Different Gear is a ride series aimed at uniting queer communities of color through cycling and camaraderie. Bring a small blanket and treat to share as we ride around the boroughs, always ending with us gathering together to meet, chat, debrief, stretch or do whatever feels good in the moment.
Date: August 6th, 2017
Time: 830-11a; arrive at 830a, wheels up at 9a
Length: 16 mi
Location: Fulton Park, 70 Chauncey St, BedStuy Brooklyn 11233.
Near the corner of Fulton and Stuyvesant
Our route will take us from FULTON PARK (Bedstuy) through Queens to an amazing park in Greenpoint. There will be a halfway stop/start at GORMAN PLAYGROUND (Jackson Heights) around 10am where people can join the ride or current riders can take a quick break. We will leave Gorman Playground at 1015am. Choose your starting point during registration.
Cost: Free; Suggested donation of $5
REGISTRATION CLOSES August 5th, 2017 AT 8:00AM. YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE!
While we understand that everyone's financial, physical, and mental attributes are different, we ask that you wear a helmet. Please bring a lock to secure your bike after the ride and cash to purchase things along the way.
If you need to rent a bike, the nearest Citibike rental station is at Utica Ave & Fulton Street. Use the link to check availability. Please make Citi Bike arrangements in advance. None will be provided at Fulton Park.
All riders will be provided with a complimentary bottle of water and a light snack. This is a no drop ride, so no one will be left behind.
Route to be announced and will be provided in advance.