‘Light Up the Loop’ 10-mile bike ride planned for Oct. 9

Cristopher Centers

A special bistate cycling event will be held Friday evening, organizers announced. © Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal/Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal/nj.com/TNS People enjoy a sunny day on the waterfront walkway at Liberty State Park in Jersey City during the coronavirus pandemic. Bike JC, in partnership […]

A special bistate cycling event will be held Friday evening, organizers announced.



a group of people walking in a city: People enjoy a sunny day on the waterfront walkway at Liberty State Park in Jersey City during the coronavirus pandemic.


© Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal/Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal/nj.com/TNS
People enjoy a sunny day on the waterfront walkway at Liberty State Park in Jersey City during the coronavirus pandemic.

Bike JC, in partnership with NY Waterway and Hudson County Cultural & Heritage Affairs Tourism Development, is hosting the “Light Up the Loop” bicycle ride along the Hudson Loop, a 10-mile trail along the Hudson County and Manhattan shorelines of the Hudson River.

The ride starts at 5:45 p.m. at the Grove Street PATH Plaza in Jersey City.

Cyclists who wish to participate can register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/light-up-the-loop-tickets-123224956161. The first 50 cyclists to register will receive a free ticket for the ferry from Paulus Hook in Jersey City to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City in Lower Manhattan.

NY Waterway officials are urging cyclists to purchase e-tickets for the ferry, avoiding the need to purchase ferry tickets during the ride.

Cyclists will ride east on Christopher Columbus Boulevard to Exchange Place and then ride south on the waterfront promenade through Jersey City to Paulus Hook, where they will take the ferry to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City.

In Manhattan, cyclists will ride north along the Hudson River Park Bikeway to the West 39th Street Ferry Terminal.

After crossing the Hudson River to Port Imperial in Weehawken, cyclists will proceed south along the Hudson River Bikeway through Weehawken, Hoboken and Jersey City to Exchange Place, where the ride ends.

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