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Major Taylor Birthday Ride

Description: Join us this Thanksgiving (Friendsgiving) weekend on our Major Taylor Birthday Ride as we celebrate and honor the memory of the Legendary Major Taylor.  
Marshall "Major" Taylor (November 26, 1878 - June 21, 1932) won the sprint event at the 1899 World Track Championships in Montreal, Canada to become the first African American to win a world championship in cycling and the second black athlete to win a World Championship in any sport.    

We will cycle 20-28 miles heading towards the Eagle Rock Reservation via the switchbacks.  On the return back to Millburn, we will travel Wyoming 
Avenue where you will enjoy reaching top speeds as we head to Rock N Joe for a hot beverage. 

Post Ride: Join us for coffee and hot chocolate at Rock 'N' Joe of Millburn - 63 Main Street, Millburn, NJ 07041

Ride Location: The Clock Tower (Millburn)

Meet-up Time: 9:00AM    Roll-out Time: 9:30AM  

Ride Category: Everyone   

Ride Leader: Johnny Swanson

Check the MTCCNJ Rides & Activities WhatsApp chat group (members only) for last minute updates or the Major Taylor Cycling Club of New Jersey private Facebook Group, for everyone else.

GPS Ride Link:  It's Your B-Day MT    MT B-Day Ride Long

Saturday, November 28, 2020, 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
The Clock Tower (Millburn)
20 Main Street
Millburn, NJ  07041
Additional Info:
Johnny Swanson
Club Ride
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please be sure to wear your club kit, bring your helmet, a spare inner tube, CO2 cartridge, bike pump, cell phone and a pleasant attitude. Social distancing requires us to bring a mask and maintain a distance of at least 6' and fell free to bring bring hand sanitizer for your added protection.
No Fee
No Fee