Cycling the Mid-Atlantic states

Maryland

East Coast Greenway news, July 2016 - Read more at the ECG site Maine: Brewer Riverwalk Reconnects Penobscot River Cities across the country are revitalizing their waterfronts, uncovering and transforming former industrialized landscapes into lush green corridors. This trend is inspiring residents and visitors to reconnect with their urban waterways. Maine offers a handful of examples including Portland’s Eastern Promenade, the Bangor Waterfront, and…
Anacostia Trails Anacostia Tributary trails, Maryland - Maryland’s Anacostia Tributary Trail System connects several trails managed by the National Park Service: the Anacostia River Trail the Northwest Branch Trail the Northeast Branch Trail the Indian Creek Trail the Paint Branch Trail the Lake Artemesia Trail the Sligo Creek Trail
Maryland trails Maryland trails - Trailink.com Anacostia River Trail Length: 2.6 miles Asphalt Anacostia Tributary Trail System Length: 29.9 miles Asphalt Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Length: 13 miles Asphalt Ben Cardin C&D Canal Recreational Trail Length: 1.8 miles Asphalt Bethesda Trolley Trail Length: 4 miles Asphalt Black Hill Trail State: MD Length: 4.3 miles Asphalt, Dirt BWI Trail Length: 12.5…
Chesapeake Challenge Chesapeake Challenge, Easton MD: June 17-18, 2017 - The MS Chesapeake Challenge starts at the Talbot County Community Center north of Easton, Maryland. The century ride for the two-day event is shown below. Taking either of the of the loops from the Community Center, as shown in the map, provides a shorter option. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print…
York PA bicycle ride Northern Central Railroad and York County Heritage trail loop - The Northern Central Railroad (NCR), Terry Brown Rail Trail and the York County Heritage (YCH) combine to create a 41 mile mixed terrain ride. Despite its proximity to Baltimore, the trail follows nearly all rural terrain, with much of it along side Gunpowder Falls River). on fine crushed gravel. This map shows the route out and…
WMRT - C&O bicycle ride Western Maryland Rail Trail-C&O loop - The paved Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) is located in the Maryland neck between Hancock and Fort Frederick,  and runs parallel to the C&O Towpath, by which you can make a pleasant 45 mile off-road loop on mixed terrain. The eastern parking area is located only a few hundred feet south of I-70 exit 12. If this lot is full,…
50 rides in southern Maryland - PDF cue sheets provided by the Oxon Hill Bicycle Club calvert-high charles county-cobb island charles county-potomac charles-potomac-60 charlotte hall 68 leonardtown cosca 63 Benedict Metric davidsonville  2 galesville 42 gwynn park 44 merkle meander Indian Head 30 Ironsides Indian Head 67 Nanjemoy laurel springs 45 gilbert run lothian hills mattaponi 24 merkle mattaponi 26 jugbay…
Three Notch trail Bicycle and Hiking Trails in Maryland - Maryland trails posted at the TrailLink site: Allegheny Highlands Trail Anacostia River Trail ; Anacostia Tributary Trail System ; BWI Trail Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park Calvert Cliffs State Park trails Capital Crescent Trail Catonsville Short Line Rail Road Trail Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park College Park Trolley Line Trail Downs Park Trail…
Maryland cycling map Cycling in Maryland - Maryland State Bicycle Map Bicycle Map Page 1 Bicycle Map Page 2 State of Maryland cycling map for the Eastern Shore Bicycle and Hiking Trails in Maryland (not all are cycling trails) Allegheny Highlands Anacostia River Trail Anacostia Tributary Trail BWI Trail Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Calvert Cliffs State Park trails Capital Crescent Trail Catonsville…
GAP and C&O Canal trail Great Appalachian Passage and C&O Canal tour - The GAP and C&O Trail 330 miles of trail from Pittsburgh to Washington DC The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland , creating a 334.5-mile motorized vehicle-free stone dust/ packed stone cycling trail between Pittsburgh PAand Washington, DC. The GAP trail follows abandoned rail beds and thus…
Capitol Crescent Trail Capitol Crescent Trail - The Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) is a shared use off-road trail from Georgetown in the District of Columbia to Silver Spring, Maryland, built upon the abandoned railbed of the 11 mile Georgetown Branch of the B&O Railroad. The trail is paved from Georgetown to Bethesda, where it becomes packed crushed stone trail to Lyttonsville. Four…
Indian Head Rail Trail Indian Head Rail Trail - The National Park Service transferred a 13 mile abandoned railroad corridor to Charles County in Maryland’s western shore area, making possible the creation of the Indian Head Rail Trail. The paved trail will provide a pathway between the center of the county to the Potomac River. Parking is at MD Village Green Park at the western…
