The Redbeard Blog / Palisades

  • First Redbeard Shop Ride of 2015!

    Sunday was the first Redbeard Bikes shop ride of 2015! We rode to the Ranger Station in the Palisades Park in NJ. Thanks to all who joined us!

    Next ride is next Sunday, April 12th. We roll from the shop at 8 am and head out to River Road in the Palisades Park in NJ. We will post a route later in the week. Grab a friend & come on out!

  • River Road (Henry Hudson Drive) Closures: 12/15/2014 - 2/6/2015

    Head's up:

    Per the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police: there are some River Road (Henry Hudson Drive) closures starting today, 12/15/2014 through 2/6/2015.

    See below for the full announcement, and follow @ParkwayPolice on Twitter for updates.

    As a result, we may have to re-route our Sunday rides to 9W (in lieu of River Road). As always, check here, on Facebook or Twitter for any changes to our shop rides.


    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has scheduled a major project to install new drainage systems for the George Washington Bridge anchorage. This work is scheduled to begin Monday, December 15, 2014, and to continue through the end of February 6th, 2015.* From Monday – Saturday during this time, Henry Hudson Drive will be CLOSED TO ALL USE from the Edgewater park entrance to Ross Dock Circle. Violators may be subject to prosecution.

    • For the duration of this project, automobile access to Englewood Picnic Area & Boat Basin and to Ross Dock Picnic Area will be
      from the Englewood Cliffs park entrance only. (Note that Henry Hudson Drive 
      is closed to automobiles for the
      from Alpine south to Englewood Cliffs.)
    • On Sundays only, if conditions permit, the closed section of the Drive will be reopened to pedestrians and cyclists only.
    • Except on Sundays, cyclists who are riding their bicycles must enter and exit Henry Hudson Drive via the Alpine park entrance only. (Cyclists are not permitted to use the Englewood Cliffs park entrance, unless they walk bicycles on the sidewalk along Dyckman Hill Road between the park entrance and Henry Hudson Drive. Violators are subject to prosecution.)

    *The dates for work on this project are subject to change without notice.

    Source: http://www.parkwaypolice.org/news-media/news-events/125-henry-hudson-drive-closure.html

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