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By Laura Kelly on 2/27/18
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2019-11-02MHCC Gravel Gobbler11:00 AMNassau,NY
Don't miss the 2nd annual Gravel Gobbler cycling event in Nassau, N.Y., hosted by Mohawk-Hudson Cycle Club.
2019-08-17
2019-08-23
Cycle AdirondacksTiconderoga,Pl
http://cycleadirondacks.com/

Our 2019 Ultimate Cycling Vacation routes travel through an amazing lakefront, mountain and agricultural landscape that has connected communities and people for generations. The Champlain Valley and Olympic Region are known worldwide for their history, culture and natural beauty. We’ve pulled together a week of cycling that allows you to explore the region in a way that can only be experienced on your bike. Check out the preliminary routes below as you imagine yourself gliding along with us in August 2019!
2019-07-29
2019-08-02
iCan Bike Camp8:30 AME.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center, Yonkers, NY,Plicanbikewestchesterny@gmail.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Would you like to help bring the joy of cycling to a child with a disability? iCan Bike is conducting one-week camp in Westchester to teach children with disabilities how to ride a bike. Under the guidance of iCan Bike’s professional instructors, volunteers help teach students learn to ride by, among other things, running alongside the student as they progress from training bikes to their own bike. It is a life-changing experience for the students and an inspiring experience for the volunteers. Here are the details:

Dates: Monday July 29 to Friday August 2, 8:30 am to 5 pm; each day has five 75-minute sessions
Location: E.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center, Yonkers, NY
Time commitment: You can volunteer for as many or as few sessions as your schedule permits.
Age: Volunteers must be at least 15 years old
Contact information: icanbikewestchesterny@gmail.com
For more information on iCan Bike visit: https://icanshine.org/


2019-10-05Cystic Fibrosis Foundaton's Cycle for Life Bike Tour10, 20, 40 Miles8:30 AM5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill, NY 10566,PlJosh Bradley
Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 8th annual bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Westchester County. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 10, 20 and 40 miles. From breakfast to our Cycle Survivor Party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Registration Fee Schedule:
January 1 – October 2: $30
Day of event: $50
Cycle Survivor Party ONLY, ride not included: $30

Fundraising Minimum: $250 (Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)
2019-09-0714th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations100, 50, 20, 10 mile8:30 AMMiddlebury,PlWhitney Coombs
WHAT: 14th annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations
WHEN: Saturday, September 7, 2019
WHERE: Middlebury, Vermont
DETAILS: Ride 100, 50, 20 or 10 miles, and/or play a round of golf at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College. Scenic, rolling terrain along Lake Champlain with stunning Adirondack and Green Mountain views. Fully supported with food and drink stops. Vermont's largest charity ride supports adaptive sports and ski racing safety. If you can’t make it to VT for the ride, you can sign up and ride virtually from anywhere! To register: https://kellybrushfoundation.org/
2019-09-07
2019-09-08
Mohawk Hudson cycling club annual Century Weekend100, 62.5, 50, 25, 18:00 AMAltamont Fairgrounds, Brandle Rd., Altamont, New York,0Bill Little
Mark your calendars: Mohawk Hudson cycling club is proud to present its 2019 Century Weekend ride on Sept. 7 & 8, 2019 at the Altamont Fairgrounds, Brandle Rd., Altamont, NY. MHCC's Century Rides offer 100, 62.5, 50, 25, and 12 mile routes through the scenic hills, lakes, fields and valleys of southern Albany County. Pedal for miles through the communities of Altamont, New Scotland, Westerlo, Berne, Knox and Schoharie. Each ride is supported by rest stops at approximately 20 mile intervals. And at the finish, registered riders can enjoy a fine catered lunch from the Four Corners Luncheonette, Delmar, NY; plus, adults can enjoy a complimentary craft-brewed beverage. Remember, pay for one day and ride both days if you like. Bring a cycling friend, meet new friends and share tales of the ride. For more details and to register, see the BikeReg link at MHCC's website: https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org.
2019-08-03Tour de Slate100k; 36 and 27 mile12:00 PMMiddletown Springs,VTStan Achey
Come ride the beautiful hills and country lanes of Vermont and give to a good cause! TheTour de Slate offers you four wonderful routes, from a fully supported metric century to a family-friendly trail ride. All proceeds benefit Teen Challenge VT, which fights teen addiction, but there is no requirement to raise funds for this ride.

