Tour de Bronx touches all communities

Bikers take off down 161st Street from the Bronx Courthouse.
Photo by Laura Stone

Thousands of cyclists took part in the 20th annual “Tour de Bronx,” on Sunday, October 26.

Louie Renna(l) and Dennis Chavarria check out the map of the bike route.
Photo by Laura Stone

The bike event, which departed from the courthouse on the Grand Concourse, was hosted by Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., The Bronx Tourism Council and Transportation Alternatives.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. admires Juan Vargas’ bike before the race.
Photo by Laura Stone

The event featured both a 25- and 40-mile course winding through all 62 Bronx neighborhoods, culminating at the New York Botanical Garden for an end-of-ride slice of pizza, light refreshments and a live music festival.

Jorge De La Rosa gets ready to go.
Photo by Laura Stone

Reach Reporter Jaime Williams at 718-260-4591. E-mail her at jwill‌iams@‌cnglo‌cal.com.

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