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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.

Long Island Ocean Breeze

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Way Points: 

Start, the Boathouse, Central Park> 5th Av> Brooklyn Bridge Bike Path> Myrtle Av> Grand St> Jamaica Av> Merrick Blvd> Lakeview Av> Bellmore Av> Old Westbury Rd> Northern Blvd> Port Washington Blvd> Sands Point Rd> Shore Rd> Port Washington railroad station, end

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Author: 
Robert Shay
Signature Route : 
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Region Name(s): 
Long Island
Level(s): 
B
Distance: 
60
Vertical Gain: 
1640
Difficulty: 
76
Difficulty Rating: 
3 out of 5
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This ride starts at the Boathouse and takes the Brooklyn Bridge out of NYC. The ride cruises the south shore of Long Island by the ocean along Merrick Blvd and parallel to Sunrise Highway (Montauk Century route) until turning inland at Bellmore. It then heads over to the north shore through Roslyn and out to the tip of Sands Point via Shore Road to the Port Washington train station for a one-way trip to NYC. Metro North/LIRR bike pass and one way train fare is required.  RWGPS route uses more bike lanes in Manhattan & Brooklyn than author's original cues.

cw 5/7/15

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