Fall Foliage & History in Hanover/Gettysburg, 78mi, 14mph

    Filed under:
    Level C+
    Event Date:
    Sat, Oct. 24, 2020 9am - 5pm
    Location:
    Hampton Inn, 309 Wilson Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
    Website:
    https://phillybikeclub.org/bcpdo/ride/calendar
    Contact:
    Linda A McGrane 
    Contact Phone:
    2672517862 
    Contact E-mail:
    mcgrane_linda_a@yahoo.com 
    Ride Distance:
    78 

    This event occurs in the America/New York time zone.

    SAT OCTOBER 24, 2020 - FALL FOLIAGE & HISTORY AROUND HANOVER-GETTYSBURG COVID PRECAUTIONS IN EFFECT

    Level B-: 14mph, 78 miles. Meet at Hampton Inn of Hanover, PA 309 Wilson Ave, Hanover, PA 17881. The ride leaves at 9:00 am. Very pretty and scenic meander, on mainly quiet roads, through York and Adams Counties. From Hanover, cycle through Irishtown, New Oxford, Biglersville and the fruit & orchard region, historic Sachs Covered Bridge, and part of Gettysburg Battlefield. Cross a few creeks and cycle through peaceful countryside and quaint towns. Rest stops include the coffee shop in New Oxford at Mile 13, lunch in Biglersville at Mile 33, photo stop at Sachs Covered Bridge at Mile 46, Gettysburg Battlefield Visitors Center at Mile 52, and a convenience store at Mile 64. COVID PRECAUTIONS in EFFECT: Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer. We will practice safe social distancing - 20 ft apart while cycling, 6 ft apart when stopped. At all of our rest stops, we can sit outside for COVID mitigation. START/FINISH in Hanover: Please allow at least 2 hours driving time to/from Philadelphia. Please contact the Leader with any questions, re. location. Since we will be cycling through part of Gettysburg Battlefield and stopping at some of the monuments, please plan on a full day for this ride (8+ hours). The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34070169. It is optional, but you may preregister until Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
    Leader: Linda McGrane, mcgrane_linda_a@yahoo.com, 267-251-7862