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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.

Yonkers to Trailway

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Way Points: 

J Hood Wright Park > upper Hudson Greenway > Broadway Bridge > Goulden Ave > Gun Hill Rd > Van Cortlandt Park E > McLean > Midland > Mile Square Rd > South County Trailway > McLean Ave > Broadway > Broadway Bridge > Bennett > Ft Washington > Riverside Dr.

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Author: 
Carol Waaser
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off
Region Name(s): 
New York City, Urban Adventure
Level(s): 
B, C
Distance: 
25
Vertical Gain: 
1100
Difficulty: 
36
Difficulty Rating: 
2 out of 5
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This is a nice route to use during the COVID shutdown. It's not too busy on the weekends, so if you don't want to go over the GW Bridge you can still get in a pleasant ride. It takes a short route thru the Bronx that isn't totally urban. Then it eventually takes you onto the South County Trailway - the good section that's not bumpy. There are several pit stops, but no lunch stop. Bring decent snack food. On the way home you can stop at Lloyd's Carrot Cake for a sweet treat.

Route starts at J. Hood Wright Park on Ft. Washington at 173rd St. (Turn left at 173rd St and immediately bear right down the path into the park.) There are bathrooms in the lefthand building. There are other park bathrooms also open along the route.  This ends on Ft. Washington below the Bridge, so though it seems short, add the milage to & from home.

cw 6/2020

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