Event Rules & Regulations
THIS IS A TOUR RIDE, NOT A RACE
Be careful and pay attention. Stay alert - stay alive. Please take your time to enjoy the wonderful views and roads. Be courteous to your fellow riders, please pass and on the left and be cautious entering and exiting farm stops.
We have chosen to hold this event to avoid busy roads to make this event as safe as possible. While our routes are very scenic, these roads which require your full attention – to put it simply, they may be narrower and have tighter turns than what you are used to, may have unfilled pot holes along the way and will require you to stay alert at all times.
HELMETS ARE MANDATORY
This is a must, no one will be allowed to ride without cycling helmet with the chin strap fastened at all times. No tricycles, trailers or powered vehicles of any kind will be allowed to ride.
OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS
This applies to everyone, fast or slow, newbie or experienced. This includes, but is not limited to, traffic lights and stop signs.
STAY TO THE RIGHT
At all times, except when passing and ride single file. Keep in mind that the roads are open to traffic.
NO IPODS, HEADPHONES NOR PERSONAL STEREOS
It is not safe to put anything over your ears while bicycling. Don't do it.
RAIN OR SHINE
We will ride regardless of the weather so please plan accordingly.
EVENT CUT OFF
The tours ends at 3pm, at that time the ride will be officially over.
MIND YOUR MANNERS
We route you through some amazingly beautiful country. Please do not litter - keep all gel packs, inner tubes and all disposable items with you until they can be disposed of properly. Please treat others with respect and be courteous to drivers by keeping right to let them pass when possible.
There are no exceptions to this rule!
ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT YOU MUST WEAR YOUR WRISTBAND
All registered cyclists must wear their official wristband. Riders who do not have this will not be able to enjoy or access the Farm Stops.
READ THE NJ BICYCLING MANUAL