Judi Desire's daily routine looks a little like our wintertime daydreams here at Bike New York. She's spent an impressive portion of the last three years bike touring around the world, and when she happens to be in NYC, we're lucky to have her as a volunteer at our classes and events. Below, Judi tells us about her most recent journey through New Zealand (via Hawaii, Tasmania, and Australia), escaping the East Coast winters, her favorite touring gear, and why she sports a Bike New York cycling cap. Prepare to be transported to some truly breathtaking landscapes, because she's also shared some...
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April showers bring May flowers but they also bring a new season of Bike New York programming! Mark Plaut, our Public Programs Manager, shares the new opportunities we have in store for our students and volunteers this spring. With new Bike Practice Sessions and Incentives Programs, there are more reasons to ride than ever before.
Jeff Quinn, an art director, home brewer, Brooklynite, friend of Bike New York, and year 'round bike commuter, signs up to ride the TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI almost every year. We wanted to know what inspires so many people who ride the streets of New York City on a regular basis to tack on 40 miles over a weekend in May to their total; as it turned out, that was a pretty silly question.