Rides for those who like to go long, Westchester Edition

Bike Rides in Westchester

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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Rides for those who like to go long, GWB Edition

Climbing Stateline 9W

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 …

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

Jones Point Path near Bear Mountain

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 …

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Northern NJ Rides Are Up to be downloaded

Riding South on River Road, Fort Lee, NJ

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. …

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

Bike Riding River Road Nyack

Bike Riding to River Road & Nyack 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 …

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