Saturday, September 23, 2017
It’s the 4th Annual Harry Elkes Ride. Ride with us and celebrate the legacy of bicycling left by Harry Elkes, 1900s world-class bicycle racer and Glens Falls native.
Choose the ride that fits your cycling interest & ability. Meet other bicyclists; ride along scenic lakes & North Country roads at the height of the fall color season.
Register from 8:30-10:00 am at The Hub, 27 Market St., in Brant Lake. (East of Exit 25, I-87). Cost, with free t-shirt included, is $20. Helmet is required.
- 9:30 am for 50 & 32 mi. rides
- 10:00am for 15 mi. ride
Maps and route directions for each ride will be available at the registration table.
After the ride, stop at The Hub: meet other cyclists and enjoy lunch & beverages (for a nominal cost). Watch a video featuring the life and challenges of Harry Elkes as he cycled to fame.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Rides to fit all levels of bicycling ability
** The ride out and back on Palisades Road is an interesting, easy ride for beginning cyclists. This is a country road with minimal traffic that takes you along the east side of beautiful Brant Lake. Bring your kids and challenge them with this 15 mile ride; make it a fun family day!
** The 32 & 50 mile rides take you around 3 of our scenic north country lakes – Schroon Lake, Loon Lake, & Brant Lake. Ride along back country roads as well as main roads with decent shoulders. Experience a pristine landscape and beauty of the North country – you won’t be sorry!