Bike Rescue NYC

Recovering abandoned and unusable bicycles from the streets of New York City -- cleaning up the sidewalks and doing something useful with bike remains.
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This is what we are talking about! If we can't use them here, let's send our abandoned bikes to Guatemala: Maya Pedal - Pedal Powered Machines in Guatemala

This is what we are talking about! If we can't use them here, let's send our abandoned bikes to Guatemala: Maya Pedal - Pedal Powered Machines in Guatemala

Maybe NYC recovered bike parts can be turned into these> "Ultra-Compact Chainless Bicycle: The Bicymple"

Maybe NYC recovered bike parts can be turned into these> "Ultra-Compact Chainless Bicycle: The Bicymple"

We are 9 days in to National Bike Month!  "...an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. Whether you bike to work or school; to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community or get to your destination..."     Yes to all of these and more!

We are 9 days in to National Bike Month! "...an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. Whether you bike to work or school; to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community or get to your destination..." Yes to all of these and more!

Bikeshare Graphic: What New Yorkers Need to Know about New Bike Share - Metropolis - WSJ

Graphic: What New Yorkers Need to Know about New Bike Share

Bikeshare Graphic: What New Yorkers Need to Know about New Bike Share - Metropolis - WSJ

Something else we can do with bike parts that are too far gone to ride again.

How to Turn Abandoned Bicycles Into Hanging Lamps

Something else we can do with bike parts that are too far gone to ride again.

Mesmerizing Ai Weiwei Installation in Toronto Made From 3,144 Bicycles   We love it!

This Mesmerizing Ai Weiwei Installation Is Made From 3,144 Bicycles

Public Radio Station WNYC has launched the definitive abandoned bike map for NYC. Check it out! Bike Rescue NYC will use this data to help locate bikes to be rescued in our first neighborhood pilot in the Lower East Side.

Public Radio Station WNYC has launched the definitive abandoned bike map for NYC. Check it out! Bike Rescue NYC will use this data to help locate bikes to be rescued in our first neighborhood pilot in the Lower East Side.

PP cyclists...let's meet at the bike expo May 3rd - 5th. All the cool kids will be there.

PP cyclists...let's meet at the bike expo May 3rd - 5th. All the cool kids will be there.

"The Idled Young Americans" - NYTimes.com [Bike Rescue is designed to offer exciting employment and training, particularly young men, while offering a critical public service.]

The Idled Young Americans

"The Idled Young Americans" - NYTimes.com [Bike Rescue is designed to offer exciting employment and training, particularly young men, while offering a critical public service.]

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