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Experience NYC with Team ElliptiGO at the TD Five Boro Bike Tour!

UPDATE! Have you heard? The highly anticipated TD Five Boro Bike Tour has sold out, but spots are available on Team ElliptiGO! Read on and join more than 70 ElliptiGO riders and counting!

New York, New York! What better way to experience the famous city than by ElliptiGO bike with fellow ElliptiGO enthusiasts? Long-time ElliptiGO customers Thomas Russo and Carol Galgano have organized a fun, jam-packed weekend in New York City on May 4-6, 2018. The weekend features a Meet-and-Greet Gathering, a visit to the Bike Expo Center, sightseeing tours, group dinners, a Saturday ride through Central Park on the way to visiting Times Square, and culminates in the marquee event, the popular TD Five Boro Bike Tour on Sunday, which sells out every year.

Five Boro

The 41st annual TD Five Boro Tour on May 6th features 32,000 cyclists of all skill levels from around the world who roll through every borough of New York City on streets totally free of cars. For one day, the roads are yours, the bridges are yours, the City is yours! There’s simply no better way to experience the Big Apple.

Bryan Pate, ElliptiGO CEO and Co-Founder, and Chuck Day, Regional Sales Manager, are thrilled to join the weekend festivities. Come join ElliptiGO and help get #100GOsStrong at the TD Five Boro Bike Tour!

 

 

Stay in the Loop

Keep up to date on the latest Team ElliptiGO/TD Five Boro news and connect with fellow ElliptiGO riders on our 2018 TD Five Boro Team ElliptiGO Facebook page. Simply request to join and you will be added!

Register

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION UPDATE:  Team ElliptiGO will now be riding in a priority corral near the front! This guaranteed placement ahead of nearly 32,000 bicycling enthusiasts means Team ElliptiGO riders will not be subject to the Wave Lottery. In addition, this special registration option includes an extended registration deadline and transferable registrations. The registration fee for this priority option is $125, which is a minimal increase from the standard registration of $115 including online service fees.

In order to join Team ElliptiGO in the priority corral, please register through our alternate process. Do NOT sign up for the event through Standard Registration, which opens January 9thIf you register through the general registration process, you may not be able to join Team ElliptiGO in the priority corral and additional fees may be incurred.

  1. Request to join Team ElliptiGO’s Event Facebook Page (2018 TD Five Boro’s Team ElliptiGO) and post on the page that you would like to register for the event with Team ElliptiGO.
  2. Team ElliptiGO Coordinator Thomas Russo will send you a Facebook message requesting for your email address.
  3. You will be sent a secure Paypal link where you will make your $125 registration payment.  You will be notified via Facebook Messenger once your payment is received.
  4. You will then be sent a TD Five Boro Bike Tour registration link.  Once completed, you will receive final notification that you have secured a spot with Team ElliptiGO in the priority corral.

 

Book Your Hotel

We have reserved three hotels convenient to all our weekend activities. Book yours:

  1. Holiday Inn Wall Street, 51 Nassau Street

By Phone:  Call 212-227-3007 – Ask for reservations department and reference:

Group Name: Team ElliptiGO
Group Code: TEG

Online:  Group Booking Link: TeamElliptiGo2018 – Holiday Inn Wall Street

Any Issues? Contact: Avis Carrol | 646-833-1920 Ext. 5541 | avis.carrol@hhmlp.com

  1. Hampton Inn Seaport, 320 Pearl Street

By Phone:  Call 212-571-4400 – Ask for reservations department and reference:

Group Name: Team ElliptiGO
Group Code: ELL

Online:  Group Booking Link: TeamElliptiGo2018 – Hampton Inn Seaport

Any Issues? Contact: Carmen Proctor | 646-833-1955 | carmen.proctor@hhmlp.com

  1. Hampton Inn Financial District, 32 Pearl Street

By Phone:  Call 212-480-3500 – Ask for reservations department and reference:

Group Name: Team ElliptiGO
Group Code: ELL

Online:  Group Booking Link: TeamElliptiGo2018 – Hampton Inn Financial District

Any Issues? Contact: Carmen Proctor | 646-833-1955 | carmen.proctor@hhmlp.com

Five Boro

Reserve Your ElliptiGO Bike, If Needed

There are a limited number of ElliptiGO 8C bikes available on a first-come, first-served basis. The rental fee is $50 per bike for the weekend. Please email keri@elliptigo.com if you would like to reserve one.

