This is going to be a wheelie, wheelie good time!

The LIC Bike Parade will whirl through one western Queens thoroughfare and two public spaces with playful insanity and positive vibes on Saturday, June 11. This ninth annual spectacle will feature participants in zany costumes operating ornately decorated bicycles and human-powered floats made from recycled materials. Others revelers will wave hand-painted banners.

The free, several-hours-long event will begin inside Socrates Sculpture Park at the Long Island City/Astoria border at around 11 a.m. To prepare for the pomp and circumstance, Recycle-A-Bicycle will offer free mobile bike repair and facilitate a bike swap for youngsters. At the same time, Socrates-affiliated artists will lead bike-decorating workshops, and the art education nonprofit Freestyle Arts Association will coordinate a collaborative, large-scale sculpture project to create a human-powered parade float.

Meanwhile at nearby Rainey Park, in the vicinity of Vernon Boulevard and 33rd Road, the nonprofit Bike New York will teach beginners how to ride.

At 2 p.m., the procession will roll off from the Broadway entrance gate of Socrates. Participants will ride and walk southbound on Vernon Boulevard until they reach Queensbridge Park, at around 41st Avenue, for an equally zany and colorful Waterfront Celebration. They will dance, sing and eat.

This year, revelers will celebrate the 100th birthday of Jane Jacobs, an author and civic activist who advocated for citizen access, use and enjoyment of public spaces in urban areas. Her 1961 book, “The Death and Life of Great American Cities,” had tremendous influence over urban planning, real estate development and land-use policies. It also introduced the term “social capital” into the political lexicon.

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