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Archive for August, 2010

Fourth Annual Fall NYC Bike Ride – September 25, 2010

Posted by Craig DeSantis on August 24th, 2010

Come out and join us on the Fourth Annual Fall NYC Bike Ride, Saturday, September 25, 2010! We will meet at 8:30am at the parking lot for the Weehawken Port Imperial Ferry. The first leg will take us along the Hudson River on River Road in NJ including a one mile hill at the end climbing over 200 feet from river level to the upper deck of the GWB! First pitstop to regroup. We then cross the GWB and ride the Greenway (a dedicated ped/bike path) along the Hudson on the NYC side all the way to the southern tip of Manhattan. And then the best part, like many SkiClub events the best part, we end up somewhere for refreshments ! The SouthStreet location of a NY Micro Brewery The Heartland Brewery. Good Food and Great Refreshments.

After lunch we retrace our ride back to 39th Street and take the New York Waterway Ferry back to New Jersey.

Important: Although about 1/3 of this ride is on a paved dedicated bike/pedestrian path, the rest is on city streets. Most of the remaining 2/3 is on River Road, minimal traffic and a 2-3 foot shoulder. There are three sections that auto traffic will be heavier; from the GWB to the Greenway (3/4 mile) and from the Greenway to SouthStreet Seaport (1/2 Mile). With this in mind, this ride is for riders experienced with cycling on roads with auto traffic; kids are not recommended.

The ride is about 30 miles. For those very ambitious on the way to the ferry may opt to continue to retrace the entire ride on the Greenway back to the GWB, cross, and back down River Road to the Weehawken.  This will add about 25 miles. Be sure to bring water bottle/cage, CammelBak, etc… and a strong bike lock needed when we stoop for lunch, remember we are in NY. I have a couple of extras that are available to the first requests. Also recommended: patch kit/spare tube, helmet.

directions:

  • Rt. 46 east to Rt. 3 east to Rt. 495 east
  • Exit at Weehawken (last exit in NJ)
  • At the traffic light keep right of ramp and continue through traffic light bear right
  • At the next light (Baldwin Ave.) make a left
  • Proceed over the railroad tracks and make an immediate left onto Pershing Road
  • Follow road to ferry terminal about 1/2 mile on the right

Costs: Parking: about $10/car Ferry: $8.75/person for ferry including bike, Lunch: sandwiches/entres: $10-$20, Beverages ~ $5/pint I will be at most meeting to answer any questions. You can also email me at Craig DeSantis

Click here to view last years photos Group 1…

Group 2…

The 5th Annual Craigstock Camping/Rafting Trip

Posted by Diane Bogert on August 8th, 2010

The 5th Annual Craigstock Camping/Rafting Trip went off great this year.  There were about 60 members and friends camping just north of Barryville, NY for the weekend.  Friday night threatened some rain but it didn’t amount to much and the bon-fire raged on as everyone gathered around for games, toasted marshmallows, and lots of laughs.  Oliver and Diane served up a great pasta dinner complete with garlic bread and salad as everyone arrived and staked claim to their piece of the field.

Roughly 70 of us hit the water a little after 9:30am on Saturday.  Water guns and paddles ready we started making our way down the river in rafts, kayaks, and even a few canoes. With the river running much calmer then the past couple of years many boats were able to link up as we floated along under a beautiful sunny sky.  Hats off to Ken Fox who eluded getting dumped off of his raft until about 5 people took on the task at the same time.  A few canoes managed to get tangled up on rocks in the rapids while no kayak mishaps were reported.  The rest of the rafts seemed to do fine.  A little sun tanning, a lot of swimming and plenty of jokes to go around until we reached our destination of Pond Eddy (well. . . Most of us got out at Pond Eddy. I plan on looking into waterproof GPS units for some rafters next year!)  Landers did a great job for us with getting us set up and out onto the water in the morning as well as a dedicated shuttle van to get us all back to camp for another great dinner and you guessed it – more bon fire action.  It was a nice relaxing evening of Frisbee, darts, cards, food, drinks and gathering with friends.

All in all it was an awesome weekend!  Thanks to everyone who pitched in to help make the trip a success.  Craig D. and Justin S. for spending a Sunday morning at my house splitting firewood, Oliver and Diane for handling all of the food again, and Justin S., Mike O., and Liz H. for getting the vehicles down to Pond Eddy Saturday morning to get all the personal boats back up.  Plans are already in the works for next years trip – it’s gonna be even bigger and better!  Can’t wait to see ya there!

Lee DeSantis

Mt. Bike Ride at Split Rock Reservoir – AUG. 14th

Posted by Diane Bogert on August 8th, 2010
 
Mt. Bike Ride at Split Rock Reservoir
Saturday Aug. 14th
Meeting at Rockaway Town Square Mall in front of Macy’s upper lot entrance at 8:30 A.M.
 
  This is a 6 mi.(aprox.), beginner friendly ride along a beautiful reservoir with great views. Three miles in there will be a short hike to an overlook where the whole lake can be seen. A perfect place for a snack.
  For those that want more challenging riding we will do an additional 1.5 mi. loop of mostly single track before rejoining the others at the overlook for the ride back out.
  First time riders will be able to ride most of this terrain, however a true mountain bike is a must. I do not have access to spare bikes so make your own arrangements.
  We will be car pooling from the Mall so bring bike racks and big manly trucks.For those that are running late the directions to the reservoir parking lot are:
  • Rt. 80 to exit 37 Hibernia Rockaway
  • Take 513 north
  • 6.3 mi. right on Upper Hibernia Rd.
  • .9 mi. left on Split Rock Rd.
  • 1.5 mi. to parking lot on left (road turns to dirt)    
      Parking is limited so try to be on time.   

Bike Night – August 26th

Posted by Diane Bogert on August 1st, 2010

*          *          BIKE NIGHT          *          *

THURSDAY – AUGUST 26th

(Raindate – September 2nd)

Marc Blaine is inviting all you motorcyclists to join him for BIKE NIGHT.  The plan is to meet at the Jefferson Pathmark on Route 15 and leave at 6:00pm.  We will take a lap around Lake Hopatcong and head to the Chatterbox.  They have reasonably priced food and a DJ.   Just about every make and type of bike will be there.  Wear a Craigmeur T-shirt if you have one.

CHATTERBOX
1 ROUTE 15
AUGUSTA, NJ 07822
973-300-2300
www.chatterboxdrivein.com

THE CHATTERBOX IS A 50’S/60’S STYLE RESTAURANT.  THURSDAY NIGHTS ARE BIKE NIGHTS.  THEY OFFER A VARIED MENU FROM FRESH 8OZ. ANGUS BURGERS TO FRIED SHRIMP AND THEIR OWN PULLED BBQ PORK SANDWICH.  THEIR SALADS AND WRAPS ARE HUGE AND TASTY.  THE CENTER OF THE DINING ROOM USUALLY HAS A CUSTOM CAR OR MOTORCYCLE IN IT.  AND TRAVELING AROUND THE ENTIRE ROOM IS A MODEL TRAIN!