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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…
Ipsiwch 13 mile hill ride Nine climbs in Ipswich, 13 miles - This is a short ride I do in Ipswich for maximum elevation gain in a short distance, and relatively safe roads. 13 Mile ride Distance: 13.1 miles Total elevation gain: 835 ft. Maximum grade: 9% (Oakhurst) Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Leg Dir Type Notes Total…
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…
Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 13 – 18, 2017 - Discover Historic Deerfield and the beautiful Connecticut River Valley from the seat of your bicycle this summer! Historic Deerfield presents a week full of handlebar-view adventures traveling the scenic byways and quiet back roads to some of the valley’s vibrant and charming communities. In addition to great cycling, this tour is rich with opportunities to…
River Valley Ice Cream Ride River Valley Ice Cream Ride, July 29, 2017 - Ice Cream Ride:  http://www.icecreamride.com Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017 Start location: Turners Falls, MA Charities: MassBike Pioneer Valley, Turners Falls Riverculture and Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) Description: The River Valley Ice Cream Ride blends the best of summertime fun – bikes, gorgeous roads and ice cream. And, it supports organizations working to strengthen our…
Great Big FANY Ride, July 23-29, 2017 - The 17th Annual Great Big FANY Ride, pedaling 500 miles Across New York, July 23-29, 2017. Site: http://www.FANYride.com Start: Niagra Falls, NY Collaborated with: New York Bicycling Coalition, a not-for-profit bicycling advocacy group.http://www.nybc.net/.
Cycle for Shelter Haverhill bicycle ride Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA: July 23, 2017 - The 29th Annual Cycle for Shelter to benefit Emmaus will be held at Northern Essex Community College.   Cyclists can ride a 20-mile, 40-mile, 62-mile or 100-mile scenic route that will take them through Haverhill, MA, up to the seacoast of New Hampshire, and south through the North Shore of Massachusetts.  Upon returning to the college, riders can…
Ride 100/200 - Ride Route 100/200–200 Miles in One Day,  Saturday, June 24th, 2017 This is a one day bicycle ride that stretches from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts state line. Route 100 is widely recognized as one of Vermont’s most scenic highways and the ride is routed to minimize automobile traffic. With nicely spaced town greens for breaks,…
ZTrek Century ZTrek Century, Somerset NJ, July 29, 2017 - The ZTrek 2017 Charity Bike Ride and Century benefits The Po River Medical Clinic. The Po River Clinic is operated entirely through donated funds. Funds are obtained from family, friends, private supporters, and corporate giving. We are also looking to further the clinic’s sustainability through grants and strategic partnerships. Steve and Jen Butwill oversee the Clinic and…
Tour de Franklin, Somerset NJ: April 30, 2017 - The Franklin Food Bank’s Annual Tour De Franklin Charity Bike Ride The Tour de Franklin Charity Bike Ride consists of seven different rides throughout the day, including the 62-mile, 40-mile, 25-mile, 10-mile, 1-to-5-mile walk or ride, and a 5-mile and 10-mile ride along Somerset’s scenic canal. Breakfast, lunch and break stops are provided, and all…
CT Bike For HOPE: May 28, 2017 - 4th Annual CT Bike For HOPE Date:  5/28/2017 Location: Light House Point Park, New Haven CT Site: http://www.ctbikeforhope.org Beneficiary: MovingWithHOPE, Inc. Cue sheets 10 Mile Cue Sheet 25 Mile Cue Sheet 50 Miler Cue Sheet RideWithGPS 50 MILER: 48.4 mi  2,249 ft elevation 10 MILER: 10.4 mi  341 ft elevation
White Mountains to the Sea - White Mountains to the Sea, August 20-25, 2017 This tour combines two days of riding in the White Mountains – with some serious climbing but also grand vistas, two days of easier riding in southwest Maine, and a free day in the great and lively city of Portland – with three day-ride options for those who…
Seven Lakes Ride, Stafford Springs CT - The annual Seven Lakes Ride is a fund-raising event to benefit the patients of Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute (ECCI) in Manchester, CT. The ride occurs in June of each year. 62 Mile Route 45 Mile Route 25 Mile Route 20 Mile Route Visit us on Facebook
Rock to Rock Earth Day ride, New Haven CT: April 22, 2017 - Rock to Rock riders raise support for more than 20 local groups — all doing high-impact work to create a healthier, greener community. Rock to Rock begins at Common Ground (358 Springside Avenue -directions), at the base of West Rock Park, and finishes at College Woods at East Rock Park. Along the way, we stop…
Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour: August 5-11, 2017 - Cycle Massachusetts is dedicated to Celebrating Cycling in Massachusetts. We organize, participate and support many other rides in Massachusetts and we are active in promoting bicycle tourism so that others will see what a great place our state is for cycling. The Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour supports MassBike and better biking for Massachusetts. Bike Travel…
Rose Mountain Rumble, Lyndeborough NH: August 26, 2017 - Cycling Dirt Roads to Benefit Conservation Gravel. Dirt. Gravel Grinder. Call it what you want. One thing is for certain: The Rose Mountain Rumble is one heck of a ride! We’ve unlocked all the best kept secrets of Southern New Hampshire’s vast network of well maintained dirt roads and selected courses to give novice riders…
Braveheart Ride: July 15, 2017, Harvard MA - Come and join the Bravehearts on a bike ride and family day in scenic Harvard, MA while supporting a great cause. This event provides enjoyment for riders of all ages and abilities with your choice of a 50-mile, 25-mile, and 2-mile children’s route. Proceeds to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and Camp Sunshine. 5th Annual…
Hatfield Bike Tour, June 10th 2017 - Name: Hatfield Bike Tour Date: Saturday June 10th 20, 2017 Sponsor:  Hatfield Lions Club http://www.hatfieldbiketour.com Location:  Hatfield, MA Beneficiary: Hatfield Lions Club https://www.facebook.com/HatfieldLionsClub/ Proceeds committed to Eye Research 50 Mile Ride https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17610686 Other mileages to be added
Autumn Escape Bike Trek, Plymouth MA: September 22, 2017 - Date: 09/22/2017 through 09/24/2017 Location: Plymouth, MA Link:  http://action.lung.org/site/TR?fr_id=13912&pg=entry Beneficiary:  American Lung Association http://www.lung.org
Long Trail Century Ride, Bridgewater Corners VT: June 24, 2017 - Date: June 24, 2017 Location: Bridgewater Corners, VT Link: http://www.longtrailcenturyride.com/ Beneficiary: Vermont Adaptive  https://www.vermontadaptive.org/ The Long Trail Century Ride to benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports returns again with an all-day event including cycling on 100-, 60-, 20- mile and a family-friendly 5K routes in the morning and a family-friendly festival and party in the afternoon…