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Coleytown Cruiser


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Total Distance: 24.6 miles                         Elevation Gain: 1,400 feet  (estimated)


Degree of Difficulty Index: 1,400 ft / 24.6 mi = 56.9 ft/mi          Terrain: Rolling


Killer Hills:           None


Geographical Region: Southwest Connecticut


Starting Location (city/town): Westport


Starting Location (detailed directions to): From Rt. 15 Exit 42, head north on Rt. 57. Right at the light onto Lyons Plains Rd. Bear right onto Coleytown Road. Drive one-half mile. Right onto North Ave. Right into first driveway.


Ride Description:  Tour rolling inland sections of Westport and Fairfield, complete with a flat to rolling cruise along some beautiful shorefront.


Facilities and Points of Interest:    



            Facilities - Points of Interest


Diagonally across the street to your right is where Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward live


Greenfield Hill Congregational Church hosts the Dogwood Festival the weekend of Mothers Day every May; the dogwoods are usually in full bloom that week


Food stop at Stop & Shop


Southport Beach is straight ahead and offers seasonal restrooms. Left is Pequot Ave. and the Southport section of Fairfield; right is Beachside Avenue in Westport


Phil Donohue and Marlo Thomas are among the celebrities who live along this expensive road, although this cue sheet designer does not know the exact house. Check out the giant sculptures behind the wall of one house on the left.





Ride description:  Wu-New034

Route sheet:  RS-New034


Ride submitted by: Tom Ebersold, 8-29-06




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