Well, if supporters of the Prospect Park West bike lane in Brooklyn are a bunch of terrorists (as some bike-lane opponents might have it), they are very effectively disguised as cute little kids and their parents. Streetfilms has the evidence.

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Yesterday, hundreds of bike lane supporters showed up to ride the controversial lane, which has become the target of a lawsuit filed by neighbors seeking to have it removed. (Full disclosure: some of the material filed as part of the suit consists of nasty comments from Streetsblog, a website where I used to work.) The lane’s opponents say it is a safety hazard.

The 700-plus people who rode to show their love for the lane see it as exactly the opposite — a rare safe haven for the neighborhood’s children, often used for transportation to and from school or sporting events. (More disclosure: I used the lane to get my nine-year-old son to and from soccer games this past weekend.)

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Here’s what one of the ride’s organizers had to say about the event: “We just wanted to show that it’s not a political issue, it’s that we love the lane — and it’s great for families and it’s essential for kids and for safety and it’s good for everybody. Let people know that there’s support for the lane in the community — that’s our contribution to the dialogue.”