Bike New York - May 2007

Bike New York, a.k.a. the "Five Boro Bike Tour," is a 42-mile bike ride ("It's not a race!") through New York City's five boros: Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Along the way, participants get to ride their bikes on roads normally off-limits (such as FDR Drive, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge). The ride ends in Staten Island, and riders take the ferry back to Manhattan. To say the ride is scenic would be an obvious understatement!

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Our little group before the ride


And a few close friends


We started in front of the World Trade Center site


Heading Uptown


Passing Radio City Music Hall


Crossing through Central Park


Shooting down FDR Drive


Crossing the Queensboro Bridge


Entering Queens with a great view


Cruising through Brooklyn


Time for a rest


Brooklyn's scenic Belt Parkway


Crossing the Verrazano-Narrows bridge


We did it!


One last challenge: waiting for the ferry


View of Manhattan from the ferry


Passing Lady Liberty


Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge to get home


Gorgeous view from atop the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge


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