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On Sunday, December 4, it’s time again to ride the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.
Meet: 7:43 AM train from Grand Central Station arriving Croton-Harmon Station 8:35 AM. Ride starts at 8:45. Bike pass required.
The Route: Climb up to the Croton Reservoir Dam followed by cresting Bald Mountain via a few miles of singletrack. This is a flat day and more than half of the day’s 2,500 feet of climbing is done in the first 10 miles, after that is semi smooth riding all the way back to Manhattan. This is a …
Fall schedule is here, mark your calendars. For last minute changes check our Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 23rd Skyline Ridge
Nov 13th Blue Mountain
Nov 25th Sprain Ridge
Dec 4th Croton Trail – NYC
Dec 18th Sterling Forest, NJ
#1 Sunday, October 9 – Stillwell, Long Island
Meeting Spot: S Woods Rd, Syosset, NY
The Route: 12 miles (two laps) of no-drop. Cross friendly
#2 Sunday, October 23– Skyline/Ringwood, NJ
Meet: 8:00 AM Trailhead at 186 Skyline Drive, Oakland NJ
The Route: This is no beginner’s loop, multiple flats and snapped derailleurs are common. As are endos, scratches and …
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Saturday, June 18 is almost here. That means we are getting closer to the 2016 edition of the Westchester Trifecta. This is that one day a year (ok, one of the days) when we try to serve up a bigger challenge than the usual weekend warrior stuff. It goes something like this:
We’ll take the first train from Grand Central to Cold Spring and ride our bikes back to the city, but not the shortest or easiest way, that would be lame- we will hit up a good portion of the single track at Blue …
NYCMTB’s group rides are open to all cyclists with a working mountain bike, helmet and a good attitude. There will always be a ride leader but everyone is responsible for themselves when it comes to tubes, tools, hydration and nutrition.
We put safety and trail conditions first. This means all rides are subject to last minute changes. If the weather looks to interfere with our plans we will find a different trail or worst case, cancel the ride. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get the latest updates.
Group ride contact: …
718 Cyclery, NYC’s leader in off-road and adventure cycling, announces Dirt Jam! This first-of-its-kind-in-NYC event will be held on Sunday, April 24th at Cunningham Park in Queens, NYC and feature off-road races, clinics, tech seminars, rider presentations, and product display/demos. 718 Cyclery is no stranger to hosting events of this magnitude, having recently hosted the City Slicker MTB Race in November 2015, and, most recently, Fat and Frozen, NYC’s first fatbike race in January 2016.
Dirt Jam! will also serve as a fundraiser for C.L.I.M.B. (Concerned Long Island Mountain …
There’s no shortage of technical trails on the Ringwood loop.
Race season is more or less over, but riding season never ends. Join us for some fall/winter rides, where we focus more on company and fun than VO2 Max, we may even stop to tackle some log piles, skinnies and rollers. Cyclists should be prepared to spend 3-5 hours in the saddle for each and one of these rides. No one will be dropped and we welcome anyone with a working bike, good attitude and intermediate riding skills. Please be self-sufficient …
Fall is here and our go-to shop NYC Velo has pinned down the dates for the fall adventure rides. Sure, we’re a mountain bike club and these are road rides, but they’re not your average road rides. If we see a repeat of last year you could be in for some bush-whacking, wading and hiking. Brett’s Revenge, the second ride this year, proved to be particularly challenging, even for the few cyclists who brought mountain bikes. All rides were cold, 3 out of 4 ended in the dark and we …
The 8th edition of the Taconic 150 will be held Sunday, June 14th. The ride will meet at the Farmer’s Wife cafe in Ancram, NY (Columbia County) at 8:00am and roll out by 830am. Riders should expect 6-7 hours of saddle time, not including stops.The route is just shy of 150 kilometers, climbs about 7500 feet, and follows paved roads for roughly 1/2 its length (special thanks to route engineer Ian Rutter). Veterans of the Taconic 150 will know to expect a certain measure of adventure, …
Come ride with us! Discover a new Family Fun Activity – Trail Riding in New York City – All skill levels welcome to ride the seven miles of beginner and advanced singletrack found in Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows Queens!
We will provide —
Bikes: TFK will bring its fleet of bikes supporting riders 4’6″ and taller. PEAK Bikes and Bicycle Planet will bring their name brand rental fleet and demonstration test bikes – giving us over 60 bikes to select from.
Kids rides: You and the kids can bring your own bike, …
A movie screening under the stars tops off a great day of riding your local trails –with our freinds from Intense Cycles!!
NYCMTB has teamed up with Sids Bikes NYC to bring you an afternoon of riding fresh treads at Highbridge Bike Park, on bikes provided by Intense Cycles!*
The staff at Highbridge Bike Park have been busy over the last four years dialing in some new goods for you to ride! The jump park has been totally redesigned. The back forty have been buffed and …