Bike the Barns is a casual bicycle tour that highlights and celebrates the agricultural diversity and locally-produced products of the North Country. Each route will feature the region's natural beauty as well as the small towns and villages that are supported by Adirondack North Country farms and farm families.
Bike the Barns will feature four different route options to suit rider preferences. The shortest route is the "Seed" Family Ride with a distance of approximately 10 miles. Sprout, Veggie and Harvest routes are approximately 30, 40 and 70 miles long.
Get a SNEAK PEEK at this year's routes!
Note that all routes are subject to change until Event Day. Route links will be published soon. Detailed cue sheets and maps, as well as mobile app maps will be provided at registration. Start times will vary by route. Stay tuned for event schedule information.
SEED ROUTE: ~ 10 miles
SPROUT ROUTE: ~ 30 miles
VEGGIE ROUTE: ~ 40 miles
HARVEST ROUTE: ~ 70 miles
Looking to try out a new set of wheels?
For the 4th consecutive year, High Peaks Cyclery is supporting Bike the Barns as a mechanical support sponsor and providing FREE bike rentals and demos at the event. E-bikes will also be available to rent or demo.
Contact Brian at High Peaks Cyclery for more info about bike rentals at email@example.com.
Event Day Schedule*
Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Tucker Farms, Gabriels, NY
7:00 to 1:15 p.m. — Parking, registration and t-shirt pick up
7:20 a.m. — HARVEST Route riders depart
9:00 a.m. — VEGGIE Route riders depart
9:30 a.m. — SPROUT Route riders depart
12:00 to 1:30 p.m. — Local food lunch at Sanctuary Farm
1:30 p.m. — SEED Route riders depart
1:30 to 5:00 p.m. — Visit sponsor tables, Tucker Farm tour, wagon rides
2:30 to 5:00 p.m. — Local beverages and live music at Tucker Farms
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Local food dinner at Tucker Farms
3:45 p.m. — Remarks from Bike the Barns Team and special guests
5:00 p.m. — End of 2019 Bike the Barns! **
*Start times subject to change until event day. Updates will be sent to Bike the Barns participants leading up to the event.
** Explore the Great Adirondack Corn Maze after dinner! The $10 entry fee is not included in the Bike the Barns registration. The maze is open until dusk.
Remember, this is not a race! We invite you to take your time, enjoy the views, meet the farmers and experience the region's local food revolution!