For those traveling from New York, there will be self-supported routes available for any days you’re there, and a listing of rider-friendly accommodations and eateries will be provided.

2019-08-17D2R212+6:00 AMDeerfield,MA
D2R2 - The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee 2019

RIDE FOR THE LAND
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Presented by the Franklin Land Trust

We celebrate the landscape, the history, and the rural culture of western Massachusetts, and work to ensure, through a program of land protection, that the historic pattern of field, woodland and village will endure for the benefit of generations to come.

Rain or Shine Event - Sorry No Refunds

ROUTE CHOICES (see descriptions)
180K, 160K (new route), 115K, 100K , 100K+ Mystery Ride, 50 mile Paved Ride (new), 40 mile Green River Tour and 12 mile Family Ride. Register early for the best rates.

NEW!!!

DPR2 - Deerfield Paved Route Randonnee
What? A paved route? Yup...why not?

We realize there are many “roadies” out there that don’t own bikes that are suitable for most of our routes. Or maybe gravel just isn’t their thing. A riding buddy of yours, a spouse perhaps. They have heard about the adventure, the fun, and the stunning landscapes that the D2R2 offers.

So, This year we are introducing the Deerfield Paved Road Randonee (DPR2) with these folks in mind. Although shorter than some of the gravel routes, this will nonetheless be a 50+ miler that will challenge riders with close to 5000’ of climbing. Like other D2R2 routes this one will explore the scenic, lesser traveled byways of this region that in this case, will be suitable for skinny tires. Riders will experience steep climbs, swift descents, flat cruising past working farms along the Deerfield River, historic bridges, distant views...a bit of everything. Start time TBA

Mystery Ride - This years’ Mystery will use bits and pieces of other routes spliced together in a new and different way. A few stretches that will resemble trails more than roads are to be expected. There will be 6800 feet of climbing, more or less. More punishment will be possible for those who seek it by adding an optional new 10 mile after-lunch loop that will have two serious climbs...one long and steady and the other short but as steep as it gets. You’ll need to be flexible in your thinking and ready for anything as route details won’t be available until just before the ride. Start time TBA.

160K - A serious new 160k route is being planned for 2019 that will wind its way westward into terrain unexplored by previous D2R2 routes. The route will traverse 3 state forests using newly refurbished one lane gravel roads as well as seldom traveled rough stretches with puddles and rocks. To add to the fun, there will be some smooth cruising and some wicked steep climbs...just to give you something to talk about over beer and a great meal at the end. Stats will be similar to the old route with roughly 10,000 feet of climbing so this is not something for the faint of heart. Start time TBA.

PRE-RIDE PARTY - FRIDAY EVENING - New vendors. New food. New beer. Music and Bonfire. Watch for details.
2019-09-29Tour de Yonkers12, 25, 508:30 AMBeczak Environmental Center, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers,NYRona Shapiro
Join us on September 29th, 2019 for the 12th Annual Tour de Yonkers, a ride through one of NY's most beautiful cities. The Tour route follows the Hudson River north for several miles, passes some of the city's historic old carpet mills and parts of the newly re-developed downtown areas including the recently day-lighted Nepperhan River. The longer routes wind through east and northeast Yonkers, along the Bronx River Parkway, passing Sarah Lawrence College, other parks and includes sections of the Old Putnam rail line that connected NYC with Northern Westchester, now a Rail-Trail bike path. All routes begin and end at the Center for the Urban River, Beczak Environmental Center, 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers.

