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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Upcoming Bike New York Roosevelt Island Summer Programs - Ride Over Queensboro Bridge To Park Avenue Summer Streets This Saturday, Thursday Evening Summer Ride August 21, Bike Classes & More

Bike New York Roosevelt Island Community Outreach Manager Caitlin Goodspeed reports:

1. The Bike New York Pop-Up Bike Shop

 Image Of Bike NY Roosevelt Island Pop-Up Bike Shop

will be closed over Labor Day Weekend. The free service will resume the following Saturday. Reminder: The shop is open from 10am - 2pm but the line will be cut off at 1:30pm in order to ensure a 2pm closing time.

2. There are a few more spots left for the ride to Summer Streets this Saturday, August 16 at 9am. We'll ride over the Queensboro Bridge to Park Avenue in Manhattan where the streets are going to be open to cyclists and pedestrians (no cars!) from 7am - 1pm. Participants must bring their own bikes and helmets. For more information and to register please email

The next ride in our free summer series will take place on Thursday, August 21.

Thursday Evening Bike Ride Image From Caitlin Goodspeed

We'll meet at our container under the helix ramp at 6:15pm for a ride around the island. Bikes and helmets will be provided! Post-ride we'll head to a local establishment for dinner (riders are responsible for their own dinner).

3. We have two classes for Roosevelt Island residents only coming up! Bikes, helmets, and great instructors will be provided for both classes. The first class will be held at Sportspark Gym on Tuesday, September 9 from 10am - 1pm.

Sportspark Adult Learn To Ride Bike Class From Caitlin Goodspeed

The class is called Bicycling Basics and it's designed for people who know how to ride a bike but would like to gain better handling skills. Please click here to register.

The second class will be held at the Capobianco Field basketball court on Saturday, October 5 from 10am-12pm. It's a Learn to Ride-Adults class designed for adults who don't know how to ride a bike. Please click here to register.
More information on Bike New York's Roosevelt Island summer programs from previous post.