2nd Ave vs Lexington Ave for cycling downtown NYC – which is better?

Is 2nd Avenue or Lexington Avenue better for cycling downtown in Manhattan from the Queensboro Bridge? I’ve put together two clips in split video to help you make a decision. I ride both routes to 1st Street (but need to turn left on 22nd street on the Lexington Avenue route since that’s where it ends).… Continue reading 2nd Ave vs Lexington Ave for cycling downtown NYC – which is better?

Rush Hour Bicycle Commute from Midtown Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn, NYC

A typical cycling commute during rush hour from Midtown Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn via 2nd Avenue, Chrystie Street, and the Manhattan Bridge. Filmed August 10, 2018 Timestamps: 2:05 – 2nd Avenue & 57th Street 5:12 – 2nd Avenue & 46th Street 6:32 – 2nd Avenue & 43rd Street (Car pulls out without checking for traffic… Continue reading Rush Hour Bicycle Commute from Midtown Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn, NYC