Bike NYC: The Cyclist's Guide to New York City

Bike NYC: The Cyclist's Guide to New York City


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Bike NYC: The Cyclist's Guide to New York City by Ed Glazar, Marci Blackman, Michael Green

With an average of 236,000 New Yorkers biking per day, Bike NYC is the definitive guide to bicycling culture in the city’s fastest growing mode of transportation from the authors of the popular Part guidebook, photo essay, history and human-interest story, this book offers instructions for a dozen rides led by seasoned tour guides through all of the five boroughs. Rediscover the city and its biking culture through:

     • A scenic trip up the Hudson during the peak of the fall foliage
     • A Halloween night ride through the brownstones of Brooklyn to the parallel universe of the Kensington mansions
     • NYC bike clubs such as the Classic Rider
     • Front row seats to the Alley Cat races

With extras such as maps, safety tips, bike shop rankings, public bathroom locations, accessories, and fashion dos and don’ts, Bike NYC is the essential guide for urban cyclists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616083137
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 07/05/2011
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 800,955
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ed Glazar has been riding bikes for most of his life—from the ditches and BMX tracks of east Texas to the streets of New York City. Glazar’s bag of street cred includes several years of experience as a bike courier and a dispatcher, and most recently as a New York City bike tour guide. He has been taking pictures for more than ten years.

Marci Blackman has cycled through Europe, across the United States from San Francisco to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and through the high octane, traffic-snarled streets of New York City. Blackman writes and lives in Queens and works as a bicycle tour guide for Central Park Bike Tours.

Michael Green is the founder of, one of the key resources for urban cycling in New York and around the world. Michael has been quoted in the New York Times and has been interviewed by New York Magazine, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, CBS, and several radio programs elsewhere.

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