Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Reminder: Ciclovia / Chasing George Bike Ride –– May 21

Get ready for the Ciclovia and "Chasing George" Bike Ride this Sunday!
A detailed schedule is now available, see below; consult the attached flyer (PDF) for a Ciclovia map and details for registering for the Chasing George Ride.

Hope to see you there!


11:46 AM: NJ Transit train #7833 scheduled to arrive in Trenton. Members of East Coast Greenway will escort participants to starting point, the Douglass House at Mill Hill Park
11:50 AM: Check-in & waiver signing
12:00 PM: Updike Farmstead opens. 
12:15 PM: Jeff Laurenti will give an introductory Ten Crucial Days history to start the ride
12:30 PM: Ride departs, with George leading the way
1:00 PM: Ciclovia starts
1:30 PM (APPROX): George and the "troops" arrive at the Quaker Road marker. Roger Williams will give a 5-10 minute concluding talk about the Battle of Princeton.
2:00 PM: Conclusion of Chasing George
4:00 PM: Ciclovia ends. East Coast Greenway members will escort participants to the Dinky, if needed


Further reminders:
Wheels Rodeo on Saturday May 20
Bike To Work Day Friday May 19


On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Princeton PBAC wrote:
George Washington features prominently at Princeton Ciclovia 2017, on May 21.

Preceding the Ciclovia, Chasing George is a 10-mile bike ride hosted by the Historical Society of Princeton. The ride goes along the D&R Canal State Park path, in the spirit of the route Washington took the morning of January 3, 1777 to fight in what became the Battle of Princeton. It starts at 12:30 at the Douglass House at Mill Hill Park in Trenton. For details and free registration go to the Chasing George Eventbrite page. Come ride and learn!



The Chasing George ride joins the Ciclovia at 1.30 at Quaker Road

The Ciclovia itself is at 1-4pm on Quaker Road, between the Quaker Meeting and Mercer Mall. The road will be closed to cars. Feet and wheels of all kinds (except car wheels) are welcome. Parking is available at the Quaker Meeting or at Mercer Mall. The Ciclovia is a free event.

Special activities at the Historical Society's Updike Farmstead include sitting in a Durham boat from Washington Crossing Historic Park, meeting Revolutionary War re-enactors, and viewing historical talks and displays by area history organizations. 


These events are made possible by:


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