By Mark Lungariello, Rockland/Westchester Journal News Original site of article: https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2018/10/09/westchester-oks-8-7-m-update-north-county-trailway/1564040002/ Published 6:00 a.m. ETOct. 9, 2018 | Updated 7:41 a.m. ET Oct. 9, 2018 Westchester County lawmakers will spend $8.7 million to improve the North County Trailway, a 20-mile trail from Putnam County down to Eastview. It’ll be the first major construction project on the popular […]
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By Rachel Gaffney, Cycling is one of the healthiest ways to get from A to B, but unfortunately it’s sometimes impossible to avoid motorists during your daily commute. One of the best ways to avoid any incidents with motorists is to stay visible at all hours of day. Here are some top ways you can […]
The following is a re-posting of an article from the Millerton News, a local newspaper in the Village of Millerton. The article was published on July 25, 2018 and was written by Kaitlin Lyle. Cyclists take to the Rail Trail Wed, 07/25/2018 – 10:41am Millerton News Sports By Kaitlin Lyle email@example.com All the way from […]
Most people have no idea, but Connecticut is one of the few states that you can cross end-to-end on a car-free bike path: the he Farmington Canal Heritage Trail But it gets even better: you can also go an extensive distance in Massachusetts as well, on the same bike path for an even bigger ride. […]
Getting between the various NYC Boroughs can be enormously frustrating if you are traveling by bicycle, thanks to bridges that were only designed for cars. While most of the bridges owned and maintained by NYC DOT have now been retrofitted with bike lanes or sidewalks, MTA-controlled bridges are another story. Unfortunately for cyclists, MTA bridges […]
The Harlem Valley Rail Trail is one of the most beautiful rail trails in New York State. It’s also one of the easiest to get to since begins in a Metro-North train station parking lot. The Harlem Valley Rail Trail also has lots of amenities along it’s route including farmers markets, restaurants and swimming holes. […]
A “little green sign” for Route 23 Source: By Fwgoebel – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10054106 Have you ever been driving (or biking) along somewhere in New York State and wondered about the little green signs that you keep seeing over and over on the side of the road? These little signs are actually reference […]
The Catskill Scenic Trial is one of the most beautiful rail-trail bike paths anywhere near the New York Metropolitan Area. Framed by both mountains and farms, this 26-mile, car-free ride is a perfect outing for a day or a weekend. But the beauty of this trail is thanks to it’s out-of-the-way location that takes you […]
Now that bike touring season beginning, it’s time to start thinking about where you will ride. One idea to get your thinking going is to consider starting or ending your tour in Trenton, New Jersey. There are lots of options for day rides and overnight tours that start or end in Trenton. And Trenton far […]
If you are looking to get away from the hustle and crowds of NYC…but not leave the city, riding your bike to Randalls Island is a great way to spend an afternoon. It’s an easy, pleasant ride from Manhattan, Queens or the Bronx. And it’s also a good spot to take children to since there […]
National Bike Travel Weekend is June 3-5. It’s a wonderful initiative being undertaken by our friends at the Adventure Cycling Association to get as many cyclists as possible out for a bike tour during the first weekend in June! And we want you to be a part of it! That’s why we are proud to […]
Wow! We just found out that if you have a AAA Northeast membership, you are now entitled to up to 2 bicycle pick ups each year. This means that if you are out riding your bike and you have a breakdown, you can call them and they will drive you home or to a bike […]
Have you ever wanted to do that one “big ride” to challenge yourself? Biking to Montauk from my apartment in Brooklyn was the first time I had ever dared to ride more than 100 miles in one day. It was 1998. I was only 23 years old. I had just finished college. I had started […]
A favorite pastime for many cyclists is to do a big ride that ends at a craft brewery destination. There’s nothing better than enjoying a beer at the end of a big ride! But getting back on that bike after drinking that beer can be tough going…or even dangerous if you’ve had a few too […]
We are glad to be back for the second year of OutdoorFest! OutdoorFest is a 10-day outdoor adventure festival that aims to connect New Yorkers to live healthier and more adventurous lives. Look for us at the Outdoor Adventure Expo on Sunday June 19th from 12-5pm or ride with us the week before on Sunday, June 12th! […]
Gotham Bike Tours is pleased to participate in National Bike Travel Weekend, June 3-5, 2016. #adventurecycling #biketravelweekend #bikeovernight
Are you interested in the idea of doing a bike tour with your family (including your kids)? During the past year one of the most frequently asked questions we received from potential customers was “Can I bring my kids on this bike tour?” So we decided to try to put together a tour that was […]
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