Last month, at classroom space donated by our partners at Henry Street Settlement, Bike New York staff trained 10 new League Cycling Instructors to help us keep up with the growing demand for our classes and programs. League Cycling Instructor certification is a program of the League of American Bicyclists designed to train experienced cyclists to teach the League’s Smart Cycling Curriculum, which serves as the basis for Bike New York’s classes and programs—just as it does for virtually every other bike organization that provides bike education in their communities. Bike New York requires that our most advanced Street Skills Classes and Street Skills Rides be taught...
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We all know that cycling has great physical benefits — improved muscle tone, increased weight loss, stronger cardiovascular health, and so on. But have you ever wondered if it stops there? It turns out that scientists have also been wondering about the extent of cycling’s benefits for years. According to recent research, cycling has a wide array of psychological benefits that stretch beyond what meets the eye.
Last weekend's Discover Hudson Valley Ride was resplendent—great weather, gorgeous scenery, delicious food, cold beer, and tons of smiles. Our friends at Gameface Media were there to capture it all . Check out a slideshow of some of our favorite photos below, and if you were a participant, click here to search for and download your free rider photo. (You’ll also receive an email.)