Gary A. Michak Lakefest Ride 2019

Ride for fun at Harvey’s Lake Lake Fest and help children at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA! All are welcome to enjoy a day of fun after the race at Harvey’s Lake Beach Club Lake Fest!

Register online for only $40 Deadline August 1st

Day of registration starts at 7:30 am.

Date: August 3, 2019
Start Time: 8:00am
Location: Harvey’s Lake
Ride Length: Approximately 33 Miles
Start: Grotto Pizza Parking lot
Finish: Harvey’s Lake beach near game commission boat launch


Gary A. Michak dedicated his life to giving back to others. He taught martial arts to children and adults, ran a successful law practice, and during the last year of his life campaigned for a Magisterial District Judge position in the hopes of creating a safer, stronger Back Mountain community.

Help us carry on his legacy by supporting the Gary A. Michak Lake Fest Ride 2019, a bicycle ride, with all proceeds going to support Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA kids.


Event Day Notice: Bridge will be closed that day. Please go around Old Lake Rd. and turn right at Grotto Pizza.

RULES OF THE ROAD: This is a bicycle ride NOT a race!

  1. WEAR A HELMET
  2. BE CONSIDERATE OF MOTORISTS
  3. NO MORE THAN 2 RIDERS SIDE BY SIDE/ SINGLE FILE ON NARROW ROADWAY
  4. STAY AS FAR TO THE RIGHT OF LANE AS POSSIBLE
  5. PASS OTHER CYCLISTS WITH CAUTION SIGNAL “ON YOUR LEFT”
  6. NO USE OF I-PODS, EARBUDS OR MP3S WHILE CYCLING
  7. SMILE AND ENJOY!

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