FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is this event for mountain bikes or road bikes?

The event is designed for road bikes, and the routes include only paved roads.  Many mountain bikers would find it enjoyable as well.   You may ride any human-powered contraption permitted by law.

What time does the ride begin?

Riders may start between 7:00 and and 10:00 am, and should plan their start time so that they can finish the route in time for lunch at the Otto Kaufman Center.  Those taking the 63-mile route should plan to start between 7:00 am and 8:00 am.  Those taking the 51-mile ride should start no later than 8:30 am, and those taking the shorter routes should get started before 10:00 am. Registration will remain open until 10:00 am.

How are the routes marked?

Arrows will be painted on the roads, marking every turn.  The four routes are marked using different color arrows.

Are cue sheets provided?

Yes.  Draft cue sheets will be available for download from the Routes Page.  Note, however, that routes are subject to change due to unexpected circumstances such as road closures, or the whims of our route designers.

What time is lunch served?

Riders will not want to miss the amazing lunch being served at the Otto Kaufman Community Center between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Do I have to register in advance?

Advance registration is very helpful to the planners of the event and we strongly encourage you to register in advance if you plan to attend.  We will accept registrations on-site on the day of the event.  However, swag items will be provided only for those who register in advance by August 26. Also note there is a discount for those who register in advance.

What if it rains?

You will get wet.  The event will proceed rain or shine, and there is no rain date.

If  I can’t make it, can I get a refund?

No, but you may transfer your registration to another rider.  Although we cannot provide a refund we can assure you that you have contributed to a very good cause.

What is the Sourland Conservancy?

The Sourland Conservancy is a non-profit organization working to protect the ecological integrity, historical resources and special character of the Sourland Mountain region.

What’s so special about the Sourland Mountains?

The 90-square-mile Sourland region is home to the largest contiguous forest in Central New Jersey. The sparsely populated area is home to an incredibly rich diversity of animal and plant species, many rare or endangered.

LOCATION

356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558

 

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