Category Archives: fun rides

The 5th Annual Tour de Queens: July 8, 2012

      SPF and cold water were must haves for the 18 mile journey through Queens earlier this month.  Approximately 1,500 enthusiastic cyclists arrived at  Flushing Meadow Park’s Unisphere, ready to roll along the hot streets of Flushing, Whitestone, and … Continue reading

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Giving Gratitude, or in the words of Jon Stewart, “Your moment of zen”

Here we are in November already, and while riding this weekend I had to stop and give thanks.  As I rode I reflected on the beauty of the azure sky and bay, and the way the sun sparkled on the … Continue reading

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A Bronx Tale

Yesterday I rode in the 25 mile ride of the 17th Annual Tour de Bronx.  And what  splendid adventure it was (there was also a 40 mile route).  Transportation Alternatives along with the Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr. and … Continue reading

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Summer Streets = NYC FUN! FUN! FUN!

 Savoring the sunshine at Saturday’s Summer Streets was an added joy to a spectacular day! The atmosphere was festive as cyclists rolled along from Park Avenue and 72nd all the way to the Brooklyn Bridge! Skaters and pedestrians joined the … Continue reading

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Bakfiets chic in Central Park by Liz

Bakfiets chic in Central Park, a photo by lp_nyc on Flickr. Afternoon Delight, shared by Liz aka Bikepeaceny

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Get Ready to Roll, Summer is Here!

Today is the official longest day of the year, known as “Summer Solstice”.  I’m looking forward to a summer of lovely and scenic rides.  I am off on a bike tour of NY’s Finger Lakes region beginning Sunday, with http://www.womantours.comContinue reading

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Bicycling in Broadway Bike Lines, NYC

Introductions were made, and hands were shook, as many New York bicyclists met each other for the first time  Thurdsay evening, ready to ride and participate in the Short Skirt Celebration Ride, organized by Mikael http://www.copenhagencyclechic.com/2011/06/short-skirts-on-bicycles-protest-in-new.html   and spearheaded by Liz Patek … Continue reading

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