Summer Cycling Guide: Beat the Heat

Summer weather is officially here in NYC. It always amazes me when people say, “I love this weather!!” (when it’s 95 degrees and humid outside). As some of you may know, I suffered heat exhaustion last year during the 40-mile route of The Epic Ride with the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative….

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San Francisco: Rapha Bike Hire

One of the main highlights of my trip to SF was having the opportunity to rent a Canyon Aeroad bike from RCC near the Marina District. In this post, I want to not only review my experience at Rapha, but to also provide some insight on the bike itself.  …

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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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LVL – The First Wearable Hydration Monitor

As of late, I’ve become more and more interested in various Kickstarter projects. Normally I would be skeptical about this sort of project, but I wholeheartedly backed the “First Wearable Hydration Monitor.” The overarching concept of this smart fitness band is that it utilizes red light. I’d be lying if…

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