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#1. Fort Tilden Queens, 1.5 Hours, 19 Miles As you can see, we love Fort Tilden, precisely because it’s not super-easy to get to. Pack a ton of water and pack to patch a flat so, you know, you’ll be able to get to where you’re going. What to bring: tube patch, tire irons, adjustable wrench, hand pump. #2. Sterling Lake Warwick, NY, 5 Hours, 50 Miles Sterling Forest State Park is one of the most...
Brooklyn’s bike lane infrastructure, best enjoyed in summer, has improved immensely in recent years, except down in the southern half. Bike advocates there recently pushed for a bike lane on Bay Ridge Parkway, but were shot down. “We don’t have a strong bike culture” like other communities, explained Doris Cruz, the chair of the local community board’s transportation committee. But they will start looking for alternate routes. Hurry up, Bay Ridge: your old roads...
Destination: Sandy Hook, New Jersey Miles on the bike: 8 (not including nautical miles) What to do when you get there: After a ride to Wall Street's Pier 11 and a beautiful (if slightly expensive $40 round trip) journey across New York harbor on the Seastreak ferry, you're in a federal park at the Jersey shore's northernmost tip. Don't miss the oldest lighthouse in the country, but also don't spend too long biking around Fort Hancock...