Tour of the Catskills

The annual Tour of the Catskills Start: Church St., Tannersville, NY. 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 55 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 80 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue … Continue reading Tour of the Catskills

Woodstock Wandering

Start: Ghent, NY Town Garage, intersection of Rt. 66 and Garage Place Rd. Highlights: Miles of quiet farm country in the west, beautiful hilltop views and long downhill cruising in the east, and several historic sites. One of Ken Roberts' favorite rides on his Cycling the Hudson Valley site. 40 miles, moderately hilly. View this ride … Continue reading Woodstock Wandering

Catskill-Delaware River bicycle camping tour (long version)

Catskill bicycle camping tour

This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY. The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day follows the Delaware River to Port Jervis NY, the third day offers an option of loops along the river and through High Point State Park, and the … Continue reading Catskill-Delaware River bicycle camping tour (long version)

Ellenville NY – Shawangunk climber

Ellenville MA bicycle ride

Great views and two steep climbs on this 46 mile ride from Ellenville at the southern end of New York's Catskill Mountains. Start: Parking lot at the corner of South Main and Warren Streets View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/858713  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course

North Catskill Century Ride

North Catskill Century bicycle ride

This 105 mile bicycle ride starts in Margaretville, NY and was designed in 2009 by the Central Catskill Chamber of commerce as the 1st Annual Catskills Scenic Ride-n-Peak event with several shorter distance options available.The start location is the Village of Margaretville Pavilion, 982 Main Street, Margaretville, NY 12455. There is over a mile in … Continue reading North Catskill Century Ride

North Catskill half-century bicycle ride

North Catskill Margaretville bicycle ride

This 54 miles of cycling starts in Margaretville, NY and was designed in 2009 by the Central Catskill Chamber of commerce as part of the 1st Annual Catskills Scenic Ride-n-Peak event with several shorter distance options and a century ride also available.The start location is the Village of Margaretville Pavilion, 982 Main Street, Margaretville, NY … Continue reading North Catskill half-century bicycle ride

New Paltz – Ashokan bicycle climb

New Paltz Ashoken bicycle ride

Starting from downtown New Paltz, NY, this bicycle ride circles past Ashokan Reservoir and is for serious cyclists who love climbing and gorgeous views. A mix of wider roads with shoulders and a steady stream of traffic, and very narrow paved roads with little traffic. Not for the faint of heart, there is almost a … Continue reading New Paltz – Ashokan bicycle climb

Ashoken Reservoir Ride

Ashoken Reservoir bicycle ride

Starting from the Reformed Church parking lot in downtown Woodstock, NY, (map) this scenic ride circles the Ashoken Reservoir on good roads with a modest shoulder, with 1800 ft of combined climb over the distance of 34 miles. Some of the roads immediately on the reservoir were closed after the events of 9/11/2001 but have … Continue reading Ashoken Reservoir Ride

Catskill Mountaintop Cycling Classic

Catskill Mountain Classic bicycle ride

This bicycle race is Stage 2 of the Tour of the Catskills road race, featuring the "Assault on Deveil's Kitchen". It was held August 1, 2010 starting from Hunter Mountain Resort and features the Assault on Devil’s Kitchen. There is about 3000 ft. of climbing over 57 miles. A five mile climb beginning at mile … Continue reading Catskill Mountaintop Cycling Classic

Catskill Epic Bicycle Road Race

Catskill bicycle race

This bicycle race is Stage 1 of the Tour of the Catskills road race, held August 1, 2010 starting from Hunter Mountain Resort. (map to start)  Ride organizers list the 52 mile course as featuring 2900 ft. of climbing, with a maximum grade of 12%, but RideWithGPS gives it 4500 ft. View 51 mile ride … Continue reading Catskill Epic Bicycle Road Race

Cycling between the Hudson and the Catskills

Hudson River bicycle ride

This 51 mile bicycle ride starts at Dutchman's Landing Park in Catskill, NY.  The route as shown heads north along the west side of the Hudson River, then loops back through the Catskill foothills for a total of 51 miles. Thanks to Ken and Sharon Roberts for their web site Bike Hudson Valley where I … Continue reading Cycling between the Hudson and the Catskills

Hudson Valley Bike Maps

Hudson Bike Maps

An interactive list and map of cycling routes throughout the Hudson Valley of New York State, produced by Ken Roberts and Sharon Marsh Roberts Maps : List of Maps Main Map of Routes [List ] routes map Shorter routes map  [List] Off-street gentle map  [List by Difficulty - Map by Area | Favorites | Other … Continue reading Hudson Valley Bike Maps

Walkway over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson bicycle ride

The Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park opened in 2009, providing a bridge for pedestrians, hikers, joggers, bicyclists, and people with disabilities. The former Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge stands 212 feet above the river's surface and is 6,768 feet (1.28 miles) long, making it the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. This new park … Continue reading Walkway over the Hudson

New York State Bicycle Route 28

NY Bicycle Route 28

New York State Bicycle Route 28 is an unsigned cycling route that runs from Kingston north to the border of Delaware and Ulster counties in Shandaken. Highway 28 continues to Oneonta with mostly acceptable shoulders but is not officially designated. View at RideWithGPS