Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

This 34-mile road bike ride begins at the Hammatt St. parking lot in Ipswich, MA and follows Rt. 1A along the coast to Newbury and Newburyport. The return is along quiet wooded roads west of Rt. 1, then taking newly-reconstructed Linebrook Road back to Ipswich. There is a short extra loop on Pine Swamp Road … Continue reading Ipswich-Newburyport 34 mile loop

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 … Continue reading A Hole in the Wind, A Climage Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the US

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 … Continue reading Ride for Angels, North Andover MA: September 10, 2017

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 … Continue reading Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA, Oct, 22, 2017

Contoocook Carry Triathlon, Hopkinton, NH, September 19, 2017

Contoocook Carry Triathelon

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 … Continue reading Impact Ride, Attleboro MA: Oct. 1, 2017

Cycling tour of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula

Gaspe bicycle tour

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 … Continue reading Cycling tour of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula

Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 5th – 11th, 2017

Cycle Massachusetts

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 … Continue reading Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour – August 5th – 11th, 2017

Four Notches and a Pass (4NaaP), New Hampshire

Four Notches and a Pass

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 … Continue reading Four Notches and a Pass (4NaaP), New Hampshire

The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017

The Annual LAST GASP!  Ride 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 Last … Continue reading The Last Gasp, Sandwich to Provincetown MA: September 17, 2017

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 … Continue reading RIDE For Our Vets, Stamford CT: Saturday, June 17th, 2017

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 … Continue reading Will Bike 4 Food: Hatfield MA, Sunday, September 24, 2017

Gears for Good, Avon CT: June 24-25, 2017

Gers for Good 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 … Continue reading Gears for Good, Avon CT: June 24-25, 2017

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, … Continue reading Nantucket bike rides

William Raveis Ride & Walk, Norwalk, CT., Oct. 1, 2017

William Raveis Ride

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.comContinue reading CycleAbility Challenge, June 2-4, 2017