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Montauk TRIPLE Century??? 200+ Miles in a weekend???

by Allan Friedman
No biggie for this club, right? Congratulations to the team 16 cyclists including the leaders that put this together and made it happen. A model for others to follow. Lots of pics on Facebook, check them out and if you were on the trip, please add more! And here is a summary of the experience from the creative spark behind it and the leader who pulled it all together with the team that went, well... Read more

Anatomy Of A Ride Not Taken

by David Meltzer
I had never cycled up to Rye before. I did some research and it seemed like an interesting ride. The scout with Nathalie Pham was great...good bike trails, a tasty pub meal, sitting on the back porch of John Jay's house and some scenic Rye sights. We found a hole in the schedule and listed the ride. The Facebook event was published, cue sheets were made, and we were ready to roll. And then... Read more

2014: A Personal Biking Review

by Carl Allan Salonen
The cool inky darkness of a late September morning slipped past me like motor oil as I plunged my pedals earthward, propelling myself up the moderate incline of the bridge to another borough. 2%, my Garmin tells me. Feels more like whole milk, not 2%. I hate riding this bridge, yet it is a lifeline to most of the cycling events in New York City. This bridge causes dual anxieties: at once, it is... Read more

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