Upcoming Rides

Nov21
Tue

   B* 9:15am    60.5 miles   Brian Hanson-Harding  201-741-5751
   Pre-Thanksgiving ride to Denville:   Join me on this ride to Denville over some nice roads on what looks to be the mildest day of the week. I haven't ridden for over two weeks, so I'm thinking this will be a very moderate B* pace. Terrain rating is 47, not very hilly. Stop at SmartWorld coffee, unless the groups decides otherwise. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20229838 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B* 9:15am    50 miles   Ken Levins  201-294-5759
   Hudson river and Reservoir Ride:   JFCS Wheels-for-Meals Route: Great route that hits the Hudson river and then a reservoir along the way The route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7782724 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B* 9:45am    60 miles   Nate Morgenstern  201-655-3440
   From Tweety to Rocky:   Tuesday looks like a sunny day with temps rising into the 50's. Join us for a fun ride to W.Nyack with lots of easy ups and downs and a lovely lunch stop. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 10:00am    26-28 miles   Joan Brickman  973-728-5986
   Earn that Turkey:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55. Earn the right to eat the 'sides' at your Thanksgiving dinner. May actually not be too cold. We will climb part of 7 Lakes and take one or two routes - depends on what leader decides on day of ride. Questions? Call my cell - 862-377-1626.

   C* 9:30am    31 miles   Helene Blaustein  862-251-3152
   Let's celebrate Tuesday!:   Hybrid or MTN bike recommended on hard pack trail. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

   C 10:30am    18-32 miles   Jocelyn Concepcion  201-724-8662
   Come out and ride!:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100 Let's take advantage of possibly warm weather. Ride along river front into the Palisades Interstate Park entrance in Edgewater. Depends on the group can loop back at 9mi in (Alpine circle) or go all the way up continuing to 9W thru old 9W to Alpine State look out and going back with optional short hike (walking the bike) to see the Women's Federation Monument.

Nov22
Wed

   B 10:00am    35-40 miles   Robert DeMair  201-248-9503
   Okobob 2017-6 :   A mostly flat Pre-Thanksgiving ride because Thursday will be busy preparing a meal for family and I never ride on Thanksgiving day. There will be a couple of challenging hills encountered or it wouldn't be an Okobob ride. No cue sheet. Regroup at top of climbs. Quick rest stop. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 12:30pm    22 miles   Alan Felsen  201-445-7306
   Oakland Roll:   Pre-Thanksgiving ride through Oakland, Lincoln Park, Pompton Plains... before it gets TOO cold! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

Nov23
Thu

   B* 8:30am    40 miles   Howie Cohen  201-892-2588
   Davids Bagel in Pomona:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75. Slightly different route to avoid Turkey TROT run in UPS. Early start for those that need to get back earlier for dinner, and avoid traffic.

   B* 9:30am    40.5 miles   Rich Brookler  201-913-0635
   Thankscycling Ride:   Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/2951443. More details to be posted in the next day.

   B* 9:30am    35 miles   Rob Singer  973-662-0476
   Short & Sweet:   More morning riding options with an early return. Destination is Summit. Will post route shortly. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 9:00am    28 miles   Sharon Hurwich  201-981-7055
   Montclair to Lincoln Park:   Short pre-turkey ride to the Lincoln Park Airport and back again. Bring drinks and snacks. No lunch stop so we don't spoil our appetites for Thanksgiving dinner. We will stop around mile 15 for snacks and bathroom break. Weather permitting, we will go down and up Francisco, for about 1400 feet of climbing. No ride if temperature is below 32 degrees. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 8:15am    21.1 miles   Bob Reich  973-633-0493
   It is a Tradition the Annual Thanksgiving Day Ride to Macy*s Parade:   Join me and continue a BTCNJ tradition of crossing the GW Bridge and riding empty streets to the Macys Thanksgiving Parade. It is a friendly sociable ride to a viewing vantage point in Central Park at 72nd Street. You should have no problem with making it to Thanksgiving dinner. We will be back by noon or earlier. Cue sheets will be provided, so you can head back any time. Ride will go if roads are damp and drying, no go if roads are snow covered. Ride will go if forecast high temperature for day is above 32 degrees. Bring a lock to tether your bike while watching parade. No deli stop but street vendors are plentiful at viewing location. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 ###### WARNING****WARNING*** Please Note - We will be crossing the George Washington Bridge using the North Walkway. This means you will need to carry you bicycle up and down stairs on both the New Jersey and New York sides of the bridge. The south walk way is closed because of construction on the bridge. If have test ridden the crossing.

