Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir/Forest Park
New start time 10:30AM. LETS GET OUR GROOVE BACK ON THIS FUN AND SCENIC RIDE AND SAY ADIOS TO WINTER, Join us as we ride to scenic Highland Park to the Ridgewood Reservoir and to Forest Park with breath taking scenic views at the high elevation. The Ridgewood Reservoir was built in 1856, and was used for the Brooklyn/Queens water supply for over 100 years. It was decommissioned in 1959 and ceased operations in 1990. At it's peak it held over 154 million gallons of water. We will head to Forest Park, passing the bandshell and carousel and ride through the park. We will have a lunch stop and eat in the park.
You must be comfortable riding on city street and there are some hills We will huff and puff together . You must be able to maintain a speed of 12 mph on the greenway, THIS WILL BE A MODERATE LITE AND WILL ACCOMMODATE HAPPY FACE BUT PLEASE BE ABLE TO KEEP 10MPH IN THE BACK .
Make sure your bike is in good working order. Please bring your helmet, mask, spare tube and hydration and please dress properly for the weather.
We will be starting near Prospect Park.
IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS: A reminder that you must register for the ride and that the exact start location will be forwarded to the registered riders. Please 'unregister' if you can not make the ride so waited list folks can move up and take the slot. All riders should come equipped with a mask, hand sanitizer/wipes, a spare tube, sunscreen, snacks and a bike in good condition, as well as being familiar with the current criteria for riding with the Club.