Charity rides in New England
This list of fundraising charity rides in New England is maintained by Bike New England. Please visit the ride sites to view the current routes.
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Airline Rail Trail - Airline Trail State Park is a linear trail park that begins in East Hampton CT and continues north to Willimantic. The northern section of the trail continues from Putnam to Willimantic. The Airline Rail Trail follows the bed of the abandoned New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad in […] Angel Ride, Union CT - The annual Angel Ride has become a Memorial Day weekend tradition, benefitting the Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp, established in 1991 for severely burned children. Annual Tour of Lights – Bike for Thought, Groton CT - The Annual BIAC Bike for Thought "Tour of Lights" provides views of historic lighthouses while raising funds to provide critical brain injury prevention and resource services throughout Connecticut, starting from UCONN's Avery Point in Groton CT. Ashford -Norfolk Angel Ride - This Connecticut ride supports the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp founded by Paul Newman in Ashford, Connecticut, a nonprofit, residential summer camp and year-round center serving children and families coping with cancer and other serious illnesses and conditions. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […] Barkhamsted Reservoir 22 mile bike loop - Start: Saville Dam parking area, intersection of Rtes. 219 and 318 in Connecticut at the south end of Barkhamsted Reservoir. Description: A hilly ride through forests around Barkhamsted, Hartland, West Hartland and East Hartland with great views of the Barkhamsted Reservoir. Prepare for some difficult climbs. Route at […] Berkshire Byways two state ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a very scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of the Southern Berkshires, passing by farmlands and forests, and quaint country towns. Download Cue sheet. Start: Stop & Shop, Rt. 44,.Canaan, CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […] Bethlehem and three berries - Ride Description from CTBikeRoutes: This scenic ride is over mostly rolling terrain with two steeply hilly sectionsone as you climb up to Bethlehem (~ 9.0 mi. to 12.8 mi.) and the other towards the end of the ride as you depart Southbury (29.2 mi.) and go up and […] Bethlehem Double Loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: Known as the Bucolic Bethlehem ride, it is at times a hilly ride by orchards, farms, fields, and forests. Ride through White Memorial Foundation and along Bantam Lake. The route forms a rough figure 8. Doing only the first half of the 8 is a ride […] Bike For HOPE, New Haven CT - 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 Bike MS Norwalk CT - Bike MS cyclists, volunteers and donors have raised over $1 billion to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. Start: Cranbury Park, Grunman Ave., Norwalk CT 62 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS […] Bike MS,Windsor CT - Bike MS has raised over $1 billion through their annual cycling fundraisers. This ride starts in Windsor, CT. Multiple mileage options are offered. View the Bike MS website for the current routes. 2016 routes 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX […] Bike MS: Stamford/Fairfield County CT - Details at the Event site Start/End Location: Middlesex Middle School, 204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd, Darien, CT 06820 Routes: 25, 50 & 75 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Bike the Beach, Fairfield CT - Bike the Beach enjoys a picturesque route beginning at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Connecticut, passing by scenic beaches through five historic New England towns. ROUTE GPS FILES 10 mile route GPS file 20 mile route GPS file 45 mile route GPS file download link 62 mile route GPS […] Bloomfield CT Coaster - From CTBikeRoutes: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865195 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course Branford – Guilford Ride North - Branford – Guilford Wanderer from CTbikeroutes: “A pleasant ride on mostly rolling terrain in Branford and Guilford through some parts of Guilford that arent on the usual bike routes.” Start: I-95 Exit 56 (Leetes Island Road) in Branford Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […] Branford – Guilford Shore Ride - Description from CTbikeroutes.org : This scenic ride travels over mostly flat terrain with a few hilly sections interspersed. It visits Guilford Harbor, Chaffinch Island Park, Sachems Head and Stony Creek. It uses Rt. 146 with its smooth pavement, wide shoulders, occasional shoreline and salt marsh views and relatively […] Branford Carousel - Description from CTbikeroutes : This mostly flat ride travels through portions of Branford, East Haven and New Haven and visits several areas with spectacular views of Long Island Sound and of Branford Harbor. The ride visits Foote Park and Lighthouse Park. Start: Intersection of Cedar St. and Rt. 1 […] Branford Harbor Ride - This coastal ride is from CT Bike Routes. Start:: Francis Walsh Intermediate School, Damascus Road, Branford, CT. