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2013 RR: Staten Island

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: Staten Island, the “forgotten borough,” is geographically much closer to NJ than the rest of NYC. But we didn’t forget! And it’s not too far for our intrepid crew–this trip completes our sweep! Word of

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2013 RR: Newtown Creek

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: The Newtown Creek forms the western portion of the border between Queens and Brooklyn. Since the early days of European settlement it’s been host to industrial sites along its banks. No surprise, then, that it’s

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2013 RR: Fireboat

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: Our ride today was to the retired John J. Harvey fireboat along the Hudson River in Manhattan. The boat was originally designed in 1931 to be a powerful asset for fighting fires on boats and

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2013 RR: Starlight Park

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: The lesson of the day was focused on the word “community.” Community comes from the word communis, which means “common, public, general, or shared by all or many.” We discussed the meaning of community as

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2013 RR: 5 Pointz Ride

Google Photos Album Intro Lesson: Is graffiti a form of art or is it vandalism? The lesson today focused on graffiti. We defined graffiti as markings, as initials, slogans, or drawings, written, spray-painted or sketched on a wall or other

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2013 RR: East River Ride

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2013 Orientation

Google Photos Album It’s Finally Here! The First Week of the Summer Season!: That’s right cyclists! The week we’ve been preparing for is here! On Monday we headed down to P.S. 198 (The Beacon School) to find some adventurers adventurers

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Cyclopedia Preparations 2013

Google Photos Album Bicycle Repairs Today we were faced with the daunting task of fixing all of our bikes from last season! But we had awesome help, so the time flew by! Cappy’s cousin Justin (you may remember him from

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