‘Ride to Montauk’ bike tour in jeopardy after Southampton denies permit

Most cyclists ride for different charities. This year,

Most cyclists ride for different charities. This year, the Town of Southampton shut down the event. (Credit: News 12)

One ride short of its 50th anniversary, the popular “Ride to Montauk” bike tour is in jeopardy of being canceled. 

Every spring for the last 49 years, marathon cyclists have been peddling their way from Jamaica, Queens to Montauk. Most cyclists ride for different charities. This year, the Town of Southampton shut down the event.

In a letter denying a permit for cyclists to pass...

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