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Canaan Valley Tour - This ride from CT Bike Routes starts in Norfolk CT. It heads up through the Canaan area into the Berkshires of Massachusetts before circling back. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Chester – Essex River Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride features visits to Centerbrook, a pass-through of the Otter Cove development, a possible lunch/snack stop in Essex village at the Connecticut River Museum and a visit to Deep River Landing before tackling the hilly portion of the ride on a seldom used back-roads-return […] Chester – Haddam-Killingsworth Ride - Description from CTbikeroutes.org: This mostly rolling ride passes through lots of forested countryside with a stop at Haddam Meadows State Park, after which it heads north to Higganum before turning back into Killingworth. The route drops down into the southern part of Killingworth to Rt. 148, heads east […] Chester – Killingworth loop - Description from CTbikeroutes.org: This ride travels up to East Haddam and Moodus over mostly rolling terrain with a few somewhat hilly sections along the way. It features a visit to the historic village of Johnsonville in Moodus, a swing past the Moodus Reservoir, views of Bashan Lake, a […] Chester – Moodus Reservoir Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride is over mostly rolling terrain (with a couple very hilly sections) and travels up into and through Moodus via the East Haddam swing-bridge and features stops at Johnsonville Village, a suggested lunch/snack stop at Day Pond State Park, views of the Moodus Reservoir […] Chester – Old Lyme – Moodus Ride - Start: Commuter Parking Lot, Route 9 Exit 6 CPL (Rt. 148), Chester CT Description from CTBikeroutes.org: This somewhat hilly ride travels up to Moodus by way of the East Haddam swing-bridge and Johnsonville Village before dropping down to Gillette Castle State Park for a rest stop. From there […] Chester – Rocky Neck Cyling Loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This challenging ride features a $1.00 ferry ride (ferry schedule) across the Connecticut River from Chester to Hadlyme followed by a very challenging series of hills (Joshuatown Road) during the first 8 miles of the ride. This section will definitely “focus your mind” and should […] Chester – Saybrook Safari - Description from CTbikeroutes.org: A very mellow ride that travels to Old Saybrook on mostly back roads w/ just a tad of state road riding (wide bike lanes). En route to Saybrook Point, the ride visits Cornfield Point and makes a circuit of Fenwick. This is a very nice […] Chester Shoreline Century Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This 101-mile ride drops down to the shoreline in Old Saybrook by way of Deep River and Essex and passes through Otter Cove en route to the Baldwin Bridge bike path. After crossing to the east side of the Connecticut River via the bike path, […] Clinton – Chatfield Hollow Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This hillyride travels through some pretty Clinton residential areas en route to Killingworth and some real country road riding. The ride enters Chatfield Hollow State Park using an interesting rear entrance off a dirt road (ok for road bikes). After a break overlooking the lake […] Clinton – Old Lyme Bike Loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This fairly flat ride heads east to Old Lyme through the towns of Clinton, Westbrook and Old Saybrook while visiting many shoreline sites w/ spectacular views of long Island Sound en route. It features a double crossing of the CT River via the Baldwin Bridge […] Clinton – Westbrook – Chester cycling loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a neat ride on the back roads of Clinton, Killingworth, Chester and Westbrook. Featured is a visit to Pataconk Lake in the Cockaponsett State Forest, which is a beautiful spot for a lunch or snack break stop. A hilly forest service road is […] Clinton CT Riding North - Description at CTBikeRoutes: This ride’s route makes extensive use of state roads (Rtes. 1, 80, 145, 148 & 79) for an approximate total of 19 miles. All have smooth biking surfaces and a shoulder that makes for comfortable, fast biking. There are several hilly sections en route with […] Closer to Free, New Haven CT - 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 […] Collinsville CT Gourmet Century - Report by Pete Salomone: The gourmet century is exactly what it sounds like – a century ride stopping at excellent restaurants & cafes for food. We started at LaSalle Market, a restaurant and deli, in Collinsville, CT. Our route went along the banks of the Farmington River to […] Connecticut bicycle paths - Connecticut Bicycle Paths