June 27: Upper Nyack Loop, NJ Loop through Closter


Cyclists know that part of the joy of being on a bike is seeing the world a little bit differently than you would on four wheels or on two feet. But sometimes we fall into the rut of doing the same routes over and over. This week’s ride covers familiar ground — backwards! (not to worry, it’s the route, not the way you are facing in the saddle!)

On Sat June 27 at 830a, we’ll ride north for a bit and turn around at Nyack Beach State Park before heading south on Midland Ave, dropping down to Piermont in South Nyack. We’ll then head to Sparkill, Tappan and Old Tappan…and take a new route into Closter and then return to Memorial Park via Piermont Ave, etc. Need details? Here’s the route map for your info and enjoyment! https://www.strava.com/routes/2669705

As of today, the weather looks good for Saturday’s ride. But for future reference, if it’s raining 30 minutes before ride time or WeatherUnderground.com, predicts severe showers during the ride, we’re not going to risk it. 

Pace & Terrain – Pace = C+ (about 15 mph);

Start/End point – Memorial Park, bottom of Depew Avenue in Nyack

This is a no-drop ride

Make sure you bring your helmet, water bottles of water and anything necessary for bike repair (air pump/CO2, tubes, patch kit, etc.)

This Bike Nyack Meetup is being run with the Rockland Bicycling Club.