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I remember going out on Cinco de Mayo and seeing these cool new bike racks but not really thinking much of it except, ‘oh those are some cool new bike racks’.  Clearly I was not up on my local news (seriously need to be better at reading my Am New Yorks).  Had I been, I would have known that NYC was about to launch the Citi-Bike bike share program, first new public transit option here in 75 years.  This is a totes game changer for me as I have been contemplating a bike purchase now for most of the 9 years I’ve lived in this city but have yet to bike the bullet.  (That’s a really funny typo, I’m gonna leave it).  Anywho, I think the problem is I don’t REALLLLY desire to ride a bike on the crazy streets of Manhattan but I also don’t want to be left out of the festivities of my friends’ bike gang (term ‘gang’ used really loosely here as it currently consists of 2 corporate business men who don lots of J.Crew).  So a big heartfelt ‘thank you’ to  Citi-Bike for solving this nearly decade old dilemma for me!  Can’t wait/partially terrified to try it out!

Now I need to find the perfect protective head gear…here are some contenders:

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