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Come join us on Saturday, August 25 for a beautiful end-of-summer training ride from NYC to Nyack/Congers, NY. This is your chance to get a taste of what’s to come in September—complete with Crew-staffed rest and lunch stops! After the ride, stick around with friends old and new for the post-ride celebratory happy hour at the 79 Street Boat Basin!

Start Location: 79th Street Boat Basin

Address: West 79 Street at Hudson River Greenway

Transportation: 1 or 2 Subway, Enter Riverside Drive from 72 Street or 79 Street

Mileage: 56-mile round-trip w/opportunity for an additional 11-mile extension

Route:   https://bit.ly/2PraNlS


  • 7:45 a.m. – Join us for a pre-arrival Fix-a-Flat session or Fundraising Speed-Chat over coffee
  • 8:00 a.m. – Arrival
  • 8:30 a.m. – Depart for route
  • 4-5 p.m.- Rough finish times
  • 5-8 p.m. – Happy hour at Boat Basin


What will we provide?

  • Pre-ride Fix-a-Flat session and Speed Fundraising Chat
  • Crew staffed rest stops
  • Snacks, water, Gatorade
  • Delicious lunch
  • Support number
  • Volunteer ride leads and caboose
  • Post-ride happy hour space at Boat Basin (discounted cash bar)


What should you bring?

  • (2) Pre-filled water bottles (1 water, 1 Gatorade)*
  • (2) Spare tubes, pump or CO2 cartridges, multitool
  • Helmet!
  • Sunscreen
  • ID & money


*Note that we will not have official Bike Techs for Ride Preview Day, and while we do for C4C in September, you should always have these items on you.