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8) Cycle the Length of Flatbush Ave and Stay Alive-exercise in, well, all sorts of things! including testing your will to live.
Flatbush Ave is 12.6 miles of road that starts at the Manhattan Bridge and goes all the way to Jamaica Bay where it ends at the Marine Parkway Bridge, which connects Brooklyn to the Rockaways. Which is a great place, but is also in Queens, so it's none of our damn business here because we're talking about Brooklyn.
There are many, many obstacles that a typical cyclist will encounter on Flatbush.
But the main one is avoiding dollar vans.
Do you know about dollar vans? They are vans that drive around and offer to give people rides.
For a dollar.
Good in theory, but in practice, they are huge road hazards because the drivers drive like CRAZY PEOPLE.
So, if you, in your last Brooklyn Olympical (that's not a word, is it?) event manage to thread your way through car services, MTA buses, dollar vans and every other road hazard that is abundant along this major Brooklyn artery, then CONGRATULATIONS!!!
YOU have conquered the Brooklyn Olympics!!!
What do you get?