Rockland featured as part of the Gran Fondo World Championship cycling route

On Sunday, the Gran Fondo New York World Championship Bike Race took place in Rockland County, attracting cyclists from all over the world. The race is considered a Mecca for cyclists and began at the George Washington Bridge before winding its way through the Palisades, Route 9W, Mott Farm Road, and ended in Fort Lee, NJ. Spectators lined the route to catch a glimpse of the race, with many expressing admiration for the event like Jean-Claude Periac.

However, the event also caused traffic disruptions, prompting several police departments and government agencies to issue warnings to residents. Clarkstown police shared information about affected roadways through their Facebook page, advising locals to be aware of possible delays and road closures. Stay informed and plan accordingly if traveling through the affected areas during the Gran Fondo event.

By Samantha Johnson

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