50-Mile Bud Clarke Memorial
Ridge Ride

Expert riders taking on the 50-mile Bud Clarke Memorial Ride will tackle the ascent up the West Trapps of the Shawangunk Ridge towards Minnewaska State Park.

The views of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley are spectacular. A thrilling descent follows as riders hit speeds up to 50 mph! Riders make their way past the Trapps cliffs as they head back to Stone Ridge along the Wallkill River.  Route is the Red line on the map below:

Start Time: 7:ooam - please arrive at least 30 minutes prior.

Register ONLINE
 

View Map

Click here for Google map of 50-mile Ride

Bud clark memorial shawangunk ridge ride

This gorgeous ride that gave Ride The Ridge it's name will tackle the ascent up the West Trapps of the Shawangunk Ridge towards Minnewaska State Park. The views of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley are spectacular. A thrilling descent follows as riders hit speeds up to 50 mph! Riders make their way past the Trapps cliffs as they head back to Stone Ridge along the Wallkill River. Bud Clarke was a founding member of the Ride the Ridge team who passed away several years ago. This is for advanced riders with "half-century" or more experience.

Register ONLINE

Turn by Turn Directions | 50-mile ride

Start Time:  7:00am

0.00mi Turn Left onto Main St/ Route 209

1.88mi  Turn left/southeast onto Old Kings Hwy

STAY RIGHT;  REMAIN ON OLD KING’S HWY

3.49mi Turn Left  onto Kyserike Rd

Cross Lucas Ave.

5.03mi Turn right/ head southwest on Towpath Rd toward Purcell Ln

8.68mi Turn left/southwest onto Granite Rd

11.62mi Turn right onto Lower Granite Rd toward Cedar Ln

12.60mi Stay on Lower Granite Rd toward Main St

12.61mi Turn left onto US-44 E/Main St

Stay on US-44

21 mi  Stay on 44/55

23.65mi  Stay on US-44.  CROSS Bruynswick Rd. Rd

24.74mi Turn right/south on Albany Post Rd.

25.64mi Turn right on  Jansen-Herrick Rd/ Mckinstry Rd.  

27.2 mi.  Stay left on Mckinstry Rd.  

28.24mi Turn right/ Head north on Bruynswick Rd

30.12mi  Straight across/ Continue to follow Bruynswick Rd

BRUYNSWICK RD. STAYS STRAIGHT TO BECOME ALBANY POST ROAD.  KEEP GOING ON ALBANY POST RD

31.51mi Continue on Albany Post Rd

31.52mi Continue on Albany Post Rd

33.39mi  TURN LEFT/Head north on Albany Post Rd toward Outlook Farm Dr

34.72mi.  Cross Rt. 299 to continue onto Butterville Rd

36.25mi  Cross Mountain Rest Rd. onto Canaan Rd

36.97mi Turn right onto Dug Rd

38.25mi Turn left onto Springtown Rd

Stay on Springtown Rd.  

42.58mi  Springtown road becomes Elting Rd.    Continue to follow Elting Rd

43.41mi Turn right onto Sandhill Rd.

43.58mi Turn left onto James St/Keaton Ave

43.69mi Turn left on Main St toward Binnewater Rd

43.90mi Turn right on Binnewater Rd toward Campbell St

44.83mi Turn left on Sawdust Ave toward Circle Ave

45.87mi  Sawdust Ave. becomes Cottekill Rd.  Continue straight onto Cottekill Rd

46.13mi

Turn Left  on Lucas Ave Ext/Lucas Turnpike toward Susan St.  Continue to follow Lucas Turnpike

48.07mi  Turn right onto Leggett Rd. This turn comes up fast; be careful!

49.55mi Head northwest on Leggett Rd toward Main St

49.56mi Turn left onto Main St. to end the 50.

Return back to High Meadow School. You did it!