[30 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ride Report: Westchester Trifecta 2017

Words by Joseph Tutt
Photos by Daniel & Cee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The summer solstice brings the longest day of the year and an unquenchable desire to squeeze in every pedal stroke possible. #ChasingThatSummerSun. For NYCMTB, that means the Westchester Trifecta. It’s a nearly 100 mile mountain bike ride where we hit three of our favorite NYC area trails (Blue Mountain, Graham Hills, and Sprain Ridge) and link them together with as much dirt and trail as we can find. If we’re lucky, we make it back to Manhattan while there is daylight. It’s unadulterated …

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[30 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ride Report: Westchester Trifecta 2017

Words by Joseph Tutt
Photos by Daniel & Cee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The summer solstice brings the longest day of the year and an unquenchable desire to squeeze in every pedal stroke possible. #ChasingThatSummerSun. For NYCMTB, that means the Westchester Trifecta. It’s a nearly 100 mile mountain bike ride where we hit three of our favorite NYC area trails (Blue Mountain, Graham Hills, and Sprain Ridge) and link them together with as much dirt and trail as we can find. If we’re lucky, we make it back to Manhattan while there is daylight. It’s unadulterated …

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Rebecca Rusch Blood Road Film Screening 7/13 5:30pm

Rebecca Rusch, affectionately known as The Queen of Pain, is among the greatest female ultra-endurance mountain bikers in the world. While she’s used to pushing her body to the limit, nothing could prepare her for the emotional journey she took in 2015 when she pedaled 1,200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail in search of the crash site that claimed the life of her father during the Vietnam War.
Blood Road is a journey of hope and discovery—a way for Rebecca to begin a fresh relationship with the father she …

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[16 Jun 2017 | One Comment | ]
Westchester TRIFECTA June 24th

Dirt Lovers,
We are quickly approaching Saturday, June 24, the day we set out to complete the 2017 edition of The Westchester Trifecta. One day, three trails and a bunch of stuff in between. In total we’re looking at almost 100 miles of gravel, pavement, dirt and single track. It’s only three days after the Summer Solctice but there’s still a chance we’ll run out of daylight…
With three successful years in the bag the formula is as follows:
We’re taking the first train from Grand Central to Cold Spring. On the way back to …

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[7 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

NYCMTB participates in Outdoorfest 2017 on June 10th, with a free event at Highbridge Park in Manhattan, featuring mountain bike group clinics, free bike and helmet demos and guided rides on the park’s easier trails.
 Participants need not have their own equipment, and bikes for all ages including toddlers will be available.
there is no age limit for participation in the clinics and group rides, but riders must be able to balance and pedal on their own in order to participate. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for waiver signing.
The event starts …

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[14 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Spring Group Rides

Spring/Summer Group Rides
For last minute changes check our Facebook Group and/or Instagram
#1 Sunday, May 21:  NYC – Nyack – NYC , ON/OFF Road
#2 Saturday, June 3: Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island
#3 Saturday, June 17: Graham Hills, Pleasantville
#4 Saturday, June 24: The Westchester Trifecta
#5 Sunday, July 9: Sterling Forest, NJ
#1 Sunday, May 21 – Trifecta Primer Ride
See if you’re ready for the big Trifecta. Or just do it anyway.
Time: 8:30am
Meeting Spot: GW Bridge, Manhattan side
Difficulty: Long but not technical
The Route: 9W to Nyack and back. Not as boring as it sounds…we …