Archive for the ‘Bike As Art’ Category

Bike culture is fast becoming the norm for cool kids everywhere. Designers have long looked to the cool kids for inspiration and Calvin Klein takes it to a new level with his “bike seat” inspired jacket. Fully outfitted with foam, bonded with fabric and wool, the jacket uses a heat-molding process to create patterns and  […]


“TAK is a Japanese guy living in NYC. He has been taking amazing photos of NYC bike culture for years. His photo exhibition, New York Bike Dreams, [was] on display in Tokyo. The reception party was insane. Free drinks, good music, great photos, and bike tricks. Here’s a taste. (nothing is sped up or slowed […]


We know you are cheap. Let’s face it. You probably commute on a bicycle to save money. Yeah but we know how much your bike costs. We also know there are others things you will spend a lot of money on like messenger bags. We agree that this an item where you actually get what […]


Let’s just say we are getting into the holiday buying frenzy (much to our dismay). Hey we’ve been entertaining visitors and accompanying them to the Esty Holiday Handmade Cavalcade, the ARCmusic LP sale but that LeSportsac sample sale on 18th St. btw 6th and 7th Ave put us over the edge last night. We hear […]


We’ve been meaning to write about the NYC bike rack design competition for some time now but between the shocking news in Bombay, turkey and Britney’s “Off the Record,” we’ve been full and busy. Oh wait, did we just admit we watched that terrible documentary? Like we said…we’ve been busy.  So bike racks yes! New […]


This past weekend we dragged ourselves out in the 30 degree weather to The Brooklyn Flea for the second time and were pleasently surprised with some of the art venders there…braving frozen toes and all. For those of you who are curious, the Flea takes place every Sunday from 10am to 5pm in Fort Greene […]


What happens to beautiful old bikes that no longer have ridable use? Andy Greg turns them into furniture! We over here at Brooklyn By Bike love ideas that help make the environment a better place and Andy Greg has been designing bike furniture in Michigan since 1990. Need a new table, chair, barstool or lounger? […]