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December News and Events from
WE Bike NYC!

As WE wrap up 2018, WE're reflecting on what a wonderful year WE had riding together. Stay warm this month -- and WE look forward to celebrating the end of the year with you at this month's Happy Hour and White Elephant Gift Exchange!

ICYMI: Some recent conversations from our Female Bike Forum on Facebook
How to stay warm but not sweaty while biking in winter
Separate rain jacket for cold weather?
Ideas for getting more people on bikes

WE Bike NYC Upcoming Events

WE Celebrate: End of Season Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange
Thursday, December 13
7-9pm, Ludlow 138 (back room), 138 Ludlow, Manhattan

At this month's Happy Hour, WE Bike NYC will be hosting our Sixth Annual Bike-Themed White Elephant Gift Exchange! Join us to socialize, talk bikes and exchange gifts! Please bring a bike-related gift to swap--it can be used or new, $10-$15 value suggested. (Gift ideas here)

Meet us in the back room at Local 138, and the gift swap will start at 7:30PM! Bring a friend and spread the holiday cheer!

Note: This event is all gender.

WE Can't Do It Without You!

WE Bike NYC is an entirely volunteer-run organization, but it still takes a bit of money for us to maintain our current standards of operation! 
If you are looking for a way to support fun, free, noncompetitive bicycle events and programming specifically for women, please consider donating to WE Bike NYC! 

WE Bike Discounts!

The following organizations are offering WE Bikers a discount because they support everything we're doing:
  • 20% off an All-Garden Pass at New York Botanical Garden through Feb 28, 2019 with code WEBIKE. Orders are limited to six tickets. Offer excludes weekend and Holiday Week tickets during the Holiday Train Show®.
  • 10% off a new bike bag at Po Campo's online store with code WEBike. (Full disclosure: Po Campo is owned by Maria Boustead, a WE Bike NYC volunteer and preparer of this monthly newsletter 👋)

Community Events

Here are some of our favorite bike events in the #bikenyc community this December!

Bike Shop Day
Saturday, December 1
Various locations throughout city
More info

Bike Shop Day serves to connect the independent bike shop to its community as a beacon of inclusiveness, a healthy lifestyle and sustainable local business practices. Spearheaded by Brooklyn's own 718 Cyclery, Bike Shop Day has participating shops around the world, with several in our own backyard offering different promotions and events.

TABX Annual Bronx Holiday Lights Ride
Saturday, December 8
4-7:30pm, Concourse House, 2751 Grand Concourse, Bronx
More info

Join Transportation Alternatives Bronx for its annual holiday lights ride through various neighborhoods in the Bronx after its annual toy drive and party at The Concourse House. This is a family friendly ride approximately 20-25 miles.

Time's Up New Year's Eve Bike Ride and After Party
Monday, December 31
9:30pm - 1am, Plaza Hotel, 59th St and 5th Ave, Manhattan
More info

Time's Up's annual New Year's Eve ride is going reversing direction. It is going downtown instead of uptown, ending at an indoor dance party in the Lower East Side. Multiple pick-up spots.

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