Cycling in Northern New England

New Hampshire

CHAD Hero, Hanover NH: October 14, 2018 - The CHaD HERO is a fundraising and athletic event benefiting CHaD, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Starting in 2006 as just a…
Monarch School Grand Fundo, Saturday September 8, 2018 - Saturday September 8, 2018 – Monarch School of New England Gran Fundo & Walk,  Rochester, NH This year’s ride features:…
Mount Washington Century map Mount Washington Century, July 28, 2018 - The Mt. Washington Century ride is known as New England’s Most Challenging Century. Cyclists embark from the Tin Mountain Nature Learning…
Contoocook Carry Triathelon Contoocook Carry Triathlon, Hopkinton, NH, September 8, 2018 - The Contoocook Carry Triathlon – all proceeds to fuel assistance. The race is held in Hopkinton, NH and starts with…
Three Notch Century, North Conway NH: September 8, 2018 - The Three Notch Century takes participants on a challenging and scenic ride through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Cyclists begin at…
The Prouty bicycle ride Prouty Century, Hanover NH: July 13 – 14, 2018 - The Prouty bicycle ride supports the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Start:  Starting from Hanover, NH (map to start) The…
Hollis-Brookline Rotary Ride and Walk, May 12, 2018 - Hollis-Brookline Rotary Ride and Walk, sponsored by the Hollis-Brookline Rotary Club: Date: Saturday May 12, 2018 Location: Hollis NH Please join us…
Cycle the Seacoast, Portsmouth NH: May 6, 2018 - Join the American Lung Association for the 9th annual Cycle the Seacoast on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Cycle the Seacoast…
Seacoast Escape bicycle ride Seacoast Escape, Stratham NH: August 25, 2018 - Bike MS Seacoast Escape Location: Stratham Hill Park, Stratham, NH Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and…
Krempels bicycle ride Krempels King of the Road Challenge, October 20, 2018 - The King Challenge is a fundraising event for Krempels Center, a Portsmouth NH based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the…
Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century, September 22-23, 2018 - The annual Seacoast Century Weekend on scenic New England coast with two days of great rides (100, 65, 50 and…
Mount Washington Hill Climb, August 18, 2018 - The Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hill Climb is known as the toughest hill climb in the world at 7.6…
Rye NH Alzheimer's ride Ride to End Alzheimer’s, Rye NH: June 9, 2018 - The Ride to End Alzheimer’s, formerly known as the Memory Ride, raises funds for Alzheimer’s research. 2016 routes: 34 mile…
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…
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…
Rose Mountain Rumble, Lyndeborough NH: August 25, 2018 - Cycling Dirt Roads to Benefit Conservation Gravel. Dirt. Gravel Grinder. Call it what you want. One thing is for certain:…
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…
Granite State Grind bicycle ride Granite State Grind and Roll - All proceeds from the Granite State Grind and Roll benefit Honduras Hope. Ammonoosuc Run,  45.5 miles; 2,780 feet elevation gain Route…
Noth Hampton Granite State bicycle ride Granite State Quest, Stratham NH - This 50 mile fundraiser for Mass General Hospital starts and ends in Stratham, NH. 50 mile loop Route at RideWithGPS…
Lexington MA metric century Massachusetts-New Hampshire 200K - This route is provided by New England Randonneurs, starting from Lexington, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet…
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…
New Hampshire bicycle trails Bicycle trails in New Hampshire - Trailink.com Ammonoosuc Rail Trail 19 miles Ballast, Dirt, Gravel, Sand Appel Way Trail 1.3 miles Asphalt Ashuelot Rail-Trail 21.2 miles…
Northampton Quabbin Reservoir bicycle ride Northampton MA to Rockland ME - This requested tour was designed to start in Northampton Massachusetts and ended in Rockland Maine. Other persons using these routes will…
Exeter Great Bay bicycle ride Exeter to Great Bay - What to expect: The rides go through the scenic farm country of southern New Hampshire. The terrain is rolling hills…
Petersborough bicycle ride Petersborough hill ride - This 46 mile road bike ride is on quiet back roads in the Monadnock region. with 4500 ft.of vertical rise…
Newburyport to Exeter - Newburyport to Exeter This is a Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) ride Start: Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport, MA 01950…