listed by town Andover : Hop River State Park Trail Middletown : Mattabesett Trolley Trail Bethel : Huntington Park Middletown : Westlake Area Avon : Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway Monroe : Housatonic Railbed Trail Bolton : Hop River State Park Trail Naugatuck : Larkin State […] Connecticut bike routes - The site Connecticut Bike Routes was developed by three Connecticut-based bicycle enthusiasts as a service to the cycling community. On their site you can find detailed information on over 250 bike routes in Connecticut. View the entire list of routes below, organized alphabetically by name of the town […] CT Challenge, Westport CT - The CT Challenge bike ride is the main source of funding for the nonprofit organization Mission. Mission is dedicated to helping the 15.5 million cancer survivors in Connecticut and throughout the U.S. rebuild, improve and prolong their lives through exercise, nutrition, mind-body health and community-building support programs.
Up to 2,000 riders ride a 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100-mile route starting and finishing at the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport, CT. CT Cycle for Life, Middletown CT - Connecticut CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 10, 33 and 58-miles. Beneficiary: Connecticut Chapter 101 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 107 Middletown, CT Event Location: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, CT Chapter Office, Middletown, CT Routes: 10-mile 33-mile 58-mile 58 Mile Ride (2018) Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] Cycling in southwest Connecticut - Cue sheets for the following rides in Connecticut are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Danielson, CT Killingly Killer, 18/30 miles New London, CT Shelter Island, 17/26/43/52 miles N. Stonington, CT CT Coastal & Ridges Ride, 20/28/43 miles Norwich, CT Norwich Metric, 30/44/60/63 miles Plainfield, CT Plainfield-Moosup, 21/31 Plainfield-Scotland, […] Duncaster Coaster Ride - Start: Griffin Office Park, #2 Waterside Crossing, Windsor CT near Bloomfield. Description: A scenic roller through the Duncaster area of Bloomfield, passing through the Cigna Campus and the Gillette Ridge Golf Course. View the interactive route map below. Description Cues View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/502675 Route at RideWithGPS View and […] Durham Forests Cycling Loop - Description from CT Bike Routes: This ride travels over some less familiar country and back roads on mostly rolling terrain (with a few hilly sections) through Durham, Middletown & Middlefield and features visits to Wadsworth State Park and Lyman Orchards farm store. Start: Coginchaug Regional High School, , […] East Lyme Bike & BBQ, - East Lyme Parks and Recreation is holding their annual bike and bbq event to raise money for local historical properties and open spaces in East Lyme and Niantic. The three historical properties benefiting from this event are: the Smith-Harris House, the Samuel Smith House, and the Thomas Lee House. Proceeds will […] Essex – Haddam – Killingworth Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This interesting but hilly ride uses mostly country roads as it visits the towns of Westbrook, Killingworth and Haddam Meadows State Park. The route takes you past Cedar Lake into Chester and Deep River villages before dropping down to Essex near the end of this […] Essex Coastal and Country Roads - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a mostly flat to rolling ride through scenic areas of Centerbrook, Ivoryton, Deep River, Essex and Old Saybrook. Amongst the places visited are the Connecticut River Museum, Saybrook Point (possible lunch or snack stop) and optionally Fenwick and Cornfield Point. Start: Route 9 […] Essex Connecticut River Double Cross - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This interesting and challenging ride passes through the Otter Cove section of Old Saybrook en route to the Baldwin Bridge bike trail crossing the Connecticut River. The route then travels up to Hamburg via mostly back roads before tackling the very hilly and difficult Joshuatown […] Farmington ride to West Simsbury - Submitter: Pete Salomone Description: Farmington – Collinsville – West Simsbury – Avon – Farmington. Mostly gradual hills out and one fast downhill starting a mostly downhill return. 