People Cycling Rides

New York in Spring plus the 5 Boro Bike Tour (5BBT).

This is a Approved Ride
Moderate
Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Thomas Ryan
Tour Dates
5/3/2023–5/8/2023
Start Location
Brooklyn, New York City
End Location
Brooklyn, New York City
Cost (est.)
$1450 (USD + $100.00 ride fee)
Deposit
$600 (USD
Payment Due
2/1/2023
Avg. Distance
45 mi / 72 km
Avg. Elevation
800 ft / 244 m
Ride Description

Spring in the City: New York City Plus the 5BBT May 3rd-May 8th, 2023

Join us Wednesday, May 3rd – Monday, May 8th,2023, for a whirlwind 6-day/5-night cycling tour of New York City as ‘the City that Never Sleeps’ celebrates the arrival of Spring across all five boroughs of New York City. In Brooklyn it’s pretty in pink as the cherry blossoms will be peaking at Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden hosts its annual cherry blossom festival and in the Bronx, it’s balls and strikes as the Yankees take the field. In Queens, it’s the Mets and their billionaire owner chasing the crown and on Broadway, dancers will be kicking up their heels and singers will be bringing down the house. Meanwhile, in Staten Island, our fifth and smallest borough, preparation will be under way for the party that comes at the end of the world’s largest one-day bike tour – the Five Boro Bike Tour on Sunday, (5BBT) May 7th, 2023. And the good news is that New York City is the first great post automobile city of the 21st Century with 1,400 miles of bike paths connecting the ‘Luxury City’ in new and exciting ways. 

Hit the ‘request to participate’ button and reach out to the Tour Leader, Tom Ryan at Tomryan132@aol.com and get one of the coveted spaces on the tour as quickly as … (Join People Cycling to read more)

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People Cycling's Ride Rating

People Cycling has four categories for our rides – Easy, Moderate, Difficult, and Challenging. It should be somewhat obvious what these categories mean, but please become familiar with the elevations and distances that define them:

Easy
Easy rides are under 30mi/48km in average distance and 1600ft/500m in average elevation
Moderate
Moderate rides are over the Easy rating but under 50mi/80km and 2460ft/750m
Difficult
Difficult rides are as over the Moderate rating but under 75mi/120km and 3280/1000m
Challenging
Anything over the Difficult rating

NOTE: This is not a strict guideline. There could be rides that have a day or two where the average elevation or distance exceeds the values given above. These anomalies should be outlined in the ride description. It is recommended that you read it carefully.

About People Cycling

People Cycling is a recently launched cycling club, which you can join for free, and is led by volunteer ride leaders. We will be offering tours in the United States and overseas. Our tours are made up of a small group of participants (typically 20-30 or so) who want to ride 30 to 55 miles a day over a one or two week period in interesting regions of the world.

Our ride leaders are volunteers and do not financially profit on tours they lead. They are also given broad discretion on how to lead their tours, and we consider them our greatest asset.

People Cycling tours are operated at cost or at lower cost (as negotiated by our ride leaders) than individuals can obtain on commercial tours. Within the cost of a tour, there is a nominal fee to support club operations and provide tools to ride leaders to manage their rides.

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