Registration - $40 until Sept 1, then $50
Day of event: $60
Registration opens at 7:30 am - rides begin 8:30 am
One rest stop with food and drinks on the 25, two rest stops on the 50 mile route.
?Food and drinks at the end for all.
2019-10-25
2019-10-27
Bicycle Club of Philadelphia's Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg15, 25, 35, 45, 55,12:00 PMHampton Inn, 309 Wilson Ave, Hanover, PA, 17331,Linda
All-Inclusive package tour in scenic, historic Hanover/Gettysburg, PA:
• 2 nights at the Hampton Inn & Holiday Inn Express of Hanover,
• Ride packets with a wide array of cue sheets & maps,
• Schedule of group rides with Leaders, for a wide range of speeds & distances (~15 to 75+ miles),
• Cycling around Gettysburg Battlefield, Hanover Horse Farm country, fruit & orchard countryside of Adams and York Counties, etc.
• Friday & Saturday dinners,
• Saturday & Sunday breakfasts,
• Cycling snacks and sandwiches to take along with you on rides,
• Post-ride therapeutic massages on Saturday afternoon,
• Parties, SAG, road markings, live music, & more, including
• “Wheely Good Smoothies” made on a “smoothie (blender) bike”.
• Plenty of sightseeing and local attractions for non-cyclist companions, also.
Details & registration are available on BCP's website at:
http://phillybikeclub.org, or, http://BCPweekends.org
• Everyone is warmly invited to join us, regardless of club affiliation.
For any questions, please contact Linda, at:
267-251-7862, or lindabcpevents@yahoo.com
2019-09-28BIKE HSS25 miles or 62.5 mil8:00 AMHSS Westchester, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605,NYCharlotte Reardon
BIKE HSS is a one-day cycling MOVEment taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in and around Westchester County, New York, beginning and ending at HSS Westchester in White Plains.

Friends of Hospital for Special Surgery, physicians, staff, and members of the local community will ride and set the pace to improve mobility and musculoskeletal health for people worldwide.

BIKE HSS will raise critical funds for patient care, research, and education to enable people around the world to MOVE better.

You choose one of two beautifully and fully supported routes, 25 miles or 62.5 miles. Celebrate at the Finish Line Festival with food and beverages, recovery zone, entertainment and more.

How you MOVE is why we ride.
2019-07-20Raid Lamoille25, 50+9:00 AMCraftsbury,VT
Welcome to Raid Lamoille, a premier gravel grinder event. Details can be found on the ride web site (raidlamoille.com) but we can tell you this – the long route will be around 50 miles , mostly gravel and will include a staggering amount of climbing. Yeah, it’s hard.

Not up for that? We do offer a sweet 25-mile option!

Mostly self-supported along the way, riders are treated to a lunch buffet and cold beer at the finish.

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO REGISTER FOR THIS RIDE

Raid – Our definition? A raid is a challenging route that includes a significant amount of packed-gravel riding and some major climbing segments. Some would call it a dirt road randonee, others a gravel grinder, we just call it a Raid. This is not a race. A properly prepared rider and bike of most any type can do this. Our guarantee – you will finish tired but feeling accomplished. It’s probably not for everybody, but you’re not everybody, right?

For more information about the ride visit raidlamoille.com
2019-09-29Climb the Gunks for MS Gran Fondo27, 43 & 618:30 AMBloomingburg,NYJames Witte
Climb the Gunks for Multiple Sclerosis, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was created with the sole purpose of assisting those who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis. Every member of our organization donates their time and energy to this cause. 100% of the net proceeds of our event will be given to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) (www.nationalmssociety.org).All cyclists participating are requested to fundraise for this event. Last year our event raised over $5,700 for the NMSS.

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, we will be holding our second annual cycling event called “Climb the Gunks for MS Gran Fondo”. This ride begins and ends in Bloomingburg, NY and takes place on the Shawangunk Mountain Range, commonly referred to as the "Gunks”.

This event does not receive any financial support from the NMSS and is entirely dependent upon our local sponsors.

