Unlimited Biking: E-Biking is good for you! Boost Your Fitness Level!

Some people are not comfortable riding bikes or just do not like pedaling or doing any physical activity! A new study shows that the electric bike is very good for this type of person and to get back into shape gradually after several years without doing any sport! Electric biking greatly improves your fitness and cardiovascular fitness as you cycle.

Electric cycling is very good for the health and the volunteers who took part in this study realized it themselves! Having electric assistance on the bike has allowed them to return to a normal physical activity. This helps people who are overweight or lacking physical activity to slowly and gradually get back to the sport. Moreover it is a fun activity to share with friends or families to discover the surroundings and enjoy the fresh air. In addition, volunteers have lost weight and gain muscle with the help of electric bikes but they also improve their oxygen level and heart health!

Electric bicycles can increase motivation and help overweight people and seniors maintain regular physical training. Electric cycling regularly allows users to benefit permanently, not only in terms of fitness, but also in terms of blood pressure, less fat in the body and better mental well-being! Do not wait any longer and get on our latest electric bikes, available in our Unlimited Biking stores!

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THE GOOGLE SELF DRIVING BICYCLE!

Have you ever dreamed of having a bike that drives itself? Google did it … or not!

2018 Google Amsterdam posted a video about it, you can watch it here!

In this video you can see a self-driving bicycle which enables cyclists to do other things while they ride. The bicycle can also come to you directly thanks to an app. This technology looks really amazing! It’s really a great idea, no?

Sorry to tell you that but this video was totally fake! It was a Google prank for April Fools’ Day! But the next video is not a prank, this is a true self driving bike. Imagine this concept on a regular bicycle!

2019 BMW’s Self-driving bike at CES in LAS VEGAS! Watch it here!

This video is real and this is not a prank! BMW has really developed a bike that can drive by itself! It can make several turns, accelerate, brake just like a normal bike, but without a driver! This new technology is really very impressive and should allow motorcycle drivers to have less accidents. Imagine also that you are becoming a passenger on this motorcycle and not a driver anymore. You will also be able to control your bike from a distance and ask to the motorcycle to come to pick you up. The next step of this technology would be to adapt this to bicycle!

However when I saw this I wondered if the bike was well protected against hackers. With this type of connected and autonomous vehicle hackers can steal vehicles from a distance or even worse cause intentional accidents to kill targeted people.

Do you think that one day we will have self driving bikes? Would you like to have a bike that drives itself? Leave your opinion in the comments!

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Fitness Biking: How to eat? Nutrition for cycling!

  • The Cycling Diet

You want to improve your training and your physical conditions on a bike? It’s very good, but do not forget your diet too!

To stay in shape during your physical training, eat more protein, free sugars and carbohydrates! Consume the right amount of calories for your body.

When you are cycling you burn a lot of calories. Be sure to eat enough! Eat several small portion meal through the day. And avoid processed food.

Eat good vitamins (Omega 3 and 6) and minerals (calcium, iron, zinc) to power up your body throughout the day.

Drink enough water! Your body is made of 75% water so you must drink a lot to stay in good shape.

Keep in mind : EAT, DRINK, TRAIN, REST

Make sure to eat 90 minutes before your training session! Remember to let your stomach digest.

During your biking session, energy bars and drinks are good! For long rides we recommend you to eat more before and during the session.

After your ride, we recommend you to eat and drink a lot. The first 20 minutes after the efforts are really important. Do not eat to quickly and eat small portions but with high protein and calories to refuel your body.

Keep in mind to always eat fresh, carbohydrate snack, or high protein foods that also contain good minerals and vitamins. You can eat small portions throughout the day.

 

Remember also that the diet work with your mind. Stay focused during your training sessions and eat well before and after. You can also relax your mind with yoga and meditation. Yoga is also really good for digestion. Always think about your diet and your initial goal!

Fitness Biking: All our tips to be the best biker!

 

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Fitness Biking: How to train for a competition?!

Training Program for Competition

Train at least a week before your competition! During this week you will prepare for your competition. Keep your goal in mind and continue your efforts until D-Day!

