Eyes on the Street: No Bike Amenities for Mermaids

It seems each year the number of people bicycling to Coney Island’s annual Mermaid Parade grows. This year was particularly bike plentiful with thousands of bikes locked to poles, fences, signs, and over a dozen blocks of the boardwalk railing. Even bikes locked to other bikes!

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  • Clarence

    Just to note, I arrived at my “thousands” calculation because just one block alone I counted over 200 bicycles locked up to everything imagineable.

  • simon

    i’d say that’s accurate. the ocean pkwy bike path was full of bikers in glitter.

  • Clip and confiscate!
    Clip and confiscate!

  • Steve

    Even the F train there was crowded with bicyclists!

  • galvo

    porn for the 94 precinct

  • P

    Well, it looks like the Siren Festival knows how to nip this problem in the bud:

    7. Can I ride my bike out to Siren?
    No, bicycles are not allowed in the Coney Island amusement part area, and there are no bike racks available to the public.

    http://www.villagevoice.com/siren/2007/faqs.html

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