Please see our website for further info.
2019-06-2915th Anniversary David Ryan Memorial River Loop308:30 AMShopRite Plaza iat the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna. ,NYDave Kraus
5th Anniversary David Ryan Memorial River Loop – David Ryan, a scientist at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, was killed by a speeding driver on June 29, 2004. This ride will include the traditional River Loop starting at the far east end parking lot at ShopRite Plaza in Niskayuna. We will stay together as a group crossing the Mohawk until a stop at the David Ryan Memorial ghost bike on Riverview Road in Clifton Park at mile 8.5. After a short ceremony everybody finishes the River Loop at their own pace, or you can return on the same route we took to the ghost bike. There will be possible coffee afterward at Starbucks or lunch locally if enough are interested. This ride takes place rain or shine. 8:30 a.m. meet in lower plaza parking lot down the hill east from ShopRite, Wheels down at 9:00 a.m. after a safety talk. ShopRite Plaza is at the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna. Dave Kraus (518-852-9612 or dbkgrafik@gmail.com) Map/Cues available at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30192377

https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/calendar/rides/2019/06/29/15th-anniversary-david-ryan-memorial-river-loop

https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/sites/www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/files/2019-david-ryan-memorial-river-loop.pdf

ShopRite Plaza is at the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna.
2019-10-05Wall Street Rides FAR4-mile, 12-mile, 20-7:00 AMSaxon Woods Park, White Plains, NY,NYBlake
Benefits the Autism Science Foundation

Fun and scenic options for all ages!
62-, 30-, 20-mile cycling routes. For families, our new 12-mile route, a 4-mile ride, and a 5K trail walk, plus family finish festival activities!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Begins and ends at Saxon Woods County Park, 1800 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605. Free parking available on site.
Fully-supported, clearly marked route with abundant support vehicles and rest stops every 15 miles.
62-mile route: Check-in/breakfast at 6:30 am; “Opening bell” at 7:30 am.
30-mile route: Check-in/breakfast at 7:30 am; “Opening bell” at 8:30 am.
20-mile and family routes: Check-in/breakfast at 9:00 am; “Opening bell” at 10:00 am.

For more information, head over to wallstreetridesfar.org!
2019-09-07Maine Lighthouse Ride40, 62 and 100 milesSouthern Maine Community College, South Portland,MENancy Borg
Our 15th annual Maine Lighthouse Ride in 2018 was the best ride ever. Just over 1200 riders biked one of popular loops along the coast of Maine. ETA volunteers staffed five rest stops and served fantastic pizza. Happy riders told us they'd be back next year to do it again.

This ride has become established as a major cycling event in Southern Maine, and the upcoming 2019 ride stands to be the best ever!

https://www.easterntrail.org/index.php/maine-lighthouse-ride/mlr-overview

Bicycling options and start times:
Century (100-mile) 7:00 am (See all 9 lighthouses)
2013 Maine Lighthouse Ride shot62-mile (metric century) 7:30 am (8 lighthouses visible)
40-mile 8:00 am (8 lighthouses visible)

Included in the ride
- Views of the spectacular Maine coastline and up to 9 lighthouses!
- Fully supported rides and rest stops
- Food and conversation

The Maine Lighthouse Ride benefits the Eastern Trail Alliance, an organization dedicated to building a 65-mile greenway from Kittery to South Portland, Maine.
2019-09-21
2019-09-22
Friends of Kaen51, 728:00 AMHeritage Hotel, Southbury, CT,CT


This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.

This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.

This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.



2019-09-21
2019-09-22
Friends of Karen's Journey of the Heart Bike Tour51.2, 74.48:08 AMKent,CT914-617-4051
First day, Saturday is 51.2 miles or 74 miles; second day is 28.1 miles. Fully supported charity ride. Fundraising minimum is $2,500.
DateNameDistancesStartLocationContact
2019-11-02MHCC Gravel Gobbler11:00 AMNassau,NY
Don't miss the 2nd annual Gravel Gobbler cycling event in Nassau, N.Y., hosted by Mohawk-Hudson Cycle Club.
2019-08-17
2019-08-23
Cycle AdirondacksTiconderoga,Pl
http://cycleadirondacks.com/

Our 2019 Ultimate Cycling Vacation routes travel through an amazing lakefront, mountain and agricultural landscape that has connected communities and people for generations. The Champlain Valley and Olympic Region are known worldwide for their history, culture and natural beauty. We’ve pulled together a week of cycling that allows you to explore the region in a way that can only be experienced on your bike. Check out the preliminary routes below as you imagine yourself gliding along with us in August 2019!
2019-10-05Cystic Fibrosis Foundaton's Cycle for Life Bike Tour10, 20, 40 Miles8:30 AM5 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill, NY 10566,PlJosh Bradley
Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 8th annual bicycle event as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Westchester County. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 10, 20 and 40 miles. From breakfast to our Cycle Survivor Party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Registration Fee Schedule:
January 1 – October 2: $30
Day of event: $50
Cycle Survivor Party ONLY, ride not included: $30

