Ronkonkoma Pine Barrens Winter Version
This is a totally new ride scouted once. It is a good ride to jump start your spring training as it has lots of relatively long stretches without turns. Ride will meet at just after 10:30 AM by the Dunkin Donuts on the north side of the Ronkonkoma LIRR train station and take a route to the Pine Barrens with around 1200 feet of elevation gain with no grade greater than 5% (according to ridewithgps) There is a train scheduled to arrive at Ronkonkoma at around 10:37.
IMPORTANT REQUIREMENT: Please register on the 5BBC ride listing. Please bring hydration, snacks(lunch stops is around half way point), lock, money for train and lunch. Most importantly bring an upbeat inquisitive attitude ready to explore new and unknown areas.
Ridewithgps file: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31786365 (Note route may still be tweaked)