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The Great Snowstorm (Hoax) of 2015

The great snowstorm of 1888, much more snow that we got last night.

The snowfall was no bigger than those we experienced in 2013 and certainly smaller than the most recent big snowfalls we had in 2010 and 2006.

News Flash: Delays at GWB

An empty GWB before the Gran Fondo in 2011. Wouldn't it be great if it were like this every day? Photo: Benepe (c)

July 22, 2014– Fort Lee, NJ The authority in charge of the George Washington Bridge connecting New York and New Jersey has issued a flash advisory for drivers traveling West to East today. Until about 3 PM today Tuesday, two…

New Voice in Englewood, NJ Seeks Safer Streets

Ron Grosinger

Englewood looks a little like a subsection of Greenwich Village in New York City. Its small shops and relatively mild traffic is only accented further by a nice main street filled with great restaurants.

But traffic on the southbound-only Dean Street is very fast and narrow, and completely unsafe for cyclists. Even pedestrians have great difficulty crossing the street.

NYC Airports to Offer “Free” Wifi–Sort of

It would be great if we could fly like this instead of dealing with the frustrations of modern flying.

With great fanfare the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced today that they will be offering “free” Wifi at area airports.

That should make frequent flying for cyclists to race, train and attend events happy.

Except the fine print reads that the provider Boingo Wireless Inc, will only be offering the first 30 minutes free. The remainder of time has to be purchased.

Ride to T-Town and Around June 22

bill tesar ride

This ride has it all. Warm up with some laps around the track at T-Town, then ride through some of the most pristine farmland in the area. Sixty-two point eight miles and more than 3,000 feet of climbing will get you in shape in no time.

Serious Delays Expected on George Washington Bridge Monday

A view of the GWB lower level on a rare day that it was closed to traffic--in 2011 during the Gran Fondo

Pull your bike from the basement and dust it off! Delays are expected again on the George Washington Bridge, and the best way to travel between New York and New Jersey for the next three months will be on two wheels.

Rowing is the New Spin

Tassana Landy competing in the World Indoor Rowing Championship recently.

Red Bank, NJ–May 2014 Spinners watch out, the rowers are taking front stage, and center. Cyclists are turning more and more to rowing during the off-season winter months, and even now converting parts of their summer workouts to rowing competition,…

Cyclists Ride to Protest LG Electronics’ Monstrosity

Cyclists took to the road today to protest LG Electronics’ proposed building over the Palisades.   About 75 cyclists gathered in the cool spring morning, and donned vests that read “Lower LG” for a ride organized by the NJ Bike…

Tenafly JCC Boosts Security After Kansas Shootings

The Jewish Community Center in Tenafly, NJ has said it is boosting security after a Klu Klux Klan member killed three people in Kansas at the JCC and at a senior home there. The killer appeared to be targeting Jewish…