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80,000 NYC bicycle delivery workers stayed on streets through pandemic, bringing food across boroughs

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NEW YORK — These heroes of the pandemic roll on two wheels. The city’s delivery cyclists, some 80,000 strong, spent the COVID-19 crisis bringing food to homebound city residents, pedaling groceries to homes across the boroughs and riding to hospitals with meals for overworked first responders as New York City shut down for months. On Wednesday, a group of 20 delivery cyclists representing their underappreciated ranks will ride through the Canyon of Heroes in the city’s ticker-tape parade honoring all the essential workers who kept the city running at great personal risk. “They were the only on…

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