About the Tour
Bike the Boros: NYC Century is a friendly, non-competitive ride. It starts and finishes at Pier 97 on the Hudson River Greenway. New this year, the ride features three courses: The Imperial Century — 100 miles, The Metric Century — 62 miles and The Half Metric Century — 31 miles. Each course taking you on your own adventure. Visit “The Course” section for more information.
There are no road closures so riders are asked to please stay to the right of the road. Be sure to ride at a safe speed and obey traffic laws at all times. We ride rain or shine.
31 miles — The Half Metric Century
This route is ideal for riders looking for something more than the average Saturday stroll. The route travels through historic Downtown Brooklyn, past idyllic Prospect Park, through the artistic enclave of Williamsburg and follows the East River all the way to Astoria Park in Queens. The route begins at Pier 97 at 7:30 am. You should expect to finish between 11 am and 3 pm.
62 miles – The Metric Century
This route is not for the faint of heart, but it’s rewards are many. Riders travel out to Far Rockaway, Queens and beautiful Fort Tilden Beach. The route takes riders along miles of the Queens Greenway, through the serene, car-free Forest Park and up to Kissena Park, before cutting west through northern Queens to Astoria Park. Route begins at Pier 97 at 6:45 am. You should expect to finish between 12 pm and 4 pm.
100 mile — The Imperial Century
The full 100 mile tour is for experienced cyclists only. 100 mile riders continue on into eastern Queens, along the waterfront on Little Neck Bay and under the Throgs Neck Bridge, before looping back to Astoria Park and continuing into the Bronx. This part of the ride is hilly and the most challenging. The route then winds down into northern Manhattan and historic Harlem. The route begins at Pier 97 at 6 am. You should expect to finish between 12 pm and 6 pm.
Please note: All routes begin and end at Pier 97.
Event: Bike the Boros: NYC Century Bike Tour
Date: Saturday, September 10th, 2016
- Start & Finish location: Pier 97 Hudson River Park @ Hudson River Greenway between W 56th St and W 57th St
- $60 TransAlt Members
- $70 for General Registration
- $200 for VIP Registration