Get on your bikes and ride… to the edible plants. This Sunday, the Rockspot Bike Tour, sponsored by the National Park Service, will depart from Firehouse 59 in Rockaway Beach at 10 am. Participants in this non-competitive event will pedal through the eastern section of the Rockaway Peninsula, exploring everything from natural vegetation to dunes to edible plants.
Get on your bikes again and ride… back in time. On Sunday, October 12th, a second Rockstop Bike Tour will lead participants from the Jacob Riis Batthouse through Gateway National Park to the western end of the peninsula. This time, the focus will be on sites of historical and environmental significance.
More information on these two tours is on the jump page.
August details: Rockspot Bike Tour, depart from Firehouse 59 at Beach 59 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, August 17th, 10 am, only a select number of bicycles can be loaned for this tour, so advanced registration is required at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October details: Rockspot Bike Tour, Jacob Riis Bathhouse, Riis Park, October 12th, 11 am, participants must bring their own bikes or rent one from Wheel Fun Rentals. Cruisers are $10 hourly or $22 for four hours. Participants can get a $5 off coupon here.
Photos: Rockaway Waterfront Alliance