What is the Golden Apple?

The Golden Apple is Westchester Cycle Club’s premier fall cycling event. 2017 marks the 35th year the ride has been held. This fully-supported ride features routes through gorgeous northern Westchester county, well-stocked rest stops, SAG and mechanical support, and a post-ride lunch.

Several routes to choose from! All routes begin and end at Goldens Bridge Metro-North station.

Sign up today to reserve your spot on this must-ride event at the best price!

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Proceeds from the Golden Apple go to these local charities:

How do I get there?

Our event begins and ends at Goldens Bridge Metro North station. Be green and ride your bike, carpool, or take the train to the ride!

What is included in my registration fee?

  • Your choice of scenic routes through beautiful northern Westchester County
  • Cue sheets and GPS file
  • Well-stocked rest/aid stations
  • Full SAG support
  • Post-ride lunch
  • Rain insurance

What do I need to bring?

This is a fully supported ride with well stocked rest stops and SAG support. You must bring:

  • Helmet – must be worn when riding!
  • Bike bell – by NY state law!
  • Photo ID for registration
  • Cash or Card – to buy sweet WCC merchandise at the finish!
  • Extra tube, tools, and pump
  • Water bottle or hydration pack

Are the roads closed to traffic?

The roads are open to traffic. Cyclists must obey all traffic laws while on this ride.

It looks like rain/is too cold for me – can I get a refund?

The Golden Apple Ride is a “rain or shine” event. In the event of severe weather, we will be in touch!

What was this about rain insurance?

If it rains more than .20″ (1/5”) between 8am and 4pm, you may receive a refund of your registration fee.

Rain insurance is included if you register on or before Friday Oct 6. Day-of registration does not include rain insurance protection! 

Who is measuring and deciding about my refund? 

An independent weather observer will provide the official measurement to our insurance provider. Payment will be solely determined by our insurance provider. WCC will notify you if a refund is forthcoming.

Read the policy here: Golden Apple 2017 Rain Insurance Policy

I have more questions!

Contact us at info@goldenappleride.com.