# New York

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New York City Bicycle Tour of Contemporary Art

I used to live in New York for about 25 years. There was no more efficient means of transportation than a bicycle for getting around museums and art galleries for my art-related work. As we all know, New York City has long been known as a city with many world-famous art museums, and I like to suggest a recommended route for exploring contemporary art by bicycle. First, head to 5th Avenue and 89th Street along Central Park, commonly known as the “Museum Mile.” Among them, the one that catches the eye with its white exterior that resembles a giant snail is the Guggenheim Museum. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, one of America’s most famous architects. As you can imagine from […]

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New York City Bicycle Tour of Architecture

Would you like to explore New York City? Before the “BIKE NEW YORK 2024” event on May 5th, we’ll bring you content to enjoy the city of New York.When you hear New York, what comes to mind first is probably the cityscape of Manhattan, isn’t it?This time, we’ll introduce you to architecture around the city by bicycle, presented by art writer Taka Kawachi,who has lived in New York for about 25 years and led a life inseparable from cycling.The scale is truly impressive, as expected of NYC! When you think of New York’s famous buildings, the Empire State Building immediately comes to mind, but I recommend the 77-story Chrysler Building that stands near Grand Cen […]

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CYCLE CINEMA #09
“Kramer vs. Kramer”
The moment I first rode a bicycle, who I was with.

There was a film movement called American New Cinema. It consisted of films released in the late 1960s to the 1970s such as “Easy Rider,” “The Graduate,” “Midnight Cowboy,” ” Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” and “Apocalypse Now.” Perhaps one of the reasons for the frequent use of young directors was the incorporation of messages or somewhat critical perspectives on society and politics, taking a different approach from traditional entertainment films. American New Cinema was enthusiastically supported by younger generations and had a significant influence on subsequent films. “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) is also a prod […]

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EVENT CULTURE
BIKE TALK 2022 「New York, BNY Edition」
About the state of bicycling in New York City and the tens of thousands of participatory fun-ride events held around the world.

“BIKE TALK” – New York, BNY Edition -, an online talk event organized by Global Ride, was held. Our guest speaker was “KENNETH J. PODZIBA,” President and CEO of BIKE NEW YORK, a non-profit organization that organizes the world’s largest cycling event, the Bike New York (Five Boro Bike Tour).

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30,000 riders power through the city that never sleeps.
Bike New York course highlights

Bike New York, to be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020, is a ride event that will take cyclists around the five boroughs(boro) of New York State: Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. This is why it is called the “Five Boro Bike Tour” in the U.S. mainland. Although little known to the Japanese, the event is of a very large scale with more than 30,000 participants from all over the world. The course is 40 miles (about 64 km). The course is closed to traffic, allowing visitors to drive at a leisurely pace. This article introduces the highlights of the course, which is full of attractions that New York City has to offer.

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New York Bicycle Travel Journal (3)
America’s Largest Bicycle Expo
BIKE NEW YORK EXPO

The third installment of the New York City travelogue by popular bicycle youtuber, Kenta-san. Kenta-san participated in Bike New York 2019, and his video from New York City is now available. This time it’s at the Bike New York EXPO, which takes place the day before the event. Kenta-san came to the JAPAN booth to pick up his bib, and there were many goods of interest to Kenta-san for sale at the EXPO.

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