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The 2017 Revolutionary Ramble Bicycle Tour

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Drew University 36 Madison Ave. (Route 124) MadisonNJ  07940
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Drew University 36 Madison Ave. (Route 124) MadisonNJ  07940

About This Activity

Tour one of the nation's most scenic and historic areas on 10, 25, 35, 50, 65 or 100-mile bicycle routes. Rides for all abilities, great food, ample rest stops, SAG support, Expo and more. Maps, cue sheets, Garmin files, and fully marked roads. Benefits safe cycling education and local volunteer emergency squads.  Start point (See below).

Event details and schedule

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DESCRIPTION

Start Point:
Drew University, 36 Madison Ave. (Route 124) MadisonNJ  07940. You can also hop a NJ Transit train to Convent or Morristown Stations and cycle over.

Rides for all abilities. Scenic historic routes, rest stops and refreshments. Post-ride food and Expo.  A great chance to tour our area's incredible history … to show that bicycles belong— for recreation, transportation and health… and to raise money for cycling safety education and the local volunteer emergency squads vital to riders and our community.

Organized by the Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation. Presented by Atlantic Health System, a recognized leader in quality health care for New Jersey and nationwide. Supported by local cycle shops and other area merchants.

10-mile Novice & Family Tour
For newer cyclists and families.  Join us for a fun “ride in the park” and on local roads guided by experienced tour leaders who will coach you en route and introduce you to the nature and history in our area.  We’ll stop at St. Hubert’s Giralda Animal Welfare Center and Seaton Hackney Stables for a visit. If you prefer not to stop, we’ll have a through group too.

25-mile and 35-mile tour
On flat to rolling terrain with a few climbs through some of the most historic areas out New Vernon and Basking Ridge way. See the Great Swamp and enjoy mid-tour rest stops.

50-mile and 65-mile tour
For more experienced riders, to Far Hills and beyond, with scenic roads, some challenging climbs and plenty of rest stops, including the Jockey Hollow area of the Morristown National Historical Park where the Continental Army spent the worst winter of the Revolution.

100-mile tour
For experienced and fit riders, tours through Jockey Hollow, then on to Far Hills, Long Valley and beyond with scenic climbs, spectacular descents. Plenty of rest stops.

 

Ramble Summary Information

  • The Ramble rides rain or shine!
  • Helmets required for all riders - no exceptions.
  • No headphones or cell phones while riding.
  • Each rider must register separately.
  • Riders under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Rear bike seats or trailers allowed only on the 10 mile ride.
  • Children 12 and under "accompanied by a parent or guardian" - are only eligible for the 10 mile family ride.
  • No youth tricycles or training wheeled bicycles allowed.
  • The Tour is for cyclists only.
  • Check-in Open 6:30 – 11 a.m.
  • See http://www.rambleride.org/rides for ride start times.
  • See http://rambleride.org/safety_tips for safety rules and tips.
  • All riders must finish by 4 pm.

Organizer Info

Map & Direction

Drew University 36 Madison Ave. (Route 124) MadisonNJ  07940
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