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These photos are from November 2007.


November 27, 2007: What do 5BBC leaders do when they're not leading riding? Well, they lead discussions about the advantages of valet bike parking at the Park Slope Food Coop, of course. Here are Oksana Minonova, from Transportation Alternatives, and Marina Bekkerman and Josh Gosciak, from 5BBC, speaking before the monthly board meeting. Photo by Steve Faust (who also spoke).
November 25, 2007: With Lynette Chiang (left) documenting, 5BBC Ed President / Leader DeFreitas (right) discussing early NYC history, esp. Lenape Native Americans living here before the European colonists. Near Brooklyn ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 25, 2007: Prospect Park: Lullwater Bridge, with the Aubudon Center at the Boathouse, in the background, 5BBC President / Leader Ed DeFreitas (center) gets feted by Bob Lomba (left) and Dan Bach (right). Near Brooklyn ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 25, 2007: Executive transition: 2008 President-elect Jesse Brown (left) with 2005-2007 President Ed DeFreitas (right), at the Lake in Prospect Park. Near Brooklyn ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 25, 2007: Willoughby Street Pedestrian Plaza , Brooklyn: Art imitates life—colorful and abstract public bike rack / sculpture, with 5BBC Leader Ted Kushner going back to Manhattan , in a blink of an eye. Near Brooklyn ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 24, 2007: Who was that masked woman? Post-turkey ride to Ridgewood Reservoir. Photo by John Chiarella.
November 24, 2007: Edgar on a victory lap around the Ridgewood. Post-turkey ride to Ridgewood Reservoir. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 22, 2007: Heading north on the Hudson River Greenway after that short but steep climb. Presidents ride to the Palisades. Photo by Arabelle Taggart. See more of Arabelle's photos here.
November 22, 2007: Welcome to Weehawken. The name of the town means "little birds of prey". Presidents ride to the Palisades. Photo by Sahand Ainechi.
November 17, 2007: An historic block of houses on Sylvan Terrace. Upper Manhattan Historic Ride Photo by Arabelle Taggart.
November 17, 2007: Stretching exercises on the floor of the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Upper Manhattan Historic Ride Photo by Arabelle Taggart.
November 17, 2007: Inspired by Inspiration Point. Upper Manhattan Historic Ride Photo by Arabelle Taggart.
November 14, 2007: The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 is presented by none other than Manhattan Borough Historian Mike Miscione, who provides us with fascinating insights into New York City history. Photo by Jim Zisfein.
November 14, 2007: 5BBC trippers listen to Mike with rapt attention. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811. Photo by Jim Zisfein.
November 14, 2007: Danny unfurls the commissioners' map – an orthogonal grid stretching all the way to 155th Street. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811. Photo by Jim Zisfein.
November 14, 2007: The inscription reads "In Honor of Andrew Haswell Green", but Mr. Green – perhaps the most influential person in shaping the modern City of New York – deserves to be honored by more than this crummy bench. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 14, 2007: Night riders at Marcus Garvey Park. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 14, 2007: A man, a plan, a canal ... Erie! Statue of NY Governor DeWitt Clinton at the Museum of the City of New York. The Commissioners' Plan of 1811. Photo by Jim Zisfein.
November 11, 2007: 5BBC Chocolate Ride on a DoubleDay. Video by Bike Friday's Lynette Chiang.
November 11, 2007: Mark, Steve, and John get feisty on the Choco-Loco Ride. Photo by Rhonda Wittorf.
November 11, 2007: Choco-Loco at Eddie's Sweet Shop in Forest Hills. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 11, 2007: Choco-Loco finale at Manhattan Bridge. Photo submitted by Danny Lieberman.
November 11, 2007: The world's most beautiful cemetery gate is now a nest for parrots??? Time to call Empire Pest Control. Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tour. Photo by Arabelle Taggart. See more of Arabelle's photos here.
November 11, 2007: The long shadow of the photographer. Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tour. Photo by Arabelle Taggart. See more of Arabelle's photos here.
November 11, 2007: Lady Liberty in the harbor. Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tour. Photo by Arabelle Taggart. See more of Arabelle's photos here.
November 11, 2007: Contemplativeness is contagious. Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tour. Photo by Arabelle Taggart. See more of Arabelle's photos here.
November 10, 2007: Pre-turkey ride (or, chasing two birds on one Friday). Video by Bike Friday's Lynette Chiang.
November 10, 2007: "I'm holding the camera perfectly still. It's the bridge that's shaking." Quadruple Bypass Ride. Photo by John Slaski.
November 10, 2007: We have lights! Quadruple Bypass Ride. Photo by John Slaski.
November 10, 2007: Cheryl and Javier with locked bikes, ready for Turo Turo Tanghalian (Point lunch) at the Kabalen restaurant, Jersey City, NJ. Filipino Lunch Ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 10, 2007: Leader Susan Levine feasting on Laing (spinach with coconut milk), Tinolang Manok (chicken soup) and Longansia Pinoy (Filipino sausage). Filipino Lunch Ride. Photo by Alfredo Garcia.
November 10, 2007: Leader Alfredo Garcia with Ube Ensaymada cake, Christine's Bake Shop, Jersey City, NJ. Filipino Lunch Ride. Photo by Susan Levine.
November 4, 2007: Merchant Marine academy field in Kings Point. Utopia Parkway. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 4, 2007: A scary front yard on 73rd Avenue. Utopia Parkway. Photo by Danny Lieberman.
November 4, 2007: Learning the off-road 3 R's – roots, ruts, and rocks – on a "horse category" trail in southern Westchester. Off-Road Vistas: Saddle Up and Ride the Hutch. Photo submitted by Jim Zisfein.
November 3, 2007: The theme of the hike was "signs of man [and woman] in Greenbrook", but Greenbrook Pond still looks better without the invasive species. Palisades Bike Hike: Greenbrook Sanctuary. Photo by Rhonda Wittorf.

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