This 62.9 miles/ 3,562 ft elevation gain ride provides an escape from NYC’s 5 borough unforgiving heat up to the Hudson Valley's shaded woods. We ride from Poughkeepsie, explore Red Hook via Staatsburgh State Historic Site (http://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/25/details.aspx) while going over rolling hills to the trendy town of Rhinebeck.
There are several water and snack breaks. The lunch stop is at the Historic Village Diner, http://www.historic-village-diner.com/, a remodelled old railroad car, at 33 miles in Red Hook.
Don’t forget to bring:MTA bicycle pass... more