Details on bike pick up and drop off will be provided closer to the event date.

Get Ready For Fun!

Check out our weekend itinerary and get ready for ElliptiGO fun in New York City. Please note this schedule is subject to change as we create the ultimate ElliptiGO experience, so check back often!

Friday, May 4th

10:00 am – 1:30 pmOpen Sightseeing
1:45 – 4:00 pmTD Five Boro Bike Tour Packet Pick Up at Bike New York Expo at Pier 36 – Basketball City (299 South Street). Meet at Hampton Inn Manhattan Seaport Lobby (320 Pearl Street).
For those of you who already have your ElliptiGO bikes and wish to ride to the Bike Expo, we suggest to bring your CHAIN/LOCK with you.
4:00 – 6:00 pmElliptiGO Bike Rental Distribution at the Hampton Inn Manhattan Seaport Hotel (320 Pearl Street)
7:00 – 10:00 pmElliptiGO Meet-and-Greet Pizza Party held at the Hampton Inn Manhattan Seaport Hotel (320 Pearl Street)

 

Saturday, May 5th

8:00 – 10:00 amElliptiGO Bike Rental Distribution at the Hampton Inn Manhattan Seaport Hotel (320 Pearl Street)
8:45 – 11:00 amWorld Trade Center Memorial and Museum Tour. Meet at the Austin J. Tobin Plaza (180 Greenwich Street, corner of Fulton and Greenwich Streets). We suggest you bring your ElliptiGO bike with CHAIN/LOCK.
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch at Pick A Bagel Restaurant (102 North End Avenue). Please be sure to bring your ElliptiGO bike with CHAIN/LOCK to the restaurant as we will be leaving to go on the Big Apple ElliptiGO Bike Tour immediately following lunch.
1:00 – 3:30 pmElliptiGO Big Apple Group Ride. Sights include Hudson River Greenway Bike Trail, Central Park, Broadway Theater District, Time Square, Empire State Building, East River Greenway and the Brooklyn Bridge.
3:30 – 5:00 pmTD Five Boro Bike Tour Packet Pick Up at Bike New York Expo at Pier 36 – Basketball City (299 South Street). The Big Apple ElliptiGO Bike Tour will conclude at the Bike New York Expo, allowing those who have yet to pick up their Five Boro Registration Packets time to do so. Those not needing to go into the Expo have the option to continue onto their respective hotels, located 1 – 2 miles away.
6:30 – 7:30 pmPre-dinner cocktails at The Irish American Pub (17 John Street)
7:30 – 9:00 pmDinner at The Irish American Pub (17 John Street)

 

Sunday, May 6th

6:00 amMeet on the Liberty Street Walkway, immediately south of WTC South Pool
6:05 – 6:15 amTeam ElliptiGO Group Photo. Please wear your Team ElliptiGO gear!
6:15 amGroup ride to designated corral staging area.
6:15 – 7:30 amCorral staging on Church Street
7:30 amTD FIVE BORO BIKE TOUR WITH TEAM ELLIPTIGO
3:00 – 5:00 pmReturn ElliptiGO rentals at the Hampton Inn Manhattan Seaport Hotel (320 Pearl Street)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmGroup Dinner at Il Brigante Italian Restaurant (214 Front Street)

 

The above itinerary is NOT mandatory and is offered only as a guide for those that wish to enjoy the weekend as a group. Although we will do everything within our ability to follow the above schedule, changes are possible. Please check with the Facebook Group for possible changes, deviations and/or cancellations to the schedule.

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Posted December 1, 2017 by Tennille in Events, updates
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