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RIDE COORDINATOR UPDATE

COLONIAL PARK-During the winter you can switch start point from Howe Athletic Parking Lot to Colonial Park Lot C.  All porta johns were removed from Howe for the winter while Lot C has heated bathrooms.  Be sure to include this message in your ride.  Cue sheets will not be changed for this winter move but …

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CANAL ROAD CLOSED AT 6 MILE RUN

Canal Road is closed just south of Blackwells Mills.  Work is being done on the bridge over 6 Mile Run.  You have several options: Manny

BATHROOMS

BED 1 – The bathrooms at the Art Building have been sealed for the winter.  There is a portajohn at Burnt Mill Park but not sure if it will be removed for the winter. COLONIAL PARK – All portajohns at Howe Athletic have been removed for the winter.  There are heated bathrooms in Colonial Park …

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

We have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.  Lake Road will be paved. Far Hills Police Department Public Message Advisory: AVOID Lake road 11/15/23 and 11/20/23 for milling and paving. Lake Road will be closed from Hidden Valley Road to Campbell Road.

MAFW November 2023 Newsletter Available

Hi Freewheelers, Watch the website to see information on upcoming events, communication from our club president and ride coordinator, and ride guidelines. Our Social Coordinator, John Storey, is always in need of your help for a number of our activities. Please email if you are interested: social@mafw.org MAFW has 2 main guidelines or mottos that …

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Rough Roads

There are several roads that many of you may have some misunderstandings and keep you from posting certain rides. ROUTE 611-From Slateford, Pa to Delaware Water Gap, Pa Rt 611 is narrow, no bike lane and traffic. However, due to a rock slide that road is closed to cars but unofficially open to pedestrians and …

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Jack Brohal

Sad news – the passing on October 21, 2023 of longtime bike racer and adventurer Jack Brohal, beloved husband of Lili and a member of the Freewheelers since the early 1980’s. Look in our newspaper archive for some of the tales of his bicycling life. There are no services, but Lili will be sitting shiva …

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Brick Farm Market

It has been brought to my attention that Brick Farm Market will close in Dec.  Brick Farm Market will open something at Brick Farm Tavern on Dec 14 that is just down the road.  There is always the Boro Bean. Manny

SAFETY

Bicycle Safety 101 Updated Friday April 28 (2)[507360] This weekend a group of us will be heading to Gettysburg for the Fall Foliage Ride sponsored by the Philadelphia Bike Club.  I just want to share this bicycle safety document that was sent to all the participants.  As cyclists we should follow all that is presented …

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