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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. …

Fort Wadsworth embankment. Staten Island, NY

Staten Island Rides Are Up

About developing these rides… The saddest thing about preparing to master the roads and routes of Staten Island (to map the best bike rides on Staten Island) was how dedicated cyclists who lived in the borough told me the riding wasn’t good. I appreciated the honesty, noted the blasé humor as an affect of weary …