Wassaic /Poughkeepsie via 2 Mtns in 3 States (M)*

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General Information
Way Points: 

Wassaic RR Station (start)> HVRT> 4> East St> White Hollow Rd> Salmonkill Rd> 41> Mt Washington Rd> Bish Bash Falls Rd/344> 22> 7A> Empire Rd> 82> 17/Salt Point Tpk> Cottage St> Poughkeepsie RR Station (end)

Hank Schiffman
Difficulty Rating: 
5 out of 5

Another in a set of Wassaic to Poughkeepsie. Bailout from Copake Falls to Wassaic 76 miles but trains run 2 hours apart from Wassaic. If strong westerlies are blowing, headwind on return to Poughkeepsie.

Before Your Ride

Make sure your bike is in GOOD working order. Pump up tires to the pressure specified on the sidewall. Bring essentials: helmet, 2 spare tubes, a pump, patch kit, 2 water bottles, pocket food, ID, money, credit card, and a train pass. Eat a good breakfast consisting of carbohydrates and proteins.

Bicycle helmets are required head attire for all NYCC club rides, and "ipod"-like devices are not allowed. 

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