5-Borough Bike Club’s Frostbite Ride for “The World’s Greatest Pancakes”

Lunch will be extremely warm and delicious, at Bayonne’s Broadway Diner. Journey further to Liberty State Park. Bring a lock, money for lunch and a camera. Leaders Ed DeFreitas and others. Note: This is the first 5-Borough Bike Club ride for which an NYPD parade permit was obtained.

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