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Check out the 2016 route below. Although similar – improvements are being made to the 2017 route and details will be released in the spring.

Provided Accommodations


While on the ride, accommodations will consist of tent camping at a combination of public and private campgrounds and high schools. The overnight sites are as follows:

# Date Site Exact Location
1 Sunday, July 30 Camp Bullowa 15 Franck Rd.
Stony Point, NY 10980
2 Monday, July 31 Barrytown College of UTS 30 Seminary Dr.
Barrytown, NY 12507
3 Tuesday, August 1 Frosty Acres Campground 1560 Skyline Dr.
Schenectady, NY 12306
4 Wednesday, August 2 T.R. Proctor Park Utica, NY
5 Thursday, August 3 Riverforest Park 9439 Riverforest Rd.
Weedsport, NY 13166
6 Friday, August 4 Spencerport High School 2707 Spencerport Rd.
Spencerport, NY 14559

Travel Details


Participants are responsible for getting themselves, their bike, and their gear to New York City and home from Niagara Falls. (Scroll down for more info on how to ship your bike!) Check-in and orientation will be located in NYC.

For those traveling from Buffalo to the New York City start line, Empire State Ride will provide a low cost shuttle before the ride on the morning of Saturday, July 29th – the day before the start. Transportation will be provided from the finish line at Niagara Falls to the City of Buffalo at the conclusion of the ride on August 5th. A similar shuttle will also be planned after the ride on Sunday, August 6th for riders who need a lift back to NYC. Empire State Ride will reach out to all riders in the Spring on the cost of shuttle options so you can make appropriate travel arrangements to NYC or Buffalo.

Don’t want to travel with your bike? You can ship it to New York City and we’ll take care of the rest!  Just ship to our bike shop partner in NYC.  See FAQ for details.