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Marty's Reliable Cycle to Sponsor "Tour De Blairstown" on Saturday August 6

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Discover the BEST KEPT CYCLING SECRET in the Northeast: First Annual TOUR de BLAIRSTOWN on August 6, 2016

This bike ride is sponsored by Marty’s Reliable Cycle to benefit the Foodshed Alliance.  The goals of the Foodshed Alliance are to foster Healthy Land, Healthy Food and Healthy Communities, all focused around rebuilding the local food economy in Northern NJ.

Out in Blairstown, rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage and robust rural flavor all come together in one tremendous cycling event on August 6, 2016.

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Blairstown is just 1.25 hours from NYC and Philadelphia and 7 miles off I-80, Exit 12. Locals have always known that Blairstown, NJ, boasts some of the best cycling on the East Coast. Now they’re ready to share it with YOU.

Here’s what you can expect:

*$25 per rider registering online; $40 per rider registering onsite the day of the event. 

*An easy registration process with free coffee at check-in

*Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 9:30 a.m.

*Three spectacular rides: 25-, 40- and 62-mile options

*The 25- and 40-mile rides leave at 9 a.m.; the 62-mile ride leaves at 8:30 a.m

*Rest stops along the way, with free water and snacks

*Option to shop the Blairstown Farmers Market where the ride begins and ends (free shopping bag for all registered riders)

*Delicious, satisfying food and drink available for purchase from Lucca’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Damn Good Chicken

All early registered riders ( By July 15 ) will receive a free safety check at Marty's Reliable Cycle.  All early registered riders also can take $25 off any new adult bike and 10% off accessories at Marty’s Stores.

Register by July 15th to be entered in our prize raffle!

Prizes Include:

*Saris Car Rack

*Bontrager Helmet

*Pair of Continental GP 4000 Tires

*Endura Jersey

*Front & Rear Bontrager Light

*Marty’s Jersey

*3 Pairs of Marty’s Socks

*3 Boxes of Cliff Bars

*$50 Gift Card to Marty’s Reliable Cycle

To Register, or for more information, visit:  http://tourdeblairstown.com/?mc_cid=bfeb3add64&mc_eid=46bb3e1526

The Foodshed Alliance is working to shift our food and farming system towards significantly increased production and consumption of locally grown, locally produced, and locally sourced foods. This will shift millions of dollars into our region’s local food economy, dollars that are currently being stripped away by an industrialized, globalized, fossil-fuel-based, chemical-dependent food system that is degrading our environment, damaging our health, and undermining our local economy.

The Foodshed Alliance is working to help build a local resilient food economy by engaging citizens, communities, growers, food-related businesses, and local governments to take the far-reaching actions that are needed to localize and strengthen our local food system.

 

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