Training to be done during the week of preparation! (Train for about 100 miles)

  • Saturday: 120 min flat terrain (40 miles – Difficulty = Normal)
  • Sunday: Rest & Relax (Yoga or meditation)
  • Monday: 45 min steep terrain (20 miles – Difficulty = Hard)
  • Tuesday: Rest & Relax (Yoga or meditation)
  • Wednesday: 90 min flat terrain (30 miles – Difficulty = Hard)
  • Thursday: 30 min steep terrain (20 miles – Difficulty = Hard) / Rest & Relax (Yoga or meditation)
  • Friday: 30 min Intensive with several phases of acceleration throughout your session (20 miles – Difficulty = Hard) / Rest & Relax (Yoga or meditation) in the evening

During the week, sleep well, eat and drink a lot!

Remember that to be in shape during your training week but also for your competition you must make sure to feed yourself well and relax your mind. Diet and stress can play a big part in your success or failure.

Always eat fresh, carbohydrate snack, or high protein foods that also contain good minerals and vitamins. You can eat small portions throughout the day. During your training do not forget your bar and energy drinks.

Remember to always leave about 2 hours between your meals and exercises to have a good digestion and be in good shape on your bike.

Before the competition, stay focused and do not lose your goal! The mind also plays on your success! Stay positive and never give up!

After the race, think about feeding yourself and drinking a lot, stress and intense effort can make you lose more pounds.

  • Don’t forget also to read this article!

Fitness Biking: From beginner to expert!

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Fitness Biking: Track your biking training session with apps!

If you want to track your training, here are some mobile apps that will let you know your stats during your bike session:

  • Strava IOS / Android = FREE

Thank to this activity tracker, you can track your biking session. You are able to record routes, map your favorites bike trails and participate to challenges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The app is very well done and is rated 4.5 out of 5. This is one of the best mobile apps for cycling. There is a Premium version called STRAVA Summit which costs $ 60 a year. With this premium version you have access to more statistics and features. The free version is still very interesting and already has a lot of stats. You can connect several connected objects to the app to have even more stats. The app is really easy to use and take only a few seconds to set up.

The app incorporate a GPS tracking system, you can also be connected to several accessories to adjust stats and analyzes of your body during the effort. You can save your bike training and share it with your friends or the app. You can take pictures too to share them directly.

The app is very complete and easy to start it is also note 4 out of 5. You have the opportunity to upgrade the app at any time and there are several options paid. The free version is very good but with the paid version you have more access to function and you have access to live logging so you can share your ride in real time with your friends. You also have the voice navigation system. The application is very basic and its design is a bit too simple.

Cyclemeter turns your device into a computer that tracks your workouts. Save your maps and trips from the app, and share your best performance online.

The app is easy to use and the design is its weak point. It is rated 3.8 out of 5. With the elite subscription you have access to more features like for example synchronize the apple watch and link the Strava app. The cost of the elite subscription costs $ 9.99. There is too much advertising without the paid subscription. The app is not very ergonomic but it is convenient for your bike rides.

Bike Computer allows you to track your bike trainings. You can then share them with a community of 100,000 cyclists.

The app is very easy to use and the design is its strong point. It is rated 4.2 out of 5. There are 2 different paying subscriptions that bring you several changes and features in addition. And there is no advertising!

Track and map every ride, get feedback and stats to improve your performance with this fitness app. Explore the best cycling routes, save and share your favorites, and get inspired to reach new cycling goals with a community of over 40 million athletes.

The app is pretty well made and easy to use. His strong point is his large membership in the sports community. It is rated 4.5 out of 5. Long to configure the app and its profile. There is advertising. 2 subscription options, $ 2.50 or $ 5.99 per month. The features are more numerous when switching to premium. You have access to heart rate analysis and live monitoring. The application is too complete we get lost a little!

  • Relive IOS / Android = FREE

Use Relive to track and share your activities with 3D video stories. Show what it was like out there by sharing it with the community. Relive works with other tracker apps like Strava, etc…

The app is rated 4.3 out of 5. It is a very simple app without ads and easy to understand. $ 60 a year or $ 11 a month gives you access to better functionality and the possibility to edit your videos.

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Fitness Biking: From beginner to expert!

WELCOME TO THE BEGINNER TO EXPERT FITNESS BIKING PLAN!

You are a beginner cyclist and you want to have a better level? You do not know how to train or how to do it? We propose you in this blog post to follow our plan to become an expert of cycling! This easy-to-follow plan will help you to develop new abilities and strengthen your muscles.

This program lasts for 8 weeks with training days and rest days. Every week you will evolve steadily to reach your goal of expert! After this new level reached you will be able to continue high level cycling and why not register for competitions!

