Photos: Bike to the Sea Day 2017

With temperatures in the 90s, about 100 cyclists participated in the 2017 Bike to the Sea Day ride on Sunday, June 11 to raise awareness of the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus and Lynn. (All photos by Mark Micheli).

Bicyclists line up along the trail at the beginning of the ride.
Malden Mayor Gary Christenson (center) along with Bike to the Sea members Gus Fish (left) and Peter Sutton (right) at the start of the ride on the trail in Everett.
Family poses on the bike trail.
Melrose residents Larry Ribok and Jessica Haley participated in the ride, along with daughter Sylvia Ribok.
Steve Winslow and Mayor Christenson.
Steve Winslow, who founded Bike to the Sea along with his wife Helen, addressed the crowd before the ride, as did Malden Mayor Gary Christenson (left).
Group shot of cyclists.
Cyclists before the ride began in Everett.
Jeffrey Dreyfus and daughter Charlotte.
Bedford residents Jeffrey Dreyfus and daughter, Charlotte, rode to the sea and got their feet wet.
Volunteer pours water for a bike rider.
Melrose resident Tim Zheng got some water from a Bike to the Sea volunteer at a pitstop on the Saugus/Lynn line.
Crowd takes a break along the trail.
Bike to the Sea President Janet Green (pink shirt) and member Henri Soucy helped out at a pitstop on the Saugus/Lynn line.
Allen and Xu pose for a photo.
Lowell resident Paul Allen and Melrose resident Maggie Xu made the 20-mile roundtrip ride for the first time this year.
Cyclists sign in at a registration table.
Cyclists registered and signed in before getting their 2017 Bike to the Sea t-shirts at the start of the ride in Everett.
Bruce and Sunny Marcus pose for a photo at the ocean.
Malden residents Bruce and Sunny Marcus took a dip at the beach before riding back.
Cyclists line up along the trail.
Cyclists lined up along the trail in Everett before beginning the ride around 9 a.m.
Cyclists arriving at the beach.
Cyclists arrived at Nahant Beach a little before 11 a.m.
Bike to the Sea President Janet Green at Nahant Beach.
Bike to the Sea President Janet Green at Nahant Beach.
Cyclists riding on the trail.
Cyclists arrived back in Malden where the ride ended at the Dockside Restaurant for free pizza and soda.