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Ride to Summer Streets in Style With T.A. [Updated]

1:36 PM EDT on August 6, 2008

Planning to bike into Manhattan for Saturday's landmark Summer Streets event? Transportation Alternatives can help everything go smoothly. They're running feeder rides from three locations in Brooklyn and Queens (a Bronx ride is scheduled for the next Saturday). All the rides this week start at 9 a.m. To participate you should RSVP. Here's the details:

The rides will be great for cyclists of all ages and riding abilities. To participate, send your full name and the neighborhood of the ride you wish to do to summerstreets [at] transalt [dot] org or call 212.629.8080. Riders will receive a special gift when they stop by the T.A. tables at Summer Streets.

AstoriaMeet up in Astoria Park in front of the World War I Memorial along Shore Boulevard

Bedford-StuyvesantMeet up in Tompkins Park, located at 254 Tompkins Avenue (between Greene Avenue and Lafayette Avenue

Park SlopeMeet at Grand Army Plaza (at the entrance to Prospect Park)

UPDATE: T.A. sends word that another feeder ride will depart at 10 a.m. from the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Upper West Side (89th and Riverside Drive).

You can also RSVP for feeder rides on the 16th and 23rd. Starting times and locations after the jump.

Saturday, August 16th

Meet up at 1022 Cortelyou Road (in front of Vox Pop)
Ride begins at 9 am

Co-Op City/Soundview/the South Bronx
In Co-Op City, meet up at the parking lot at 2049 Bartow Avenue at 7:30 am.
Ride begins at 8 am.
In Soundview, meet up in front of the YMCA at 2 Castle Hill Avenue.
Ride begins at 8:45 AM.
In Hunts Point, meet at The Point at 940 Garrison Avenue at 9:15AM.
Ride begins at 9:30 AM.

Meet up at Doughboy Park (enter at 52nd Street and 39th Drive) at 8:30 am
Ride begins at 9 am

Saturday, August 23rd

Meet up at McCarren Park (by Bedford Avenue and Lorimer Street entrance) at 8:30 am
Ride begins at 9 am

Meet up in Flushing Meadows Park next to the Unisphere at 8 am
Ride begins at 8:30 am

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