Fundraising Minimum: $250 (Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)
2019-09-07
2019-09-08
Mohawk Hudson cycling club annual Century Weekend100, 62.5, 50, 25, 18:00 AMAltamont Fairgrounds, Brandle Rd., Altamont, New York,0Bill Little
Mark your calendars: Mohawk Hudson cycling club is proud to present its 2019 Century Weekend ride on Sept. 7 & 8, 2019 at the Altamont Fairgrounds, Brandle Rd., Altamont, NY. MHCC's Century Rides offer 100, 62.5, 50, 25, and 12 mile routes through the scenic hills, lakes, fields and valleys of southern Albany County. Pedal for miles through the communities of Altamont, New Scotland, Westerlo, Berne, Knox and Schoharie. Each ride is supported by rest stops at approximately 20 mile intervals. And at the finish, registered riders can enjoy a fine catered lunch from the Four Corners Luncheonette, Delmar, NY; plus, adults can enjoy a complimentary craft-brewed beverage. Remember, pay for one day and ride both days if you like. Bring a cycling friend, meet new friends and share tales of the ride. For more details and to register, see the BikeReg link at MHCC's website: https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org.
2019-08-17D2R212+6:00 AMDeerfield,MA
D2R2 - The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee 2019

RIDE FOR THE LAND
Saturday, August 17, 2019

Presented by the Franklin Land Trust

We celebrate the landscape, the history, and the rural culture of western Massachusetts, and work to ensure, through a program of land protection, that the historic pattern of field, woodland and village will endure for the benefit of generations to come.

Rain or Shine Event - Sorry No Refunds

ROUTE CHOICES (see descriptions)
180K, 160K (new route), 115K, 100K , 100K+ Mystery Ride, 50 mile Paved Ride (new), 40 mile Green River Tour and 12 mile Family Ride. Register early for the best rates.

NEW!!!

DPR2 - Deerfield Paved Route Randonnee
What? A paved route? Yup...why not?

We realize there are many “roadies” out there that don’t own bikes that are suitable for most of our routes. Or maybe gravel just isn’t their thing. A riding buddy of yours, a spouse perhaps. They have heard about the adventure, the fun, and the stunning landscapes that the D2R2 offers.

So, This year we are introducing the Deerfield Paved Road Randonee (DPR2) with these folks in mind. Although shorter than some of the gravel routes, this will nonetheless be a 50+ miler that will challenge riders with close to 5000’ of climbing. Like other D2R2 routes this one will explore the scenic, lesser traveled byways of this region that in this case, will be suitable for skinny tires. Riders will experience steep climbs, swift descents, flat cruising past working farms along the Deerfield River, historic bridges, distant views...a bit of everything. Start time TBA

Mystery Ride - This years’ Mystery will use bits and pieces of other routes spliced together in a new and different way. A few stretches that will resemble trails more than roads are to be expected. There will be 6800 feet of climbing, more or less. More punishment will be possible for those who seek it by adding an optional new 10 mile after-lunch loop that will have two serious climbs...one long and steady and the other short but as steep as it gets. You’ll need to be flexible in your thinking and ready for anything as route details won’t be available until just before the ride. Start time TBA.

160K - A serious new 160k route is being planned for 2019 that will wind its way westward into terrain unexplored by previous D2R2 routes. The route will traverse 3 state forests using newly refurbished one lane gravel roads as well as seldom traveled rough stretches with puddles and rocks. To add to the fun, there will be some smooth cruising and some wicked steep climbs...just to give you something to talk about over beer and a great meal at the end. Stats will be similar to the old route with roughly 10,000 feet of climbing so this is not something for the faint of heart. Start time TBA.

