DIY Down Tube Fender

In wet or slushy weather, you can help shield your shoes, shins and bike frame from spritz while pedaling around town by creating this…

Bicycle Floor Pumps

6 Tips for Buying a Bicycle Pump

When the power went out and public transit stopped working in NYC during the recent hurricane, lots of bicycles emerged from storage with tires…