Lincoln Franconia bicycle ride Lincoln-Franconia Notch ride - Most of the roads on this ride are excellent. Route 302 had some traffic but the other roads have very little.…
Moosa bicycle ride The MOOSA tour, Maine, New Hampshire and Quebec - The MOOSA tour, “Maine’s Original Outstanding Superadventure” was  a Maine-NH-Quebec cycling tour offered in 2009 and 2011. Click on the…
Cycling Trails in New Hampshire -   Cycling Trails in New Hampshire Musquash, Londonderry, 750 acres Nashua Heritage Rail Trail 1.3 Miles Northwood Meadows State Park…
Lincoln-Franconia Notch Sugar Hill Ride Sugar Hill, Franconia Notch ride - Most of the roads on this ride are excellent. Route 302 had some traffic but the other roads have very little.…
coastal bicycle ride from Newburyport, MA NSC Let’s Go Coastal from Newburyport, MA - Start: Cushing Park, Newburyport map to start Directions: From Route 95, take Exit 57 for Route 113 East. Go for 2 miles and…
Coastal NH bicycle ride NSC New Hampshire Coast from Hampton, NH - Start: Town of Hampton, NH municipal parking lot. Hampton is on Rt. 1, about 10 miles north of Newburyport. (This…
New Hampshire DOT bike routes Recommended New Hampshire cycling routes - Suggested  on-road bicycle routes from the NHDOT: Great North Woods Region  (green) White Mountain Region (orange) Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region (yellow…
New Hampshire State Parks bicycle trails New Hampshire state parks bicycle trails - Bear Brook State Park,  Allenstown NH,  map to park .   10,000 acre park with varied terrain. Bear Brook Trails…
Vermont – New Hampshire – Eastern Townships 4 Day Cycling Tour - This tour averages approximately 90 miles per day, starting from Newport Vermont. The ride heads east on the first day…
Cycling in Northern New England - New Hampshire Maine Vermont
Amesbury MA Pawtuckaway bicycle ride Amesbury Pawtuckaway Getaway - This is a ride that heads northwest from Amesbury MA on rural roads through some of New Hampshire’s smaller communities.…
Northern Rail trail bicycle ride New Hampshire’s Northern Rail Trail - The Northern Rail Trail follows a section of Boston & Maine’s abandoned railway heading southeast from Lebanon, New Hampshire that…
Peterborough Bicycle Ride AMC Peterborough NH Hill Ride - This 46 mile road bike ride is on quiet back roads in the Monadnock region. with 4500 ft.of vertical rise…
Trans New Hampshire bicycle ride Trans-New Hampshire bicycle ride: June 22-24, 2018 - The annual TRANS-NH BIKE RIDE benefits The Muscular Dystrophy Association. The ride provides quality support and accommodations for participants. All the funds raised will…
Goffstown Rail Trail Goffstown Rail Trail - The 5.5 mile Goffstown Rail Trail follows the former Boston & Maine railroad right of way from the Piscataquog River…
Monadnock Cycling Club Keene, NH bicycle rides - Rides starting in Keene, NH.  Most are listed by the Monadnock Cycling Club: Route 12A out-and-back A relatively flat ride…
Rockingham rail trail Manchester: Rockingham Recreational Trail - The unpaved 26-mile Rockingham Recreational Trail follows the former Portsmouth Branch of the Boston and Maine Railroad. The NH DOT converted…
Hampton Ocean and Bay - This is the 67 mile version of a ride starting from Hampton NH to Portsmouth NH and back. It includes…
Nashua River Rail Trail - The Nashua River Rail Trail follows the former Hollis branch of the Boston and Maine Corp. railroad for 11 miles…
NSC Rockingham Ride Rockingham County Ride - This is a North Shore Cyclists Ride Start: Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St., Haverhill, MA map to start Directions:…
Ammonoosuc Trail Ammonoosuc Rail Trail - The Ammonoosuc Rail Trail is a 19 mile gravel and dust path following the Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire. The…

Maine

Loon Echo Trek Loon Echo Trek, Bridgton ME: September 15, 2018 - The Loon Echo Bike Trek offers 25, 50, 80 or 100 miles, with scenic rural roads, starting and ending in…
Kittery Cycle for Life Seacoast Safari, Kittery-Biddenford ME: July 14, 2018 - CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 30 miles, 65 miles or a Century. View the…
Trek across Maine bicycle ride Trek Across Maine: June 15 – 17, 2018 - Join the American Lung Association for the 34th annual Trek Across Maine on Father’s Day Weekend – June 15 –…
Champion the Cure Centuy, Penobscot River, August 18, 2018 - The Champion the Cure century ride follows the Penobscot River north from Brewer Maine to Lincoln, then reverses course on…
Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford ME: August 11-12, 2018 - 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…
Camden Maine Lobster ride Lobster ride, Camden ME: July 22, 2018 - The  Maine Lobster Ride originates at the Camden Snow Bowl in Camden, ME. 2016 routes 15 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print…
Bike Maine, September 8-15, 2018 - BikeMaine is a fully-supported, seven day cycling tour held in mid-September, the prime time to cycle in New England. The…
NE Parkinsons Ride, Old Orchard Beach, ME: September 08, 2018 - The New England Parkinson’s Ride begins and ends in Old Orchard Beach, Maine with  four loop sfrom  The Ball Park, home of…
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…
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…
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…
Maine bicycle trails Bicycle trails in Maine - Trailink.com Aroostook Valley Trail 28 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt Auburn Riverwalk 1.2 miles Asphalt Bangor and Aroostook Trail 61 miles…
Northampton Quabbin Reservoir bicycle ride Northampton MA to Rockland ME - This requested tour was designed to start in Northampton Massachusetts and ended in Rockland Maine. Other persons using these routes will…
Penobscot Peninsula and Mount Desert Island cycling tour Penobscot four day tour - Day 1: Camden to Stonington. Ride inland around Camden Hills State Park, with some coastal sections on Rt. 1. Reaching Orland and…
Moosa bicycle ride The MOOSA tour, Maine, New Hampshire and Quebec - The MOOSA tour, “Maine’s Original Outstanding Superadventure” was  a Maine-NH-Quebec cycling tour offered in 2009 and 2011. Click on the…
The ECG in Maine The East Coast Greenway in Maine - The East Coast Greenway extends over 2,600 miles from Key West, Florida to Calais, Maine. The Maine section of the…
Cycling Acadia: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula - Some of our favorite bicycle rides are in Acadia, which is a national park on Mount Desert Island, a beautiful…
Coastal Maine cycling tour Coastal Maine Cycling Tour: Camden to Acadia and back - Coastal Maine Cycling Tour Day 1: Camden to Stonington Ride inland around Camden Hills State Park, with some coastal sections…
Cycling in Northern New England - New Hampshire Maine Vermont
Mount Desert Island bicycle ride Mount Desert Island Century ride - Bike the nicest roads on Mount Desert Island, including the Park Loop, a climb up Cadillac Mountain, and a tour…
Eastern Trail Maine bicycle ride Portsmouth to Portland via Maine’s Eastern Trail - This is a mix of on-road and off-road routes from Portsmouth NH to Portland ME along Maine’s Eastern Trail. Signs…
Maine bike Rally Maine Bike Rally - The Maine Bike Rally is a three day combined effort of local enthusiasts, the Casco Bay Bicycle Club, Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle…
St, John River Valley bicycle ride Bicycle Tour of the St. John River Valley - The Grand Tour of the St. John River Valley starts in Fort Kent Maine, taking you to Grand Isle and around…
Kittery Lighthouse-Portland bicycle ride Maine lighthouse Ride, Kittery - Alliance Maine Lighthouse Ride This ride has become established as a major cycling event in Southern Maine, and benefits the…
Lewiston Dempsey Challenge Dempsey Challenge, Lewiston ME: September 29-30, 2018 - The Dempsey Challenge is an annual international fundraising cycling / run or walk based in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine benefitting The Patrick…
Portsmouth - Ogunquit ride Portsmouth-Ogunquit ride - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride Start: Portsmouth Park and Ride – 15 miles North of 495 and…
Kennebec trail, Augusta Maine Kennebec River Rail Trail - The 6.5 mile Kennebec River Trail is a paved path that follows the Kennebec River in Maine. The map below…
Rockland Maine Lobster bike ride Lobter and Roll Ride from Rockland ME - The Maine Lobster Ride and Roll supports the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s work to improve bicycling in Maine. Start from…

Vermont

Bike for the Lake, North Hero VT Bike for the Lake, North Hero Vt., June 16, 2018 - Funds raised will support our work on projects to ensure that we can continue to celebrate the beauty of Lake Champlain! Routes of 30, 60, 80, and 100 miles through the Champlain Islands and along the New York shore. Register online before June 10th or day of on June 16th.
