FINAL RIDE UPDATE!!!OK. We’re on for Saturday’s SGT 25 ride! We may even have a nice tailwind courtesy of LEE.Plan to meet at 9:00 New Haven Lighthouse Point parking lot, 21 Lighthouse RoadEvery rider will get an SGT T-Shirts and ceremonial StickerWe’ll all need to sign Waivers and we’ll hand out route Maps with QR codes for the detailed map.We plan to ride as a group with an average pace of 8-12 MPH.We w1ill ride a combination of public connecting roads, multipurpose packed gravel trails and sharrows. Most bikes except elite road bikes should work fine. I ride a road touring with 700 x 38 tires.This is a non-supported ride. NO Sag wagon. We will have multiple stops in each town for water and snacks.
9:15 EH – Cosey Beach Town Beach10:00 Branford- Stoney Creek Brewery KioskCookies, water for water bottles11:00 Guilford – Floor Craze at the corner of River and Water Streetswater bottles, some snack bars and bananas12:00 Madison – SGT Trailhead on BPR.water, some snacksThere will be a celebratory gathering Donahues Beach Grille near the very end on BPR where we will celebrate with all riders and volunteers.See you then!!
On September 16th at 9AM, join bike riders for a ride along the entire 25-mile length of the existing sections and connecting corridors of the trail from East Haven to Madison.This ride is for both casual and accomplished riders with 3 groups riding at the pace that fits them.The ride will consist of a combination of Multipurpose Trails (some packed gravel and modest hills), Sharrows, Sidewalks and shared, public roadways.Ride the entire 25-mile length OR take part in riding various sections with others.Stops along the way at East Haven town Beach , Branford’s Stoney Creek, the Guilford Green and Hammonasset Beach in Madison will allow for water breaks and connecting with others.Helmets are required.Plan to meet at Lighthouse Point parking lot, 21 Lighthouse Road at 9:00AM.We encourage carpooling to start and final pickup at the Madison Clinton line in the Post Road.
Time transiting depends on speed and stops. Plan for 2-3 hours transiting, estimated group wrap-up at approximately 12 PM