Join us for a ride on the EAST COAST GREENWAY 5-Island Ride
Sunday May 15th, 2016 9:00 AM
START: East River Greenway entrance @ 60th St. & York Ave. – meet at the lower dog run inside this entrance
FINISH: Same as Start
Please join us for a 29-mile guided bike ride through 5 Islands of New York City – Manhattan, Randall’s & Ward’s Islands, Queens, and Roosevelt Island. The route will head north from the starting point up to the High Bridge (NEW this year!), South through the Bronx (NEW!), across the Randall’s Island Connector (NEW!) around Randall’s & Ward’s islands, then over the Triboro/RFK bridge into Queens, south to Roosevelt Island and then finally either by Tram, F train, or via the Queensboro bridge, back into Manhattan. We intend to make stops at several locations along the route to discuss notable events and landmarks including a visit to the new Four Freedoms Park on the southern end of Roosevelt Island. The ride will proceed at an easy-going pace of 10 – 13 MPH. Please bring what you’ll need such as water, snacks, a spare tire, and PLEASE wear a helmet. We usually ride rain or shine but if the weather is particularly unpleasant, you will receive a cancellation email by 7:00AM on the day of the ride. RIDE LEADERS: Anthony Savarese, and Scott Baker volunteers for the East Coast Greenway Alliance. For more information, contact me at [email protected] COST: To join this ride and any of the four rides scheduled by the East Coast Greenway Alliance in 2016, we request a $20 donation purchasing you a first-year membership in the ECGA! This donation supports the ECGA’s mission to create a 2,900 mile trail from Maine to Florida. Check out our website at www.greenway.org, we’re well on our way there! The ECGA was founded in New York City in 1991.
The ECGA membership entitles you to join on all four (possibly 5, TBD) rides scheduled this year! Please select the New Member outreach ticket option above. If you are already an ECGA member, you should select the ECGA member ticket and there is no required donation for the ride. For information about the ECGA NY Committee and its activities – including additional rides this season – visit www.greenway.org/ny1.php.
Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT) –
60th Street, York Avenue NYC – East River Greenway 60th St & York Ave, near the dog run, bottom of the ramp New York City, NY 10016