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poughkeepsie, NY riding?(4 posts)

poughkeepsie, NY riding?jarraa
May 7, 2003 1:18 PM
Hey all,
Can anybody give me some information on riding in Poughkeepsie. I am a newbie here. Specific routes would be very helpful Here are rides I would like to do

1> 1+ hr road ride during lunch time from the IBM area (prefer no cars on that :))
2> Mtn. Biking around the neihbourhood (next to Vasser College)

I do not own a car, so it makes it a bit harder. Thanks a ton.

-assad
dude, get a carbcm119
May 7, 2003 8:40 PM
Sorry to be so negative, but I grew up near there (Fishkill) and the riding is tough in the Poughkeepsie-Wappingers-Fishkill corridor along rte 9. The roads are bad and theres alot of traffic. The good news is that there are great rides not far away, but you need a car. Check out this website for Hudson Valley rides- its a great site.

http://www.roberts-1.com/bikehudson/

If you can find transportation, the Hudson Valley can be a beautiful place to explore on a bike- good luck.
re: poughkeepsie, NY riding?ohmk1
May 8, 2003 4:51 AM
about 10 miles from the Poughkeepsie train station is New Paltz-absolutely awesome bike riding (road and mtn.) in that area.
As a matter of fact we'll be having a group ride this Saturday over there.
re: poughkeepsie, NY riding?twospoke
May 9, 2003 5:42 AM
Hey There,

I would love to hook up with some group rides sometimes in the New Paltz area.
Can you please email me off-line? twospoke@lycos.com
Thanks