Brooklyn Greenway Initiative: Epic Ride bike event
1 Commercial St. Brooklyn, NY 11222, Brooklyn, , NY
Event Type: Trip
When: Sat, July 21, 8 AM- 4 PM
Where starting point: 1 Commercial St. Brooklyn, NY 11222
Where finish line: 16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway Park, NY 11694
Epic Ride is a 25-40 mile long bike ride along Brooklyn’s waterfront from Greenpoint to Riis Park Beach. Participants will discover hidden and far-flung neighborhoods; pedal through the city, state, and national parks; and take in spectacular city views along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Riders will be fully supported by experienced marshals and mechanics along the route and there will be refreshments offered at various scenic rest stops. Complimentary bike valet will be available at the finish line.
Afterward, riders and volunteers are invited to attend The Epic After Party at the Riis Park Beach Bazaar with live bands, food, and drinks. The proceeds raised from this event will go towards the establishment, development, and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. When complete this 14-mile landscaped route, for pedestrians and cyclists, will connect neighborhood parks and open spaces from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge. Persons who wish to participate must register for the event on our website and a registration fee is required. More information is available HERE.