John Storey

  • Kayaking moved from Saturday to this Sunday 10/08/23.The Forecast has moved kayaking from Saturday to this Sunday 10/08/23.  Last kayaking for the year! This Sunday 10/8 join us to Kayak the Raritan River­­­­––a 3-hour downriver excursion from Annandale to Flemington on Sunday, October 8. We’re offering a longer trip than last time, as requested by several paddlers. Please note that this is not an official club-sponsored ride because our insurance does not cover kayaking. All attendees must have a life vest. Rentals are available from Yellow Dog Kayak Rentals for $79. Rental includes kayak drop-off, pick-up, and life vest. Kayaks are available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up for rentals at https://yellowdogpaddle.com/register or call Mike @ (908) 625-6519. You can bring your own kayak and life vest. Mike from Yellow Dog Kayak Rentals will be kayaking with us. Rentals still available as of Thursday 10/05/23. We will coordinate cars from put-in to take-out locations with all attendees. 8:00 AM Show-up for put in: River Road dead-end above YMCA Camp Carr by freshwater pumping station pedestrian bridge. Parking across from 517 River Road Annandale, NJ 08801 GPS Coordinates 40.603891, -74.901734 . Take out: Rte. 523 across from the old Lipton Tea plant between River Road and Darts Mill Road. GPS Coordinates 40.538053, -74.838977 Meetup for lunch afterwards at Bistro 55, 55 Main Street Flemington 908-237-0264 . (Optional BYOB) https://www.bistro55nj.com/menus/#lunch . If you have questions, call John Storey @ 973-703-3473 Sign up on the Ride SchedRead more

  • Last kayak trip for the year! This Saturday 10/7 (Rain date Sunday 10/8)Last kayaking for the year! This Saturday 10/7 (Rain date Sunday 10/8) join us to Kayak the Raritan River­­­­––a 3-hour downriver excursion from Annandale to Flemington on Saturday, October 7. We’re offering a longer trip than last time, as requested by several paddlers. Please note that this is not an official club-sponsored ride because our insurance does not cover kayaking. All attendees must have a life vest. Rentals are available from Yellow Dog Kayak Rentals: Singles for $79 and Tandem for $99. Rental includes kayak drop-off, pick-up, and life vest. Two tandems and 8 singles are available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up for rentals at https://yellowdogpaddle.com/register or call Mike @ (908) 625-6519. You can bring your own kayak and life vest. Mike from Yellow Dog Kayak Rentals will be kayaking with us. Three single rentals left as of Monday morning 10/02. We will coordinate cars from put-in to take-out locations with all attendees. 8:00 AM Show-up for put in: River Road dead-end above YMCA Camp Carr by freshwater pumping station pedestrian bridge. GPS Coordinates 40.603891, -74.901734 Take out: Rte. 523 across from the old Lipton Tea plant between River Road and Darts Mill Road. GPS Coordinates 40.538053, -74.838977 Meetup for lunch afterwards at the Dockside Market and Grill, 148 NJ-31 Suite 107, Flemington. (OptionalRead more

  • Last MAFW kayak excursion of 2023! Saturday, October 7: )Back by popular demand! The Freewheeler Social Committee invites you join us to Kayak the Raritan River­­­­––a 3-hour downriver excursion from Annandale to Flemington on Saturday, October 7. We’re offering a longer trip than last time, as requested by several paddlers. Please note that this is not an official club-sponsored ride because our insurance does not cover kayaking. All attendees must have a life vest. Rentals are available from Yellow Dog Kayak Rentals: Singles for $79 and Tandem for $99. Rental includes kayak drop-off, pick-up, and life vest. Two tandems and 8 singles are available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up for rentals at https://yellowdogpaddle.com/register (908) 625-6519. Or you can bring your own kayak and life vest. We will coordinate cars from put-in to take-out locations with all attendees. 8:00 AM Show-up for put in: River Road dead-end above YMCA Camp Carr by freshwater pumping station pedestrian bridge. GPS Coordinates 40.603891, -74.901734 Take out: Rte. 523 across from the old Lipton Tea plant between River Road and Darts Mill Road. GPS Coordinates 40.538053, -74.838977 Meetup for lunch afterwards at the Dockside Market and Grill, 148 NJ-31 Suite 107, Flemington. (Optional BYOB) 908-806-3000. If you have questionsRead more

  • Kayaking the Raritan River to Neshanic Station -about a 2 hour down river trip. Sunday July 23 – 9AM(Sign-up on ride schedule Sunday July 23) Kayaking the Raritan River to Neshanic Station -about a 2 hour down river trip. This is not an official club sponsored ride since our insurance does not cover kayaking. Rentals also available if we have 8-10 rentals on board by July 18. about $60 each. We will coordinate cars from take-out to put-in locations with all attendees. All attendees must have a life vest. Sunday July 23 Start time 9AM Put in: Rockafellows Mill Bridge Flemington 40.5087610 74.7277651 From River Road turn on Rockafellows Mill Road, go over bridge andRead more

  • Picnic – Lost blue tote bag with plastic containersWe have no way to filter an email blast by picnic attendees so the missing tote bag request went to everyone in the club. No need to reply if you weren’t at the picnic or didn’t recover Peggy’s bag. Thank you! John

  • Picnic – Lost blue tote bag with plastic containersPeggy Cohen sent this note: “I left a blue tote bag with plastic containers and canned peanuts at the picnic Saturday.  I was told to contact you about retrieving them…I don’t ride but my husband Arnie Cohen does.  Any chance you found them and can get them to him?  Thanks! Peggy” Please let me knoRead more

  • John Storey wrote a new post 1 year ago

    Red Alert! Hot Freewheelers event this Friday, February 24th 6-8PM-Bring a friend: ) YAY! Flights and Flats with Marty’s at Glenbrook Brewery, 95 Morris Street Morristown- Bring a prospective member and your significant other for an evening out with friends. Feel free to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages.  Glenbrook also offers birch beer and water for non-drinkers and those in training. Enjoy pizza courtesy of MAFW or bring your own eats. Flights or pints are available for purchase from Glenbrook. Wear your colors for some fun 😀 (an article of cycling attire) or come as you are, but no togas! Please sign up so we have a headRead more

  • John Storey wrote a new post 1 year ago

    Social Event at Glenbrook Brewery in Morristown 2/24 Sign-up here so we have a head count> https://mafw.org/events/flights-and-flats-with-martys-doing-a-bike-cleaning-clinic/ Time to end cabin fever and come out to Glenbrook Brewery for a MAFW Flights and Flats with Marty’s on 2/24 @ 6PM! Pizza will be provided by MAFW or you can bring your own grub. Flights, pints and growlers can be purchased fromRead more