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Queens Vanderbilt Parkway Ride

The Best Queens Bike Rides Are Now Bundled

One package.  Reduced cost.  More options. Simpler.  Cheaper.  More flexible. Rather than going through each ride and weighing the pros and cons of each, just get all The Queens Bike Routes bundled together.  It’s all the WTBNYC Queens Bike Rides in one fell swoop.  The Best Queens Bike Route Bundle.  It could be seen as …

Bike Rides in Westchester

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 new roads, new routes, and find new favorites. These are …

Climbing Stateline 9W

Rides for those who like to go long, GWB Edition

This is all about long rides from GWB.  That’s the George Washington Bridge, the iconic structure that connects the mainland United States to Manhattan Island.  It’s the way New York City Cyclists most typically escape the water-surrounded Manhattan Island for long wheeled adventures If you like riding long, now is a good time to explore …

Jones Point Path near Bear Mountain

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

Ever ridden north on 9W from the GWB to Bear Mountain? Ever been on the Jones Point Path? After riding north 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 at around …

Best Bike Rides Manhattan

Manhattan Rides Are Up

Best Bike Rides Manhattan While New York might have the most diverse population of any city in the world (Queens is actually the most diverse borough), it is not immune to the lures of provincialism. As Manhattan is my home province, I hope my location hasn’t clouded my judgment. It’s a great place to ride. …

Riding South on River Road, Fort Lee, NJ

Northern NJ Rides Are Up to be downloaded

The Garden State is The Riding State New Jersey comes in for lots of derision from New Yorkers. But for city cyclists, it’s the sixth borough, thanks to much more hospitable riding environments than those in southern Westchester. New Jersey bike rides are a thing. Ambitious riders see the George Washington Bridge as the gateway …