GAP and C&O Trail Tour - The GAP and C&O Trail 330 miles of trail from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland , creating a 334.5-mile motorized vehicle-free stone dust/ packed stone cycling trail between Pittsburgh PAand Washington, DC. The GAP trail follows abandoned rail beds and thus has…
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Huntington Hunger Ride Bike Ride to end hunger in Calvert County Maryland - The Ride to End Hunger in Calvert County Maryland explores the western shore of Chesapeake Bay. Route options range from 16 to 62 miles. End Hunger In Calvert County is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 2012 routes are shown below. Start location: Chesapeake Church (map) 6201 Solomons Island Rd., Huntingtown, MD 2063. 63 mile route  49…
Rocky Creek Trail Rock Creek Trail - Maryland’s 14 mile section of the Rock Creek Trail is a multi-use path through southern Montgomery County MD between Rockville and Bethesda/Silver Spring. The northern trail head is at Lake Needwood Regional Park and heads southeast to the DC line where the trail continues on-road following Beach Drive (closed to cars on weekends). The southern…
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail bicycle ride Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail - The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a network of locally-managed trails between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. Through five geographic regions, the varied Trail segments are a means to explore the origins and continuing evolution of the Nation. To date,830 miles of existing and planned trails have been recognized…
Potomac Pedalers Potomac Pedalers Cycling Club - Potomac Pedalers is a non-profit  organization for bicycling enthusiasts in the Washington, DC region, and is also one of the largest bike clubs in the nation. Potomac Pedalers offers over 1,000 group rides each year, comprehensively covering the variable terrain of our nation’s capital and the surrounding countryside of Maryland and Virginia. Ride distances are…
GAP Great Appalachian Passage cue sheet Great Allegheny Passage - The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland, creating a 334.5-mile traffic-free route between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.The trail has a packed crushed limestone surface on abandoned rail beds, with an average grade of less than 1%. Near the Big Savage Tunnel, the trail crosses the Eastern Continental…
GAP and C&O Trail bicycle ride C&O Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage - The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is 184 miles long, starting on the north bank of the Potomac River from Washington, DC and ending in Cumberland, MD. Much of the canal has been drained and reforested but the towpath along the canal remains popular for hiking and cycling. The towpath surface is hard-packed dirt for much…

Pennsylvania

Westland branch of the Montour trail The Montour and Panhandle Trails - The 46 mile crushed-stone Montour Trail (shown in red) follows the old Montour Railroad, which was built between 1877 and 1914 to link Pittsburgh with the region’s coal mines. The Airport Connector branch (shown in green) provides access to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Westland branch (shown in green) runs alongside an active railroad to…
Pennsylvania trails Pennsylvania trails - Trailink.com 202 Parkway Trail 8.4 miles Asphalt 58th Street Greenway 1.4 miles Asphalt Allegheny NF- Brush Hollow XC Ski Trail 7.7 miles Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Gravel Allegheny National Forest – Deerlick XC Ski Trail 9 miles Ballast, Dirt, Grass, Gravel Allegheny National Forest – Heart’s Content XC Ski Trail State: PA Length: 8.3 miles Dirt,…
Central Bucks Bicycle Club bicycle rides Central Bucks Bicycle Club - These routes provided by the Central Bucks Bicycle Club in Bucks County, PA richboro river somewhere1 tatamy hills whitehall wycombe challenge wycombe connection wycombe delightful wycombe wanderer wycombe- black eddy wycombe- carversville wycombe- fairview wycombe- jersey loop wycombe- nj allentown- game preserve Breinigsville- echo hill buckingham happy buckingham happy metric buckingham- doylestown buckingham- fairview buckingham- holicong…
York PA bicycle ride Northern Central Railroad and York County Heritage trail loop - The Northern Central Railroad (NCR), Terry Brown Rail Trail and the York County Heritage (YCH) combine to create a 41 mile mixed terrain ride. Despite its proximity to Baltimore, the trail follows nearly all rural terrain, with much of it along side Gunpowder Falls River). on fine crushed gravel. This map shows the route out and…
Dirty bicycle ride Pittsburgh Race up Pittsburgh’s steepest hill - The Dirty Dozen bike race is held annually in Pittsburgh on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and features thirteen of the city’s steepest hills. This is Canton Avenue, possibly the steepest street in the world. Any rider who fails to maintain forward progress must descend to the bottom of the hill and ride up again.
