In previous years, the ride averaged around 300 riders. "I'm sure the weather had something to do with it," Geoff Rogers, VP Touring for the association said. He added there are several other cycling events in the area that all ended up on the same weekend. Cyclists followed the letters "GG" painted in white on the road with arrows. They also carried "cue sheets" with directions. A SAG (support and gear) wagon provided by volunteers from Cycle Fitters of Forks Township checked on the riders and assisted
Lehigh Wheelman Association holds 37th annual Gap Gallop Century
PRESS PHOTO BY CYNTHIA UNDERHILL
The cold temperatures and predicted rain Oct. 7 did not stop approximately 50 cyclists from leaving Northampton Community College on rides of 50, 68 or 103 miles. They were participating in the Lehigh Wheelman Association's 37th annual Gap Gallop Century.