First of all, make sure that your bike and equipment are in good condition before starting this training plan! If you need a new Cannondale bike you are more than welcome to rent a Road Bike in our stores. Before you start, remember also that fitness biking remains an intense sporting activity and that it will be necessary to prepare your body to be able to continue the training sessions. In addition, this plan lasts for several weeks and the training hardens as and when. You must be in a sporting spirit and have the desire to do sports every week. The important points to modify for this training are your diet, your bike safety, your rest and recovery after the effort.

To find out more: Read this article

As you train, you will also develop your personal equipment to reach the level of expert! Do not forget that Unlimited Biking offers a membership program and road bikes rentals with equipments.

You will notice that each training session contains a color and terrain of difficulty. The green color indicates that you can cycle in a moderate way. Familiarize yourself first with this new sporting activity. The orange color means that you are passing a course and the level is hardening. You go faster and you become less and less tired during your sessions. Finally the red level indicates that you are on the last steps of this plan. And of course the last steps are always the hardest. The level becomes more difficult and you do more training sessions. You are faster and travel longer distances. Keep in mind that during the majority of the sessions you should be working at a comfortable pace, but at certain times in the plan, it will push you harder for short sessions.

The terrains are changing too. Check well that you are using the right training paths. “Flat terrain” means that you can only practice on a flat surface without too much inclination. The “Steep Terrain” tells you that you have to train on progressive incline roads. Finally when you see “Intensive” the training will be shorter but it will mix flat terrain and steep terrain. In addition, the pace should be faster with sustained acceleration phases.

  • WEEK 1: Start your first week and try your bike position but also check if your body is ok with this new sport. If you feel muscles pain, it means that you don’t have the right position or that you are going to fast. For this first week, ride at a normal speed don’t go too fast and start familiarizing with the sport.
  • WEEK 2: Take into account the problems of the first week and be sure that these little problems are regulated. Do not forget to re-check your equipment. You are now doing more bikes than the first week and you start to get into the habit of driving every week. Again with this training program do not forget to adapt your diet. EAT & DRINK more! Take energy bars and drinks with you during your sessions.
  • WEEK 3: You are now doing more bikes than the second week and you are now feeling some improvements. You have more strength and power. You can ride longer and go faster than before! Continue like that!
  • WEEK 4: During this week you will experience your first long distances! Do not get discouraged and continue your progress! If you need encouragement, do this sport with a partner, put music from a portable bluetooth speaker.

  • WEEK 5: Week 5 gets tougher and you are now at a more difficult level. Increase your speed and your warm-ups. Remember to rest during your rest days! You’ll alternate between flat terrain and steep terrain this week so make sure to hold on! Check your equipment and think about your diet. Do not be discouraged and continue like this!
  • WEEK 6: You are going for the second time to do a long distance week followed by a harder and longer steep terrain! Remember to maintain a good position during your workouts and release your muscles well after exercise. Increase the number of calories and protein you eat each day.
  • WEEK 7: This is soon the end of your training program and you are now at the highest level of difficulty! Pay close attention to your body and keep in mind that your health comes first. Do not take risks without thinking before! Check that your body can hold on and continue the final phase of this training plan! Prepare to pedal faster and more intensely with several phases of acceleration throughout your session.
  • WEEK 8: After seven weeks, hard work led to this. If you followed the training plan, you should feel fit, full of energy and ready to go. On rest days, organize your equipment. Prepare everything you want to eat and plan a route. Finally, remember to stick to what you have learned throughout the training plan and enjoy the ride! Throughout these weeks of training do not forget to record your sessions thanks to your app on your phone. Competition is the next step!

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Fitness Biking: All our tips to be the best biker!

Improve your physical capabilities thanks to fitness biking! Here are our best recommendations and tips:

  • Safety First!

Before your training, check the condition of your equipment. Install rear view mirrors. Be aware of the weather forecast. Carry a cell phone and your ID. Bring food and water. Ride with your friends, if something happen someone will save you.

Always wear a helmet and sports glasses. Ride in a straight line and at safe speed. Be careful when you are riding your bike, stay focused. An accident can happen very quickly.

Stay visible at all time, use lights on your bike. Use also your bell to indicate your position. Be careful when changing lines or when you want to override, look before you turn. Also be careful when someone passes you, keep your distance.

Don’t get distracted. Do not wear earphones to hear music. If you want to listen music, choose a small bluetooth speaker that you can attach on your bike.

Keep your fingers on the brakes in case of emergency. Use the rear brake and front brake always together at the same time. Always look ahead. Do not use your phone, stay focused on your physical effort.

