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    Anyone ever ride the Discover Hudson Valley Ride?

    June 30th out of Poughkeepsie. I was thinking of doing the 75 mile leg. Anyone have any comments on this ride?

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    Re: Anyone ever ride the Discover Hudson Valley Ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by Banks246 View Post
    June 30th out of Poughkeepsie. I was thinking of doing the 75 mile leg. Anyone have any comments on this ride?
    Have not but considered it a few years ago before a crash put me out of condition.

    Don't think I will get the hall pass for another event after doing a few already.

    But report back if you do.

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    I used to live in the area.

    They previously used roads that were "meh."

    The Harlem Valley ride is much better, ime.
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    Did the 75 mile route during my first year of cycling...and it was tough for me. I wanted to do the 100 mile but my bus got there late (late start) and the bus had to leave by certain time so I couldn't do the 100 mile route.

    There are two monster hills if you do the 100 mile ride if I remember correctly.

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    Yeah, for $65 they can KMA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vibe View Post
    Did the 75 mile route during my first year of cycling...and it was tough for me. I wanted to do the 100 mile but my bus got there late (late start) and the bus had to leave by certain time so I couldn't do the 100 mile route.

    There are two monster hills if you do the 100 mile ride if I remember correctly.
    There's nothing on that route that even comes close to "monster" when the Catskills are just to the west...
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    Quote Originally Posted by robdamanii View Post
    There's nothing on that route that even comes close to "monster" when the Catskills are just to the west...

    "Monster" is all relative. Very personal choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie the Unicorn View Post
    "Monster" is all relative. Very personal choice.
    I say again:

    There's nothing on that route that even comes close to "monster" when the Catskills are right next door. From a pure elevation gain standpoint.
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    It's a pretty good ride. I did the 100 mile course.

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    I did the ride this year and will do it again next year. here is a link to my video clip.

    Hudson Valley Bike Tour 6/30/2013 - YouTube

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