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New York – Road Bike Rental – Nyack via River Road

99km - 1230 m / 61miles - 4,035 feet - Weekly Rides - Saturdays - Sundays

  • Region Americas
  • Country United States
  • City New York
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Ride Description

Ride Description

This ride starts in Manhattan, New York and rolls over the Hudson river by way of the George Washington Bridge. We then make a sharp left to ride underneath the Bridge on the New Jersey side heading north along River road towards Piermont and Nyack. River Road follows the cliffs along the Hudson river with its steepest climb of to 230 metres. This ride has approximately ten Category 4 climbs. GCR likes this ride because it is close enough to do from NYC, but also challenging enough to get a great workout in. With a popular bike shop, bakery & coffee shop, Piermont is a perfect place to refuel and see other cyclists before turning around and heading back home.
Popular Strava segments include River Road Circle to Ranger Station, State line hill – 9W, Bradley Tweed East bound, Unnecessary Hill and Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

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Ride Map and Profile

Length: 99km / 61mi
Altitude: 1230m / 4,035ft
Difficulty: Cat 2 - Difficult

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Ride Details

Booking PriceUS $119.00 - $197.00
Departure Day/s Saturdays & Sundays,
Departure Time Arrive 7am - Ride 7:30am - Return 11:30am - Cafe
Duration 4 hrs ride time
Departure Location Northern End of Central Park - Full location details will be included in your ride confirmation email.
Included Quality carbon road bike, pre-fitted to your rider profile, helmet, experienced & fully insured local Ride Leader.
Excluded Transport to and from ride departure point, shoes, pedals, water bottle, ride kit, food and drinks.
What to bring Cycling shoes, pedals, cycling kit.
Need to know After you book and pay for this ride, you should complete your rider profile to include your bike measurements. You will also receive a detailed ride confirmation email including specific location details, instructions and checklist.
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Ride Leaders

Hermann – New York

After growing up in Africa and Europe, Hermann has lived in NYC for over 15 years and has done a lot of riding in the NYC/NJ area, as well as other parts of the US. He doesn't class himself as a racer but he does consider himself a strong rider who is very excited to lead the NYC GCR rides and share all that he loves about NYC with the GCR riders from around the world. His work in the software world means a fair bit of travel but in his spare time he likes to learn more/read about cycling, travel & eat good food. He also considers himself a bit of an audiophile who loves to listen to high quality analogue or digital audio sources and tinker with the associated audio gear.

Greg – New York

In the morning, Greg is lycra clad and in the saddle. By night he plays trumpet in New York City’s vibrant music scene. Greg has enjoyed fast paced racing and slow paced, fully loaded touring. He enjoys working on his bikes, having built up 4 so far and meeting new people from around the world while sharing the two-wheeled dream. He likes to laugh and joke or hammer through flats and hills.

Vasi – New York

Vasi fell in love with cycling in his native Romania, where he was rarely seen without his fixie. But for the past 10 years, NYC has been his home and he has traded his fixie for a road bike. A bond trader by day and an avid follower of Formula 1 racing, Vasi always seeks the adrenaline of a fast paceline. He has been enthusiastically leading training rides and hammerfests for the past two years while learning the ins and outs of the most scenic and challenging routes that NYC has to offer. Whether you are looking to challenge yourself on a steeper hill or share a laugh while you discover NYC’s surroundings, Vasi will help you find your perfect NYC ride.
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Bike Rental

Bike Rental New York includes the following.

Fuji ALTAMIRA 2.5 featuring C5 high-modulus carbon frame with Shimano Ultegra, STI, 11-speed Shifters and Shimano 105, 11-28T Cassette and Oval Concepts 520, forged 6066 arms, 52/36T Crankset.

 

NOTE: Multiple spaces are available on GCR rides, but due to your specific profile and bike sizing requirements, bookings can only be made individually.


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Booking Price: US$119.00 - $197.00

Selected ride date - March 1, 2018

Ticket Type Price Spaces
New York - Nyack via River Road - Excluding Bike Hire $119.00
New York - Nyack via River Road - Including Bike Hire $197.00