This ride goes through historic Cranbury, NJ, one of the oldest NJ colonial towns dating to 1697, and then circles around to the east on small roads. We can bicycle on quiet roads as we go through Pigeon Swamp state park. Then we ride through some small towns, the biggest being Jamesburg, just short of mile 21, with a population of about 6,000. There, we can choose from a few places to eat. Or save our appetite for when we pass through Cranbury, about mile 34. Some good choices there are Teddy's Luncheonette, (a favorite) or Cranbury Pizza, Leave room for dessert at Gil and Bert's ice cream.
You can take a car or train to get to the start of this ride. All day paid parking is available, for a few dollars at the train station. The train station where we will meet is Princeton Junction. Please arrive on or before the 10:27 am train. That train leaves Penn Station at 9:14 am. (Note, when getting off the train, please go through the pedestrian tunnel to meet on the other side)
The ridewithgps route is here https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37533965
Before the ride check that your bicycle is in good mechanical condition. And bring the usual things such as sunblock, hydration, helmet, snacks for the road, and a good attitude. Please expect to ride at an advanced moderate pace, That is 15 to 17 mph on flat roads.
If you cancel. please be sure to unregister yourself. There is currently just a small chance of a little rain. But we know how unreliable the weather has been lately.
Mileage = 42