Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, NY, is a prime spot to soak in the fall colors during a ride on the park’s carriage trails. Photo by Carrie Yale/The Journal News
Category Archives: bicycling
One last ride through God’s country
The Tour de Goshen, billed as the Hudson Valley’s longest-running charity bicycle ride, winds through the towns and villages of Chester, Montgomery and Goshen; and the town of Warwick. The routes feature rolling terrain and pass through the county’s fertile Black Dirt Region, with Mount Eve as a backdrop in Warwick.
Riverfront villages plug into e-bike craze
No parking? No car? No problem. Just hop on an electric bike and go, if these Westchester County riverfront villages have their way.
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Ride an e-bike? Me? Never! OK, probably not
These step-thru e-bikes “are not necessarily for people who are on their road bike with clip-ins and padded spandex shorts.”
Braking the post-holiday cycle
Here are some steps – literally – to take to break out of the post-holiday torpor.
Into the Woods
A former rifle range now beckons to mountain bikers, walkers, and trail runners.
Cannondale: It all started above a pickle factory
Joe Montgomery and a small cadre of innovative thinkers started their bicycle brand in humble quarters, not far from the railroad station that gave the company its name. What began with bike trailers grew into a premium global brand. Here’s my latest feature for the Hearst Connecticut Media Group, which covers Wilton – where CannondaleContinue reading “Cannondale: It all started above a pickle factory”
Safety at the crossroads
What happens when you stick a crosswalk in the middle of a 55 mph zone?
Are Bike Paths the Road to the Future?
“I think in this country, cars still win. It’s very hard to change a mindset. … We’re socialized into where cars and trucks come first, and all the rest of that is like litter on the side of the road.”
Quiet backroad with a twisted backstory
Here’s a tour of one of my favorite cycling roads, part of a hilly loop I often ride from home. Inningwood starts with a tough climb but it’s worth it for the scenery along with way.