Drive in the same direction as other vehicles. Obey all the laws of the circulation. Keep your both hands on the handlebars. Pay attention to other drivers, and pedestrians.

  • The cycling diet

Eat more protein, free sugars and carbohydrates! Consume the right amount of calories for your body. When you are cycling you burn a lot of calories. Be sure to eat enough! Eat several small portion meal through the day. And avoid processed food. Eat good vitamins (Omega 3 and 6) and minerals (calcium, iron, zinc) to power up your body throughout the day. Drink enough water! Your body is made of 75% water so you must drink a lot to stay in good shape. 

Eat 90 minutes before you go biking, let your stomach digest. Energy bars and drinks are good during the efforts. For long rides we recommend you to eat more before and during the session.

After your ride, we recommend you to eat and drink. The first 20 minutes after the efforts are really important. This is the best time to eat. Do not eat to quickly and eat small portions but with high protein and calories.

  • Training sessions

Regular training allows your body to adapt and be in better shape. With the bike you will work every muscle in your body. To continue to progress, you must continually increase the difficulty of the exercises. You should either go further, or faster.

It should be known also that more frequent and short workouts are more effective than long sessions. So gradually you improve your fitness and you will then be able to do more without being exhausted. We recommend doing several daily workouts throughout the week. For example 1 training per day from 30 to 45 minutes.

Long sessions at a moderate pace are done to improve your physical endurance. You can also train on more steep terrain from 30 minutes to 1 hour, with alternating session with fast speed and moderate speed. This will strengthen up your muscles and will brought you more power for next training sessions. Intensive cycling training for 30 minutes is the final step! With intensive training session you will gain more muscles and develop new biking capabilities. Keep riding your bike daily and you will see the results! If you want to go further you can also sign up for bike competitions or book an intensive cycling course.

  • Rest!

Sleep is one of the most important part in recovery. Sleep enough, eight or nine hours per night. Do not watch screens at night, the light of the screens prevents you from falling asleep naturally, moreover, it damages the retina. Avoid also large meals near bedtime, digestion is more difficult with big meals. The harder it is, the more your body works. To sleep well we recommend eating small portions. You can take also several naps for 20 minutes throughout the day, naps are really good for your brain. It helps you to recover faster. For your wake, we advise you to wake up gently with a luminotherapy alarm clock. Light therapy helps your body and relaxes your mind. Having this type of awakening allows you to wake up in a softer way and be more relaxed during your training.

You can also relieve stress, with a massage or with Yoga and meditation. Active recovery is good for your body, you can do small exercises during the day to relax your muscles. Don’t forget to warm up well before and after the sport this is very important!

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Fitness Biking: Get fit with Cycling!

Want to become more athletic and lose weight thanks to cycling? You are on the good road ! We will help you understand how the bike helps you to become fit!

If you are a beginner or professional, whatever your experience, you must follow the same rules to improve yourself physically. The outdoor biking fitness is a good way to blow off your energy and thus develop your body and make it more fit. Regular training allows your body to adapt and be in better shape. With the bike you will work every muscle in your body. To continue to progress, you must continually increase the difficulty of the exercises. You should either go further, or faster.

Start with short bike ride to improve your athletic abilities and you bike performance!

You must also know when your body can go further or not. If you are ready for more training and long ride you can go to the top speed! However, the training must always be done gradually so as not to hurt you.

It should be known also that more frequent and short workouts are more effective than long sessions. So gradually you improve your fitness and you will then be able to do more without being exhausted.

We recommend doing several daily workouts throughout the week. For example 1 training per day from 30 to 45 minutes. If you do not have one hour a day then you can reduce the training to 3 per week of about 1 hour. To avoid losing muscles and your fitness we advise you to continue driving your bike every 3 days.

Long bike sessions of 60 minutes or more:
Long sessions at a moderate pace are done to improve your physical endurance. For this kind of training session we recommend staying on easy and flat terrain. Stay focused on your bike and think well to breathe during this long continuous effort. Also remember to drink and eat to help your body throughout your workout. If you feel too weak or short of breath then you should stop exercising. Remember that fitness biking works in a progressive and long-term way. The long ride type will allow you to teach your body how to burn your calories effectively. This will help you improve your posture and your muscles.

Training on more steep terrain from 30 minutes to 1 hour:
The long gradual climbs are ideal for this type of training. After a good warm up of your body during several minutes you can begin your training. Remember that your muscles must be prepared and heated before training to avoid injury. Go faster and faster little by little. In the last 2 minutes of your training push a little more on your legs and go faster. At the end of your training, return to a moderate pace until you stop. As and when you can then multiply the number of small efforts. These sessions will help you improve your muscle strength and will prepare you for even greater efforts.