31.5mi with 1712 ft of climbing . View a nearby ride at CTBike Routes along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Start: Tunxis Mead Athletic […] Farmington River and Canals Trails - The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail (FCHT) is a partially paved trail running from from New Haven CT north into Massachusetts. Historic buildings, canal locks, the remains of canal aqueducts and other landmarks are evident as the trail meanders along abandoned rail corridors and canal tow paths. The Farmington […] Go the Distance, Woodbury CT - Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars makes dreams come true…dreams of becoming a doctor, an engineer, a teacher, a social worker, an electrician or a banker…dreams of the young men and women who grew up in our community…dreams of our friends and neighbors. Help us make dreams come […] Granby CT foliage ride - Thanks for this ride from CT Bike Routes. Start: East Granby Shopping Plaza GPX file Route map Cue sheet from CTBikeRoutes View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/858856 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course View more Connecticut interactive bike maps View a Google […] Granby Ted’s Tour - Ted’s Tour de Manure (a.k.a. Close Encounters of the Herd Kind) is provided online at CTBikeRoutes.org. The 49 mile ride offers rolling terrain with about 2000 ft of climbing in north central Connecticut, starting from the East Granby shopping plaza (Center Shops) parking lot, intersection of Route 20 […] 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 […] Groton Seacoast Century - Start: Center Groton, Groton CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865182 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Guilford – Madison – Stony Creek Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a very comfortable and scenic route over mostly flat terrain that features a 2 mile ride along the Madison shoreline, a tour around Sachem’s Head in Guilford and a visit to Stony Creek with its outstanding views of the Thimble Islands. Though there […] Guilford – Quannipaug Lake Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a short, mellow ride over mostly flat terrain with a few mild hills along the way. The route first takes you down to Guilford Green before doing a “U” turn and heading to No. Guilford and Lake Quonnipaug. Along the way the ride […] Guilford Coastal Explorer - Description from CTBikeRoutes: Explore the many hidden corners of Guilford’s craggy coastline, including Island Bay, Sachems Head Harbor, Indian Cove, Chaffinch Island and Guilford Point with their frequent water views. The suggested lunch stop occurs late in the ride at Guilford Green. Start:; Calvin Leete School, 280 South […] Haddam – Killingworth – Madison Foliage Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride is over mostly back country roads with beautiful views of ponds, small lakes, horse farms and rural living. Early in the ride you will pass along the Cockaponset State Forest. The terrain is mostly rolling with a few hilly sections along the way. […] Hamden – Cheshire Circuit - Description from CTBikeRoutes: Explore the quiet back roads of Hamden and Cheshire, as you cycle past farms and fields with views of Meriden Mountain, the Sleeping Giant, and the shady Quinnipiac Gorge. Many miles of flat cruising with a few short hills to climb. Start: Brooksvale Park,& Brooksvale […] 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 […] Hidden Valley – Lake Waramaug Ride - From CTBikeRoutes: The ride passes through rolling and very scenic countryside in the western part of Connecticut and features two loops around Lake Waramaug. Start: Bee Brook roadside parking area on Rt. 47 in Washington Depot;. The park is on the right about one mile from Washington Depot […] Litchfield – Bethlehem ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a very scenic ride over rolling to hilly terrain through the towns of Litchfield, Morris and Bethlehem, with a possible visit to the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem. There are several short stretches on dirt roads but they are easily navigable on […] Litchfield Hills Century rides - Bicycle Magazine names the Tour of the Litchfield Hills as the best ride in Connecticut. Our friend Pete Salomone created his own scenic century option. Start Loction: Coe Memorial park, Torrington CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/357636 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX […] LOF Adaptive Skiers: Shepaug Dam to Lake Waramaug - This 100 K fundraising ride for LOF Adaptive Skiers takes you through the Connecticut hills in New Haven and Litchfield counties to Lake Waramaug. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Madison – Old Saybrook Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This exceptional ride travels on mostly back roads through the towns and villages of Madison, Killingworth, Clinton, Westbrook, Essex (including Ivoryton & Centerbrook villages) and Old Saybrook before returning to the starting point via a look-in at Hammonasset State Park. The first third of the […] Madison Country Breeze Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a very challenging, lengthy and hilly ride that starts at Vinal Tech high School in southern Middletown, moves quickly into Middlefield before dropping south through Durham and Killingworth into Madison. It then heads north through Clinton, Killingworth, Chester and Higganum before returning to […] Madison CT Sea Breeze Ride - This ride is provided by Connecticut Bike Routes and is a SCCC (Southern Connecticut Cycling Club) ride