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Commerce Bank Five Boro Bike Tour

The biggest cycling event in the USA, the Commerce Bank Five Boro Bike Tour sees 30,000 cyclists pedalling through the five boroughs of New York City on 42 miles (68km) of traffic-free avenues, highways and bridges, including the world's longest single-span suspension bridge, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The route travels through Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. The day ends with a festival at Fort Wadsworth featuring live music, food and exhibitions. Spectators make a festival out of the event and line the route to cheer the cyclists on. For more details, and information on how to enter, check out the official website listed below.

Venue: Battery Park to Staten Island

Date: 4 May 2014

Website: www.bikenewyork.org