PRE-RIDE PARTY - FRIDAY EVENING - New vendors. New food. New beer. Music and Bonfire. Watch for details.
2019-09-29Tour de Yonkers12, 25, 508:30 AMBeczak Environmental Center, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers,NYRona Shapiro
Join us on September 29th, 2019 for the 12th Annual Tour de Yonkers, a ride through one of NY's most beautiful cities. The Tour route follows the Hudson River north for several miles, passes some of the city's historic old carpet mills and parts of the newly re-developed downtown areas including the recently day-lighted Nepperhan River. The longer routes wind through east and northeast Yonkers, along the Bronx River Parkway, passing Sarah Lawrence College, other parks and includes sections of the Old Putnam rail line that connected NYC with Northern Westchester, now a Rail-Trail bike path. All routes begin and end at the Center for the Urban River, Beczak Environmental Center, 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers.

Registration - $40 until Sept 1, then $50
Day of event: $60
Registration opens at 7:30 am - rides begin 8:30 am
One rest stop with food and drinks on the 25, two rest stops on the 50 mile route.
?Food and drinks at the end for all.
2019-10-25
2019-10-27
Bicycle Club of Philadelphia's Fall Foliage Weekend in Hanover/Gettysburg15, 25, 35, 45, 55,12:00 PMHampton Inn, 309 Wilson Ave, Hanover, PA, 17331,Linda
All-Inclusive package tour in scenic, historic Hanover/Gettysburg, PA:
• 2 nights at the Hampton Inn & Holiday Inn Express of Hanover,
• Ride packets with a wide array of cue sheets & maps,
• Schedule of group rides with Leaders, for a wide range of speeds & distances (~15 to 75+ miles),
• Cycling around Gettysburg Battlefield, Hanover Horse Farm country, fruit & orchard countryside of Adams and York Counties, etc.
• Friday & Saturday dinners,
• Saturday & Sunday breakfasts,
• Cycling snacks and sandwiches to take along with you on rides,
• Post-ride therapeutic massages on Saturday afternoon,
• Parties, SAG, road markings, live music, & more, including
• “Wheely Good Smoothies” made on a “smoothie (blender) bike”.
• Plenty of sightseeing and local attractions for non-cyclist companions, also.
Details & registration are available on BCP's website at:
http://phillybikeclub.org, or, http://BCPweekends.org
• Everyone is warmly invited to join us, regardless of club affiliation.
For any questions, please contact Linda, at:
267-251-7862, or lindabcpevents@yahoo.com
2019-07-20Raid Lamoille25, 50+9:00 AMCraftsbury,VT
Welcome to Raid Lamoille, a premier gravel grinder event. Details can be found on the ride web site (raidlamoille.com) but we can tell you this – the long route will be around 50 miles , mostly gravel and will include a staggering amount of climbing. Yeah, it’s hard.

Not up for that? We do offer a sweet 25-mile option!

Mostly self-supported along the way, riders are treated to a lunch buffet and cold beer at the finish.

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO REGISTER FOR THIS RIDE

Raid – Our definition? A raid is a challenging route that includes a significant amount of packed-gravel riding and some major climbing segments. Some would call it a dirt road randonee, others a gravel grinder, we just call it a Raid. This is not a race. A properly prepared rider and bike of most any type can do this. Our guarantee – you will finish tired but feeling accomplished. It’s probably not for everybody, but you’re not everybody, right?

For more information about the ride visit raidlamoille.com
2019-06-2915th Anniversary David Ryan Memorial River Loop308:30 AMShopRite Plaza iat the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna. ,NYDave Kraus
5th Anniversary David Ryan Memorial River Loop – David Ryan, a scientist at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, was killed by a speeding driver on June 29, 2004. This ride will include the traditional River Loop starting at the far east end parking lot at ShopRite Plaza in Niskayuna. We will stay together as a group crossing the Mohawk until a stop at the David Ryan Memorial ghost bike on Riverview Road in Clifton Park at mile 8.5. After a short ceremony everybody finishes the River Loop at their own pace, or you can return on the same route we took to the ghost bike. There will be possible coffee afterward at Starbucks or lunch locally if enough are interested. This ride takes place rain or shine. 8:30 a.m. meet in lower plaza parking lot down the hill east from ShopRite, Wheels down at 9:00 a.m. after a safety talk. ShopRite Plaza is at the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna. Dave Kraus (518-852-9612 or dbkgrafik@gmail.com) Map/Cues available at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30192377

https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/calendar/rides/2019/06/29/15th-anniversary-david-ryan-memorial-river-loop

https://www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/sites/www.mohawkhudsoncyclingclub.org/files/2019-david-ryan-memorial-river-loop.pdf

