David Meltzer's blog

Why We Ride - Bronx Edition

While Staten Island is referred to as “The Forgotten Borough”, The Bronx may as well be known as the “Misunderstood Borough.” While gentrification has indeed been slow to come, The Bronx has come a long way since Howard Cosell announced “The Bronx is Burning.” I led a ride there recently, and the comment that I heard the most was “I never knew this existed.” For many riders, The Bronx is a mysterious blank slate. That should change, as The Boogiedown Bronx is so worth exploring.

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