River Road Ride Video

A bit of a breezy day, but incredibly sunny and gorgeous Sunday. I’ve now done this route in every season and finally got some snow that wasn’t a giant slush-fest. I know I’ve said it before, but if you’re looking for a ride while visiting NYC, you could do worse than this one. Just cross over the GWB (I think the ramp is at 176th street, I’ve never really looked at the number), and instead of turning right at the end, turn left and follow the path down the hill to the start of River Road. It’s a very scenic …

Trying out the Flip Ultra HD

The ride out to Nyack is a standard training ride for New Yorkers. Up the side of the island from Brooklyn for me, then over the GWB and up 9W, through Piermont, on to Nyack, then back again. An alternate and infinitely more beautiful route is to turn left after crossing the GWB and go down to the start of River Road. It takes you under the bridge and alongside the Hudson through some absolutely stunning terrain. And it culminates in a lovely climb up Alpine Hill – at least I think it’s called that. Then you get back on …