ShopRite Plaza is at the corner of Balltown Road and Nott Street East in Niskayuna.
2019-09-21
2019-09-22
Friends of Kaen51, 728:00 AMHeritage Hotel, Southbury, CT,CT


This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.

This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.

This two day event begins Saturday, September 21st, at 8am and ends the following day, Sunday, September 22nd, at 2:00pm.

Join riders for an awesome bike ride through Connecticut’s countryside for Friends of Karen’s 15th Annual Journey of the Heart Bike Tour. The ride will raise funds to support hundreds of families throughout the New York Tri-State region struggling to care for their child diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening illness. On Saturday (basic route 51.2 miles, extended route, 74.4 miles), we ride from The Bicycle Tour Company’s Headquarters in Kent, CT on rolling country roads to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and Millerton. For lunch, we stop at Salisbury’s White Hart Inn; offering dishes highlighting seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby farms. After biking back to Kent, we drive to The Heritage Hotel for a dip in the pool (and hot tub), a massage at the Heritage Spa and a hearty dinner.

On Sunday (28.1 miles) we follow the route of Rochambeau’s 1781 French Army, and ride along the Housatonic River; through the New England countryside, cycling past miles of stone walls, farms and rolling fields. We return for a barbeque lunch at The Heritage Hotel before heading home after an inspiring weekend of riding! Accommodations for the bike tour are at the Heritage Hotel, 522 Heritage Road, Southbury, Connecticut.

Please click here to sign up to ride on the tour and/or to sponsor a rider(s) on the tour.

For more information about the ride and to sign up please click here

Questions? Please contact Gwen Salmo at Friends of Karen, 914-617-4051 or gwensalmo@friendsofkaren.org.



DateNameDistancesStartLocationContact
2019-07-29
2019-08-02
iCan Bike Camp8:30 AME.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center, Yonkers, NY,Plicanbikewestchesterny@gmail.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Would you like to help bring the joy of cycling to a child with a disability? iCan Bike is conducting one-week camp in Westchester to teach children with disabilities how to ride a bike. Under the guidance of iCan Bike’s professional instructors, volunteers help teach students learn to ride by, among other things, running alongside the student as they progress from training bikes to their own bike. It is a life-changing experience for the students and an inspiring experience for the volunteers. Here are the details:

Dates: Monday July 29 to Friday August 2, 8:30 am to 5 pm; each day has five 75-minute sessions
Location: E.J. Murray Memorial Skating Center, Yonkers, NY
Time commitment: You can volunteer for as many or as few sessions as your schedule permits.
Age: Volunteers must be at least 15 years old
Contact information: icanbikewestchesterny@gmail.com
For more information on iCan Bike visit: https://icanshine.org/


2019-09-0714th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations100, 50, 20, 10 mile8:30 AMMiddlebury,PlWhitney Coombs
WHAT: 14th annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations
WHEN: Saturday, September 7, 2019
WHERE: Middlebury, Vermont
DETAILS: Ride 100, 50, 20 or 10 miles, and/or play a round of golf at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College. Scenic, rolling terrain along Lake Champlain with stunning Adirondack and Green Mountain views. Fully supported with food and drink stops. Vermont's largest charity ride supports adaptive sports and ski racing safety. If you can’t make it to VT for the ride, you can sign up and ride virtually from anywhere! To register: https://kellybrushfoundation.org/
2019-08-03Tour de Slate100k; 36 and 27 mile12:00 PMMiddletown Springs,VTStan Achey
Come ride the beautiful hills and country lanes of Vermont and give to a good cause! TheTour de Slate offers you four wonderful routes, from a fully supported metric century to a family-friendly trail ride. All proceeds benefit Teen Challenge VT, which fights teen addiction, but there is no requirement to raise funds for this ride.

