This is a well-supported bike ride with feed stations, port-a-johns and a sag wagon. There are prizes, a BBQ, tee shirts, music and homemade pies! Proceeds benefit youth programs of the Saranac Lake Kiwanis Club, including the annual Bike Rodeo that has distributed over 1,000 bike helmets to area youth.
And it is a beautiful ride through Adirondack Park forests, lakes and meadows north of Saranac Lake. Great mountain views but no mountain climbing on this ride. Wide shoulders on the State Routes, otherwise quiet back roads. Along the route of the Century Ride are Paul Smiths, Mecham Lake and St. Regis Falls. Also along the way are Lake Clear, Gabriels and Saranac Lake.
Registration includes a high-tech sports shirt - entry fees are $45 for the Century Ride, $40 for the Half-Century and $35 for the 25-mile ride. The kid's ride is free. Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement Ride Free - call 518-891-1616 and ask for Dan.
Event details and schedule
All rides start and end at Mt Pisgah Ski Area, 92 Mount Pisgah Rd, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 (44.345596,-74.125682).
- Century Ride starts at 8:00 AM
- 50-mile Ride at 10:30 AM
- 25-mile Ride at 11:30 AM
- Free Kids Ride at 2:00 PM
The free BBQ start about 2:00 PM, with prizes and pies.
The rain date will be the next day - Sunday.
Pat Stratton Memorial Bicycle Ride