Press

What people are saying about Preferred Mode and?New York Bike Style:

“The Sartorialist on two wheels.” –Vanity Fair (Spain) (Link)

“What separates the work from countless other street-style projects is yes, the bikes, but also the fact that most everyone looks genuinely happy.” –Feature Shoot (Link)

“Each of his portraits stylishly portrays urban riders in their leather jackets, T-shirts, or business suits standing alongside their selected mode of transportation. His colorful collection conveys the unique and expressive individuality of each NYC resident.” –My Modern Met (Link)

“Polcer is a stylish man with a good eye.” –Esquire (Link)

“When photographer Sam Polcer began snapping photos of New York City cyclists in 2012, his goal was “to make cycling look as good as it feels.” The self-proclaimed fashion nonexpert, who works for education and advocacy group Bike New York, wound up with arresting portraits for a book, New York Bike Style, and his blog, preferredmode.com.” –Bicycling (Link)

“A bicycle street style blog that has captured bicycling New Yorkers sporting their individual and colorful styles and ‘wearing’ their two-wheelers like the badges of honor that they are.” –The Phoblographer (Link)

“Photographer Sam Polcer sees popular portrayal of urban cycling style as more than just pretty pictures. He believes in its power to seduce.” –Velojoy (Link)

Other press coverage?includes the following:

Feature Shoot: “Portraits of Hip New Yorkers With Their Bikes
Flavorwire: “New York Bike Style Depicts a Growing Subculture
Jay-Z’s Life+Times: “Photographer Sam Polcer Talks New York Bike Style
The Daily Beast: “Badass New York Bike Style
Brooklyn magazine: “Photos: Sam Polcer’s New York Bike Style, Which Launches Friday With a Party in DUMBO
Fast Company‘s Co.Design: “The Chicest Bicyclists of New York City
Nerve.com: “Stylish Portraits of hip New Yorkers and Their Bikes
Travel + Leisure: “New Book of Portraits Spotlights New York City’s Most Stylish Bicycle Riders
Momentum: “Big City Rollers
Time Out New York: “Meet New York’s Most Stylish Cyclists
BikeNYC.org: “New York Bike Style Photographer Shares the Stories Behind the Shots
Manhattan magazine: “Be-Spoke Style
Gear Patrol: “Photo Essay: New York Bike Style
Velojoy: “Snap! New York Bike Style Photos Seduce
Bike Snob NYC: “You can’t spell “vernal” without the “ernal.
Cyclr: “Preferred Mode’s Sam Polcer On His New Book, New York Bike Style
Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German): “Bildband über New York – Tritt rein
Zeitjung (in German): “Auf’s Rad gekommen
Ciclosfera (in Spanish): “De La Etica, A La Estetica
CycleLove: “Preferred Mode- a conversation with cycle style photographer Sam Polcer
BikeBlogNYC: “Preferred Mode- Photo Blog and Book by Sam Polcer
Rhapsody magazine: “Pedal Pushers
i-D: “New York Bike Style
Metro: “Explore New York City in These New Books
George Hahn: “New York Bike Style
Get Addicted To: “New York Bike Style
Style She Spoke: “Rides to Drool Over: New York Bike Style
CycleLove: “Preferred Mode Goes Monstertrack
Bike Pretty: “Outfit Ideas: Bicycle Portraits on Preferred Mode
Iva Jean: “Preferred Mode | New York Bike Style
Eleanor’s NYC: “Bike Style: NYC
Urban Velo: “Preferred Mode
Swedish Elle: “Hej cykelbok
Papillionaire: “Vintage Bicycle Blog Love
Fixie Rider: “Gente con bici por New York

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