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Gear Femmes Rider Assist Marshals at the Discover Hudson Valley Ride

This year at the Discover Hudson Valley Ride, Gear Femmes Rider Assist Marshals will be on the course to make sure you have the best ride possible—from answering questions and giving advice, to fixing flats and making basic repairs. Look out for them in gray Gear Femmes t-shirts and yellow Marshal vests (they'll also be wielding these handy multitools). Gear Femmes is Bike New York’s education initiative for women/trans/femme cyclists. Gear Femmes matches aspiring bike commuters with mentors who will literally show them the way—with techniques and route selection, making riding to work as fun as it is productive. Through bike education classes,...

Think You Missed Your Chance to Learn? Think Again.

Meet an extraordinary Bike New York Member who recently rode the TD Five Boro Bike Tour... at age 87. Bike New York Member Paul Kempner started cycling when he was 61 years old, and he hasn’t looked back. Now 87 years old, Paul rides his age in miles every year, and has recently been riding a grand total of 5,000 miles per year. This year, he finished the 87-mile ride in 6 hours and 25 minutes of pedaling, with 45 minutes of breaks. “After that 87 miles, I felt great,” he recalls. “I took a shower, we went out to...

#TourTips: Topping Off Electrolytes

Nuun hydration is a proud sponsor of Bike New York. Nuun is on a mission to inspire a healthier, happier, more active lifestyle so that everyone can achieve life’s next personal best. Hydration means more than water, so make your water count. Nuun is packed with electrolytes, clean ingredients, and is low in calories & sugar. The light, refreshing taste will keep you reaching for your bottle. Vishal Patel is the Chief Nutritionist at Nuun & Company, and is responsible for all new product innovations. Formally a collegiate athlete, Vishal holds degrees in Nutritional Sciences and Chemistry with a keen...