A writer, 2 restauranteurs (1 of them also a literal rock star), a shopkeeper and a fashion designer share their favorite places in the best borough of NY: Brooklyn. This ride is adapted from the May 6, 2017 Wall Street Journal “An Insider’s Guide”.
NYC offers enough interesting things to do to keep you biking for years and it's also a surprisingly easy city to bike around with all the paths and separated bike lanes! If you've always wanted to see NYC by bike, here's your chance. Pack your bags for a weekend getaway! These two routes are a constellation of sites connecting art, architecture, food, drink & browsing found in the West Village, Chelsea and Downtown.
We see bikes as a means to connect people with their communities--and we'd like to start by introducing you to ours. These days, everybody throws around the Brooklyn brand, but Brooklyn is genuinely so much a part of who we are that our bikes are named for its streets, streets we traverse daily. On this ride, you'll see the diversity of our city (and you'll only be going a few miles!) and get a sense of our culture by eating what we eat, shopping where we shop, and taking in the sites and sounds that surround us. (And this ride isn't just for visitors! If you live in another part of Brooklyn, this is an easy and fun way to get to know Williamsburg/Greenpoint while avoiding the seriously trendy spots.)
Aussies love Brooklyn. And they love their coffee. Put two and two together and you get an up-and-coming Australian cafe scene in Brooklyn with some of the best lattes and flat whites this side of the Equator. An easy, fun way to go cafe hopping is to take your bike around the borough, stopping at great Australian cafes in Brooklyn along the way, each with its own character and loyal customer following.