Brooklyn Unicycle Day
Friday, September 1, 2017
This 13 mile ride across the Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island is the beginning of the NYC Unicycle Festival.
By participating in this ride, you are making a voluntary choice to accept and assume all risks of injury or death that might be associated or result from this activity.
Unicyclists should be experienced in riding with traffic. A 26”-36″ tire is suggested. Less experienced riders are invited to participate in the Brooklyn Bridge crossing.
* Helmets required
* Minors must be accompanied by an adult
* Headphones, earbuds, texting and cell phone usage is strongly discouraged while riding
* Know your riding ability
* Follow cycling laws
* Don’t drink and ride
Although there is no registration fee necessary to participate in the ride, donations are strongly encouraged, the festival survives through your support. Contributions accepted at the support van.
THIS IS NOT A RACE! RIDE SAFE!
Brooklyn Unicycle Day schedule
2 pm Meet Up on Manhattan side of Brooklyn Bridge
3 pm Cross Brooklyn Bridge
6:30 pm Dinner break by Nathan’s Famous (Stillwell & Surf)
7:15 Group photo by Deno’s Wonder Wheel
9:30 pm Fireworks
Brooklyn Unicycle Day
Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island
Last year’s route, there may be subtle changes this year:
1) Cross Brooklyn Bridge
2) Meet at SW corner Tillary and Adams
3) Cross Tillary and proceed on Adams
4) Left on Dean St
5) Continue on Dean St
6) Right on 3rd Ave
7) Left on Sackett (becomes Berkeley Pl)
8) Meet at Gand Army Plaza under the arch
9) Right on Prospect Park W
10) Hard left on Prospect Park W
11) Right on Prospect Park Sw
12) Meet on Park Circle
13) Slight right on Ocean Pkwy
14) Left on Ped Ovps
15) Slight right on Ocean Pkwy
16) Right on Church Ave
17) Left on Ocean Pkwy
18) Meet at Ave P
19) Right on Neptune Ave
20) Left on Ocean Pkwy
21) Left on Ocean View Ave
22) Right on Ocean Pkwy
23) Right on Surf Av
24) Meet at Nathan’s
Slight variations from listed route may occur
Coney Island bound trains run on McDonald Ave ( 5 blocks west of Ocean Pkwy – F train) and between 15th and 16th Streets (9 blocks east of Ocean Pkwy B &Q trains).
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