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NJ riders......(5 posts)

NJ riders......rubendc19
Aug 19, 2003 8:26 AM
Hello, I'm looking for riders in the upper east side of NJ, I live in "Union County", and I'm a beginner, and I'd like to join some riders to push me harder and to teach me things. I'm willing to travel a bit. So if anyone knows of some clubs, or individual riders.
re: NJ riders......twowheelMarc
Aug 19, 2003 8:35 AM
rubrndc19, I am in essex county and am a beginner as well, I have been riding about a month, I usally go out by myself during the week and maybe hook up with a ride from the local bike shop on weekends. Shoot me an e-mail and we can hook up for a ride.

I know of three good shops in that area. You should call thembill
Aug 19, 2003 10:27 AM
and tell them what you're looking for. Try the different rides and you'll end up hooked up.
One is High-Gear Cyclery in Stirling,, another is the Millburn Bike Shop and another is the Cranford Bike Shop. I think that there's a shop in Westfield as well -- the last time I was riding up there, I ran into a guy who said that he had just missed hooking up with a ride in Westfield on a Sunday a.m. My brother (in Berkeley Heights) is hooked up with a riding club up there, and I know that they have Tuesday night rides, but I don't know anything about it. I'll bet that the shops could help with clubs as well.
I know of three good shops in that area. You should call themrubendc19
Aug 19, 2003 2:18 PM
hey thanx you guys I will be doing all thing you guys suggested......
Check out Madison, NJ...spyderman
Aug 19, 2003 10:32 PM
I used to ride in Madison. It's near Morristown... It's a great area to get started. You can put together spectacular 20-30 mile rides no prob. Not too many climbes either. Although, ya gotta watch out for the deer up there. Many times we'd count over 75 head in a single ride. There's a huge wildlife reserve so depending on the time of day the auto traffic isn't too high. There's a public park where you start from. You can also combine some paved trail riding too. Avoid it on the weekends, it's just too damn busy...