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GPX files for Garmin Edge GPS-Enabled Cycling Computers and other devices can be downloaded from many of the ride pages on this site. The Garmin Edge comes with a built-in basemap and is compatible with Garmin microSD™ cards packed with either street or topo maps. Select a destination and the Edge provides turn-by-turn navigation prompts on screen, guiding you along routes you or other cyclists record on sites, like RideWithGPS, which this site uses.

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A Hole in the Wind, A Climage Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the US - Author Talk & Book Signing, Saturday, Sept. 30, 3pm, EBSCO Hall, 5 Peatfield St., Ipswich MA. An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System…
Ride for Angels, North Andover MA: September 10, 2017 - Ride For Angels takes you through Northeast MA and Southern NH portions of New England to raise funds and awareness of Angel Flight NE’s mission. All of the donations given on behalf of these “Road Angels” will benefit Angel Flight NE.Angel Flight Northeast is a non-profit organization that provides free flights in private aircraft by volunteer…
Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017 - Falmouth Housing Corporation honors Peter Kirwin and Bob Murray, two champions of homelessness prevention and access to affordable housing in Falmouth. The Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride route follows the Falmouth Marathon route for about 29 miles, beginning at the Surf Drive Beach House. The shorter route will begin one half hour after and progress from…
Contoocook Carry Triathelon Contoocook Carry Triathlon, Hopkinton, NH, September 19, 2017 - Sept. 9th – The 17th Contoocook Carry Triathlon – all proceeds to fuel assistance. The race is held in Hopkinton, NH and starts with a 2mi run, a 5mi paddle (with portage) and a 14mi bike ride. The race website is: http://www.contoocookcarry.org. The sponsoring organization is: http://www.cccommunityfund.org/
Impact Ride, Attleboro MA: Oct. 1, 2017 - Join some of the best cycling  in southeastern New England with the IMPACT Ride. Proceeds go to the fight against breast cancer. Location: Attleboro MA Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Site: http://komennewengland.org/impact-ride/ Beneficiary: Susan G. Komen New England – http://komennewengland.org/ 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course…
Gaspe bicycle tour Cycling tour of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula - Tour Overview In the summer of 2017 my wife Deb and I toured 340 miles of Quebec’s  Gaspé Peninsula with our friend Michael and his wife Ruth, who drove and carried our gear. Over the course of 6 days of riding we had almost 10,000 ft. of elevation gain.  We rode from west to East…
Cycle Massachusetts Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 5th – 11th, 2017 - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2017 August 5th – 11th, 2017: Registration deadline is July 15th Are you dreaming of an affordable summer adventure?  It’s not too late to sign up for Cycle Massachusetts, the Friendliest Ride in the East!  It’s during the first full week of August (the 5th through 11th), and you can ride anywhere from 2 to…
Four Notches and a Pass Four Notches and a Pass (4NaaP), New Hampshire - The 4NaaP route is one of the most popular loops in the White Mountains, cresting Kinsman, Franconia, Crawford and Bear Notches, finishing up with Kancamagus Pass, all on roads with wide shoulders. This 94 mile ride has approximately 8000 ft of climbing with 6 major climbs ranging from 700 to 1600 ft of ascent, and…
The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017 -  The 26th Annual LAST GASP!  Rde from Sandwich to Provincetown in support of several Cape Cod Charities! Cape Cod Charitable Funraisers’ premier event is entering its 26th year full steam ahead and is ready to take on the next quarter of a century! 100% of your donations go  to the charity of your choice. The…
RIDE For Our Vets, Stamford CT: Saturday, June 17th, 2017 - The RIDE For Our Vets benefits the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (www.ctveteranslegal.org) Date: Saturday, June 17th, 2017 Location: Point72 headquarters, Stamford, CT 25-mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50-mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX…
Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield MA, Sunday, September 24, 2017 - Will Bike 4 Food: Sunday, September 24, 2017 WB4F is a non-competitive ride through the beautiful Pioneer Valley to raise funds for The Food Bank of Western MA. Now in it’s 7th year, the ride has four routes to choose from: 10, 25, 50, or 100 miles. The event begins and ends at the Lions…
Gers for Good 2017 Gears for Good, Avon CT: June 24-25, 2017 - The Hemophilia Federation of America joins the Connecticut Hemophilia Society to bring the Annual Gears for Good charity bicycle ride to Avon, Connecticut, June 24-25, 2017. As with all Gears for Good rides, 100 percent of money raised by riders and individual donors goes toward HFA’s Helping Hands program, which provides emergency assistance to patients…
Nantucket bike rides - Deb and I celebrated her late April birthday with a trip to Nantucket, taking advantage of great early season rates at the Hotel at 21 Broad St. The ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket took about an hour, and surprisingly, we were the only people with bikes. We were fortunate to have 30 miles of paved paths to ourselves,…
William Raveis Ride William Raveis Ride & Walk, Norwalk, CT., Oct. 1, 2017 - Site:.raveisridewalk.com Location: Norwalk, CT Date: Oct. 1, 2017 5 mile walk, 12, 25 and 50 mile rides Beneficiary: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
CycleAbility Challenge, June 2-4, 2017 - The CycleAbility Challenge provides options of 30, 60 and 100 miles.  The event has raised over $5.8 million for Special Olymics New York since its inception in 1990. The tax-deductible pledges support Special Olympics New York-Hudson Valley Region. Dates: June 2,3 and 4, 2017 Start: Apple Tree Inn, 10 Richmond Mountain Rd., Lenox MA http://www.cycleabilitybiketour.com…
Monarch School of New England Charity Bike Ride and Walk, Saturday October 7, 2017 - Join the 4th annual Monarch School of New England Charity Bike Ride and Walk, to benefit our new regional high school and vocational center! The Monarch School of New England is a private, non-profit specialized day school serving students from New Hampshire and Southern Maine with significant developmental, medical, intellectual and behavioral disabilities. Fall is…
Death Ride Tour Fall Blaze, October 6 – 9, 2017 - War on ALS The Death Ride Tour/ Fall Blaze expands the popular Colorado Death Ride tour series to New England. The three-day tour rolls through western Massachusetts and southern Vermont October 6 – 9, 2017 (Columbus Day weekend). Profits support the Blazeman Foundation for ALS  and the ALS Association and their research to combat amyotrophic laterals sclerosis…