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I led my first group ride this past Sunday, with my husband, through 5 counties in New York from Pine Bush to Howe Caverns (Cobleskill, NY)...It was a beautiful ride!
Mother nature cooperated and it did not rain or snow, the leaves were perfect and the the people who decided to come were top notch people to ride with. The high for the day was 57 degrees and many people ended up riding close to or over 400 miles by the days end...this was a very hard core group of riders...most of which were from the New York Scooter Club.

This is a link to the ride invitations in the other ride topics that shows pics of the ride from August. I had to keep rescheduling the ride due to the weather! It's a good thing last sunday worked out because it's officially too cold now to ride for THAT long. We left the house at 9 am and returned at 9pm on the dot.

The Catskill region offers some really nice twisty roads if you know where to look. Lots of reservoirs and historic stops including the oldest tree fossils in the world off route 990V. The Gilboa Fossils. Along with waterfalls and all sorts of North East US historic stops embedded along the way.

The Caverns were also very beautiful. Great ride destination.

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External inline image provided by member with no explanatory textOne of our friends defrosting after the ride.


This was the bulk of the ride on the way up but for many riders after riding back there was another 100 miles back home.
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=boniface+drive+Pine+Bush,+Orange,+New+York&daddr=41.853964,-74.605751+to:Co+Road+47%2FFrost+Valley+Rd+to:Co+Road+39%2FPrattsville+Rd+to:255+discovery+drive,+howes+cave,+NY&geocode=%3B%3BFZoagAIdZi6O-w%3BFWRehgIdCkeQ-w%3B&hl=en&mra=dme&mrcr=0&mrsp=1&sz=12&via=1,2,3&dirflg=h&sll=41.850639,-74.595108&sspn=0.117894,0.220757&ie=UTF8&ll=42.183759,-74.41452&spn=0.117278,0.220757&z=12
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Awesome looking ride, gorgeous photos. Congratulations on leading your first group ride!
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Thanks for posting these great photos. I grew up in Oneonta and made many trips to Howe's Caverns. The fall colors are spectacular; I'm glad you had good weather.

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Looks like a lot of fun. Great pics - thanks for sharing them!
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Thanks guys. It was a good ride, good people and good weather...Good thing we did it last weekend 'cause IT'S FREAKING SNOWING RIGHT NOW!!!! Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon Crying or Very sad emoticon
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I'm glad you got one good group ride in before winter. I can't believe you already have snow! Looks like a great time was had by all!
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It was a great ride with great people. i can't wait to do it again next year!
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