Observations through Photography

Cycling in the Fall

Words + Photos by Michael Surtees | 10.31.14
Cycling in the fall is one of my favorite times of year. By the time fall has arrived I've seen the full cycle. Growth in the spring, maturity in the summer and the final dance with the leaves in the fall. The season takes on a different sound based on the colors. My two go to routes are taking the GWB and making a right to the 9W or making a left to take River Road.
River Road Bright Green
Took this photo in the summer to show the difference between the green leaves of summer and the red and orange of fall.
August 31, 2014
Down the 9W
A cyclist taking one of the hills.
October 18, 2014
Crossing States on 9W
A cyclist near the boarder that goes from Jersey back to New York.
October 18, 2014
Down the 9W
A cyclist taking one of the hills.
October 18, 2014
Starting off on 9W
After 15 or 20 minutes from the GWB this is the view.
October 18, 2014
Quiet River Road
Taking a moment to take in the color.
November 3, 2014
Looking at My Gear
I was testing out some of my winter gear with this ride, the temperature was hovering in the low 40's.
November 3, 2014
Cyclist on River Road
A cyclist taking advantage of the quiet morning.
November 3, 2014
Biking in the City
Coming back from the GWB into the city near the Hudson River.
November 7, 2013
Morning ride over the GWB
The view of the city from the west side of the GWB.
October 19, 2013
River Road Rocks
Past the trees facing east was the Hudson River
October 26, 2013
Saturday Morning Ride on River Road
Louping back heading south on River Road.
October 26, 2013
Perfect morning for a ride
North of the GWB on River Road.
October 19, 2013
Fall Overview of the City
Looking back at my route to get to the GWB from the Hudson River.
November 9, 2013
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