Tour de Slate, Middletown Springs, VT: Aug. 4, 2018 - The first annual ‘Tour de Slate’ fund raising bike ride will take place on Aug 4, 2018 Riders will be supporting the addiction ending efforts of Teen Challenge,VT. The rides will start and finish in Middletown Springs, VT and be followed by delicious Chicken Curry served on the green in Middletown Springs.
Vergennes bicycle ride Champ’s Challenge, Vergennes VT: July 15, 2018 -     The Champ’s Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis  is hosted by the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, and offers a 43-mile…
The Point to Point, August 11, 2018 - HELP FIGHT HUNGER The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, is a cycling and running event that was created in…
Charity Treks, Burlington VT, August 7, 2018 - Charity Treks returns to the Northeast Kingdom after 3 years in the Charlottesville VA / Washington DC area. Our event starts…
Vermont 50, September 30, 2018 - The Vermont 50 is an annual race held during the last weekend of September at beautiful Mount Ascutney located in West…
Richard Tom Foundation bike ride Richard’s Ride, Richmond VT: May 19, 2018 - The Richard Tom Foundation was created to honor Richard Tom who lost his life while cycling near his home in…
Kelly Brush Century ride: September 8, 2018 - The annual Kelly Brush Century Ride in Middlebury Vt. This scenic bicycle ride through the Champlain Valley has evolved from…
Burlington Green Mountain Getaway: August 4, 2018 - The Bike MS Green Mountain Getaway in the past has included two days of riding, but offers a one-day ride for 2016. 2016…
Hoosic River Ride, August, 2018 - The Hoosic River Ride is a one-day event that benefits the education, research and advocacy programs of the non-profit Hoosic…
Ride 100/200, June 23, 2018 - Ride Route 100/200–200 Miles in One Day, This is a one day bicycle ride that stretches from the Canadian border to the…
Long Trail Century Ride, Bridgewater Corners VT: JUNE 23, 2018 - 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…
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…
Vermont Challenge: August 16–19, 2018 - The Vermont Challenge offers four days of riding through the picturesque countryside of Vermont. The 2016 version benefiting the following organizations:…
Lake Champlain Adirondacks bicycle tour CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks - The CHAD tour combines some of the finest rides in the Lake Champlain basin with challenging climbs in the Adirondacks. The tour begins in…
Montpelier to Canada border bicycle ride Northeast Kingdom Randonneur 300K - Description from New England Randonneurs: The NEK 300k is a challenging ride through the Northeast Kingdom  of Vermont. The route travels…
Tour de Heifer Brattleboro Tour de Heifer, Brattleboro VT: Sunday, June 3, 2018 - The Tour de Heifer’s 60 and 30 mile challenge routes follow dirt roads with minimal pavement.  Both entail significant elevation change…
Vermont Gran Fondo 2016 Vermont Gran Fondo: Jun 30, 2018 - The Vermont Gran Fondo is a non-competitive ride through Vermont’s Green Mountains. The 2016 Gran Fondo started at 1321 Exchange Street,…
Vermont Gran Fondo Middlebury Vermont Gran Fondo (2014 route) - The Vermont Gran Fondo is a non-competitive ride through Vermont’s Green Mountains. (Note: The 2016 Gran Fondo starts at 1321 Exchange…
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…
Brattleboro Century bicycle ride Going the Distance Century, Brattleboro VT - Going the Distance Bike Ride Fundraiser for the Brattleboro Boys and Girls Club, Vermont. Date: Saturday June 25th, 2016 Choose…
Green Mountain Bicycle Club - The Green Mountain Bicycle Club is the oldest bicycling club in Vermont and promotes recreational cycling, races, and bicycle commuting throughout…
Cross Vermont Trail The Cross-Vermont Trail - The Cross Vermont Trail is a project to build a multi-use, four season path across the width of Vermont; following…
Sharp Increase in Vermont Bicycle Fatalities - The total number of people dying in traffic accidents in Vermont has decreased significantly over the past few years, but for…
Lyndonville bicycle ride Lyndonville Glacial Lakes - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association: “Don’t leave the Kingdom without visiting two…
Cross-Vermont trail Cross-Vermont Trail - The Cross Vermont Trail is a 75-mile trail-in-development to span the state of Vermont from South Burlington to Wells River.…