Pennsylvania Bicycle routes - This information is provided by BikePA.com, a privately funded website dedicated to grassroots promotion of bicycling in Pennsylvania.Developed by Away Media LLC the site has been in operation since 2001. The purpose of BikePA.com is to support the existing Pennsylvania cycling community through interactive means. Route A The route stretches 199 miles from Erie, PA…
GAP and C&O Canal trail Great Appalachian Passage and C&O Canal tour - The GAP and C&O Trail 330 miles of trail from Pittsburgh to Washington DC The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland , creating a 334.5-mile motorized vehicle-free stone dust/ packed stone cycling trail between Pittsburgh PAand Washington, DC. The GAP trail follows abandoned rail beds and thus…
GAP and C&O Trail Tour - The GAP and C&O Trail 330 miles of trail from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland , creating a 334.5-mile motorized vehicle-free stone dust/ packed stone cycling trail between Pittsburgh PAand Washington, DC. The GAP trail follows abandoned rail beds and thus has…
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Suburban Cyclists Rides from Horsham, PA - The following rides start from Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road in Horsham, PA and are provided by Suburban Cyclists Unlimited. Distance Terrain Destination 15 miles Mostly flat Fairways Golf Course, Cedar Hill 15 miles Mostly flat Horsham and Upper Dublin 15 miles Some hills Bucks County 15 miles Hilly Hills in Horsham and Lower Gwynedd…
GAP Great Appalachian Passage cue sheet Great Allegheny Passage - The 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland, Maryland, creating a 334.5-mile traffic-free route between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.The trail has a packed crushed limestone surface on abandoned rail beds, with an average grade of less than 1%. Near the Big Savage Tunnel, the trail crosses the Eastern Continental…
GAP and C&O Trail bicycle ride C&O Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage - The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is 184 miles long, starting on the north bank of the Potomac River from Washington, DC and ending in Cumberland, MD. Much of the canal has been drained and reforested but the towpath along the canal remains popular for hiking and cycling. The towpath surface is hard-packed dirt for much…
Three rivers trail Pittsburgh Three Rivers Heritage Trail Pittsburgh - The Three Rivers Heritage Trail runs 21 miles along the rivers of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.  The Trail consists of five separate trails along both sides of the Allegheny, Monongahela  and Ohio Rivers.  There are  nine sections: North Shore Trail, 8 mile salong the northern shore of the Allegheny River  from Brunot Island to Millvale. Southside…
Lake Nockamixon Century - The Lake Nockamixon Century begins at The Moravian Tile Works, East Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA and travels north to Lake Nockamixon.  The tour offers 25, 50, 75, or 100 mile route options in Bucks County Pennsylvania over rolling terrain with a few hills. This ride once won the League of American Bicylists “Best Century” award.…
Pine Creek Rail Trail - The Pine Creek Rail Trail is one of the “10 great places to take a bike tour” according to USA Today. The hard-pack gravel trail utilizes a former railway bed with a 2% grade over its entire 57 mile length. The southern terminus is Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania where it heads north to Ansonia through Tioga State…

Delaware

Jamestown Classic: October 9, 2017 - The Jamestown Classic offers one of the most scenic race venues with a course that circuits the island with stretches of bucolic forest and farmland to vistas of the East and West Passages of Narragansett Bay, the Newport Bridge and historic lighthouse at Beavertail. What a way to celebrate Columbus Day Route at RideWithGPS View…
Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport: September 2, 2017 - Bike to the Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating a community of cyclists, autism advocates, fitness junkies, and beach lovers to make an impact in New England and cycle for the 1 in 68 diagnosed with autism.The Boston to Newport ride was added in 2012, starting from Joe Moakley Park in south Boston. 2016 route Route at…
Miles for Megan, Tiverton, RI - The annual Miles for Megan ride starts at Tiverton Recreational Facility 3480 Main Rd. Tiverton RI. All proceeds benefit the Megan L. Cordeiro Memorial Foundation. Cyclists can choose from 12.5 miles, 25 miles or  a Metric Century along the coast of the beautiful Sakonnet River and Atlantic Ocean. Go to http://www.milesformegan.com/ Miles for Megan Metric Century Route at…
Rhody bicycle ride Rhode Island Ride ‘Round Rhody, Kingston RI: July 16, 2017 - Ride ‘Round Rhody (RRR) is hosted by LIFEcycle Inc. Starting in South Kingston, RI,the options are 25, 50, and 75 miles. 75 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Rhode Island Trails map Rhode Island trails - Trailink.com Ten Mile River Greenway 3 miles Asphalt Arkwright Riverwalk 0.8 miles Dirt, Woodchips Blackstone River Greenway (RI) 11.8 miles Asphalt Burrillville Bike Path 1.2 miles Asphalt East Bay Bike Path 14 miles Asphalt Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway 6 miles Asphalt Phenix-Harris Riverwalk 0.3 miles Dirt Stillwater Scenic Walkway 1 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt…
Northeast Mountain Bike Association NEMBA NEMBA mountain bike rides - The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)  a recreational trails advocacy organization with 27 chapters throughout New England and about 5,000 members NEMBA Rides by State Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont NEMBA alphabetical list of rides Abrams Rock Adams Farm Ames Nowell State Park Bare Cove / Great Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm…
Newport Bike map Newport bicycle map - This map of suitable cycling routes in Newport, Rhode Island was designed by Chris Witt, and is provided by the Newport Visitors Bureau.
