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At the board meeting on August 6th, 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.

Blauvelt for Pizza & Ice Cream

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Grant's Tomb > GW Bridge > Summit > E Clinton > Depeyster > Hudson > Knoll Rd > Engle > Hillside > Anderson > Hardeburgh > Columbus > Demerest > Schraalenburgh > Broadway/Orangeburgh > Blaisdell > Blue Hill > Sickletown > Blauvelt Rd > Western Hwy > Rail Trail > Oak Tree > Peirmont Rd > Tenafly Rd > Hudson Ave > Lydecker > Walnut > Summit > GW Bridge > Grant's Tomb

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Author: 
Carol Waaser
Signature Route : 
off
Region Name(s): 
New Jersey/Rockland County
Level(s): 
B, C
Distance: 
48
Vertical Gain: 
1786
Difficulty: 
65
Difficulty Rating: 
2 out of 5
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This is a nice summer ride with lots of shade and an ice cream treat after lunch. Also, contrary to Cycle Club Rule #1 (There's always a hill after lunch), this ride takes the down-trending rail trail immediately after lunch! Keep the group fairly small so it won't take too long to get served at either Giovanni's or Louie's. If it's really hot out, stop at the Dunkin Donuts on Piermont Rd on the way home so everyone can get ice in their water bottles.

There's a slightly shorter version of the route (45 miles) that cuts out the steepish hill on Sickletown Rd. and would be the better route for a C-12 or 13 ride: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28583152

cw 9/2018

 

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