Bicycling's a fun way to stay active, but there are even more fun ways to make it an accessory as you're riding through the city.
NyCycles -- officially newsletter of the DOT's bicycle program -- is even getting in on the action, offering ways to dress up your two-wheeler. Here are their suggestions in the June issue:
The Art and Style of Carrying Things By Bike
A bike is a perfect vehicle for running errands. You can carry things farther and faster than on foot and you can often lock up right in front of the store. A whole variety of bike baskets, bags, panniers, and cupholders are available at most bikeshops and online. So ride on and keep your hands free and your back less sweaty!
For more cool bike accessories, check out Bicycling Magazine's slideshow of Stylish Bike Baskets.