New York City, with it’s many bike lanes, paths and Citi Bike sharing, is a great place to cycle. Sam Polcer, freelance photographer (and communications manager for Bike New York), photographed cyclists in each of the city’s five boroughs, capturing the various styles of bicycles, riding and bike fashion. His new book, New York Bike Style (Prestel), includes photos “from Puerto Rican Schwinn aficionados with vintage bikes to fixedgear freaks; from BMX kids honing their bar-spins at skateparks to fashionistas floating down leaf-strewn streets in dresses,” the publisher said in a statement. “Each page is captioned with the subject’s name, what kind of bike they ride, where the photo was taken, and where they’re headed.”
It’s springtime in New York City (despite the brief snow storm last night) and that means it’s time to get your bike tuned up and ready to ride.