24th Annual Tour De Bronx Traverses The Borough

(l-r) NYPD Auxiliary captain Joe Giattino, Auxiliary police officer Herman Dawkins, Auxiliary sergeant Pedro Torres and police officer Frank Alverio were excited to ride in this year’s event.
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Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., the Bronx Tourism Council and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation commemorated the 24th annual Tour de Bronx on Sunday, October 28 at East 163rd Street and Grand Concourse.

(l-r) Alex Chauer, Daysi Galicia and Lucy Chauer were ready to tour the Bronx!
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Over 6,000 cyclists participated in NYS’ largest free bicycling event featuring a 25 and 40 mile route and the Tour de Bronx Festival at the New York Botanical Garden providing live entertainment and refreshments.

Enoca Sankouse (l) fitted Brian Turner for a helmet.
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Thousands of cyclists traversed the Grand Concourse, Mott Haven, Pelham Bay Park, City Island, Orchard Beach and the NYBG.

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., (c) honored this year’s Tour de Bronx sponsors.
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Transportation Alternatives Bronx Activist Committee co-chairman Kevin Daloia (2nd from r) rode with TransALT and The Five Borough Bicycle Club members.
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Bronx Tourism Council executive director Olga Luz Tirado (c) and some of this year’s sponsors (l-r) David Ison, Woodlawn Cemetery executive director; Mayra Linares-Garcia, Liberty Coca Cola Distributors vice president of Public Affairs; Barbara Seleskyk, Woodlawn Cemetery director of Marketing; Cecil Wright, Mercy College executive director of Admissions and Jim Green, Nature’s Bounty Corporate Communications and Government Relations director.
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Cyclists eagerly embarked on the 25 mile trek through the borough.
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