The Trek was given away on 5/22/15. A friend from church donated this bike, which was already in good condition. I gave The Trek a quick tune up and re-greasing. It was transformed back into a noble steed in no time. Finally, I blessed it with a test spin through my neighborhood…….butter! Continue reading
Meet Julie. She is a young, hardworking, Brooklynite holding down two jobs. Julie relied heavily on her bicycle to commute to work and around the city. Unfortunately, her bike was stolen a few months ago. Although it was important, replacing her bike could not be her number one priority. Considering that a hot dog may cost $15 in some parts of the city, Julie needed to make sure she could eat. Julie had no choice, but to revert back to a combination of mass transit and walking. Fortunately, that changed on 4/26/15 when we met up to give her one of the Brooklyn Cruisers. (Check out this story for details on the journey to Julie).
Although it is wonderful that Julie is pedaling again, how we connected is even more amazing! Continue reading
If you haven’t been following along recently, you may have missed that Bike and Brain has started to give away free bikes. These are not prizes or awards. They are not bought or sold. They are simply handed to another person, free of charge. In fact, the whole interaction is casual. Imagine you are handing your friend the extra burrito you got at Chipotle…….. It’s kind of like that. Continue reading
The Red Schwinn has been a long time in the making. I spent this past Saturday putting the bicycle together. I don’t want to reveal too much now. There are big things on the way for this bike. I am excited to say the least. Stay tuned, but for now check out some raw clips from the build here! Continue reading
Bike and Brain recently received a kind donation from the Brooklyn Bike Co of 4 bicycles. These, along with a few others have finally maxed out the bike capacity in my tiny NYC apartment. Continue reading