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ICYMI: The 2020 Ride 'Round Rockland

By Dave Zornow on 10/20/20 updated 11/10/20

RBC members pedaled just short of 3000 miles together in the 2020 Ride 'Round Rockland on Oct 3. In case you missed (ICYMI) the post-sunrise send off or the great rest area treats and entertainment at the Orchards of Concklin, here are a few photos from the event.

Thanks to the volunteers, the ride marshalls and the event organizers which made this a successful event. 

To see a couple of dozen photos from the event, click here.
To read what the Rockland County Business Journal had to say about

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Baby It’s Cold Outside. Let’s Go For a Bike Ride!

By Dave Zornow on 1/09/20 updated 1/31/20

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.

imageWhy 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 ...)

Bikers Beware: Handling Drivers' Road Rage While Cycling

by John Daugherty, BTCNJ

New York State Trooper Briana Martinez was the featured speaker at the Nov 2019 Rockland Bicycling Club meeting. Here are a few takeaways from her talk. BTCNJ Advocacy and Safety Chairperson John Daughtery was also in attendance and wrote up these notes for the Dec 2019 edition of the MasterLink newsletter. 

Regarding Road Rage
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  • While road rage and/or confrontation is not acceptable at any time, bike riders should obey all traffic laws so as not to antagonize an already
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Street Banner Says Drive, Walk, Bike…Respectfully

Safety Campaign Encourages Best Practices On
Two Feet, Two Wheels, and Four Wheels

With many activities limited by the COVID-19 pandemic, bicycling has seen a surge in popularity as a social, family-friendly activity where people of all ages can get exercise while remaining safely spaced. The Rockland County river villages, long a popular destination for tri-state area cycling enthusiasts, have seen increased usage of its roads and rail trails since The Path for bikes and pedestrians on the Mario Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge opened, attracting 200,000+ visitors since June.

Village and town police departments, local bicycling clubs and Rockland County officials have created a "How to Share the Road Respectfully" safety campaign using street banners in Piermont, South Nyack and Nyack to promote greater respect and awareness among pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. READ MORE

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