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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 …

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 …

Bike Riding River Road Nyack

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

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 adventure that helps complete the education of every city cyclist. …

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Two new rides just added. New Variations on Old Tunes.

You’ve been to Piermont perhaps?  But probably not this way. You might have gone to The Orchard, but probably not this way, and almost certainly not this way back. As fall arrives, try out some new roads. https://wheretobikenyc.com/product/nj13-jra-scenic-route-to-orchard-and-wormhole-back-copy/   https://wheretobikenyc.com/product/nj13-jra-scenic-route-to-orchard-and-wormhole-back/  

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Just put up two of my favorite Jersey Wormholes

I’ve been plying the roads in Northern New Jersey for years.  I think it was a friend who started calling rides that totally avoided 9W and the regular haunts of NYC cyclists “wormholes.”  I immediately liked it.  For me, there are even sections of the rides that feel like wormholes within the ride. So, forthwith, …