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The Collateral Damage of NYC’s Bike Share Program: Bike Shops

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Charlie McCorkell supported New York’s Citi Bike program from the beginning, as one of the bicycle-sharing network’s founding members. But he’s also the owner of several local bike shops. This presents a problem.

While he still supports Citi Bike “philosophically,” on a more practical level, he says, the year-old program is hurting his business.