Collected by Sia Alexander
Get on one and ride!
161 2nd House Rd, Montauk, NY 11954, USA
It’s a hot August day, and I’m in the hip fishing village of Montauk, New York, at the tip of Long Island. Three friends and I just arrived at Ruschmeyer’s, a Neverland for summer-loving grown-ups who want to relive their childhood camp memories....
Rosenthaler Str. 132, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Berlin is a sprawling city, which makes exploring exclusively on foot a considerable challenge. If long walks or jaunts underground don't appeal to you, test out the city's bike-share program, Call A Bike. It looks similar to Paris's beloved Vélib...
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, USA
22 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA
Although Hilton Head is a rather large island (it requires a car to see all that it has to offer), it is a very bicycle-friendly town. There are bike paths, crossings, and signs throughout the island, and bikes can be ridden out on the beach....
333 A East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
Charlotte B-cycle is an excellent way to see the sights of the city. Simply rent a bicycle at a B-station in town and go. Charlotte is full of beautiful and historic neighborhoods—you need to take your time while pedaling through to enjoy them....
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
The newly constructed Lakes Basin Bike Path starts near the Village at Mammoth on Lake Mary Road, climbs five miles, and ascends more than 1,000 vertical feet to Horseshoe Lake. The paved path is a great place to test your fitness on a bike,...
401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA
Urban bikeshare programs are catching on everywhere from Paris to New York. Ft. Lauderdale joins the alternative transportation scene with Broward B-cycles. With 27 docks in town, it makes getting around a breeze. Prices start at $5 for half an...
Keyun Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
One of the best reasons to visit Guangzhou is to get a taste of the incredible pace of growth and development happening in China today. The city's development has surrounded and swallowed and layered itself on top of dozens of villages and towns...
Loreto 6, Recoleta, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Want to get out and explore the capital and its parks and many bicycle paths by bike? Head to La Bicicleta Verde, on the corner of Loreto bridge and Santa María next to the Mapocho River. Rent a comfortable cruiser to bike around town or sign up...
208 E Cass St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Get on your (rented) bike and ride through the streets of Tampa with City Bike. Guides wind riders through the downtown area, into historic Ybor City, and over to the tree-lined Hyde Park neighborhood, all the while regaling the group with...
9 Maitama Sule St, South-West Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
I am deeply, madly, insatiably in love with Lagos, Nigeria. A place that has been dubbed, "one of the worst cities in the world," has captured my heart in such a way that I fear I may never recover. Lagos is my secret love, because most of my...
Cto Chico, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina
One of Argentina’s most-visited destinations is beautiful Bariloche. A haven for nature lovers, this town couldn’t be more perfectly located between the picturesque Nahuel Huapi Lake and the Andes Mountains. With world-class trekking and water...
Silver Strand, Coronado, CA 92118, USA
Bicycling the Silver Strand on Coronado is a relaxing way to enjoy a beautiful San Diego day. You can bring your own bike, or rent one for $7/hour. This cycling path is known as the Bayshore Bikeway and runs from Coronado via the Silver Strand to...
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
Good to know that there is a museum dedicated to educating the community and supporting art in Oakland. Take a nice bike ride around lake Merritt before viewing the current exhibit or have a refreshing greyhound at Room 389.
Nieuwezijds Kolk 19, 1012 PV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Biking through the streets of Amsterdam is a must. It is such a great way to explore the city and how all the locals get from place to place. I rented bikes from a place called Hotel Scooter--they rent both Vespas and Bikes. The service here is...
1632 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
D.C. offers a lot of choices for getting about the city. If you are cyclist, consider renting a bicycle to supplement travel by public transportation. Not only is it cheaper than Metro (either subway or bus) and cab fare, but also you’ll avoid the...