Mountain Biking

Surprisingly enough, the NYC metropolitan area is blessed with fine mountain biking venues, both public trails and designated mountain biking parks.

Did you know that New York City is the closest large city to the Appalachian Trail? Well you do now. Not that it is acceptable to ride on the AT on designated hiking sections, but the AT follows some roads, the shoulders of which are the trail, so we do unknowingly ride on the AT at times.

The point is that we are within striking distance of the Appalachian Mountains on mountain bikes via Metro North and NJ Transit. Therefore you don't need a car to portage your mtn bike to these routes and venues.

Give mountain biking a try. It might interject a renewed passion for pedal and wheel.

cycling trips