For those traveling from New York, there will be self-supported routes available for any days you’re there, and a listing of rider-friendly accommodations and eateries will be provided.

2019-09-28BIKE HSS25 miles or 62.5 mil8:00 AMHSS Westchester, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605,NYCharlotte Reardon
BIKE HSS is a one-day cycling MOVEment taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in and around Westchester County, New York, beginning and ending at HSS Westchester in White Plains.

Friends of Hospital for Special Surgery, physicians, staff, and members of the local community will ride and set the pace to improve mobility and musculoskeletal health for people worldwide.

BIKE HSS will raise critical funds for patient care, research, and education to enable people around the world to MOVE better.

You choose one of two beautifully and fully supported routes, 25 miles or 62.5 miles. Celebrate at the Finish Line Festival with food and beverages, recovery zone, entertainment and more.

How you MOVE is why we ride.
2019-09-29Climb the Gunks for MS Gran Fondo27, 43 & 618:30 AMBloomingburg,NYJames Witte
Climb the Gunks for Multiple Sclerosis, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was created with the sole purpose of assisting those who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis. Every member of our organization donates their time and energy to this cause. 100% of the net proceeds of our event will be given to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) (www.nationalmssociety.org).All cyclists participating are requested to fundraise for this event. Last year our event raised over $5,700 for the NMSS.

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, we will be holding our second annual cycling event called “Climb the Gunks for MS Gran Fondo”. This ride begins and ends in Bloomingburg, NY and takes place on the Shawangunk Mountain Range, commonly referred to as the "Gunks”.

This event does not receive any financial support from the NMSS and is entirely dependent upon our local sponsors.

Please see our website for further info.
2019-10-05Wall Street Rides FAR4-mile, 12-mile, 20-7:00 AMSaxon Woods Park, White Plains, NY,NYBlake
Benefits the Autism Science Foundation

Fun and scenic options for all ages!
62-, 30-, 20-mile cycling routes. For families, our new 12-mile route, a 4-mile ride, and a 5K trail walk, plus family finish festival activities!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Begins and ends at Saxon Woods County Park, 1800 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605. Free parking available on site.
Fully-supported, clearly marked route with abundant support vehicles and rest stops every 15 miles.
62-mile route: Check-in/breakfast at 6:30 am; “Opening bell” at 7:30 am.
30-mile route: Check-in/breakfast at 7:30 am; “Opening bell” at 8:30 am.
20-mile and family routes: Check-in/breakfast at 9:00 am; “Opening bell” at 10:00 am.

For more information, head over to wallstreetridesfar.org!
2019-09-21
2019-09-22
Friends of Karen's Journey of the Heart Bike Tour51.2, 74.48:08 AMKent,CT914-617-4051
First day, Saturday is 51.2 miles or 74 miles; second day is 28.1 miles. Fully supported charity ride. Fundraising minimum is $2,500.
DateNameDistancesStartLocationContact
2019-09-07Maine Lighthouse Ride40, 62 and 100 milesSouthern Maine Community College, South Portland,MENancy Borg
Our 15th annual Maine Lighthouse Ride in 2018 was the best ride ever. Just over 1200 riders biked one of popular loops along the coast of Maine. ETA volunteers staffed five rest stops and served fantastic pizza. Happy riders told us they'd be back next year to do it again.

This ride has become established as a major cycling event in Southern Maine, and the upcoming 2019 ride stands to be the best ever!

https://www.easterntrail.org/index.php/maine-lighthouse-ride/mlr-overview

Bicycling options and start times:
Century (100-mile) 7:00 am (See all 9 lighthouses)
2013 Maine Lighthouse Ride shot62-mile (metric century) 7:30 am (8 lighthouses visible)
40-mile 8:00 am (8 lighthouses visible)

Included in the ride
- Views of the spectacular Maine coastline and up to 9 lighthouses!
- Fully supported rides and rest stops
- Food and conversation

The Maine Lighthouse Ride benefits the Eastern Trail Alliance, an organization dedicated to building a 65-mile greenway from Kittery to South Portland, Maine.
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