Sunday, October 19, 2014
11am to 2pm
Queens and Brooklyn, New York
BIKE TOUR DETAILS
After three successful walking tours this past June and a sold out bike tour in July, Green Shores NYC is partnering with Recycle-A Bicycle to Introduce New Yorkers to Newtown Creek by Bike!
Newtown Creek Alliance Project Manager, Willis Elkins and members of Transportation Alternatives Queens Activist Committee Co-Chairs Steve Scofield and Julie Roberts Dubovsky will lead this leisurely paced tour which will highlight the current connections and opportunites for improved connections to the Creek and between the Creek neighborhoods of Queens and Brooklyn.
Owning a bike is not a pre-requisite BUT knowing how to ride is! Participants needing bikes are able to borrow one for the day from Recycle A Bicycle, where they can also borrow a helmet. Those wishing to borrow bikes must email: firstname.lastname@example.org in addition to registering here.
Be prepared for rough terrain and possible heavy truck traffic.
Bring sun protection and water.
Bathroom opportunities will be found only at the start and end of the tour.
Advanced registration is required.
All riders must wear helmets and sign waivers to participate.
NO children under 14 allowed on tour.