Streetfilms: Blessing of the Bikes in New York City

This Streetfilms Shortie showcases the 12th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City. The annual event is always a hit with cyclists, though turnout this year was bigger than any can remember. In case you don’t put your faith in a higher figure while riding, you can improve your chances of a safe journey if you remember to ride outside the Door Zone!

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