People Cycling Rides

Upstate New York Sampler.

This is a Approved Ride
Moderate
Ride Info
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Ride Leader
Donald Brumbaugh
Tour Dates
10/2/2021–10/10/2021
Start Location
Mount Morris, NY
End Location
Mount Morris, NY
Cost (est.)
$1200 (USD + $100.00 ride fee)
Deposit
$600 (USD
Payment Due
8/31/2021
Avg. Distance
38 mi / 61 km
Avg. Elevation
1250 ft / 381 m
Ride Description

OVERVIEW
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 Lake.

RIDE RATING
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.

WEATHER
The weather in early October in this area averages highs in the upper 60’s and lows in the mid 40’s.

LODGING & MEALS
This is a point-to-point tour. We will be staying at each location for two nights. Locations include the Country Inn in Mt. Morris, the Hampton Inn in Brockport, the Hampton Inn in Penfield, and the Best Western in Penn Yan. In Letchworth, the Glen Iris Inn includes a great restaurant that is popular for prom dates in the area. We will have a kick-off group dinner at the Glen Iris Inn and our final group dinner at the Keuka Restaurant in Penn Yan.

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

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