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SBRA Bike Boat Bike 2019

    Date and Time of Event: 
    Sun, 06/02/2019 - 7:00am
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    Come and enjoy cycling the beautiful east end of Long Island.
    Ride the 39th Annual Bike Boat Bike.

    BEAUTIFUL routes ... AND free lunch after the ride!

    The Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA) invites you to cycle Long Island's East End. Tour through the woodlands, fields, and back roads of eastern Long Island. The longer routes take the ferry and cycle through the scenic coves and byways of beautiful Shelter Island. Ride with friends, family or join a group and make new friends. Whether your preference is social, scenic viewing, or fast recreational cycling, we are sure you will enjoy the tour. Bike Boat Bike has beautiful rolling terrain with hills, and a few more challenging hills on Shelter Island.

    NO WAITING IN LONG LINES - All materials mailed to you, just drive up, get on your bike and RIDE!

    ALL NEW ROUTES!!! All routes start and end at the same location.
    Routes are from 25 to 100 miles with Rest Stops and SAG support.

    25 miles: South fork (this route does not go to Shelter Island) 
    35 miles: South fork (this route does not go to Shelter Island)
    55 miles:
    (includes Shelter Island)  South fork and goes to Shelter Island (South ferry)
    75 miles: (includes Shelter Island) South fork and goes to Shelter Island (South ferry)
    100 miles: (includes Shelter Island) South fork and goes to Shelter Island (South ferry) 
    *Registration does not include ferry fare.
    All Rides are non-escorted rides.

    Tour Provides:
    There will be maps, cue sheets, GPS routes, registration bracelets and marked roads.
    Rest stops along each route provide a variety of sandwiches, snacks, energy bars, water and Gatorade (and portable bathrooms).
    SAG support vehicles will assist BRACELETED REGISTERED RIDERS until 5:00 pm.


    Food is provided during the ride AND after the ride:

    During your ride enjoy a variety of sandwiches, fruit, trail mix, cookies, energy bars, water and Gatorade.
    After your ride, join us for a FREE lunch with a variety of great food options and drinks (wrist band required).

    Bike Boat Bike will be supporting the Southampton Rotary and the New York Bicycle Coalition:
    Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association is proud to be making a donation to the Southampton Rotary.
    This year's event is also focused on supporting the New York Bicycle Coalition to assist in expanding their bicycling safety education programs on Long Island.


    Event T-Shirt:
    FREE EVENT T-SHIRT FOR ALL REGISTERED RIDERS.
    Size guaranteed if registered by April 30. All others will receive a t-shirt of whatever size(s) is (are) still available.

    Important Note:
    There will be NO day-of-event registration. The online registration cutoff date may be moved up as well based on the number of early registrations.
    Please register early to guarantee your spot for this event.

    Start Location:
    Stony Brook Southampton College
    (click here for directions) 

    39 Tuckahoe Road, Southampton, NY 11968

    Check-In NOT Required:
    Registered riders will receive all materials (required event wrist band, t-shirt, cue sheets and instructions) in the mail approx. 1 week prior to the event.
    Riders will also receive an email with GPS routes and other important information approx. 1 week prior to the event.
    **** Lost t-shirts and/or wrist bands will NOT be replaced. ****
    ALL RIDERS MUST WEAR AND SHOW their event wrist band to access the parking area.
    When you arrive at the parking area you can park your car, get a quick drink or snack, then get on your bike and go.
     

    Suggested start times will be provided for each route distance.

    Parking:
    Parking is available at the ride start location.
    Cars will enter parking area North entrance at Tuckahoe and Peconic Hill Rd (Roosevelt Avenue on GPS).
    Cyclists will start the rides leaving out of the South exit.

    Start Times:
    100 mile riders can start at 7:00 am and it is suggested to be on the road no later than 7:30 am.
      75 mile riders should be on the road between 7:30 am and 8:00 am.
      55 mile riders should be on the road between 8:00 am and 8:30 am.
      35 mile riders should be on the road between 9:00 am and 9:30 am.
      25 mile riders should be on the road between 9:30 am and 10:00 am.

    This event is Rain or Shine.

    Registration Fees:
    $60 (Through 4/12/19) Early Registration
    $70 (Thr
    ough 5/3/19)
    $75 (Thr
    ough 5/12/19)
    (All plus active.com fee)
    NO Day-of-event registration
    Children under 12 are half-price but MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    Registration fees are NOT REFUNDABLE. Registration fee does NOT include ferry fares.
    Please bring $10 in singles. Exact ferry fares will be posted at the information table and on the cue sheets.
     

    Register via Active.com (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW), will be until Saturday, May 12, 2019, 9:00 PM PST
          (Bring Active.com receipt with you to ride)

    Mailing of Registration Materials:
    Registration materials will be mailed no later than 10 days prior to the event.
    SBRA is NOT responsible for incorrect addresses or zip codes entered on the registration form that may delay delivery. If your registration materials are returned to us you must pick them up at the information table on the day of the event.
    (Bring Active.com receipt with you to ride)

    Requirements:
    All riders must fill out and sign a registration/release form.
    Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    All riders must wear an approved helmet, ANSI or SNELL (CPSC - Consumer Product Safety Commission).
    Cycling safety and strict adherence to all state cycling laws and rules of the road are imperative (see links below).
    We suggest you carry identification and any pertinent medical information with you at all times.
    Bicycles should be in good working order.

    View the safety video below:

      
    NYSDOT Bicycling website for safety education and traffic laws:

    Bicycle Safety & Education    www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/bicycle/safety_laws
    NYS Vehicle & Traffic Law      www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/bicycle/safety_laws/laws
    Bicycle Safety Tips               www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/bicycle/safety_laws/safety-tips
    Bicycle Safety Resources      www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/bicycle/safety_laws/safe-smart
    Children’s Bicycle Safety       www.dot.ny.gov/display/programs/bicycle/safety_laws/childrens
     

    For more information you can contact the Event Coordinator:
    Joanna Pascucci: bbbinfo@sbraweb.org

    I
    f you would like to submit comments or suggestions for this ride please email: BBBcomments@SBRAweb.org 
    If you would like to help as a volunteer (for SBRA Members only) for this event please email: volunteer@SBRAweb.org
    If during or after the ride you lost or found an item please send a detailed email to: info@SBRAweb.org

     

    SBRA is a member of bicyclelongisland.org.


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