Popular Rides

If you’re new to Citi Bike or are just looking for a nice way to spend an afternoon, here are some of our most popular routes. They’re fun, scenic and almost entirely car-free!

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Central Park Southern Loop

The Southern Loop of Central Park is one of the most popular bike rides in NYC. It’s scenic, easy – and completely car-free!

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Central Park Full Loop

The Central Park Full Loop is the quintessential NYC bike ride, running along the 6.1-mile interior perimeter of the park.

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Central Park Lower Loop

Riding the Lower Loop of Central Park is a great way to see many of the park’s most popular attractions, while avoiding the big hill at the northern most end of the park.

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Hudson River Greenway

The greenway along the Hudson River is one of the most popular places to ride. It offers beautiful water views and a dedicated bike path that is closed to car traffic.

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East River Greenway

Along the East Side of Manhattan is another nice bikeway that runs parallel to the East River, boasting great views of the Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

The waterfront along DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights has been revitalized into a park with a bike path offering breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

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Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Eighteen miles of the greenway along the Brooklyn waterfront are already complete, making it a great place to bike!

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Prospect Park Loop

Brooklyn's Prospect Park features a picturesque 3.35 mile loop that runs along the interior perimeter. It’s always car-free and has a dedicated bike lane at all times.

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Jersey City Waterfront

Enjoy stunning views of Manhattan and Ellis Island as you traverse Jersey City and Liberty State Park.

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Governors Island

Come explore this gorgeous car-free oasis in the middle of the New York harbor.

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Start High, End Low: From the High Line to the Lower East Side

If you’re visiting New York City, you may have noticed that there are racks full of blue bicycles all over the place. These bikes are called “Citi Bikes.”

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On The Waterfront: From Dumbo to Williamsburg

When last we met we were on the Lower East Side. “So where do we go from here?,” you’re no doubt wondering.

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A Three-Borough Tour

Greetings, intrepid Citi Biker! In Part I of our New York City travelogue I went from the High Line to the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

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Hook, Line and Sinker: Falling for Brooklyn by Citi Bike

The area that was once known as “South Brooklyn” has suffered many indignities over the past century: the departure of the shipping industry; Hurricane Sandy; and, perhaps most devastatingly, an attempt by the real estate industry to rebrand the neighborhood as “BoCoCa,” which sounds like something you’d say if you had the hiccups.

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