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16th annual Blessing of the Bikes

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - The 16th Annual Blessing of the Bikes was held at the cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Morningside Heights.

Cyclists from all over the city came to the event to have their beloved bikes blessed.

The event has grown substantially over the years.

More than 300 people attended on Saturday while in contrast, only 10 riders attended the first blessing 16 years ago.

Rev. Canon Julia E. Whitworth, lead the ceremony which was a free public event.
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