2012-05-25 / Community

First Annual 'Bike Parade' Draws The Creative Kind Of Cyclist


Rockaway Artists Alliance riders promoting their new exhibit “Spring Into Flowers.” Rockaway Artists Alliance riders promoting their new exhibit “Spring Into Flowers.” Gateway National Recreation Area held their first annual “Rockaway Bike Parade” last Saturday at Jacob Riis Park. Cyclists decorated their bikes in the most creative ways possible for a bike ride around the perimeter of the park.



The pedicabs even participated The pedicabs even participated

Some more of the colorful riders in the parade. Some more of the colorful riders in the parade.

Unicycle man brings a unique talent to the parade. Unicycle man brings a unique talent to the parade.

Rockaway’s own Indaculture on their custom built “Mucycle.” Rockaway’s own Indaculture on their custom built “Mucycle.”

Above: National Park Service bicycles. Below, National Park Ranger John Daskalakis of the park’s kayaking program. Above: National Park Service bicycles. Below, National Park Ranger John Daskalakis of the park’s kayaking program.

Inset: some of the parade’s participants. Main photo: NPS took the time to also promote bike helmet safety. Inset: some of the parade’s participants. Main photo: NPS took the time to also promote bike helmet safety.

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