Daily Bike Forecast — by Bike Snob NYC

November 8th, 2018: More Bright Ideas

Cooler today, but still great riding weather:

Thursday Weather

Thursday Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

Sunrise: 6:35am

Sunset: 4:44pm

Gonna be in Queens this morning?  Wanna be in a movie?  Well here's your chance:

Behold, the the power of signage:

And here's your unsolicited bicycle policy advice of the day:

We, the people...of Wantagh, presumably.

I got this bike in Wantagh, so I'd like to think they're better than that:


[© Danny Weiss]

As for "Wake Up, Mayor Doofus," I may have to start using that:


In other news, a delivery app proves something you already knew, which is that in cities bikes are faster than cars:

That bicyclists are faster in cities will come as no surprise to bicycle advocates who have staged so-called “commuter races” for many years. However, these races – organized to highlight the swiftness of urban cycling – are usually staged in locations and at hours skewed towards bicycle riders. The Deliveroo stats are significant because they have been extracted from millions of actual journeys.

Just don't let Mayor Doofus catch you on an ebike.

Finally, the local TV news is picking up on the Citi Bike shortage:

Which appears to be particularly acute in Queens:

Maybe the Bicycle Enforcement Unit put them in the shredder.