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Fat and Frozen 2: Electric Boogaloo
Full image gallery On February 4th, 2017 718 Cyclery hosted Fat and Frozen 2: Electric Boogaloo at Cunningham Park in Queens, NYC. This was the 2nd edition of NYC's Fatbike Race (see "Fat and Frozen 1" ). As always, the race was free by donations were colle...

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The Challenges of Creating a Bike Catalog
Like most shops, 718 Cyclery carries a host of bike brands, who in turn have multiple models.  These models are released very frequently, and often have component, frame material, size and color variations within each model. A good example is the Santa Cruz...

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2016 Year in Review
2016 Year in Review 2016 was an amazing year for 718 Cyclery .  The retail environment for the bike industry is an ominous place. In 2016, we continued to focus on the things that we could affect, while effectively ignoring the usual excuses like "the econo...

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City Slicker 2: Clay's Gold MTB Race Report
Full Image Gallery Here On November 19, 2016, 718 Cyclery hosted "City Slicker 2: Clay's Gold", the 2nd annual installment of our Fall MTB racing classic.  This race also serves as the final jewel of the 718 Cyclery Racing Series Triple Crown (the first 2 j...

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Micro-Tour 03, "What, you don't like my bags"
Full Micro-Tour 03 Image Gallery Micro-Tour 02 Micro-Tour 01 Introduction: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together" African Proverb 718 Cyclery's Micro-Tours are a quick way to escape the city on the weekend, on your bike. Meet...

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Fall 2016 Tour of the Catskills
Full Image Gallery 718 Cyclery's Fall 2016 Tour was a 6 day tour of the Catskills from September 20-25.
Unsupported, but led by the best touring staff in NYC. The ride will be 272
miles, with 15,529' of total climbing. Getting outside and creating events an...

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Niner Demo September 24, 2016
Full Image Gallery On Saturday, September 24th 2016, 718 Cyclery welcomed Niner Bikes to a 2017 demo at Cunningham Park , in Queens NYC. Niner had some fantastic models to demo and display, and brought a truck and trailer full of bikes. As with most/all 718...

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Women's Adventure Cycling Club Overnight Camping Trip, August 27/28 2016
This weekend was the inaugural overnight camping trip for the Women's Adventure Cycling Club. We met up at Grand Central Station on Saturday morning, five women with fully loaded bicycles. We decided to cut out miles of city traffic and sitting behind stifl...

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Sandy Hook Shop Ride, August 20, 2016
Full Image Gallery Acting on a tip from Greg, 718 Cyclery hosted a shop ride at Hartshorne Woods, NJ, by way of the Sandy Hook Ferry  on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. View from Causway over Highlands Reach / Navasink River looking south As with any adventure...

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Women's Asventure Cycling Club Gear Clinic, Auguist 10, 2016
The Women's Adventure Cycling Club met together on August 10 at 718 to discuss bike packing and bike touring gear. Participants came with varying levels of experience and swapped tips and advice for gear, packing, and routing a trip. The clinic was held in ...
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