People Cycling Rides

Upstate New York Sampler.

This is a Approved Ride
Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Donald Brumbaugh
Tour Dates
Start Location
Mt. Morris. NY
End Location
Pen Yann , NY
Cost (est.)
$1200 (USD + $100.00 ride fee)
$600 (USD
Payment Due
Avg. Distance
40 mi / 64 km
Avg. Elevation
1275 ft / 389 m
Ride Description

As a place for beautiful farm lands and places of interest, the area
south of and including Rochester, New York, is hard to beat. This tour
has a variety of awe inspiring natural sites, interesting history and
great riding. Possible locations to visit will include Letchworth State
Park, Brockport and neighboring canal towns, the Erie Canal, Mt. Hope
Cemetery (including the Fredrick Douglas, and Susan B. Anthony grave
sites), the Susan B. Anthony home, the George Eastman House Museum, the
Strong Museum, the Glen Curtiss Museum, Canandaigua Lake, and Keuka

The average daily mileage for the tour is about 40 miles a day with
1,275 feet of climbing. This gives the tour an Intermediate rating.

The weather in mid-September in this area averages highs in the u… (Join People Cycling to read more)

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People Cycling's Ride Rating

People Cycling has four categories for our rides – Easy, Moderate, Difficult, and Challenging. It should be somewhat obvious what these categories mean, but please become familiar with the elevations and distances that define them:

Easy rides are under 30mi/48km in average distance and 1600ft/500m in average elevation
Moderate rides are over the Easy rating but under 50mi/80km and 2460ft/750m
Difficult rides are as over the Moderate rating but under 75mi/120km and 3280/1000m
Anything over the Difficult rating

NOTE: This is not a strict guideline. There could be rides that have a day or two where the average elevation or distance exceeds the values given above. These anomalies should be outlined in the ride description. It is recommended that you read it carefully.

About People Cycling

People Cycling is a bicycle touring club, which you can join for free. We offer Domestic and International Cycling Tours which are led by volunteer Ride Leaders. Our tours are made up of a small group of participants (typically 15-20 or so) who want to ride an average of 30 to 55 miles a day over a one or two week period in interesting regions of the world. Our tours range in price from frugal getaways to luxurious adventures. We travel road, gravel, or mountain bike styles, and all bicycle types – including e-bikes, recumbents, and tandems are typically allowed.

Our ride leaders are volunteers and do not financially profit on tours they lead. They are also given broad discretion on how to lead their tours, and we consider them our greatest asset.

People Cycling tours are operated at cost or at lower cost (as negotiated by our ride leaders) than individuals can obtain on commercial tours. Within the cost of a tour, there is a nominal fee to support club operations and provide tools to ride leaders to manage their rides.

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