Ted Kushner of the 5BBC will lead a group ride using this route on Saturday, June 19. The route is about 25 miles (one-way), with some steep hills.
From South end of White Plains Station.
Approx Mileage: 25 with some steep hills.
X tunnel underpass (right at south end of train station along sidewalk)
R thru parking lot then onto Bronx River Pkway pedestrian/bike path (bear right at first fork); watch for some rough pavement
X one or two intersections; watch crossing traffic
L at T intersection (at White Plains North station) thru parking lot
L end of lot; street name unknown; watch narrow road
R Continue on bike path (after bridge)
Path ends by Rte 22/Bronx River intersection; no traffic light
Watch crossing traffic!! And make Left onto Broadway (Kensico Dam is to the right)
Broadway becomes Columbus Ave
Columbus Ave becomes Kensico Rd
X Rte 141
Kensico Rd becomes Marble Ave
L Bedford Rd; becomes Pleasantville Rd; X Taconic Pkway, Rte 9A/Saw Mill Pkway
R State St; at T intersection; becomes Pleasantville Rd
L Rte 133/Croton Ave
SR Linden Ave (in honor of Neil Linden); merges with Rte 134/Dale Ave
(if you miss turn, you can make very sharp right at Rte 134 at light)
L Hawkes Ave/Rte 134; deli on corner
L at Hawkes Ave sign; will merge with Spring Valley Rd from the left
L Glendale Rd; first left after merge!
R Quaker Bridge Rd; at T intersection (not Quaker Ridge Rd)
Watch Steep downhill and rough road!
L at Bridge at bottom of hill; watch steel deck
LF Continue on Quaker Bridge Rd at Niles Rd
L Grand St/Rte 129; becomes Maple St, then becomes Riverside
BL at Rte 129 sign; watch merge right at light; watch traffic at various store entrances!
R Croton Point Rd; at railroad sign and light; cross bridge into Croton Park
Note: for Acme Supermarket, continue straight instead of turning; supermarket is down hill on the right (and uphill back to light for left turn to festival)
Valet Bike parking available courtesy of TIME'S UP!!
To Croton MetroNorth Station: Cross Bridge outside park, then turn right thru parking lot
Train Schedule from Croton (fare $5.50)
Express: 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 (Bike trains in BOLD)
Local: 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00
Return to White Plains (very very optional)
From Croton Park, cross bridge
R Rte 9; on bike path!
L Quaker Bridge; at first light; watch crossing traffic
R Ogden Rd; steep uphill
R Cedar Lane
L Rte 9; watch traffic
L Rte 133/Croton Ave; watch crossing traffic
R Pleasantville Rd; at Getty Station
Continue south on State St; at sign where Pleasantville makes left turn
State St becomes Beech Hill Rd
X Rte 117
Continue south on Rte 448/Bedford Rd
BL Lake Rd
L County House Rd
L Old Saw Mill River Rd; watch low shoulders
X Saw Mill Pkway; Rte 9A
Continue on Rte 100C/Grasslands Rd; nice uphill; becomes Rte 100
Watch steep downhill after Westchester College!! (former home of festival)
BR continuing on Rte 100/Hillside Ave at Virginia Rd
L Rte 119/White Plains Rd
L Main St to train station; watch crossing traffic
Train Schedule From White Plains (fare $6.00)
Express: 3:55, 4:55, 5:55, 6:55, 7:55
Local: 4:05, 4:30, 5:05, 5:30, 6:05, 6:30, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05