Here are some shots of the 5 Boro Bike Tour shot with my iPhone, edited on my iPad and then uploaded to instagram. I kick myself for having an app running in the background which ate up all my battery, preventing me from taking more pictures.
Downtown Manhattan as viewed from the Pulaski Bridge.
A rest area in Astoria Park Queens.
Waiting with my co-workers as we’re minutes away from starting.
Raisins, raisins everywhere at this rest stop.
potassium, we definitely needed this vital fuel.
RFK bridge as seen from Queens.
The start of the second wave of riders around 8:30 am. Around 11,000 riders at this point. Another 11,000 or so 45 minutes later on the third and last wave.
This was the last rest area before the 13 mile ride to Staten Island.
Ugh. The 59th street bridge. I always have to dismount and walk a part of it across.
The Manhattan skyline as seen from Queens.
I stop at Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard to listen to gospel music and talk to an elderly couple from Canada who were riding today.
Bagels and other healthy snacks were distributed by helpful and friendly volunteers. They were awesome and made this event possible.