Warren County Safe & Quality Biking Organization - WCS&QBO

4th Annual Harry Elkes Ride

4th Annual Harry Elkes RideSaturday, 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.

Choose from 3 rides – 50, 32, & 15 miles.

Start times:

  • 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.

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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!


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