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North Meets South - New Hope: Option 4 (C group)
Description: 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.
Club Kit: Green or White (or a Major Taylor Kit)
We have 4 options...PICK WISELY! Options 2, 3 & 4 head to New Hope.
Option 4 (lunch with PhillyMTCC) 8:45AM meet up time
This option will start at the South Branch River Trail, Branchburg, NJ 08853 (crossing the Neshanic Station Bridge at Elm and River Road).
You will travel along Amwell Rd, Wertsville Road and Old York Road heading to the New Hope Train Station to meet up with PhillyMT. After this short rest period all clubs (MTCCNJ, MTCJ & PhillyMT) will head to the Lumberville Cafe for a bite to eat before you head back to the South Branch River Trail parking lot.
This option is 46 miles and 2000' feet of elevation.
Please download the route. Although Gina is listed as the ride leader, she will be starting in Millburn at 7:00am. You will have to use the route navigation link to get you to the New Hope Train Station where you will meet up with the rest of the group.
We roll at 9:00 AM PROMPTLY! If you arrive at 9:01 AM meet us along the route.
NOTE: Starting here you will miss the meetup and photo shoot at the Delta Gas Station (formerly Conoco) with the MTCCNJ group leaving Millburn and members of Major Taylor Central Jersey. You will see these groups at your first stop, The New Hope Train Station.
Ride Location: South Branch River Trail - Elm Street, Branchburg, NJ 08853
Meet Time: 8:45 AM Roll out Time: 9:00 AM
Ride Category: C (average 13-15/flats 15-17mph)
Lunch Stop: Lumberville General Store - 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA 18933
Ride Leader: Gina Bullock
PARKING Instructions for Option 4
Park your car in the Elm Street gravel lot. If you need to use a rest room before the roll out try the Neshanic Station on Main Street.
**Route Begins - Make a right turn out of this parking lot crossing the Elm Street Bridge, right turn on River Rd, right turn on Amwell Road. The New Hope Train Station is about 17/18 miles from this point.
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: NMS - Option 4
Saturday, June 03, 2023, 8:45 AM until 2:00 PM
South Branch River Trail
Elm & River Road
Branchburg, NJ 08853
Registration is required
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.
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