Intensive cycling training for 30 minutes:
When you increase the intensity of your efforts and for several minutes your body will develop increased resistance to regular efforts. All your muscles will then strengthen and become more resistant in the long term, you can then increase the difficulty and train longer and faster. During this type of intense physical training, your body increases the burning of calories. This causes an improvement in your cardiovascular condition. On flat, easy terrain, make short but intense intervals.

Again the fitness biking is done in an extended way and you will see real results in time. Always think about warming up, make alternations between intense physical effort and moderate for several minutes. 1 minutes to moderate and 30 seconds of intense effort to bike. Several sessions like this will significantly increase your endurance and physical strength. You will start to burn more and more calories and your body will change with time and multiple bike sessions.

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Outdoor Fitness Biking THE NEW TREND!

The new sporting trend of the moment is the outdoor biking fitness!

Replace cycling in an indoor sports room for outdoor cycling. Choose Unlimited Biking and ride through Central Park or next to the Hudson River! Are you looking for outdoor fun and want to meet new people to do sports?

Unlimited Biking offers private or regular bike tours with an expert guide from New York City. Mix the sporting aspect with the cultural aspect and discover the city of New York during your sport training.

In addition, doing a sporty exercise outdoors is good for your health and the fresh air refreshes your body during the effort which allows your muscles to be more effective during an intense effort.

The outdoor fitness biking is really positioned as an alternative to traditional indoor fitness classes. Unlimited Biking is the perfect solution for you!

Practicing outdoor physical activity allows you to combine the beneficial effects of exercise with the contact of nature. Outdoor sport is good for the body as well as the spirit.

This helps to fight against the effects of stress.
Practicing outside physical activity, preferably in contact with nature, allows you to:

  • to oxygenate
  • stop stressing
  • to lower the level of anxiety.

To take advantage of this positive effect on the mood, just take out your bike or rent it in the Unlimited Biking shops, then go to a green area like a forest or, if you live in the city, in a park near you.

It’s good for your heart!
We know that having regular physical activity helps maintain your cardiovascular health. However, the benefit is even greater if you practice sport outdoors, in contact with nature.

It boosts your immunity
If you have asthma, outdoor sports in the mountains or in a green environment will also do you a lot of good. The fresh air is beneficial for the bronchi.

It improves your concentration and your motivation!
Cycling in a natural green environment allows you to build muscles, improve your sociability and even your memory! Outdoor sports are good for the brain at any age. In adults too, the contact of nature increases creativity. Finally, outdoor sports are generally more fun and more motivating than exercising indoors or alone at home.

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CENTRAL PARK BIKE TOUR!

In English: 

You want to discover Central Park but you don’t know how to do it? The park is too big it would take too long to see everything on foot! Moreover, you don’t know the right places to visit and you are afraid to get lost in this huge park!

The best solution is Unlimited Biking! Discover the park by bike with a tour guide! The visit lasts 2 hours and you can explore the best places in the park while learning more with your guide along the way. During your visit you will be able to admire these different world-famous places:

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The Mall and Literary Walk is the largest walkway and right-hand driveway in the park with its century-old trees. Just a quick note, the metal plates on the ground and on the benches cost $10k. This donation is then used for the renovation and proper maintenance of the park.

Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, the arcades under the terrace were under renovation for 14 years, the ceiling is completely renovated and inspired by the Alhambra in southern Spain in Andalusia. The angel in the centre of the fountain honours the water that falls from the sky and which at the time provided the city with water.

Cleopatra’s Needle, the 21m high Egyptian obelisk created under the reign of Thutmes 3, contains in its base documents of importance to the American people: Bible, amendments and a secret chest. The obelisk also has a twin in London.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum are located on the eastern side of the park, they are art museums known worldwide for their architecture and the artists they represent. A must visit! With Unlimited Biking you can lock your bikes and visit museums easily.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is an old reservoir that used to provide the city with a water supply. It has not been in service since 1993.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is a gift made by Sweden to New York City in 1877.

Strawberry Fields is a place created by the City of New York to honour John Lennon, a former member of the Beatles who died on December 8, 1980.

Sheep Meadow is a vast grassy area where New Yorkers come to sunbathe and picnic in summer! (PS: the view is sublime) A little information, this area used to be home to sheep!

