Category Archives: riding bikes for fun and health

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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Bike Share Coming to Boardwalk and City by the Sea

The sign on the kiosk reads, “Coming Soon.”  What is coming soon? Four hundred, yes, 400 Decobikes to the City of Long Beach, NY!  What a great alternative to driving to do errands, and a ton more fun than walking! … 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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Yesterday and Today

This was my day yesterday…another ride along the Jones Beach bike path, but with some company!  My son went jogging/running and his lovely girlfriend came along for the ride, on the Schwinn Creme. It was nice to have company sharing … 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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October Ride

The blue  sky was  mixed with soft, billowy white clouds, and ominous grey ones, but I figured I would try to get a ride in on the path to Jones Beach.  I’m so glad I did.  Even with the wind … Continue reading

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