November 4th, 2017. Werewolf Ride

2 Nov

This Saturday at 5:00pm,  meet at the fountain on the Morristown Green.   How does the  Morristown Classic sound?  Bring lights!  After ride food and drinks at Revolution.  Hope to see you out there.

Birdman.

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October 27, 2017 Halloween Ride, Morristown

25 Oct

Hey, Wolves!  Let meet up at the Bike & Walk Morristown Halloween Ride this Friday night.  Sounds fun, right?:

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LAST CHANCE to ride in our end of month rides and it’s a doozy! A Very Spoke-y Halloween ride and it’ll be nice and dark so we can all show off our bike lights as well as our costumes. As is tradition from the last couple years, we’ll stop at the graveyard in back of the Presbyterian Church on the Green and do a nice little reading of ‘The Raven’ (or something new if anyone wants to suggest something spooky). So come! and bring friends! and kids! and dogs if they’ll stay in your bike basket! Friday, October 27th at 6:30–Meet at Whole Foods.

November 11th, 2017. Bicycle/Beer Ride.

22 Oct

This year will be the 7th year of the Bicycle/Beer Ride.

Let’s meet up at the Denville clock towerat noon and plan on starting at 12:15pm sharp.

Our route will take us through the Rockaway Valley where we might get lucky and see some llamas.  Fayson lakes is also a nice treat with beautiful views of fall foliage reflecting off the Butler reservoir..

The destination will be the High Point Brewery (14 miles one way). We’ll enjoy samples of their seasonal Winter Wheat beer. Brewery opens at 2 and there will be a tour starting at 3pm.

After we sample and then load up with beer (I’m talking about loading up the panniers ;), we’ll cycle back with more beautiful views of the Boonton Reservoirs and Pyramid Mountain.

This will be a casual pace and a no drop ride. I will offer some challenges to anybody who wants a workout. They do not sell food but in the past there have been food vendors. Also, there is a main street in town where you can most likely find something to munch on.

Maybe bring some snacks to keep you fueled.

This is an open event, so please share it with anybody that might be interested.

Bring lights and let’s ride!

 

Pete K

PETE’S “SHORE THING” BIKE RIDE. SATURDAY OCTOBER 7TH, 2017.

20 Sep

Join me for a 40 mile ride down the Jersey Shore.  This ride will start with The Henry Hudson Bike Trail.  This will offer us many miles with nice views of the Sandy Hook Bay, ocean, Verrazano Bridge and New York skyline.

Once at Sandy Hook, we’ll cycle the bike path all the way to the end of this peninsula.   Bring a camera!  If it’s not too cold, bring a bathing suit if you want to go for a quick dip.

On our way back, we’ll stop at Carton Brewery for a pint of their amazing beer.  There will also be food options in this area.

Meet up in the parking lot at Oakshades Park located at  30 Gerard Ave, Aberdeen Township, NJ 07747.  Parking lot is located at the corner of Gerard Ave and Broadway.

9:45 meet up with kickstands up at 10:00 am sharp.  I will be driving to the location with 2 wolves.  If anybody else wants to carpool, reach out to me.  I plan on leaving Morristown area 8:30.

 

Ride Stats:

Distance is 40 miles.

No drop ride.  I would like to average 13 mph.

Terrain:    Mostly flat with a few hills in the Highlands area.

Heavy rain cancels ride.

 

The Birdman

Ride Recap:

Now that was a fun ride.  The path was great except for the many stop signs at road crossings.  Thankfully most drivers yielded to us.  We were detoured up the hills of the Highlands because the path was having work done.  It was a tough battle but well worth it.  The views were amazing.  The wind picked up a bit at Sandy Hook but it actually felt good since it was as warm as a Summers day.  The ride back was much easier since we figured out how to avoid the hills on the path.  Carton beer hit the spot.   It was a long day and I loved every minute of it.  Here are some pics.

 

Get STOKED on Bikepacking with Marty’s Reliable Cycle! Hackettstown, NJ, Sat Oct 14 – Sun Oct 15, 2017

8 Sep

Lifetime member Doug P will ride this bikepacking trip.  Check it out.

https://www.bikereg.com/martys-get-stoked-on-bikepacking-weekend

 

Rollin on the River Campout. August 26th-27th.

9 Aug

It’s still the wolf days of summer, so join me for a camping trip before it ends.   We will be riding along some of my favorite cycling roads in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  We’ll explore some quiet back roads of Morris, Sussex, and Warren and Northampton counties with views of farms and cornfields, many old mills, water wheels, tunnels and viaducts.  We might even ride part of the Paulinskill trail for a few miles.  We’ll take a break at Brook Hollow Winery and sample the most refreshing Merlot slushy.

Walking over a pedestrian only bridge as we cross the Delaware River is also a special treat.

Our destination will be the Driftstone campsite.  This is a private campground with a swimming pool and river access.

The ride back will be just as scenic.  It will start with a short climb and then a breakfast stop in Belvidere.  There will be plenty of sights to be seen.  We’ll check out some old gas stations, river powered generators, big trees and some more quiet back roads where the corn will be tall  ready for harvest.

Ride will be approx. 50 miles each way.
This ride is self-supported.  If anybody is interested in being car support, contact me.

Meet up at the clock tower in Denville at 8:45am with kickstands up at 9 sharp.

Birdman for three.

Ride Recap:

Great weekend ride!   It was nice to bond with the wolves.  You guys are like family.  Here are a bunch of pics.

New Moon on Monday Ride. August 21st, 2017. 80’s Themed Meatless Monday Bicycle Ride To Carmel Haifa.

6 Aug

Join me for a 7 mile bike ride from Morristown Green to Carmel Haifa and back.

We will meet up at the Morristown Green Fountain at 6:15 pm with kickstands up by 6:30 pm.

This ride will feature a fun bicycle ride with an 80’s Theme.  I will provide music.  Dressing up is optional but encouraged.  Not eating meat is also optional but encouraged.

Ride Stats:

Distance is 7 miles.

Easy social pace.  No drop ride.

Terrain:  Mostly flat with a short hill.  Paved road.