Photos by Gina Greco
by Marianne Christy
Over 200 cyclists from all over the country spent two days in Old Forge during their seven-day pedalling tour of the Adirondacks, Cycle Adirondacks.
The cyclists and a support crew were headquartered at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street from Wednesday, August 26 through Friday morning, August 28.
At the pavilion there was live music, a Beer and Wine Garden, food concessions and an opportunity to find out more about the area at the information booth and from local vendors. Continue reading
Cycle Adirondacks will pedal into Old Forge on Wednesday, Aug-ust 26 with over 200 cyclists and a support crew who will be headquartered at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.
Old Forge is the only two-day layover town on this seven-day tour which starts and ends in Saranac Lake.
The group will arrive Wednesday afternoon and will depart the morning of Friday, August 28. Continue reading
Cycle Adirondacks will roll into Old Forge on Wednesday, August 26 with over 200 cyclists and a support crew who will be headquartered at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.
Old Forge is the only layover town on this seven-day tour which starts and ends in Saranac Lake.
The group will arrive the afternoon of Wednesday, August 26 and will depart the morning of Friday, August 28. Continue reading
Old Forge will play host to more than 700 bicycle enthusiasts touring the Adirondacks as part of Cycle Adirondacks in August 2015.
Participants in the Cycle Adirondacks planning meeting in Old Forge were, clockwise from far left, are Andy Getty, Webb Codes Enforcement Officer; Jennifer Potter Hayes; Linda Baumberger of VIEW; Jason Perkins, Webb Recreation Director; Matt Van Slyke and Doug Haney, Cycle Adirondacks Event Managers; Jim Moore, Cycle Adirondacks Event Director; Scott Gaffney, TOW Public Works; Zoe Moore, Wildlife Conservation Society; Mike Farmer, Webb Tourism Director. Missing from photo is TOW Supervisor Ted Riehle. Photo by Gina Greco
The event, drawing interest and participants from across the country, has been organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society, and follows on the heels of similar tours such as Cycle Yellowstone and Cycle Oregon.
Cycle Adirondacks participants and supporters will spend a week touring the Upstate region, starting and finishing in Saranac Lake with stops in Star Lake, Boonville, Camden, Old Forge and Long Lake. Continue reading