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The Labor Day Rides
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   In 1987, a tradition of riding on, or near, Labor Day started, of indeterminate length, 
and has morphed into a half-century with a motley crew of characters.

photos:
2008 - 2016
below

Date Course  (miles) Riders*

30 August 1987

Cooksburg - Broome Ctr - West Conesville (32) LD, CD

1988

none

3 September 1989

Freehold - 23A - Onteora Church (51) LD

2 September 1990

Freehold Rensselaerville (breakfast) (31) DeT, JoH, JaH

8 September 1991

Freehold - 23A - Onteora church (50) CD, ID

7 September 1992

Freehold - Medusa solo
1993 none

4 September 1994

Freehold Sunset Hill  (22) LD, PH, JR

3 September 1995

Balsam Shade - Chickadee (37) LD, KA, BB

2 September 1996

Balsam Shade Sickle Hill (37) CD

1 September 1997

Freehold Gilboa Broome Ctr (51) CD

6 September 1998

Freehold Cass Hill (60)
(Phil, with three flats)
PH

18 September 1999

Freehold Crystal Lake Partridge Run 
(rain make up) (missed Hawverville) (48)
CD, PH

23 September 2000

Palenville 23A 214 40 Ohayo (33)
(rainout makeup) 
CD, PH

3 September 2001

Freehold Windham - Prattsville (54) CD, PH

2 September 2002

Freehold Bronck House Round Top (53) CD

2003

(rainout, makeup not scheduled)
CD to Mt Greylock anyway

3 September 2004

Okte (Clifton Park) Saratoga Battlefield Stillwater (52) CD

5 September 2005

Rotterdam to Central Bridge and back (51) CD, PH, R?
2006 none (ear imbalance)

3 September 2007

Thompson House (Windham) Manorkill 23C (Maben Hill) (39) CD, PH, JL, EG, RGilchrist

1 September 2008

Freehold Flint Mine Medway (52) CD, PH, LD, EG, FP, SB, MG, ADeL

7 September 2009

Greenville school - Sickle Hill -  Rensselaerville - 
Rens'-Durham Trnpike - Mackey Rd (55)
CD, PH, ADeL, FP, AH, KWH, GC, 
EG, CG,  NH, K?, J?, KO

6 September 2010

Freehold, Potter Hollow, Gilboa, Broome Center (50) CD, HM, PH, EG, RP, MG, JB, AD

16 September 2011

Greenville Twn Prk - Lawson's Lake - Camp Pinnacle - Cole Hill
(52)
(rain makeup, 50-62 degrees)
CD, HM, EG, RP
3 September 2012 Greenville Twn Prk - Alcove - Blodgett Hill - Rowe -  Onesquethaw - Cass Hill - Westerlo - Norton Hill CD, HM, EG, RP, GC, GB, BS
21 September 2013 Freehold - Powell Hill - squigglies (53)
(rain makeup - 60 degrees)
CD, PH, HM, JoH
1 September 2014 Greenville - Irish Hill - Ravine Rd
(Don in Italy; Chris ??)
PH, EG, RP
7 September 2015 Freehold - Stone Store Rd - Broome Ctr
(41 mi; low 80s temps)
CD, JH, EG
4 Sept 2016 Thompson House - CR 10 - Onteora - Scribner
(46 mi; sunny, 60-80s
JH, PH, EG
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Riders

Ken Austin
Jim Bethell
Garrett Blair
B B?
Gary Campbell
Sean Boutin
Aaron DeGiovine
Chris DeGiovine
Ian DeGiovine
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Len DeGiovine
Al DeLuca
Mark Gamsjager
Rob? Gilchrist
Craig Goettsche
Eric Goettsche
Artie Harm
Kathleen Whitley-Harm
Nancy Harm
Jackie Havens
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Jonas Havens
Phil Hershberger
Jeff Lampman
Keith Olmstead
Hardy Menagh
Russ Perry
Frank Pambianchi
Ben Schwab
Deb Teator
Kerrie ?
Jack ?
R ?
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2008: Len, Mark, Al, Don, Eric, Phil, Sean, Chris, Frank; Sam, in front
-in Freehold, at Don's house, on a rare flat ride, to Coxsackie-
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2009: Frank, Gary, Chris, Eric, Al , Kathleen, Artie, Kerrie, Don, Nancy, Jack, Phil, Keith
on top of Sickle (Psycho!) Hill; (Craig on Ravine Rd) (60)
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2010: Russ, Eric, Jim, Mark, Chris, Don, Hardy, Phil (and Sam)
in Freehold, at the Teator house, heading for Gilboa (met Aaron on the way)
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2011: Hardy, Russ, Don, Eric, Chris - mid-September
on the way to Beaver Dam, Camp Pinnacle, Cole Hill; on a damn cold & gale-driven day
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2012: Garrett, Hardy, Russ, Don, Chris, Ben, Gary, Eric
on way to Alcove, Onesquethaw, and Cass Hill with perfect Labor Day weather
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2013: Jonas, Hardy, Chris (ass forward), Don, Phil
just climbed Powell Hill; 60 degrees, mostly cloudy makeup day
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at the start

2014 - no photo
Phil, Eric, Russ to Irish Hill, Ravine Rd
Don in Italy, Chris absent

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. 2015: Jonas, Don, Chris, Eric
41 miles; 85 degrees on Stone Store Rd
2016: Jonas, Eric, Don, Phil
cool start, warm finish; corner of 23C and Maplecrest Rd; thanks, Deb for photo & brownies