Category: pioneer valley

Great River Ride

Starting from Westfield near the Mass Turnpike in western Massachusetts, the Great River Ride is “one of the best century rides in the USA” according to Bicycling Magazine.  With almost 9000 ft of climbing over its 102 mile course, the Great River Ride is one of the most […]

Greenfield MA bicycle ride

Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée

The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnée (D2R2) was conceived in the 1990’s as just a favorite dirt-road loop in the hilltowns of Franklin County, Massachusetts. Since its birth as an organized ride 11 years ago, many have hailed D2R2 as the hardest, most beautiful, most fun, most traffic-free, most […]

Farm Ride Amherst MA

Amherst Pioneer Valley Farm Ride

The annual Farm Ride starts from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA and offers two full days of cycling in Pioneer Valley farm country, taking beautiful back roads. Arrowed route options range from 15-100 miles and include rest stops and S.A.G. support. Visit the Farm Ride site. 100 mile […]

River Valley Ice Cream Ride

River Valley Ice Cream Ride

Ice Cream Ride:  http://www.icecreamride.com 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 […]