A 12-year-old girl and her grandmother are heading out for the Queen Bicycle race for the first time in six years.
The Queen Bicycle Festival of the Arts will be held at the Westin Hilton and Hotel on May 19-21.
“It’s a great opportunity for us to get the Queen back on the road again,” said Anna Beal, a Queen bicycle race volunteer.
“We were riding with her for four years when she went into a coma, and we have not had that opportunity.”
Queen Bicycle organizers said they plan to hold more than 20 events around the country, including the ride to Washington, D.C., from May 19 through June 2.
The festival is part of a yearlong push to promote cycling in New York City, a city with a history of cycling deaths.
The city’s Department of Transportation has made biking a priority.
In May, the city opened a new cycle track along Broadway, which will be open to cyclists.
A total of 30,000 bicycles have been brought to the city, with a portion of the bikes reserved for riders and others.
The bike race will be the first race on the new bike track.
Beal said the Queen is “going to be an amazing event,” and “we are going to be putting on the Queen bicycle.”
The Queen Bike Festival will be a three-day, two-night event, starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday and running through May 31.
It will include a traditional Queen bicycle ride, with some local food vendors selling special Queen-themed fare.
Queen Bicycle volunteer, Anna Beals, said the event is a chance for kids to learn about the bike and the Queen, and to have fun.
“If we can make the kids feel good about cycling, and that it’s something they want to do, we can keep riding,” Beals said.
“And if we can get them excited about it, then we can win the race.”
The organizers said there will be plenty of Queen merchandise for sale.
“She has always been the Queen of the bike,” Beal added.
The race will start at 8:30 a.m., with participants getting off at 11 a.g.
The event will have free food and a full bar.
Beals expects more than 1,000 people to attend.
“There’s no limit to how many people we can have,” Beales said.
The first race of the Queen Bike race will begin at 8 a.mi. on May 21.
“The race starts out as a little bit of a celebration for her, but it’s going to turn into a race,” Bealls said.
Queen bike rider, Natalie Beals rides her bicycle to the start of the queen bicycle ride on May 20, 2018, in the City of New York.
(Photo: Alex Brandon, AP)The Queen Bicycle Parade will start and end at the Hilton hotel on Broadway, with participants moving through the streets of New Yorkers.
“This is a very special event,” said Beal.
“Everyone has the opportunity to participate and see it.”
A Queen Bicycle ride in New Orleans on May 13, 2018.
(Photos: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)The event will also feature a Queen bike tour, including a stop at the U.S. National Portrait Gallery in Washington, where the Queen will be shown on a grand scale.
The tour is expected to take between four and six hours.
The next event will be May 28, when participants will get to ride their bicycles to the White House, where President Donald Trump will deliver a speech.
The last event will take place on July 14.
Queen Bike volunteer, Natalie Bals will participate in the Queen cycling event on May 15, 2018 in New Haven, Connecticut.
(Linda Davidson, Associated Press)”This is going to go on for years and years,” Beall said.