Captain Name: Ron Mitarotondo
Sweep Name: Tony Zuzio
Trip Destination or Event Website: NYC Fire Museum
We invite you to experience one of the nation's most prominent collections of fire related art, artifacts, gear, and apparatus from the late 18th century to the present. Route will be GSP to NJ Turnpike to Holland Tunnel, into NYC, to location. We will leave the bikes parked directly in front, (in the driveway) of the museum for both our visit and during lunch. Museum staff has approved the parking arrangements and will keep an eye on the bikes. Both venues are just outside of the Holland Tunnel, so we won't be riding in Manhattan traffic for more than a few blocks. Bring EZ pass.
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Departure Location: GSP CheesequakeRest Area (map)
Departure Time: 9:30 AM - Please arrive 30 minutes early (with a full tank and an empty bladder) for the pre-ride briefing and sign-up.
Approximate Mileage: 40 miles to destination
Types of Roads (rural, freeway): Highway and City
Any fees for admission, parking, etc: General Admission $10.00 for Adults $8.00 for Students, Seniors , Firefighters (with ID) $5.00 for Children Free with ID: Active and Retired FDNY/NYPD/DSNY/PANYNJ Active and Retired US Military service members. On street parking.
Meal break: This Sunday's April 7 ride to the FDNY Museum in NYC will be followed by lunch at The EAR, 2 short blocks from the museum. The building dates to 1770, and has operated as an inn popular with sailors since 1870. (earinn.com) Burgers $12.50 etc. Tony Zuzio is sweep for this ride.
Cost if fixed price:
This is a Closed Event. Chapter activities are conducted primarily for the benefit of H.O.G. Chapter members. There are two types of activities:
Closed Events are those events open to Chapter members and one guest per member. Non-members considering joining the Chapter may ride as a guest of another member.
Open Events are those Chapter events to open to Chapter members, National H.O.G. members and other guests as desired.