1- We meet at my place and ride to Astoria park from there. 2- Astoria Park=> Seating on the edge of the east river, the park offers great views of the Triborough Bridge and Hell Gate Bridge. Top 4 most beautiful places to watch a sunset in NYC. 3- Randall's Island => We will cross the Triborough Bridge which has a great wide view of the Hell Gate Bridge. Randalls Island is the home of three music festivals: Governors Ball Music Festival, Panorama Music Festival, and Electric Zoo Festival. There you gaze at baseball fields with herds of gooses, and go though a beautiful bike path decor. 4- Roosevelt Island => It is about 2 miles (3.2 km) long island with a population of 12.000 people. It was known as Welfare Island when it was used principally for hospitals, from 1921 to 1971. There we will see the Tramway, a lighthouse, a hospital ruins(Small Pox hospital), The Octagon (a historic place and a New York State Green Building), and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park (a beautiful memorial park with views of Manhattan and Long Island City). On its southern tip, the island offers a great view of LIC and Manhattan.
We will meet up at the Bike shop, where our trip will end as well. There you can purchase water or energy bars. We all shall use a helmet provided by us. We will be departing on the hour sharp, so please arrive 20 minutes early. Our trip should total aproximately 10 miles.
Visit Queens Bicycling- an Astoria tour