The Orange County Bicycle Club will hold their annual Country Roads Bike Tour on Sun., Sept. 16 at the Warwick Town Park, located at 116 Union Corners Rd. in Warwick. The ride will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, and the Sanctuary for Animals, whose famous camels will be featured.
There will be four route options for participants: approximately 10, 25, 45, or 65 miles each. Participants may ride at their own pace following marked and signed roads with accompanying cue sheets, or ride in a group led by an experienced O.C. Bicycle Club member. Registration and check-in will begin at 7:30 am. Recommended departure times are 8 a.m. for the 65-mile route, 8:30 a.m. for the 45-mile route, 10 a.m. for the 25-mile route, and 10:30 a.m. for the 10-mile route.
The cost is $35 per adult rider for pre-registration, which includes a commemorative tour gift and $10 for children under age 12. The cost for “day of event” registration is $40 per adult and $15 per child under 12 (gift not included). Online registration is open on the Orange County Bicycle Club’s website at www.ocbicycleclub.org/country-roads-bicycle-tour. The Tour is a rain or shine event; refunds will not be provided.