COVID-19 Updates

Updated Aug 18th, 2020 - The CDC has determined that masks with exhaust valves are largely ineffective; please don’t wear them on our rides, unless the valve can be closed.  

Updated Aug 6th, 2020 - At the board meeting tonight, it was decided to increase the size of the rides to 8 + 2 and 4 + 1, where there are 8 riders and 2 leaders, or 4 riders and 1 leader. The ride leaders have the discretion to have smaller groups.

Hills of Rockland Co: S Mtn/L'll Tor/Gate Hill/Perkins/Garrison

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Way Points: 

GW Bridge NJ side (start) > 9W > Mt View Rd> Western Highway > Strawtown > South Mountain Rd > Little Tor > lunch at David's Bagels in Mt Ivy> Camp Hill Rd> Calls Hollow Rd> Gate Hill Rd> 7 Lakes Dr > Perkins (Bear Mt.) > Garrison (finish) "no lunch" variation, see details below

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Interest Tags: 
Hank Schiffman
Signature Route : 
A, B
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Difficulty Rating: 
4 out of 5
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Start: NJ side of GW Bridge. [Add 7.2 miles from Boathouse]

Lunch stop changed to David's Bagels in Mt Ivy. 

The "no lunch" variation (62 miles, 4400", difficulty: 106) goes up Rossman/Thiells Mt Ivy Rd/Letchworth Village Rd to Willow Grove, forgoing David's Bagels and the not-so-bike-friendly Rt 202 west to it, then includes Tiorati Brook Rd.

Requires return by MetroNorth from Garrison. Metro North bike pass needed.

You can always eat at the deli in Garrison or the Depot in Cold Spring after the ride.

HS 3/30/15

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