Rio Opens New Bike Path on Avenida Niemeyer to Bumpy Start

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a year and six months of construction, the new bike path that connects the neighborhoods of Leblon and São Conrado, in Zona Sul (South Zone) was opened on January 17th for use by locals and tourists. The path named "Ciclovia Tim Maia" runs a distance of 3.9 km, with full view of the sea, but unfortunately has already seen an assault and robbery (on January 23rd).

To make matters worse, the assault, which happened at 10:30 PM according to local media, was reported to the police, who . . .

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