Best Bike Rides Long Island describes 40 of the greatest recreational rides in the Long Island area. Road rides, rail rides, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5- to 35- mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures (though there are plenty of challenging rides in the mix as well). Best Bike Rides Long Island includes a map of each ride, a log of significant mile points, a text description of the ride, a start-finish point with nearby motor vehicle parking, the GPS coordinates of the start-finish point, and color photos of one of the rides features. Also included is information on local restaurants, lodging, maps, bicycle shops, other facilities for cyclists, and community resources.
David Streever is a writer and cyclist originally from the shores of the Connecticut River. David is a professional writer who covered the 2015 UCI bike race in Richmond. In addition to cycling, he also writes essays about ethics, religion, and social issues. He now lives in Richmond, Virginia, in a rambling home in the city’s historic Fan District, with his Virginian wife and their bike-hating dog and disinterested cat.