For a Good Cause

2018 Ride for City Harvest

Ride for City Harvest, NYC charity focused on food rescue and distribution, education,
and other practical, innovative solutions. Organized by Cycling Network International, the ride
featured 2 options. A 35 mile and a 75 mile ride. Here are some photos from the day.

Enjoy!

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Behind the Scenes

Thea staff and ride leaders ensured all the details were taken care of, resulting in a well organized event.

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On the road

We rolled out as a group up to the George Washington Bridge.
Along the we way, we stopped for a group photo

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Time for a group photo

We stopped along the West Side Greenway for a group photo. As you can imagine, coordinating almost 100 people can be a challenge!

 

Regroup & Check-In

We regrouped after crossing the GWB so everyone was clear on the next phase of the ride.
After checking in and a few announcements, it was off to the fist few climbs.

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Fall foliage

Starting to see the seasonal color change, even with 75F / 23C weather.

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More climbing

After climbing onto 9W, a few groups formed based on speed.
The fast group headed out first, followed by the rest. I went out with a medium paced group.

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Back to the City

Once we all got back onto 9W, the group split up again. This time, I latched onto a fast group and we pacelined all the way back to bridge including a sprint up Hudson Terrace (Unnecessary Hill). Hence, no photos of the ride back.
But, once over the bridge we took it easy on the way back to Roula.

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THanks for watching

Ramon Thompson