If you want to know more about these places and visit the park for yourself, you are welcome to visit our New York shops.

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Some additional information about Central Park:

  • The park is totally artificial and was created on ancient swamps and rocks.
  • The park was created in 1857 by Olmsted and Vaux, great American landscape gardener.
  • The creation of the park took about 20 years with 200,000 workers day and night.
  • 500,000 trees were planted during its construction.
  • There are about 37 million visitors per year.
  • The park has 36 bridges.
  • 200 million dollars are invested each year and 25,000 employees work for the park.
  • Several films and series have been shot in the park: Avengers, Spider Man, Sex and the City, Gossip Girl, Vanilla Sky, Stuart Little, etc…

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Vous avez envie de découvrir Central Park mais vous ne savez pas comment faire ? Le parc est trop grand cela prendrait trop de temps à pied pour tout voir ! De plus vous ne connaissez pas les bons endroits à visiter et vous avez peur de vous perdre dans ce parc immense !

La meilleure solution est Unlimited Biking ! Découvrez le parc à vélo avec un guide touristique ! La visite dure 2h et vous pouvez explorer les meilleures endroits du parc tout en apprenant plus grâce à votre guide tout au long du chemin. Lors de votre visite vous pourrez admirer ces différents endroits mondialement connus:

Réservez votre visite guidée a vélo de Central Park sur notre site web : Cliquez-ici !

The Mall and Literary Walk c’est la plus grande promenade et allée droite du parc avec ses arbres centenaires. Petite information, les plaques en métal au sol et sur les bancs coûtent 10k$. Cette donation est ensuite utilisée pour la rénovation et le bon entretien du parc.

Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, les arcades sous la terrasse étaient en rénovation pendant 14 ans, le plafond est totalement rénové et s’inspire de l’Alhambra dans le sud de l’Espagne en Andalousie. L’ange au centre de la fontaine honore l’eau qui tombe du ciel et qui à l’époque permettait d’approvisionner la ville en eau.

Cleopatra’s Needle, l’obélisque égyptien de 21m de haut créé sous le règne de Thoutmosis 3 renferme dans son socle des documents importants pour le peuple américain : Bible, amendements ainsi qu’un coffre secret. L’obélisque dispose par ailleurs d’une jumelle à Londres.

Le Metropolitan Museum of Art et le Guggenheim Museum se trouvent du côté Est du parc, ce sont des musée d’art mondialement connu notamment pour leurs architectures et les artistes qui y sont représentés. A visiter absolument ! Avec Unlimited Biking vous pouvez cadenasser vos vélos et aller visiter les musées facilement. 

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir est un ancien réservoir qui permettait à la ville autrefois d’être approvisionné en eau. Il n’est plus en service depuis 1993.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre est un cadeau fait par la suède à la ville de New York en 1877.

Strawberry Fields est un endroit créé par la ville de New York en hommage à John Lennon ancien membre des Beatles mort le 8 décembre 1980.

Sheep Meadow est une vaste zone d’herbe où les new yorkais viennent bronzer, pique-niquer en été ! (PS : la vue est sublime) Petite information, cette zone abritait autrefois des moutons !

Si vous voulez en savoir plus sur ces endroits et visiter le parc par vous même vous êtes les bienvenus dans nos boutiques New-Yorkaises.

Réservez votre visite guidée a vélo de Central Park sur notre site web : Cliquez-ici !

Quelques informations supplémentaires par rapport à Central Park :

  • Le parc est totalement artificiel et fut crée sur d’ancien marécages et roches.
  • Création du parc en 1857 par Olmsted et Vaux, grand paysagiste américain.
  • La création du parc a mis environ 20 ans avec 200 000 travailleurs jours et nuit.
  • 500 000 arbres ont été plantés pendant sa construction.
  • Il y a environ 37 millions de visiteurs par an.
  • Le parc compte 36 ponts.
  • 200 millions de dollars sont investis chaque année et 25 000 employés travaille pour le parc.
  • Plusieurs films et séries ont été tournées dans le parc : Avengers, Spider Man, Sex and the City, Gossip Girl, Vanilla Sky, Stuart Little, etc…

Unlimited Biking

Réservez votre visite guidée a vélo de Central Park sur notre site web : Cliquez-ici !

56 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
(212) 749-4444

#unlimitedbiking #bike #sport #history #newyork #usa #experience #tour #sightseeing #nature #park #biking #landscape #view #modern #today #environment #community #city #bicycle #biketour #centralpark