People who don't have their own bicycles often try to make one by sawing their car in half or affixing an extra wheel to their unicycle. Borrow a traditionally made bicycle with today's Groupon: for $18, you get a full-day bike and helmet rental at Trail Masters Touring in Cortlandt Manor (a $40 value).
Certified mountain-bike instructor and pro-level biker Tom Oakes outfits fellow two-wheeled wayfarers with the equipment needed to enjoy the of paths of Westchester County. Strap on a provided helmet and an aerodynamic dorsal fin before mounting a metal steed for a full day of pedal-powered traversing. Area trails conceal a diverse range of natural scenery, terrain, and challenge levels. Riders can gaze at monolithic boulders on the Blue Mountain path, zoom past the Old Croton Aqueduct on the Old Croton Trail, or pick up groceries at 20 mph in the Cortlandt Manor ShopRite.
10 Putnam Park Rd.
Cortland Manor, New York 10567