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2013 SD: 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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Citizens Committee NYC

This badge is awarded to those riders who visit a Citizens Committee for New York City site, such as Maggie’s Garden on Lexington Ave, between 100 and 101 Streets. Cyclopedia is proud to be a CCNYC grant winner for two

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I ate the Mugwort!

  This badge is awarded to those brave enough to eat the mugwort! Yummm! 25 Points!

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2013 SD: 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 SD: Fireboat

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2013 SD: 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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I Saw a Cormorant

  This badge is awarded to each rider who sees a cormorant (not a duck!). Point value: 25

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Bronx

  This badge is awarded to each rider who completes a ride to the borough of the Bronx. Point value: 25

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