If you are a resident of New York City or the surrounding area, then you know just how useful it can be to own a reliable bicycle. After all, getting around in vehicle traffic is certainly not an easy task, so having a bike can make navigating the city much easier and can save you time as well. So if you are looking to get into bicycling, then you may be wondering where to go for the best deals on bikes and accessories.
Fortunately, there are plenty of great bicycle shops to choose from in the area of Manhattan.You Read the rest of this entry »
Competitive cycling is rich in history and started back in 1898. Since then, the sport has continued to gain in popularity. Bicycle competitions are held in almost every part of the world. To get started in this unique sport, you should find a cycling education program near your home. You must learn the basics of bicycle safety, racing techniques and wearing the proper gear.
You can find competitive cyclists online through organizations and online forums. Join an organization to learn more about the sport. Competitive cycling Read the rest of this entry »
There are lots of different cycling events happening all over the world and, most of the time, anyone can be a part of them. You might have seen some of these events as they are often covered on satellitetv, and if you have ever thought about being a part of the action, then you need to prepare.
Conditioning your body to endure the long distances spent peddling your bicycle is the only way you can truly prepare. Lucky for you, there are things you can do in your daily life that can help you condition your body to meet the challenge head-on.
Bicycle to work – If you have a job that is close enough to walk to every morning then consider riding your bicycle. Time spent riding your bike to and from work every day is a great way to get your body conditioned for the big race.
Walking the dog – You could even try riding your bike with the dog if you think it’s safe. Just make sure you are doing some aerobic exercises each and every day. Get that heart rate going and get the blood pumping.
And those are just a few ways you can condition your body for the cycling world.
When visiting the city of Manhattan, taking in the sites from a bicyclist’s perspective grants one the opportunity to experience Manhattan in an unparalleled light. One of the greatest benefits of bicycling through this majestic city is the ability to set your own leisurely pace while viewing all that this city has to offer. With so many sights awaiting your beckon your bicycle sightseeing tour can easily be placed in categories. World renown Times Square may headline your tour of the various squares, while Hudson River may highlight the bodies of water aspect of your Read the rest of this entry »
Bicycling is a great hobby to stay in shape and explore the city. But like anything, it’s often best to do things in groups or even with a friend. Manhattan is a large city and if you don’t have anyone to bike with, it may be best to consider a bicycle club.
Due to the massive size of Manhattan, there are countless clubs that you may want to consider joining. These clubs can connect you with other bicyclists, offer seminars, and even set Read the rest of this entry »
When trying to repair your bicycle in the high energy and highly populated location that is Manhattan you can be sure there are many options to choose from. Fortunately, the use of the internet makes comparing all of your options quick and easy. Why spend time going from location to location searching for the best bang for your buck when all you need to do is type some keywords into a search engine?
When looking through all of your options you should keep integrity in mind. How can you know the repair shop will get the Read the rest of this entry »
Bicycling in Manhattan is a free and easy way of traveling around the city. There are trails safe enough to take the whole family with official bike lanes as well as routes protected from traffic. You can bicycle to work or for pleasure, visiting parks or different sites of the city with all the paths offered in Manhattan.
One of the best places to go with family or a in a group is Governors Island. Here, there is a relaxed atmosphere and great views and it is completely free from traffic other than the shuttle bus. As Read the rest of this entry »
Manhattan is a diverse city full of sites and attractions that can easily be enjoyed free of charge on a leisurely bicycle ride. Those who wish to spend a day touring the city using this mode of transportation can enjoy an up close and personal perspective of the famous area.
Those who have always imagined visiting the Empire State Building can fully appreciate it’s majesty passing by on their bike. For over twenty years, this amazing 102 story structure was the tallest in the Read the rest of this entry »