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Ride with the Lancaster Bicycle club and the Staten Island Bicycling Association

by Roy Fischman

Ride your bike through the fields of the Penn Dutch farmlands on bike routes used by the local bicycle club, the Lancaster Bicycle Club. https://lancasterbikeclub.net/ You will bike roads with endless fields and horse drawn buggies.  The trip starts Friday, June 21 and runs through Sunday, June 23. This is the 4th year that we have been hosted by the club. Who are we? The Staten Island Bicycling... Read more

The FIVE Boroughs

by Ted Kushner

Round and round and round we may go, and where we stop.. well, ultimately back where we started, but that is the essence of a true perimeter ride – after all, we are The FIVE Borough Bicycle Club, and what better way is there to explore the quintuplets? Although each plat may be unique in terms of shape, size, architecture, population, culture, history, waterfront access, and even number of bike... Read more

How to be a little safer...for you and other cyclists

by Geoffrey Cohen

What the heck is a “Dutch Reach”?    If you, or anyone you know, has ever been “doored”, then you need to practice the Dutch Reach.   What do the Dutch reach for? Oliebollen (Dutch doughnuts)? Of course! Tulips? Sure!   But the Dutch, known for their bicycle addiction, also reach for something else…safety. Simply the Dutch Reach is a safer way to leave your car; safer for you and for any passing... Read more

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