Molly Hurford

New York City

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  1. Stumptown Coffee Roasters

    New York City

    Stumptown is a classic for a reason: fantastic coffee, fantastic atmosphere, and a bike-friendly crowd.

  2. Top 8 Tips For Winter Biking in NYC (According to a Bike Messenger)

    New York City

    If you want to ride NYC like a bike messenger, get pedaling and get prepared. We've got the tips you need to make the most of winter riding.

  3. The Lowdown on the Fat Biking Scene in New York City

    New York City

    Trails are sloppy, and skiing and snowshoeing aren't happening just yet. Luckily, fickle conditions are ideal for riding a fat bike in NYC.

  4. Your Complete Guide to Staying Active in NYC This Holiday Season

    New York City

    Surviving the holidays can be brutal, no matter how awesome your family and friends are. Here's your guide to being active (and staying sane) in NYC this holiday season.

  5. Red Lantern Coffee and Bike Shop

    New York City

    Grab a bite, an espresso and a quick bike fix at Red Lantern.

  6. Coney Island Boardwalk

    New York City

    If you're looking for a full day beach experience without traveling far from the city, Coney Island is a great choice. From swimming to boardwalk games to a freak show for the older adventurers, plus some rickety rides, there's tons happening—and the boardwalk snacks are the best part! Don't eat them every day, but Nathan's Famous hotdogs are definitely worth trying at least once.

  7. Brooklyn Bridge - Road Running

    New York City

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a classic running location—and if running the bridge isn't enough, you can run along the bridge, enjoy the views, and then run into the Brooklyn Bridge Park, right along the water, and enjoy the running paths and colorful people in the area.

  8. Inwood Hills Park - Trail Running

    New York City

    For the best run in NYC—plus a view into some awesome natural caves! It's a great spot to bring your pup for a run, and ties into the neighboring Fort Tryon Park for a longer day.

  9. Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

    New York City

    If you're up for an ultra-long run, you can make the 41-mile trek from Central Park up to Dobbs Ferry in Westchester, or you can just hop on for a short jaunt at many points on the trail. It's a rad way to explore the city—and get out of it!

  10. Central Park - Running

    New York City

    Hop on in Columbus Circle and do the classic 6-miler around the park. It's the best way to get the vibe of New York City, see some crazy people, and maybe grab a hot dog or falafel from one of the food trucks when you're done. The landscaping is incredible, and the reservoir is not to be missed.

  11. Coney Island - Road Running

    New York City

    If you want road running, run Surf Avenue parallel to Coney Island. If you want epic beach running, run the beach—all three miles of it! Head there early in the morning for a sunrise run for the best views and the least crowds, or people watch on a casual jog during the afternoon.

  12. High Line - Road Running

    New York City

    Run above the city, in a garden—sounds crazy, but High Line Park has you covered. It's only 1.5 miles long, but it's worth the run, especially if you need a quickie mid-day. (It ends at 34th, right in Midtown.) After the run, enjoy some of the crazy food trucks, from coffee to tacos to wine and beer!

  13. Riverside Park - Road Running

    New York City

    If running Central Park is old-hat but you still don't have time to get out of the city, Riverside Park is a safe bet for a simple run—and a breezier one, since it's right on the Hudson.

  14. Bear Mountain - Trail Running

    New York City

    16 miles (Or less. Or more.) of trail running epic-ness.

  15. Bear Mountain - Cycling

    New York City

    Bear Mountain is exactly what it sounds like: an epic mountain (with an equally epic downhill when you flip it)! It's also a great ride from the city, if you're feeling up to 110 miles on a lazy weekend day.

  16. Central Park - Cycling

    New York City

    Bring the kids—on their bikes or in a trailer—and take it slow in Central Park. Some people try to squeeze in intervals in the park, but it's more fun if you just enjoy the sights and sounds on the 6 mile loop. Just assume you'll be braking for pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages.

  17. Sprain Ridge Park - Mountain Biking

    New York City

    Sprain Ridge isn't for beginners—with 5 miles of technical trails, you'll get your MTB fix despite being near the city in this 268-acre park located between the north and south lanes of the Sprain Ridge parkway. If you take the advanced lines, be ready for some log hops!

  18. Blue Mountain Reservation - Mountain Biking

    New York City

    For some easier (but longer) mountain bike trails, head up to Blue Mountain Reservation. Beginners won't be intimidated, and seasoned veterans can get in their intervals without obstacles!

  19. Governors Island - Cycling

    New York City

    Bring the whole family for a ferry ride and a cycling adventure on Governors Island.

  20. Rapha Cycle Club

    New York City

    For the perfect complement to a road ride, grab a coffee at the Rapha Cycle Club.

  21. Hudson River Greenway Bike Path

    New York City

    To get out the city without leaving the city, check out the Hudson River Greenway Bike Path.

  22. NYC Botanical Gardens - Road Running

    New York City

    For a beautiful run that will have you stopping to smell the roses—literally—visit the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.

  23. Prospect Park - Road Running

    New York City

    Running in Central Park feeling crowded? Head to Brooklyn for the same vibe without the craziness.

  24. Jamaica Bay Greenway - Cycling

    New York City

    Cycling on the Jamaica Bay Greenway is your passport to viewing NYC's secret wildlife and pockets of peaceful tranquility in the busy city.

  25. The Diner

    New York City

    A true NYC hipster experience