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Technically yes, because the Williamsburg bridge has a cycle path? But in reality, it all depends on where you are going from/to. Check here to map yourself a route: http://www.nycbikemaps.com/maps/nyc-bike-map/
Cycling in Tokyo is a popular means of getting around for locals, so as a visitor you should try to experience the city by bicycle. Touring a city by bike gives you a totally different perspective as you become part of the city rather than a regular observer. As stated by others it is acceptable to cycle on both roads and sidewalks, so you're free to cycle ...
You can take your bike on Dutch trains. Folding bikes that don't take more space than a normal piece of luggage travel for free, but they must be fully folded during the trip. However, for normal sized bikes you need to buy a bicycle day ticket ("dagkaart fiets") which costs 6,- and can be bought from the ticket vending machines. You will of course also need ...
As already said, the best option would be to buy a used bike. You can find very good offers on eBay kleinanzeigen. You can find a good bike even for under 50 EUR. Another option is wo-bleibt-mein-fahrrad.de. They buy, sell and repair old bikes in Leipzig. I'm not sure if that would be useful for you, but maybe there are some interesting cheap bikes.
Rental prices are not designed for periods of more than a few days. It might be possible to negotiate a long-term price at a flexible rental business. It's definitely possible to get a decent used bike for 50-100 EUR. There's a risk that it could be a stolen one, but almost none of running into problems, even if it is. I'm pretty sure that shipping a bike ...
Cycling is generally very safe, particularly in Taito-ku. There aren't any bike lanes really but you're free to cycle on the pavement, as long as you dismount when it's too crowded. Furthermore drivers are used to cyclists, just keep tight to the left on bigger roads. Helmets are seldom worn, even by mothers with a kid on the front, one on the back and one ...
Dedicated bicycle paths are rare to nonexistant; people ride their bikes on the (usually narrow) sidewalks. Interestingly, there are explicit bicycle lanes marked on crossings, but only there. However, I would still consider it safe since everyone (drivers, pedestrians and cyclists) is very careful, polite and rule-abiding. If you behave similarly, there ...
It certainly exists for the USA: RentaBikeNow.com help cyclists find and reserve rental bikes 24/7 Shop, it allows you to compare and reserve items from participating bike shops when it’s convenient for you. Reservations can be made at more than 250 bike shops.
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