We probably talked with Sam Polcer for 35 minutes, and that wasn't nearly enough time to fully cover all of the advocacy and educational programs that Bike New York organizes. From their primary fundraiser the TD Five Boro Bike Tour which coincides with the New York Bike Expo to the various classes they offer at locations throughout the city like the Gear Femmes & Street Skills series, it seems like these folks never rest! All for a good cause though, to get people riding bikes.
Aside from commuting to work in NYC, Sam has a number of other interesting bicycle projects that he is working on. Preferred Mode is his website dedicated to capturing the people, fashion, bikes and scenes of New York City, and New York Bike Style is a similar concept, but in a print version and includes contributions from David Byrne and Casey Niestat. You can follow Sam on Instagram at @preferredmode.