Christmas Day: Central Park Laps

Made a quick edit of the Christmas Day ride in Central Park with my dad. The first two laps were great, but around 11:00am (third lap), the number of tourists kind of overtook the road. It was reminiscent of the types of crowds one might see on a sunny spring…

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River Road: Sub-30 “Real Feel”

With the forecast anticipating snow / rain for Sunday evening into the Monday morning commute, I decided to take another attempt at riding outside before salt coats the roads.┬áThe scenery of River Road on a cold winter day is pretty incredible. There was no doubt in my mind that I…

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Freezing rain = Bike Wash Time

After my bike tipping over at Bear Mountain and having some issues with my bottom bracket, it was finally time to pick up my bike from Ride Brooklyn in Williamsburg. I rode Citibike the ~2 mile route over, and just as I was about to dock at Kent Avenue and…

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Finally Climbed Bear Mountain!

As NYC begins cooling off and winter approaches, I keep wondering when my last official recreational outdoor ride will be for the season. After all, I do have access to Zwift and while indoor trainers don’t hold weight to riding outside, there are still numerous advantages – time / efficiency…

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