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Ride Schedule Golden Apple August 31 2014
Golden Apple August 31 2014

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Golden Apple Update:
Thank you to everyone who rode the Golden Apple, volunteered, marshalled, directed, moved things from here to there, moved things from there to here, or generally showed up to make this such a great event!

Our first few photo sets are up, and we'll be uploading more pictures over the next several days.

Welcome to the Westchester Cycle Club website! We've been riding together since 1975 and are a not-for-profit organization in Westchester County, New York. Our purpose is to educate the general public about safety and the benefits of bicycle riding, to promote community awareness and enjoyment of cycling through organized bicycling events, tours, lectures, demonstrations and other bicycling activities for members as well as for the general public, and to promote bicycle use, and development of cycling facilities as a non-polluting, non-congesting, quiet means of recreation and transportation. We have been designated the top bicycling club in the country in 2011 by the League of American Bicyclists.

We're open to everyone and we'd love you to join us. A $20 annual membership provides you and your family with a variety of rides; beginner or expert, you'll find something just right. Our Orientation Ride will help you find just the right paced group for you. We offer lots of member-led rides throughout the entire county as well as Putnam and Duchess and Fairfied (CT) counties. Rides are scheduled on weekends as well as many weekdays and evenings and wind their way through some of the Lower Hudson Valley's most scenic areas. We also schedule multi paced rides once a month with food, drink and camaraderie afterward. The highlight of the year is our renowned GOLDEN APPLE TOUR - a fully supported event with routes from 25 to 100 miles. For a more complete picture of what the WCC is all about, read our More Info page.

If you're a new member, make yourself welcome by taking a peek at the sage advice of our new members committee. You can find lots of information on our Link-o-Rama page or join an informal chat group on Yahoo. Please treat yourself to one of our immediate benefits: member discounts at a many Westchester bike shops!


SEACOAST CENTURY

SIGN up - NOW!!!

By Bill O'Connell - updated 6/17/14

SEACOAST CENTURY 2014 - SEPTEMBER 20-21. 2014 - Hamptom Beach New Hampshire.

This will be the SECOND annual Fall away Ride.

Last Year's Cape Cod Event was our Best Attended Away event EVER!

THIS Year, we are joining the Seacoast Century - a Weekend Event put on by the Granite State Wheelmen.

THIS RIDE SELLS OUT - YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND IF YOU DO NOT SIGN UP SOON!!!!!!!!!!

HOTEL: Marriott Fairfield Inn in Tewksbury Mass. - Mention WCC for Discounted Club Rate

WCC BLOCK OF ROOMS WILL BE RELEASED ON JULY 1 - BOOK NOW - Rooms are Cancellable.

If you book later, you will probably pay more, and may have to stay nearby at a different hotel.

This hotel has an outdoor pool away from rooms - perferct for Post Ride Gatherings!!!

PRICE: Entire Weekend - SAT/SUN is only $35

4 Routes Each day : 25/50/63/100 Miles - This is a Relatively FLAT ride - although there may be headwinds to deal with.

www.granitestatewheelmen.org

This has been described by several WCC members who have ridden it as the most beautiful Century they have ever ridden.

WCC will be doing a special Route on Sunday that will travel a few miles furthur north to OGUNQUIT, Maine, to Walk the Marginal Way before returning to the main route.  76 Miles. www.ridewithgps.com/routes/4649674

For those wanting a shorter route - by Parking at the Kittery Outlet Stores in Kittery Maine, you cut 40 miles off the route. If there is enough demand, I will call them to seek permission to park there Sunday Morning.