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Trevor Noah enjoys some weekend down time and hits the streets of NYC for a bike ride with a friend – Daily Mail

Trevor Noah enjoys some weekend down time and hits the streets of NYC for a bike ride with a friend

He has been hosting a modified version of the news satire program, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, from his home ever since the COVID-19 crisis was deemed a pandemic in mid-March.

Now, some seven months on and the coronavirus still raging, Trevor Noah enjoyed some weekend down time when he headed out on a bike ride in New York City with a friend on Saturday.

The comedian and political commentator, 36, has previously stated that he often likes to get around the Big Apple on an electric bike he bought earlier in the year.

Working for the weekend: Trevor Noah, 36, went out on a bike ride through the streets of New York City with a friend on Saturday

Working for the weekend: Trevor Noah, 36, went out on a bike ride through the streets of New York City with a friend on Saturday

Working for the weekend: Trevor Noah, 36, went out on a bike ride through the streets of New York City with a friend on Saturday

The Johannesburg, South Africa native was spotted cruising the streets not long after the sunshine had given way to the evening.

Opting for casual-cool in the fashion department, Noah wore blue denim jeans with a black sweatshirt and black sneakers.

His buddy kept pace on his own bicycle in camouflage pants, black sweatshirt and black sneakers and baseball cap.

On the go: The comedian and political commentator, who often likes to cruise the streets on an electric bike, kept it casual in blue denim jeans with a black sweatshirt and black sneakers.

On the go: The comedian and political commentator, who often likes to cruise the streets on an electric bike, kept it casual in blue denim jeans with a black sweatshirt and black sneakers.

On the go: The comedian and political commentator, who often likes to cruise the streets on an electric bike, kept it casual in blue denim jeans with a black sweatshirt and black sneakers.

It’s not clear whether Noah was riding an electric bike on this night. 

In an interview in February, he revealed that he bought a Dutch brand that ‘doesn’t do all the work’ for you, which means riders do have to do some pedaling.

‘It’s great for getting around New York,’ he said as reported by Men’s Journal.

‘I’ve started riding out to Brooklyn and exploring spots I don’t normally go.’ 

Safety first: The South African native has been hosting a modified version of the news satire program, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the home version has been dubbed: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Safety first: The South African native has been hosting a modified version of the news satire program, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the home version has been dubbed: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Safety first: The South African native has been hosting a modified version of the news satire program, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic; the home version has been dubbed: The Daily Social Distancing Show

Noah took over for Jon Stewart and began hosting The Daily Show beginning on September 28, 2015. 

But in the wake of the coronavirus crisis he and producers have had to get creative to keep broadcasting safely without a live studio audience.

After initially doing The Daily Social Distancing Show from his home for Comedy Central’s website and the show’s YouTube channel March 18, The Daily Show returned to linear television with the same home-bound concept five days later. 

Easy does it: Noah does not want to 'make the same mistake America made' and rush back to hosting The Daily Show in front of a live studio audience; he is pictured in a post on Friday

Easy does it: Noah does not want to 'make the same mistake America made' and rush back to hosting The Daily Show in front of a live studio audience; he is pictured in a post on Friday

Easy does it: Noah does not want to ‘make the same mistake America made’ and rush back to hosting The Daily Show in front of a live studio audience; he is pictured in a post on Friday

In an interview for Variety’s September issue, he revealed he’s in no hurry to return to The Daily Show studio, especially in the wake of a recent increase in COVID-19 cases. 

‘I don’t want to put [the production staff] in a position where they feel like they have to say yes, or they might be injured,’ he said.

‘I do not wish to make the same mistake America made, and that is rushing to go back to normal when nothing is normal.’ 

Noah has been romantically linked to actress Minka Kelly over the last couple of months. Although they have been seen together arriving at his New York City apartment, the pair have not publicly confirmed their relationship.  

New romance: Noah has been romantically linked to actress Minka Kelly, 40, in the last couple of months; she is pictured lounging in a pool in late July

New romance: Noah has been romantically linked to actress Minka Kelly, 40, in the last couple of months; she is pictured lounging in a pool in late July

New romance: Noah has been romantically linked to actress Minka Kelly, 40, in the last couple of months; she is pictured lounging in a pool in late July

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