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Tagged: Five Boro Bike Tour

An Important Update from Bike New York President/CEO Ken Podziba

Dear TD Five Boro Bike Tour Riders, Like you, I never imagined that the 2020 TD Five Boro Bike Tour, originally scheduled for this past Sunday, could ever face cancellation due to a global health crisis. I would like to provide you an update on where we stand today, and how we plan to move forward. Despite our every effort to reschedule the Tour, we have had to face the sad reality that holding our iconic celebration of bicycling later this year would pose insurmountable logistical challenges, and present untenable health and safety risks to our riders resulting from the...

Can’t make it to this year’s Expo? No problem!

You asked–we're delivering! We're excited to offer 2020 Tour registrants the opportunity to have their Rider ID kits shipped directly to their mailbox. Read on to learn how to sign up for packet mailing during or after registration.

Be Prepared for Wet Weather!

The weather may not cooperate. Here are Some things to keep in mind if it doesn't: Roads might be slippery in spots. Use extreme caution when going downhill and around sharp turns. Also keep in mind that stripes and other road markings tend to be slicker than asphalt. Check your tires to ensure that you have treads suitable for wet conditions. Puddles may be deeper than they appear. Ride with caution. Some riders might be wearing wet or fogged-up glasses or goggles, and their visibility may be reduced — so pass carefully and signal to riders behind you when stopping or slowing down. Dress appropriately with...