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Brooklyn Unicycle Day
Aug 30, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm| Free
Brooklyn Unicycle Day (proclaimed by borough president Marty Markowitz) features a long-distance ride organized by Unicycle NYC Bridge Tour. The long distance ride starts at City Hall in Manhattan, crosses the Brooklyn Bridge, and continues to Coney Island. The total distance of the ride is approximately 13 miles. This long-distance unicycle ride is being organized by the Unicycle Bridge Tour
The Long Distance Ride organizers suggest that unicycle riders be experienced in riding with traffic and be on nothing smaller than a 26″ tire. There are segments of the ride that smaller tires and less experienced riders can participate, these include Brooklyn Bridge and Prospect Park. All riders are invited to join us at Deno’s Wonder Wheel for a final spin before the fireworks on Coney Island.
Helmets are strongly encouraged.
Times are approximate. If you are meeting up for a portion of the ride, it is advisable to get to meet up locations 45-60 minutes prior to scheduled time.
2 pm Riders gather on the East Side of City Hall Park (on Park Row, Manhattan).
3 pm Cross Brooklyn Bridge (all wheel sizes are encouraged)
4 pm Pass through Grand Army Plaza into Prospect Park.
5 pm Enter the Ocean Parkway Bicycle Path
6 pm Arrive at Nathan’s at Coney Island (arrival time is approximate)
6:30 pm Dinner break. Buy your own food and meet by Nathan’s Famous (Stillwell & Surf)
7:15 pm Group photo at Deno’s Wonder Wheel
8 pm One-Wheel stage show at Coney Island USA Shooting Gallery Arts Annex
9:30 pm Fireworks