Meet at the Shavertown parking area for a 20-mile road cycling loop on State Route 30 and the BWS Roads toward Margaretville. We will ride at a moderate pace (14-17mph) for approximately 1 hr. 20 min. Participants will need a road bike, water, snacks for the ride, and should have equipment to repair a flat tire. This ride is rated moderated – difficult.
Preregistration is required. Register by contacting Peter Manning via email Peter@catskillmountainclub.org by 8:00 PM on June 13. If the weather is bad, participants will be notified on the morning of June 14. If the weather looks favorable for the following evening (Thursday, June 15), we will ride at 5PM.
Location and directions: The Shavertown parking area is located on NYC BWS Rd. 4, at its junction with State Route 30 (GPS Coordinates: 42.089561, -74.818429.) From the east, take Rte. 30 west from Margaretville. After three miles stay on Route 30 by turning left; then go another eight miles and turn right on BWS Rd. 4. The parking area is immediately on the left. From the west, take State Route 30 from Downsville. Go 14 miles, cross the reservoir, and turn left on BWS Rd. 4. The parking area is immediately on the left. From Andes, take County Highway 1 (becomes BWS Rd. 4) for almost eight miles and see the parking area on your right just before the stop sign/ junction with Route 30.