Battery Park at the Hudson River Greenway (start)> Brooklyn Bridge> Manhattan Bridge> Williamsburg Bridge> Pulaski Bridge> 59th St Bridge> 103rd St Ward's Randall's Island Bridge> Bronx bikepath Ward's Randall's Island Bridge> Willis Ave Bridge> 3rd Ave Bridge> 138th St Bridge> 145th St Bridge> Macombs Dam Bridge> Morris-Jumel Mansion> High Bridge> East River Esplanade> Battery Park at the Hudson River Greenway (end)
This route has the nickname East Side Zipper because it alternates up the bridges on the east side of Manhattan. Ride starts on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, then Manhattan, Williamsburg and Queensboro. Next stop is on beautiful Randalls Island then up the Harlem river with 5 more bridges. There 12 river crossing in all with lots of fantastic views.
Best to study route on map beforehand as there are many turns and viewpoints.
This is not a fast 41 miles.