Short Bike Rides: New York City

Short Bike Rides: New York City

by Philip Harrington
     
 

Most people wouldn't think of using the terms 'New York City' and 'bicycling' in the same sentence. But believe it or not, the city offers a wide variety of options for the clever urban cyclist. This book will take you on a cycling tour of New York's five boroughs, giving routes for both the urban sprawl of downtown and the wondrous countryside surrounding this

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Overview

Most people wouldn't think of using the terms 'New York City' and 'bicycling' in the same sentence. But believe it or not, the city offers a wide variety of options for the clever urban cyclist. This book will take you on a cycling tour of New York's five boroughs, giving routes for both the urban sprawl of downtown and the wondrous countryside surrounding this hustling, bustling city. Whether you choose an urban, suburban, or rural route, every ride in this book has been chosen on several criteria, such as amount of traffic, road surface quality, terrain, scenic beauty, historical significance and general interest. Each ride includes precise written directions, excellent route maps, level of difficulty, mileage, safety tips, availability of food and facilities, and vivid descriptions of points of interest. No matter what your interest in cycling, you'll find the perfect ride in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762703333
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Short Bike Rides Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,174,813
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.14(h) x 0.45(d)

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