Bike Links

In our May issue, we gave you all the real-life info you need to go bicycling in the County. But what about the virtual cycling world? We asked our local bike fiends to tell us websites that they use to plan routes, buy bike parts, check in on races, and generally visit every day to keep up with the bicycling community. Add these to your bookmarks:

Local Links:

Bike Walk Alliance of Westchester & Putnam
Safety information for walking and cycling in Westchester

Cycling Central
LoHud’s blog devoted entirely to cycling

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USI Cycling
The website of Westchester’s Unione Sportiva Italiana Cycling Club

Westchester Cycle Club
Information on rides and bike shops, plus links [] to other clubs and online resources
Maps of different county trailways

The home page for the Westchester Mountain Bike Association

National Groups:

Alliance for Biking and Walking
Rescources for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy

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League of American Bicyclists
Info to help create a “Bike-Friendly America”

Routes & Resources:

Bike Wire
Keep track of miles, speed, elevation, etc.

Ride with GPS
Use GPS to map out new bike routes.

The Tandem Link
Information geared mostly toward people who ride tandem bicycles

Create routes with elevation information.

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Clothing & Equipment:
Clothing and equipment with frequent sales and discounts

“Quality Bike Parts” along with accessories and apparel


Bicycle maps and books for bicycling in the British Isles

Cycling in Switzerland
An interactive tool for bicycling in Switzerland

The National Bicycle Tour Directors Association lists information on cycling vacations.

Bicycle maps for Australia, Europe, the Himalayas, and more

Vélo Québec
Bike maps, routes, and other resources, for biking in Québec, including info on La Route Verte, the province’s 4,000 kms bike system

News and Communities:

Photo-sharing site with pictures of bikes and cycling

Serotta Forum
A high-end bicycle manufacturer’s forum took on a life of its own and now is a community for cyclists.

Velocipede Salon
A forum for, as one biker calls it, “the ‘bad’ boys of the cycling world”

News and race results for competitive cycling

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