The Lake Champlain Bikeway - The Champlain Bikeway circles around the entire Lake and along the Richelieu River in Quebec on mostly paved rural roads. Connecting…
Vermont – New Hampshire – Eastern Townships 4 Day Cycling Tour - This tour averages approximately 90 miles per day, starting from Newport Vermont. The ride heads east on the first day…
Cycling in Northern New England - New Hampshire Maine Vermont
Monkton bicycle ride Monkton climb to Jerusalem - Following a long climb, Jerusalem VT is at mile 14.6 on this ride at the intersection of Harlow Drive and Russell…
Greenbush VT bicycle ride Burlington-Greenbush Loop - Head south from the parking lot at Deerfield Road and Spear Street in Burlington VT through open farm fields and small…
St. Albans VT bicycle ride St. Albans Northern Vermont Tour - This ride begins at the Bay Park in St. Albans VT and goes north through Swanton and the Missisquoi National…
Richmond VT and Smugglers Notch bicycle ride Richmond VT Smugglers Notch - This 65-mile scenic ride starts at the Park & Ride in Richmond VT and is easiest if ridden clockwise. The…
Onion River Century bicycle ride Montpelier Onion River Century - The Onion River Century Ride in Northeast Kingdom Vermont offers three rides through maples forests and New England towns including…
Lyndonville to East Burke bicycle ride Lyndonville Maples ride - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “The views and vistas along Darling Hill Road…
Beebe Plain Newport bicycle ride Beebe Spur, Up and back - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “An out-and-back ride along Vermont’s most scenic…
Westfield Troy North Troy bicycle ride Westfield Back Roads and Big Falls - This ride is from  Cycling the Kingdom  by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association.  “A combination of lightly traveled paved and…
Chimney Point VT bicycle ride Chimney Point – Ticonderoga ride - This ride explores both sides of  Lake Champlain, first heading south from Chimney Point State Park in Vermont, then crossing…
Derby-Orleans-Greensboro cycling loop - This ride starts in Derby VT near the Quebec line and Newport on Lake Memphremagog. It passes through the beautiful…
Windsor CT bicycle ride Windsor County Cruising - Green Mountain Bicycle Club‘s Upper Valley Ride: Windsor County Cruising. Starts from Royalton VT. with a climb up Howe Hill…
Burlinvton VT to Plattsburgh NY bike ride A couple of rides from Burlington, VT - Burlington is a popular and very progressive small city in the northwest corner of Vermont. For a place that is…
Putney short bicycle ride Four bicycle rides near Putney Vermont -   Tour of the Valleys  A 60 mile  loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map…
Middlebury to Burlington ride Middlebury-Burlington VT loop - This ride starts on Main St. in downtown Middlebury Vermont and heads north to Burlington along the edge of the…
Missisquoi Trail bicycle ride Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail , Franklin County - The Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail in northwest Vermont is a 26-mile all-season Rails-to-Trails recreation path which largely parallels Route 105 and…
Hungry Lion bicycle ride Whitingham Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour - The Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour is part of the Whitingham Fall Foliage Festival, sponsored by Deerfield Valley Velo, the Town…
Island Pond VT bicycle ride Moose ride from Island Pond - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association: “Mostly Moose And trees. Not much else,…
Mad River Warren VT bicycle ride Mad King’s Challenge and Mad River Century - The Mad King Challenge is a century + 11 mile bicycle ride on the semi-annual Charles River Wheelmen’s Velo Vermont…
Williamstown to Bennington bicycle ride Williamstown – Bennington cycling loop - One of my favorite rides from Williamstown MA heads north across the state line to Bennington Vermont. A good starting…
Northern Lakes VT bicycle ride Northern Vermont Lakes Bicycle Ride - This bicycle ride is part of the Tour de Kingdom from Newport, VT. and goes past Lake Seymour, Island Pond,…
Craftsbury bicycle ride Craftsbury 11 mile loop - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “A perfect introduction to cycling in the…

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