Rides for those who like to go long, Westchester Edition

In a previous post, I detailed long rides that start and finish at the George Washington Bridge.  Here, I’ll detail the longer rides I have that start in NYC and go through Westchester. If you like riding long, now is a good time to explore …

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Newly-Surfaced Jones Point Path Makes The Ride to Bear Mountain Safer

Ever ridden north on 9W from the GWB to Bear Mountain? After riding through Tompkins Cove, there’s a final hill to tackle before the turnoff to Bear.   It’s often referred to as Dunderberg, for the adjacent mountain.  The climb isn’t much, about a mile …

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Northern NJ Rides Are Up to be downloaded

New Jersey comes in for lots of derision from New Yorkers. For city cyclists, it’s the sixth borough, thanks to much more hospitable riding environments than those in southern Westchester. Ambitious riders see the George Washington Bridge as the gateway for all things north, as …

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The Two Essential Over-The-Bridge Rides Every City Cyclist Should Know

Riding in New  York City is great.  But getting over the George Washington Bridge to see what life looks like over on the west bank of the Hudson River is not only a rite of passage, but an adventure that helps complete the education of …

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Last Chance to Ride Your Bike on the Bronx River Parkway in 2020

Did you know you can ride your bicycle on the Bronx River Parkway? It’s been a tradition for 46 years. On most Sundays between the first Sunday in May to the last Sunday in September, a stretch of highway is closed from Tuckahoe to White …

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