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TD’s Five Boro Bike Tour is coming our way

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Five Boro Bike Tour race 2018

Image via Bike New York

The 41st annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour is back this Sunday, May 6th. Around 32,000 cyclists will gear up this year and ride through New York City on car-free streets and highways for 40-miles.

Organized by Bike New York, the tour is a fun way for people to enjoy the city and raise money for the nonprofit organization’s bike education programs. The event will start off with an expo on Friday & Saturday at Pier 12, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook with exhibitors, food and beer. And on Sunday, the bike tour begins at 7:30 am, in four waves at lower Manhattan, and moves its way through Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and finally ends in Staten Island with a Finish Festival (registered participants only) featuring local food vendors and live music.

Official 5Boro Bike Tour route map

Image via Bike New York

It’s probably a good idea not to drive on Sunday, but if you must, here is a full list of all the street closures. The ones near Downtown Brooklyn are:

  • Navy Street (btw Flushing Avenue & York Street)
  • York Street (btw Navy Street & Gold Street)
  • Gold Street (btw York Street & Front Street)
  • Front Street (btw Gold Street & Old Fulton Street)
  • Old Fulton (btw Furman Street & Prospect Street)
  • Cadman Plaza West (btw Prospect Street & Tillary Street)
  • Tillary Street (btw Cadman Plaza West & Adams Street)
  • Brooklyn Bridge Promenade (btw Tillary Street & Centre Street)
  • Furman Street (btw Old Fulton Street & Atlantic Avenue)
  • Joralemon Street (btw Furman Street & Atlantic Avenue)
  • Atlantic Avenue (btw Furman Street & Columbia Street)
  • Columbia Street (btw Atlantic Avenue & BQE West Entrance Columbia Street)

TB Five Boro Bike Tour 2018 Google Map

Good luck on Sunday, and ride safe!

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