Flemington Car & Truck Country is pleased to announce that we will be giving back to our community this Labor Day Weekend by sponsoring the Tour of Somerville! This event will be 3 days of bike racing, recreational bike rides & family activities.
The first day of festivities is the Easton Twilight Criterium and will take place on Saturday September 4th, with the starting point of this 0.8-mile 5-turn course being at Larry Holmes Drive in Easton PA. Bicycling Magazine’s family fun ride starts at 3:15 pm and the official race time is from 4-9 pm, with a fireworks display happening at 9:30 pm.
Sunday September 5th is the Basking Ridge “Greg Cordasco” Criterium, dedicated to the Liberty Cycle bike shop owner who passed away and previously organized a race for more than 25 years. The kid’s recreational race takes place at 12 pm and official race time goes until 6 pm with a starting point of South Finley Avenue Basking Ridge NJ.
On Labor Day Monday September 6th, the Tour of Somerville will be taking place starting on Main Street in Somerville NJ. This event will happen rain or shine and will comprise of the following:
- Family fun ride organized by the Somerville Recreation Department at 8:30 am
- Races beginning from 9:30 am to 3:05 pm at Davenport Street & Main Street
- An awards ceremony at 5 pm
- Live music from 12-4 pm at the Division Street Mall on Main Street
- Sports demonstrations including soccer, martial arts, gymnastics, cheerleading & basketball from 12-4 pm across from the Somerset County Courthouse by Main Street & North Bridge Street
- Activities including face painting, arts & crafts, street performers and a fitness spin class from 12-4 pm across from the Somerset County Courthouse by Main Street & North Bridge Street
Our family of brands will be on hand at the Easton Twilight Criterium & Tour of Somerville events to be a part of the festivities! We’ll be there with swag and to answer any questions you may have about the vehicles we have to offer.
Not looking to race? There will also be a non-competitive recreational public bicycle ride sponsored by Atlantic Health Bridgewater Pavilion on Sunday August 29th that starts & ends at the Division Street Mall in Somerville. This will be a relaxed ride on back country roads through the scenic parts of Somerset County with stops in popular parks.
You can learn more about these events and register for them by visiting the Tour of Somerville website.