Register for the Tour de Brooklyn


Tour de Brooklyn (2006)
A StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.
Running Time: 4 minutes 5 seconds

With this weekend’s Bike New York already sold out, don’t forget to sign up early for one of New York City’s best rides: Transportation Alternatives’ Tour de Brooklyn.

Registration is free.  This year the family-friendly ride begins at Grand Army Plaza and explores some of Southern Brooklyn’s neighborhoods including Sunset Park, Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge. Volunteers are needed and get to have a blast as the StreetFilm above captures some of the flavor of 2006’s edition.

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