Thinking about doing the NYC Century Tour this September? Don't just think about, train for it and ride! Sign up today at NYCCentury.org. New for 2006! Transportation Alternatives and Spokes and Strings Bike Shop are leading free training rides for all registered riders to help you prepare for the Transportation Alternatives NYC Century Bike Tour this September.Join us for any of our four Saturday training rides in July and August. All rides will start and finish at Spokes and Strings bike shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Enjoy a morning ride along Riverside Drive up to the Cloisters, a trip to the Far Rockaways, or explore the Bronx greenways on the way to Orchard Beach. All rides will begin with a brief orientation about group riding, safety, and basic cycling etiquette. These rides will roll at a medium pace (12-15 mph) and are ideal for beginner to intermediate cyclists. Flat to rolling terrain. Please bring a spare tube and a pump, some pocket money, a Metrocard in case of emergency, snacks and plenty of water. We will provide turnsheets and an experienced ride leader.Register for the September 10th ride at NYCCentury.orgSaturday, July 15th8am-12pm30 mile ride to the CloistersSaturday, July 29th8am-2pm50 mile ride to Orchard BeachSaturday, August 12th75 mile ride to the Far Rockaways and outer Queens8am-5pmSaturday, August 26th90 mile ride TBA8am-5pmPre-registration is highly recommended so that we can ensure we have adequate numbers of turnsheets and marshals if we have a large group. Please e-mail email@example.com or call 212-629-8080 to sign up.
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