Narragansett Bay Wheelmen NBW bicycle rides Narragansett Bay Wheelmen rides - These vintage cue sheets for Rhode Island, neighboring Massachusetts and Connecticut are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW). NBW101 touisset NBW102 swansea dighton NBW103 taunton norton NBW104 taunton 2 rocks NBW105 tiverton 50 NBW106 animal farm NBW107 uxbridge grafton NBW108 narragansett pt NBW109 walpole dover NBW110 warwick NBW113 westerly NBW114 nkingstown exeter NBW115 wickford kingston NBW116 woonsocket NBW117…
NSC Quiet Roads North of Boston NSC Quiet Roads North of Boston, Reading -  Start: REI, Salem St in Reading.  map to start Directions: Route 128 to Exit 40; go around rotary to Route 129 (Salem St.) West. REI parking lot is third left. Please park away from the shops. The Reading commuter rail station is 1.3 miles away. Description:  Mostly flat to rolling, shady roads. All rides go through…
South Kingston bicycle ride South Kingston to Watch Hill - Bicycle Magazine lists this Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride as the best in Rhode Island. The easy 64-mile route from S. Kingston RI follows rural roads to the Watch Hill Coast Guard Station with views of Block Island Sound from three beaches. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1580650  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Newport RI bicycle ride Newport RI Circuit Tour - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Ride  explores the coastline around Newport Rhode Island. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Washington Secondary Trail Washington Secondary Bike Path - The Washington Secondary Bike Path in Rhode Island combines the 5 mile Cranston Bike Path, and 5 mile Warwick Greenways, running along a former rail right of way through heavily populated areas. The shaded trail has good views of the Pawtuxet River Start: Tongue Pond, Cranston RI and ending in Moosup CT as the Coventry…
Lincoln MA bicycle ride NBW Lincoln-Burrillville Ride - A rural Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride in the northwest corner of Rhode Island, crossing briefly into Massachusetts.   Start: Lincoln Mall Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Swansea bicycle ride Swansea MA cycling loop - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW) loop around Swansea MA crosses briefly into Rhode Island. Start: Swansea II Shopping Center Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
East Bay RI Trail East Bay Bike Path, Rhode Island - The East Bay Bike path is 14.5 miles, 10 foot wide following an abandoned railroad line along Narragansett Bay’s coves and marshes, over bridges, and through State Parks in Rhode Island. This Bike Path’s southern tip will connect to the Blackstone Bikeway when it is completed. North Access Location: Bold Point Park South Access Location:…
Bike ride around Rhode Island “Round Rhody” Wakefield RI: July 16, 2017 - Ride ‘Round Rhody (RRR) is hosted by LIFEcycle Inc. Previous years have started at Camp JORI in Wakefield, RI, offering a 25, 50, and 75 mile route to reach a wide array of cyclists.  Ride ‘Round Rhody is not a race, but rather a fundraising ride. The funds raised by the riders are used to support…
Glocester bicycle ride Glocester Killingly Pond Ride - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride begins at the Foster-Glocester Regional High School in Rhode Island, goes west to Killingly Pond State Park on the CT state line. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Westport MA bicycle ride Westport MA ride - This is a Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride. , 13/25/44/50 miles, Start: Westport High School, Old County Rd, Westport, MA (map to start) Description: One of NBW’s most scenic rides, on country lanes wandering around Massachusetts’ southwestern coastline, past salt marshes, farms and meadows, and yes – glorious Horseneck Beach (lovely out of beach season but…
Providence Metric bicycle ride Providence RI bicycle ride - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheeelmen Providence Bike Shop Ride.   Metric version Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Narragansett-Groton bicycle ride Narragansett-Groton 2-day loop - Ride the Rhode for Multiple Sclerosis . Start: Narragansett Pier/ High School. The two day 150 mile ride is a loop that starts at Narragansett Bay and heads east the first day, the follows a different route back from New London the second day. Day 1 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print…
Mattapoisett - Carver bicycle ride Mattapoisett ride - Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride #52  Mattapoisett Start:  Commuter parking lot, right off Rt. 1-195 (Exit 19A)    Description:  “This is a very flat ride through the cranberry growing region of southeastern Mass. The cranberry bogs have a reddish hue during the October and November harvest season and are sometimes flooded if they are to be harvested…
Burrillville RI bicycle ride Burrillville RI Bridge Ride - The NBW Burrillville Bridge Ride Start:  Burrillville RI High School  (map to start) Description:  Explore the NW corner of RI and the Massachusetts, very scenic and winding through  the mills and woodlands of Harrisville into Mass. The  longer rides venture north  to the back roads of Sutton, and the 50 mile ride goes further north …