   C 9:30am    22 miles   Matthew Hoermann  973-865-0240
   Gyration & Libation Route - Tryptophan Edition:   Get out for some fresh air ahead of the inevitable turkey hangover later in the day. Nice cruiser along your favorite Wed night route up W Saddle River Rd, across Lake St and back on E Saddle River thru Ridgewood, Ho-Ho-Kus and Saddle River. Terrain = 23: Flat 0-25 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet

Nov24
Fri

   B 10:00am    47 miles   Russ Barbone  201-280-8254
   Bloomfield to Hoboken WITHOUT GOING ON ANY HIGHWAY!:   Ride from Ride from Bloomfield to Hoboken WITHOUT GOING ON ANY HIGHWAY! 1 climb each way. **THIS IS A NO DROP B RIDE & I WILL WAIT AT TOP OF HILL! Eat in Hoboken. Note: SIGN UP "YES I WILL RIDE" OR I WILL NOT SHOW UP! 1 climb each way. **THIS IS A NO DROP B RIDE & I WILL WAIT AT TOP OF HILL! Eat in Hoboken. Note: SIGN UP "YES I WILL RIDE" OR I WILL NOT SHOW UP!Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 10:00am    40-45 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Thursday Morning Social: 2017 - Special Friday Edition:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Had too much to eat yesterday? No problem since the Friday edition of the Thursday Morning Social is here to help. So come and join us as we do a nice little spin to help burn off some of that excess turkey and stuffing. As always the ride will be a fun filled, leisurely paced B ride. Route to be determined day of the ride. Lunch stop but no cue sheets. Newcomers welcome. Please note: the ride leader promises that as long as a true "B" pace (13.0 to 14.9 mph) can be kept by a rider then NO ONE will be dropped.

   C* 10:15am    25 miles   Barbara Klein  973-831-5952
   Umpteenth Black Friday Ride: Get Out of Bergen County:   No malls. No mall traffic. Why go shopping when you could use the time productively to bike and escape Bergen County? This ride is also known as the Sloatsburg Special. Cue sheet courtesy of Gene Marsh. Join us for lunch after the ride. B riders are welcome to go ahead and save us a spot at the bar. Questions call the cell 917-584-3790. The first 7 miles are uphill!!! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   C 10:00am    20 miles   Matthew Hoermann  973-865-0240
   Monroe to Goshen:   This will be a quiet ride along the completely paved Heritage rail trail from Monroe to Goshen and back. Brief break at the turn in Goshen. Post ride libations at Characters in Sloatsburg on the drive back. Due to road construction resulting in the closure of a small portion of the trail near the Airplane park we normally meet at we will start at the Monroe Park and Ride Bus Stop Lot B. This is that first lot we normally pass by when starting the ride. No restroom facilities at the start. To avoid Woodbury Commons traffic you might want to drive up Rt 17 thru Tuxedo and make a left onto Orange Turnpike at Southfields and come in the back way. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: = 32. Rolling 26-45.

Nov25
Sat

   B 10:00am    44 miles   Thomas Bankos  704-877-2821
   Oakland to Sorrento's/ East Hanover:    This will be a very casual B ride 44 miles and not much climbing. Short lunch break at Sorrento's Cue sheets will be available and no one will be dropped. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads and helmets must be worn. Terrain: Rolling 26-45https://ridewithgps.com/routes/9895843

   C 11:45am    18 miles   Jocelyn Concepcion  201-724-8662
   Thanksgiving Time at Mrs. Kearny's Tavern:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100 Ride with me for a tour of Edgewater river front continuing in Henry Hudson Drive with a stop at Mrs. Kearny's tavern in Alpine picnic area. There would be some post-Thanksgiving cheer by the fireside at Mrs. Kearny's Tavern. Staff dressed in nineteenth-century clothing will serve hot cider and treats. There would also be some music, storytelling and games. For those who wish to skip the tour of Edgewater, where some portions portions are on narrow sidewalks to avoid rushing car traffic on narrow roads, you may wait for the group and join the ride back from Alpine picnic area. And return back same way on your own. We will be there by 1:30pm or so. Sign-up. No riders or no show might cancel the ride.Terrain: Very hilly 76-100

Nov26
Sun

   A 9:00am    ~39 miles   Alex Sidd  -
   come climb with me-Thanks Giving Edition:   Calling all members. Come join me on a fun climbing ride to Blauvelt Park & back. We meet and greet 9:00 a.m and depart by 9:15a.m. Test your form and fitness level on this challenging route. We will visit some famous climbs like "Mansion" , "Tweed" and "See you at the top". We will soft pedal after ALL CLIMBS for you to catch up and REGROUP as needed. Pace on the flats will be a manageable (17-21mph). The climbs will be your own pace. Only 40miles and only 2650 feet of elevation. We will be very close to 9w on all the climbs and there are plenty of bailout points. Come for full or for partial. We stop for all mechanicals. Here's the route below : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26482629 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75