Kosciuszko Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Red Hook
Let's ride to the Kosciuszko (Ko-CHEW-sko) Bridge then further on to see some sights in Brooklyn.
We'll ride in Queens, cross the Kosciuszko Bridge into Brooklyn, ride to scenic Brooklyn Bridge Park (we'll loop the piers), ride to Red Hook, cross the Manhattan Bridge into Manhattan, and ride up to and cross the Queensboro Bridge into Queens.
We will picnic at Erie Basin Park in Red Hook (mile 15.5). Bring your lunch as there is no planned lunch pickup stop.
The route is pretty flat except for the bridges.
The ride begins in Long Island City (western Queens). The exact starting location will be emailed to the first 8 registered members.
Please "Unregister" if you subsequently decide that you cannot join the ride so that members on the wait list can assume your spot. It's the couteous thing to do.
Bring the usual bike repair equipment (spare tubes, multi-tool, etc.).
Bring snacks and hydration. Dress appropriately for the forecasted weather that day. The ride could be cancelled due to weather so keep an eye on this ride listing for any updates.
Be familiar with the Club guidelines for riding during COVID. Bring and wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth at all times including while riding and except while drinking or eating (but maintain social distancing). Bring hand sanitizer.
Please ensure that your bike is in good working order and that you can maintain a moderate speed range.