Buffalo to Brooklyn

Buffalo to Brooklyn

Over eight days in June, I rode my bike from Buffalo to Brooklyn along the Erie Canal on New York’s Empire Trail. The distances covered ranged from 50 to 80 miles daily, averaging around the mid-60s. The ride was technically quite easy. Flat terrain, well-marked trails, nothing too difficult. But I got sick on the […]

Califon 200 Brevet Card

Califon 200K

New York City is a very in-between place for Randonneuring. To the east, there are the Long Island Randonneurs whose routes mostly start 30 miles or more from the borders of NYC and to the west (but technically covering NYC) are the New Jersey Randonneurs which broadly cover NJ, but have events within easy commute […]

Bikes at Harriman State Park entrance

Winter Bikepacking trip to Harriman State Park

This last weekend I had the first opportunity in a long time to go winter bikepacking. I joined a few friends from the NYC-ADV bicycling club for an overnight adventure to Harriman State Park. We took the new north-side path over the George Washington Bridge. The accessibility of this path is miles easier than the […]

2022 Coffeeneuring Challenge

Coffeeneuring is a delightful cycling challenge that is derived from Randonneuring. My wife and I have been participating for a number of years now, and this year we opted to do a fully international themed set of rides.

Candlewood 100k

Candlewood 100k

I discovered this route via a discussion on the RUSA members group, where people were talking about the most beautiful routes they’d ridden. Conveniently, it was less than two hours away and I’d been jonesing for a big bicycle ride over the weekend. It was also going to be my first official populaire. More on […]