Category Archives: lovely rides

Gratitude for a Ride this Thanksgiving

  Today, with a little bit of organization, I could take some time in the middle of the day, to ride.  And I am so glad I did.  The weather was beautiful, the streets I rode on were unusually quiet, … 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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Goals, and Glorious Weather

I rode the same path last Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (off for Columbus Day). It did not get dull in the least. I had goals in mind: riding more upright-thereby putting less pressure on my neck and shoulders, and increasing … Continue reading

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Sweet Day for a Cycling

    I’m a happy girl! Blue skies, cool temperatures, and low humidity! Yesterday I was able to cycle to work, and today brought with it the promise of  another ride down the bike path from Cedar Creek Park to Jones … Continue reading

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Summer Streets, Had Me a Blast!

     Yesterday, August 20th was the final day  of NYC’s 2011Summer Streets, when Park Avenue was closed to motor vehicles from 73rd Street all the way downtown to the Brooklyn Bridge. Doing so provided an extraordinary opportunity to walk, … 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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