Wantagh Start - Begins between 6:00 and 6:15 AM at the Wantagh LIRR rail station parking lot next to the Firehouse at 3470 Park Ave, Wantagh, NY 11793. Park your car in LIRR parking lot. Please arrive between 5:30 and 5:45 AM to sign-in
Brentwood Start - Begins 7:30 AM at Brentwood State Park - Use the parking lot on College Road which is across the street from Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, NY 11717. The parking lot entrance on College Road is between Crooked Hill Road and Wicks Road. This is where we will have our sign-in and water stop. Please arrive between 7:00 and 7:15 AM to sign-in. If the gate is locked just wait until the gate is opened. Brentwood is also the first waterstop for Wantagh Start Riders.
Medford Start - Begins at 8:30 AM at Tom and Sons Auto Repair, 2508 NY 112 - intersection with Long Island Avenue and Route 112, Medford, NY 11763. Please arrive between 8:00 and 8:15 AM to sign-in. Please park your car at Medford LIRR train station one block south of the start and bike/walk to start at Tom and Sons Auto Repair. Medford is also the waterstop for Wantagh and Brentwood Start Riders. There is no waterstop for those riders going directly to Westhampton from Medford. When you leave Medford carry an extra bottle of water in your bike jersey back pocket.
Riverhead Loop Waterstop - The Riverhead Loop is optional and adds 15 miles to the overall distance. There will be one waterstop for riders doing the loop.
Finish (all rides) Westhampton Beach- Potunk Masonic Lodge; 114 Montauk Hwy, Westhampton, NY 11977. For those taking the bus back to their start point we anticipate a departure between 1:30 and 2:00 PM.
RIDE INFORMATION AND MAP LINKS
Click on a route segment below, this will take you to Strava.com where you will be able review the route maps. Strava may ask you to sign-up but they are giving 60 days for free so you can cancel after the event if you don't want to keep Strava.
Strava allows you to convert the route map segments to a GPX or TCX File. You can then import or load the GPX or TCX file onto your Garmin or similar device or Phone. You can also use Strava.
The TCX file is the best format for turn by turn directions on Garmin Edge 500, 510, and 520. It will provide true turn by turn navigation on Garmin Edge 800, 810, 820, Explore 820, 1000, Explore 1000, and Touring, including custom cue entries.
The GPX file is useful for your phone. You can use google my maps for free and import the GPX file. There are many Apps some are free but if you want voice turn by turn directions there is usually a charge. You can try Komoot or Ride with GPS. Please note the entire route is marked. There will also be signage.