Coventry half century bicycle ride Coventry Half Century - Coventry Half Century, a NBW ride   Start:  Coventry Plaza, Coventry RI (approximate location) Description:  Country roads from Rhode Island into western Connecticut Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Greenville RI bicycle ride Greenville RI for Pete’s Sake Ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN # 97 RIDE FOR PETE’S SAKE  Start:  : Apple Valley Mall, RT 44, Greenville, RI       (map to start) Description:   “This ride travels though old mill towns. Food stops at Slatersville Plaza (multiple stops at the 17 Mile mark) and East Wallum Lake Road (37 mile mark). The Park at the…
Scituate Reservoir bicycle ride Scituate Reservoir Ride, south from North Scitutate RI - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #84 SCITUATE RESERVOIR RIDE, SOUTH Distances:  10,  23 , or 37 mile rides Start:  North Scituate Town Commons, Rt 116 (Map to Start) Description:  An old favorite NBW ride around Rhode island’s largest (man-made) lake, with an extension into Foster. Somewhat hilly and challenging, the route meanders through many old villages (Scituate…
Richmond RI to Charlestown bicycle ride Richmond RI Hope Valley Ride -  NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN HOPE VALLEY-EASTERN RIDE Start: : Victory Cycles, Rt 138, Richmond RI (Exit 3B off Rt. 95) Description:  “This is a rolling-to-hilly ride through beautiful rural areas of southwest RI along quiet, winding back roads. Shannock is a picturesque old mill town, with some quaint old homes and the remains of its once-proud…
Warwick Casters ride - This is the annual Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Casters Halloween ride Start: Casters Bike Shop, 3480 Post Road, Warwick RI  (Map to Start) Description: Wind through wooded landscapes, past the Quonset Base and through Goddard State Park. Of historical interest in East Greenwich, note the Kent County Courthouse (1750) and the Varnum Armory Museum. The climb…
Greenville Tri-State half century - This is the 52 mile version of  Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s  Tri-State Century Start: Apple Valley Mall, Greenville, RI (map to start) Description:   Challenging ride in undeveloped countryside touching on Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.    Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Woods River Junction bicycle ride Wood River Junction Rhode Island Ride - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride in the southwest corner of Rhode Island spends a few miles in Connecticut north of Pawcatuck and briefly touches on the shoreline. Start: Chariho High School,  Wood River Junction Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Cumberland RI to Norfolk MA ride Cumberland RI Diamond Hill North - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN DIAMOND HILL RIDE # 129 Start:  Diamond Hill State Park,  114, CUMBERLAND, RI; (Map to Start) Description: (This is the medium length version). “Head north from the park along the route, you  will pass farms and cottages of this suburban area south of metropolitan Boston and north of the Attleboros. Just past…
Kingston ride Kingston Narragansett Indian Ride - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen  “Indian Ride“, 15/26 miles, Start: URI Kingston RI.  Start: Field House parking lot, Keaney Rd., University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.  (map to start) Description:   Visit the site of the Great Swamp Fight and the Royal Indian Burial Grounds, and ride by the Narragansett Indian Church. Route at…
Tiverton RI Half Century - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN TIVERTON FIFTY Start: Tiverton Middle School, Quintal Dr, Tiverton   (map to start) Description:  “A favorite club ride. Ride past salt ponds and Sakonnet Vineyards (for great water view, do the optional loop to Sakonnet Point). Little Compton is a traditional New England village, with its white church. In the burial ground lies…
NBW Rhode Island – CT Fall Foliage Tour - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW ) ride #74 Fall Foliage Tour from North Scituate RI west into the northeastern corner of Connecticut. Start: Ponagansett High School Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Border Run: Rhode Island from Ashland MA - This is a Charles River Wheelmen ride Start: 53 Bay Colony Drive, Ashland, MA (map to start) Description: Loops from Ashland to the Rhode Island “border”. Gently rolling hills, causeways, the Diamond Hill Reservoir in RI, quiet wooded roads. 21 mile cue,  39 mile cue,  72 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue…
Ocean State tour de Cure bicycle ride Ocean State Tour de Cure, June 4, 2017 - The 62 mile Ocean State Tour de Cure for Diabetes begins in Richmond, Rhode Island and includes several miles along the coast as well as some rolling hills in the wooded area northwest of Narragansett. 2016 routes Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course

District of Columbia

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…
Garmin Edge cycling computers - Garmin Edge 810 GPS Bike Computer-(Certified Refurbished) Connected features: live-tracking, instant upload and ride sharing capabilities, social network sharing, plus weather updates Comprehensive performance monitoring: Displays market leading, comprehensive ride data (incl. speed, distance, time, heart rate1, cadence2, elevation, power3, location Touchscreen and simple user interface: a 2.6″ rugged and customizable color touchscreen. Quickly find…
Jingle Ride! Arlington to Boston - On Sunday, December 11th, 2016 join the 20th Annual Ciclismo Classico Jingle Ride.  This leisurely and festive singing bike parade goes from Arlington to Boston and back.  The 22-mile bicycle ride rolls through Harvard Square, the Esplanade, Boston Common, and Newbury Street – we stop and sing carols at local landmarks, and just parade along showing some creative…
Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride, November 19 - Willowdale Mountain Bike Ride Willowdale State Forest, Topsfield/Ipswich MA Date: 19 Nov 2016 9:00 AM EST Join the Essex County Trail Association for a 2 hour intermediate mountain bike ride around Willowdale State Forest on Saturday, November 19th from 9-11am.  We will make a few brief stops along the way to highlight some of the…
Massachusetts Formidable Ride - The Formidable Challenge is the toughest road ride in Massachusetts. The 2016 Formidable offers three routes, a 160-mile pavé ride, a century version, and a mixed-terrain ride Formidable Version. The Pavé 160 Mile and Pavé 100 Mile rides start at the Ride Studio Cafe, Lexington, MA. The 120 mile mixed terrain Terra Dirt Ride starts in West Brookfield, MA. Follow the Formidable on Facebook 160 mile Pave’ Ride…
Soldier ride 2016, Lexington MA - Soldier Ride is a unique four-day cycling opportunity for wounded service members and veterans to use cycling and the bonds of service to overcome physical, mental, or emotional wounds. View the Boston Soldier Ride. START/FINISH LOCATION: Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print…
Hingham Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger - Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger, Hingham, MA, Sat Oct 22, 2016. Enjoy a scenic ride through Hingham and Cohasset past the Atlantic coast winding around Cohasset Harbor Start and finish at the Snug Pubm 116 North Street Hingham. 100% of the proceeds go directly to the Hingham Food Pantry. Route at RideWithGPS View and print…
Jamestown Classic: October 9, 2017 - The Jamestown Classic offers one of the most scenic race venues with a course that circuits the island with stretches of bucolic forest and farmland to vistas of the East and West Passages of Narragansett Bay, the Newport Bridge and historic lighthouse at Beavertail. What a way to celebrate Columbus Day Route at RideWithGPS View…
ALA Cape Cod Autumn Escape Trek, September 21, 2017 - The American Lung Association Autumn Escape Bike Trek is a three day tour of Cape Cod after the summer season has passed, and is supported by more than 100 volunteers both at the start and finish lines and along the route at rest stops and intersections. Day 1 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View…
Riding the Erie Canal Towpath - Originally posted on Remnantology:
The Erie Canal Towpath is the land’s second longest continuous bicycle path—or rather, it would be if it were considered to be a single trail, which it sort of is anyway. The path links Buffalo in the west to Albany in the east and comprises a network of dedicated paths, local…
Ride to Thrive, Harvard MA: Septemer 17, 2017 - The Healing Garden in Harvard, MA was founded in 2001, with a mission to provide therapeutic services and educational programs in a healing environment to women experiencing breast cancer. The Healing Garden expanded its mission and since 2012 has been serving all people facing cancer, regardless of gender, cancer diagnosis or financial limitations. Cclients are referred by…
Where’s Chester? - A North Shore Cyclists ride from Amesbury MA to Chester NH on mostly wooded roads past farms and through quaint historic towns. The short route goes to Newton and Plaistow, but not Chester. Start:  Amesbury Elementary School DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” LONG ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” SHORT ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET 27 mile route Route at…
Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century - Join The Charles River Wheelmen for 100, 62 and 50 miles at their annual Fall Century. All rides go through Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable. The century route travels on back roads to Lunenberg then north along the Souhegan River to Wilton NH and back through Brookline NH. Start Littleton, MA 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View…
Bike Maine, September 9-16, 2017 - BikeMaine is a fully-supported, seven day cycling tour held in mid-September, the prime time to cycle in New England. The days are still warm, the nights are comfortably cool, and a hint of fall color is just beginning to appear on the trees. Cyclists pedal an average of 55 miles per day along moderately challenging…
Closer to Free, New Haven CT: September 9, 2017 - Closer to Free is a fundraising ride  for Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven Century Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Metric Century Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
NE Parkinsons Ride, Old Orchard Beach, ME: September 09, 2017 - The New England Parkinson’s Ride begins and ends in Old Orchard Beach, Maine with  four loop sfrom  The Ball Park, home of the  SURGE Baseball Team. 100 mile loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 mile loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View…
Climate Ride NE, Bar Harbor to Boston - Bar Harbor to Boston, SEPTEMBER 8 – 12, 2016 This 5-day, 390-mile Northeast Climate Ride route takes advantage of the best cycling in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. You’ll ride along the North Atlantic’s scenic coastline by day and spend evenings with an amazing community of people. Upon registration, you will have an opportunity to choose…
Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century, September 23, 2017 - 44th annual Seacoast Century Weekend on scenic New England coast with two days of great rides (100, 65, 50 and 25 mile routes). Location: Hampton Beach State Park’s South Pavilion in Hampton, NH. Link: http://www.granitestatewheelmen.org/ Beneficiary: Ride benefits bicycle safety and education in New Hampshire. Description: Travel through beachfront towns, historic Portsmouth, enjoy scenic ocean and…
Tour de Greenbelt, September 16, 2017 - The 2016 Tour de Greenbelt started at the Essex County Greenbelt’s Cox Reservation and Headquarters, 82 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929. Greenbelt, Essex County’s Land Trust, works with local landowners and communities to conserve the region’s farmland, wildlife habitat, and scenic landscapes. Cue sheets 25-MILE Cue Sheet 50-MILE Cue Sheet GPX files 25-Mile GPX File 50-Mile…
Tour of the Catskills - The annual Tour of the Catskills Start: Church St., Tannersville, NY. 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 55 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 80 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue…
Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport: September 2, 2017 - Bike to the Beach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating a community of cyclists, autism advocates, fitness junkies, and beach lovers to make an impact in New England and cycle for the 1 in 68 diagnosed with autism.The Boston to Newport ride was added in 2012, starting from Joe Moakley Park in south Boston. 2016 route Route at…
Steeple Chase, Mansfield CT: August 19, 2017 - The annual Steeple Chase Bike Tour is a fundraiser for three area non-profit organizations: Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, Perception Programs and the Windham Region No Freeze Project. The Bike Tour features 100, 62, 50, 35 and 20-mile routes through scenic Northeastern Connecticut’s Quiet Corner, as well as a 5-mile walk. The rides start at the ECSU Athletic…
South Berkshire tour from Great Barrington, MA - This weekend tour of the popular Berkshires in western Massachusetts takes you into neighboring Connecticut and New York State. All routes begin from the Windflower Inn near the Great Barrington / South Egremont town line.  Daily Ride options are 30-45 miles, with a nice mixture of a few flat roads, rolling hills and some long steady…
Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford ME: August 12-13, 2017 - On the two-day Great Maine Getaway ride for the National MS Society, cyclists hug Maine’s southern coastline. Start: University of New England Biddeford campus. 2016 Great Maine Getaway routes Saturday Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 25 miles (map) 50 miles (map) 75 miles (map) 100 miles (map)…
Champion the Cure Centuy, Penobscot River, August 19, 2017 - The Champion the Cure century ride follows the Penobscot River north from Brewster, Maine to Lincoln, then reverses course on highways with wide shoulders. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Boston Hub on Wheels, Sep. 18, 2016 - This year, riders will have the option of selecting either the 10-mile family-friendly route or the more challenging all-new 40-mile course. Visit the Hub on Wheels signup page. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Mount Washington Hill Climb, August 19, 2017 - The Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hill Climb is known as the toughest hill climb in the world at 7.6 miles in length, with an average grade of 12%, extended sections of 18% and amazing 22% for the last 50 yards.   Route at RideWithGPS View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Darn Tough Ride, Stowe VT - The Darn Tough Ride is held in Stowe, Vermont annually on Labor Day weekend. The Century ride includes Mt. Mansfield and Smugglers’ Notch with their demanding terrain. The Darn Tough Ride is organised annually by PS: Creative Events, LLC and benefits a local, or area non-profit organisation. The 2015 recipient is Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports, a non-profit organization…
Hoosic River Ride, Aug. 12, 2017 - The Hoosic River Ride is a one-day event that benefits the education, research and advocacy programs of the non-profit Hoosic River Watershed Association.   Start locations For 2016, the rides begin at the Hoosac School on Pine Valley Road (Route 103) in Hoosick  NY. Previous year rides (shown below) started at the Southern Vermont College Rec Center in…
Miles for Megan, Tiverton, RI - The annual Miles for Megan ride starts at Tiverton Recreational Facility 3480 Main Rd. Tiverton RI. All proceeds benefit the Megan L. Cordeiro Memorial Foundation. Cyclists can choose from 12.5 miles, 25 miles or  a Metric Century along the coast of the beautiful Sakonnet River and Atlantic Ocean. Go to http://www.milesformegan.com/ Miles for Megan Metric Century Route at…
Tour de Teddi, Hammondsport, NY - Saturday September 17, 2016. 5th Annual Tour de Teddi, benefitting Camp Good Days and Special Times, Branchport, NY with a ride around Keuka Lake. Camp Goodtimes is a nonprofit organization allowing local children touched by autism to have a typical summer experience along with their peers Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map…
Vermont Challenge: August 17–20, 2017 - The Vermont Challenge offers four days of riding through the picturesque countryside of Vermont. The 2016 version benefiting the following organizations: Okemo – Windsor County, VT – Black River Good Neighbors Stratton – Windham County, VT – Jamaica/Wardsboro Community Food Pantry Killington – Rutland County, VT – BROC Community Action & Rutland Methodist Church ‘Feed the…
