bicycle http://wamc.org en 8th Annual Ride The Ridge Bike Challenge http://wamc.org/post/8th-annual-ride-ridge-bike-challenge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This Sunday, June 1st the <a href="http://www.highmeadowschool.org/">High Meadow School</a>, located in Stone Ridge, New York, will hold its 8th Annual <a href="http://www.ridetheridge.org/">Ride The Ridge Bike Challenge</a> to raise funds to benefit the new High Meadow Performing Arts Center.</p><p>Bicycling Magazine has identified Ride the Ridge to its nationwide readership as one of the best cycling events in the month of June!</p><p>All bike routes go through Ulster County in the beautiful Hudson Valley beginning and ending at the High Meadow Performing Arts Center located on Rt. 209 in Stone Ridge, New York.</p><p>Here to tell us more are Michelle Hughes, Director of High Meadow School and Paul Rakov, Chairman of the Ride the Ridge Bike Challenge.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 91525 at http://wamc.org 8th Annual Ride The Ridge Bike Challenge Albany Bike EXPO 2014 http://wamc.org/post/albany-bike-expo-2014 <p>The future for bicycling throughout the tri-cities is bright. Just ask anyone who attended Sunday's Fourth Annual Bike Expo in Albany's Washington Park.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The expo precedes<a href="http://www.chiff.com/home_life/holiday/national-bike-work-day.htm" target="_blank"> National Bike to Work Day</a>, an annual event across North America promoting the bicycle as a commuting option. &nbsp;Bike to Work Day is coming up on May 16th.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 16:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 89701 at http://wamc.org Albany Bike EXPO 2014 Green Your Commute http://wamc.org/post/green-your-commute <p>Today is the day to embrace "People Power" across the land.<br><br>That "People Power" is being expressed as "pedal power" - it is <a href="http://www.icommutesd.com/events/bike-to-work-day">"National Bike To Work Day,"</a> celebrated annually coast-to-coast on the third Friday in May, which happens to be National Bike Month. The New York adaptation is "Green Your Commute Day" - it is being championed by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens.<br> Fri, 17 May 2013 15:49:16 +0000 Dave Lucas 64934 at http://wamc.org Green Your Commute Berkshire Trail Expansion Fully Funded http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-trail-expansion-fully-funded <p>A combination of state, federal, and local funding has been collected to continue expanding biking trails in Berkshire County. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail &ndash; a former railroad corridor that runs North to South from the Berkshire town of Adams through Cheshire to Lanesborough &ndash; will we be given a paved expansion to North Adams.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:49:53 +0000 Lucas Willard 43255 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Trail Expansion Fully Funded BikeSnobNYC http://wamc.org/post/bikesnobnyc <p>Eben Weiss joins us to talk about his book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0811869989/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0811869989">Bike Snob: Systematically &amp; Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0811869989" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em>.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 15:35:59 +0000 Joe Donahue 41268 at http://wamc.org BikeSnobNYC