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North meets South in New Hope: Option 2
Description: This 3rd time's a charm. Each year the number of riders taking this trip grows. We head to New Hope to meet up with PhillyMTCC at the New Hope Train Station. The 3 clubs will then ride together along route 29 to the Lumberville General Store for lunch.
Wear Ocean Blue Club Kit or a Major Taylor Kit.
There are 3 options...you pick your poison! Options 2 & 3 head to New Hope
Option 2 (lunch with PhillyMTCC) 9:00AM meet up time
This option will start at the Conoco Gas Station, 1008 Amwell Road, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844 (intersection of route 533 and Amwell Road) and wait for the MTCCNJ members to arrive from Millburn. MTCCNJ and MTCJ will continue on riding south heading to the New Hope Train Station. We connect with PhillyMTCC then head to Lumberville Cafe for a bite to eat before heading back to the Conoco Gas Station. This option will give you 61 miles and 2600' feet of elevation.
We roll at 9:15 AM PROMPT! If you arrive at 9:16 AM meet us along the route.
NOTE: Major Taylor Central Jersey may start at PJ's Pancake House and cycle over to Amwell Road for the meet-up. If you ride this Option 2, you will need to park your car in the lot across the street from the Conoco Gas Station, 1008 Amwell Road, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844 (intersection of route 533 and Amwell Road). If you start at PJs with MTCJ, you will ride approximately 80 miles by the end of the day. We head to New Hope once MTCCNJ arrives from Millburn. Meet here by 9:00AM.
Ride Location: Conoco Gas Station - 1008 Amwell Road, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844
Meet Time: 9:00 AM Roll out Time: 9:15 AM
Ride Category: B (average 16-18/flats 18-20mph)
Lunch Stop: Lumberville General Store - 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA 18933
Ride Leader: Gina Bullock
PARKING Instructions for Option 2
Park your car in the lot across the street from the Conoco Gas Station, 1008 Amwell Road, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844 (intersection of route 533 and Amwell Road).
Cancellations: 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.
COVID-19: To minimize the spread of the virus we ask that all register from the website to avoid a paper sign in sheet at the start of the ride.
All riders must register for the ride. Let's roll out on time by registering before you arrive. This helps to quicken the check in process.
GPS Ride Link: Heading 2 New Hope 60
Saturday, June 12, 2021, 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM
Conoco Gas Station
1008 Amwell Road
Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844
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.
Front and rear lights are recommended for this ride. The ride will NOT take place in rain or wet roads
Safety is our priority:
- Wear face covering/mask
- If you are sick, please stay home
- Avoid touching other riders
- Practice safe distancing at all times (6' rule)
- Bring your own hand sanitizer