Western New England Greenway - The Western New England Greenway is part of U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE 7 that connects New York to Montreal. The corridor largely follows near U.S. ROUTE 7 through the very western portions of CT, MA AND VT. It links with the EAST COAST GREENWAY at the Merritt Parkway near Norwalk, CT. at the Southern terminus, and with QUEBEC’S ROUTE VERTE at…
Three Notch Century, Lincoln NH - The Three Notch Century takes participants on a challenging and scenic ride through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Cyclists begin at The Kanc Lodge in Lincoln, NH and ride through Franconia Notch, Crawford Notch and the Kancamagus Highway.  The three day ride begins at the Kancamagus Lodge.  The one day century begins at the North Conway Grand Hotel.…
CHAD Ride (Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth, NH) - Debuting in 2015 with a very limited group, the CHAD Half Century ride is a picturesque 50 mile course through the Upper Connecticut River Valley in near peak foliage season. Participating cyclists have a $500 fundraising minimum. The ride starts from the Norris Cotton Cancer Center entrance at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center campus (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH Download cue sheet…
East Coast Greenway news, July 2016 - Read more at the ECG site Maine: Brewer Riverwalk Reconnects Penobscot River Cities across the country are revitalizing their waterfronts, uncovering and transforming former industrialized landscapes into lush green corridors. This trend is inspiring residents and visitors to reconnect with their urban waterways. Maine offers a handful of examples including Portland’s Eastern Promenade, the Bangor Waterfront, and…
Hazon ride, Falls Village, CT - The Hazon Ride & Retreat is a fully-supported ride, fundraiser, and community experience for people of all cycling levels and ages. Spanning Labor Day Weekend and based at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. HAZON RIDE – DAY 1 2014 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course

Virginia

Onancock 75 mile bicycle ride Onancock Shore Ride - This ride starts at the Onancock VA High School and offers three distance options. Onancock 55 Onancock 75 Onancock 18
Richmond Area Bicycle Association RABA rides - The following rides are provided by the Richmond Area Bicycle Association, organized by start locations: Cold Harbor Battleground new kent vineyards 36 Old Church Run 30 Piping tree ferry Quinton 29 South Quaker Tunstall 35 cold harbor 30 Frog level-Aylett – 46 Dorey Park DoreyPark-30 dorey park zig zag Hanover Courthouse Dublin Millpond Flat Rock…
Charlottesville bicycle ride Charlottesville VA rides - These PDF cue sheets and maps are provided by the Charlottesville Bicycle Club. James Valley Loop 2 Keene Esmont Madison Greene Madison Orange Mad Pepper Mt. Solon Verona Nortonsville Earlysville Orange – Gordonsville Orange Gordonsville map Rockfish Valley Schuyler Schuyler Bungletown Scottsville Short Loop Somerset Barboursville South River Stanardsville Stanardsville Loop Stanardsville Skyland Tour de Fluvanna…
Williamsburg Area Cyclists Williamsburg, Virginia bicycle rides - The Colonial Parkway is a 23-mile scenic three-lane highway which starts at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center parking lot, heads west following the York River to Williamsburg, turns south to follow the James River, and ends up in Historic Jamestown. Composed of a cobble aggregate pavement, the highway simulates an early Colonial Virginia roadway and…
Cycling the Mid-Atlantic states - Maryland Pennsylvania Delaware District of Columbia Virginia
Purcellville bicycle ride Washington and Old Dominion Trail - The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail follows a rail line that was abandoned in in 1968. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority purchase of right-if-way purchases in 1982. A 45 miles 9′ wide paved asphalt bike path and 32 miles of crushed stone and dirt running/equestrian paths make up the 100 ft. linear park…
Virginia Creeper Trail Virginia Creeper Trail - The Virginia Creeper Trail is a stone dust path that runs 35 miles from Abingdon Virginia to the North Carolina state line near Whitetop Virginia, following the course of the former Abingdon Coal and Iron Railroad. It was named after the steam engine that once climbed the rails into the Iron Mountains. The U.S. Forest…
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail bicycle ride Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail - The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a network of locally-managed trails between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. Through five geographic regions, the varied Trail segments are a means to explore the origins and continuing evolution of the Nation. To date,830 miles of existing and planned trails have been recognized…
Potomac Pedalers Potomac Pedalers Cycling Club - Potomac Pedalers is a non-profit  organization for bicycling enthusiasts in the Washington, DC region, and is also one of the largest bike clubs in the nation. Potomac Pedalers offers over 1,000 group rides each year, comprehensively covering the variable terrain of our nation’s capital and the surrounding countryside of Maryland and Virginia. Ride distances are…

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