Read Why Winter Riding is so...chill • Why Cuomo's eBike proposal is NYC-friendly, not so much for the rest of NYS • What's planned for 2020 rides and routes in the February 2020 edition of Braking News from the Rockland Bicycling Club.
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eBikes. Can nothing be free of Albany politics?
We are delighted to see New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed bringing eBike state law into line with federal law, but there are some curious complexities he's added to this legislation.
But first: why would anyone want an eBike? Rather than an ordinary bicycle?
Cycling in hot or hilly areas can be very challenging. A short trip to the shops and back if you live at the top or bottom of a steep hill is miserable. With hills and heat any kind of injury or strain, or lack of fitness, excludes cycling (eBikes. Can nothing be free of Albany politics? continues ...)
Baby It’s Cold Outside. Let’s Go For a Bike Ride!
For most people who ride for recreation, bicycling is a three season sport. However, local road and mountain bike cyclists say winter can be a great time to get outdoors…if you have the proper gear, clothing, and positive attitude.
Why ride in the winter when there are warmer options like spin classes or stationary bikes you can ride at home? "There's an unmistakable feeling of riding on crunchy dirt," says mountain bike enthusiast Anthony DeVanzo, co-owner and chef at Nyack's Velo Restaurant (Baby It’s Cold Outside. Let’s Go For a Bike Ride! continues ...)