Events

WE Bike NYC Upcoming Events

 

WE Talk: Baby Boomers Bike Too! Cycling At ANY Age
Tuesday, April 9
7pm-8:30pm, REI Soho Basement Community Room, 303 Lafayette St, Manhattan
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Join WE Bike NYC to learn how cycling can keep you young! WE will discuss health and nutrition, choosing the right bike, accommodating changing physical needs, and much more to keep us riding through our 50’s, 60’s and beyond.

This FREE event is for people thinking of getting on a bike for the first time or after a long hiatus. It’s also for experienced road cyclists, bike commuters, mountain bikers, and adventure cyclists who want to keep riding through their golden years.

NB: This workshop focuses on women, female-identifying, and gender non-conforming people looking to get on bikes and stay active past 50, but all are welcome. Younger riders, bring your folks!

WE Bike NYC Happy Hour
Thursday, April 18
7pm-9pm, The Spotted Owl, 211 Avenue A, Manhattan
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It’s finally spring! What are your bike plans and goals for the season? Join WE Bike NYC at our monthly social gathering to hang out, build community, and talk bikes! This event is all-gender, so invite your friends!

WE Ride Roosevelt Island
Saturday, April 20
2pm, wheels down 2:30pm, Sweetleaf Coffee, 10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, Queens
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Join WE Bike NYC for a fun, relaxed, FREE ride in Queens and Roosevelt Island. WE’ll start in Long Island City, make our way up the Vernon Blvd bike lane, cross the bridge to Roosevelt Island and do a loop around the island (with stops at the lighthouse and Four Freedoms Park). Then WE’ll cross back over to Queens and end at Socrates Sculpture Park. Total distance is about 6 miles.

If you want to connect to the NYC ferry, note that this ride starts near the Long Island City ferry stop and ends near the Astoria ferry stop.

All bikes are welcome! Please bring water and your helmet.

Note: This ride is for women, female-identifying and gender non-conforming folks only.

WE Bike NYC Start-The-Season Greenway Ride
Saturday, April 27
10am, wheels down 10:30am, Pier 25 off N. Moore Street in Manhattan
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If you’re warming up for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour or just want to get on your bike and welcome spring–join us for our Start-the-Season Greenway Ride to and from the Little Red Lighthouse at the George Washington Bridge.

The route from our meet-up spot at Pier 25 is a smooth 10-mile stretch (about one hour) up the Hudson River Greenway, one of NYC’s best bike paths, to a hidden gem and the last remaining lighthouse on Manhattan Island, Jeffrey’s Hook Lighthouse, aka, the Little Red Lighthouse. After a brief stop at the lighthouse, we’ll head back down to Pier 25.

Bring snacks, water and, as always, your helmet!
Your ride leaders — Diane, Shannon and Emily — look forward to riding with you!

Note: This event is for women, female-identifying and gender non-conforming people only.

WE Bike NYC’s Tour de Staten Island Meetup
Sunday, April 28
8:00am, Stapleton Waterfront Park, next to Navy Pier Court (8 Navy Pier Court is where registration is set up), Staten Island

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Join us on the annual Tour de Staten Island, with 35-mile and 50-mile options to explore the borough’s most breathtaking and lesser-known scenery on the cusp of spring! Both the 35 and 50 mile routes explore Staten Island’s gems: Freshkills Park, Great Kills Park, Historic Richmond Town, and striking oceanfront views of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and New York Harbor.

WE’ll meet at the waterfront park across Water Street near the registration area at 8 Navy Pier Court, WE’ll post a more exact location on the Facebook event page closer to the date.

Register and get more information about the ride here: https://tourdestatenisland.org/

NB: This meetup is for women, female-identifying, and gender non-conforming people but the ride itself is all-gender.

Pre-Order Your WE Bike NYC Jersey 🏽‍♀️ by April 18!

WE’re making some new jerseys this spring. Order yours today for $90 (includes shipping) and have it in early June for prime summer riding. Available in sizes 2XS through 4XL. Size charts are available on our website.





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Community Events

Here are some of our favorite bike events in the #bikenyc community this April!

Get There Rides with The Brown Bike Girl
Saturday April 13 & Saturday April 27
10am-12pm, different starting locations for the different rides
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Come practice your street skills, or just join The Brown Bike Girl and friends for a joy ride to exciting sights around the city over bridges and via new bike lanes. Led by organizer, group ride leader, & cycling instructor The Brown Bike Girl on behalf of NYC DOT!

Free Helmet Fitting & Distribution Event
Saturday April 13
11am-2:30pm, John Jay Park, East 77 St & Cherokee Pl, Manhattan
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DOT will provide free bike helmets, fittings and distribution while supplies last inside John Jay Park (East 77 St & Cherokee Pl, 10021, Manhattan). Helmets are available for all ages. You must be present to get a helmet and you must learn how to properly fit and wear it before you receive it. 

Night Glow Bike Ride
Saturday, April 20
7pm-9pm, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
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To celebrate the coming of Spring, the Awesome Events Meetup Group is hosting a free Night-Glow Bike Ride in Prospect Park. Other than the ability to ride a bike, no experience is necessary. This glow in the dark, family-friendly, leisurely bike ride around the Prospect Park 3.5-mile loop is open to riders of all ages and skill levels. Dust off those glow sticks, pimp your bike, and join us for a night of fun! Don’t get left in the dark.

East Coast Greenway Alliance 5-Island Ride
Sunday, April 28
9am-1pm, 60th St & York Ave, Manhattan
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Join the East Coast Greenway Alliance for a 29-mile, guided bike ride on the East Coast Greenway through 5 Islands of New York City – Manhattan, Randalls & Wards Islands, Queens, and Roosevelt Island. Please bring what you’ll need such as water, snacks, a spare tire, and PLEASE wear a helmet. We usually ride rain or shine but if the weather is particularly unpleasant, you will receive a cancellation email by 7:00AM on the day of the ride.