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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Local Groups Break Ground at Brooklyn Bike Park

Ten volunteers from local MTB groups gathered in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to pitch in on the ground breaking effort for the borough’s first bike park. Led by course builder and designer Jim Dellavalle of Pennsylvania, group leaders met to develop an action plan to manage the construction of the park, which is slated to open on Memorial day weekend, May 27th. The park is one of a variety of interim community uses planned for Site E of the Domino Sugar Factory site, which has been made available by Two Trees …

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[6 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Meet the NYCMTB crew and save at Sid’s 34th Street Feb 7th!

NYCMTB/IMBA partners with Sid’s Bikes NYC to kick off the 2013 riding season right, with a whole month of great deals and service!
Thursday February 7th 6:00pm-9:00pm
Meet the NYCMTB crew and save at Sid’s 34th Street!
The NYCMTB-IMBA board will be on hand to discuss our plans for 2013 and beyond, and give you a first hand look into the benefits of an NYCMTB-IMBA membership. All MTB related merchandise will be on sale, including select mountain bikes the night of the event! …

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[10 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
IMBA Trail Care Crew Visiting Manhattan April 28th – May 1st

We are pleased to announce that NYCMTB has been awarded a grant to host the IMBA Trail Care Crew from April 28th to May 1st. The IMBA Trail Care Crew travels the country teaching sustainable trail building applicable to hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Education sessions are free and open to the public.Thursday April 28th 6-9pm Come out and meet the IMBA Trail Care Crew at EMS Soho on Broadway and Spring Street in Manhattan. The festivities will begin at 6pm and continue till 9. We’ll discuss the invaluable …

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[23 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
NY Times on NYC Trails

The NY Times today has a nice piece on riding NYC trails in today’s weekend section, with sections on all three NYC parks with trails- Highbridge, Cunningham and Wolfe’s Pond. Check it out!

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[28 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
NBC New York Covers Highbridge, Cunningham and Wolfe’s Pond

Thanks to NBC New York for this nice little piece on urban mountain biking, complete with with a photo of the Cunningham jet line from the flickr stream of our own Rob Pettersen.

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[29 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Mountain Biker Reports Arson in Highbridge, Helps FDNY

The Manhattan Times recently reported on a rash of arson in upper Manhattan parks, including two fires set at Highbridge Park. Luckily, a mountain biker happened to be riding the trails, smelled the burning, and reported one of the Highbridge fires to NYPD. Yet another example of mountain biking as a positive force in NYC Parks!

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[1 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
NYC Trails on Singletrack.com

The new mountain bike-specific site from the publishers of Velonews is up and runnning at Singletrack.com. Last week they ran a story on urban bike trail systems and included a bit on NYC, with some quotes from NYC Velo’s Andrew Crooks and a photo of local Sam Sielen shot by Dave Tufino. To check out the story, click here.

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[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
NY Times Gets Dirty!

Check out the NY Times “Spokes” Blog (their bicycling blog) and Wednesday’s print edition (page A24) for an interesting take on riding dirt in and out of the city… cameo by yours truly and a great photo by Nate Kraxberger…

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[8 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
More Photo Outtakes from Mountain Bike Action

MBA Photographer John Ker recently placed an additional gallery of outtake photos of Jeff Lenosky at Highbridge up on the MBA website. Check them out HERE.

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[8 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

Bikemag.com has run a race recap of the 2nd Annual Highbridge All-City XC race. Check out the story on the FRONT PAGE of Bikemag.com HERE.