Fall for cycling in the Hudson Valley

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

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.”

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.”