Distance: 61.8 miles Elevation Gain: 3222 feet Start: Madison CT, Polson Middle School Description: Ride Description: This 100 K ride passes through several upscale residential areas in Madison en route […] Manchester – Glastonbury Gallop - Cue Sheet: View the cue sheet for this ride from CTBikeRoutes Start: Manchester CT Community College Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Mansfield Hollow Ride - Start: Mansfield Hollow State Park, Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield CT. Description: This is a hilly ride including long up hills, especially during the last half of the ride; there also are thrilling downhill runs. The first half of the ride features views of farmland and neighborhood routes with […] Meriden -Durham orchard ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This rather hilly ride travels through the back roads of eastern Meriden, Middletown, Middlefield, East Berlin, Cromwell, Durham and Wallingford. While the hills will make you gasp, you will find the scenery en route makes your effort worthwhile. The suggested lunch stop is at the […] Middleton – Hamden Loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This calorie burning ride has over 3000 ft of vertical as it wends its way to Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden with an early stop-off at Lyman Orchards farm store in Middlefield. The ride continues through Hubbard Park in Meriden (there’s an optional climb […] 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 […] 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 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 […] Norwich CT metric century - NBW Norwich CT Ride Description: narrow country roads lined with stone walls, large trees and historic colonial homes. Some of the descents will be blazingly fast. On the long ride the Hadley- Chester Ferry, operating since 1769, can offer you a short breather or you can visit Gillette […] Old Deerfield Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a flat to rolling ride with great views of the Connecticut River. Stop in Sunderland to see the largest sycamore tree in Massachusetts. Enjoy lunch in historic Old Deerfield Village with its stately homes, tree lined Old Main Street, and Deerfield Academy. Mile […] Old Saybrook – Old Lyme Coastal Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This is a mostly flat ride in Old Saybrook and Old Lyme with some sensational views of Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River. The trip visits Fenwick, Cornfield Point and uses the Baldwin Bridge bike path to cross the Connecticut. River. The route visits […] Ride for Children , Oxford CT - The Ride for Children has 15, 32, & 50 mile bike ride & 2k walk leaving from Quarry Walk, 300 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT. Routes for beginners and experienced riders. Beneficiary: BHcare is a regional nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive and integrated system of care for adults, children […] RIDE For Our Vets, Stamford CT - The RIDE For Our Vets benefits the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (www.ctveteranslegal.org) Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 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 […] Rock to Rock Earth Day ride, New Haven CT - 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 […] Rockwell and Ride - ANNUAL ROCKWELL RIDE & WALK with BIKERS EDGE charity bike ride event Event Location: ROCKWELL PARK, Bristol, CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Salisbury CT 30 mile loop - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride features spectacular mountain and valley views, and beautiful river stretches. Follow gentle, rolling paved roads with a few moderate down hills and several moderately difficult climbs. Highlights include Bartholomew’s Cobble Nature Preserve, Beckley Furnace, and the Pfizer Limestone Quarry. Start: : Scoville Library, […] Salisbury Housatonic Climber - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride is known as Lullaby on Music Mountain and is a deviation of the “Scintillating Salisbury” ride.It takes a different (and exceptionally hilly) mid-ride route to Music Mountain, and then over the ridge and down to the Covered Bridge crossing the Housatonic River in […] Sandy Brook Ride - Pete Salomone suggested this as one of the best cycling loops in northwestern Connecticut. The ride originates in Pleasant Valley near Winsted CT, at Peoples StateForest. It start out along the river for a short distance, then continues across the Massachusetts state line to Sandisfield State Forest. There […] 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 Sharon’s Ride For Epilepsy, Westhaven CT - The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut is dedicated to improving the lives of people with epilepsy and their families. There are now 4 locations for the Annual Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk For Epilepsy, West Haven, Farmington, Tolland, and Stamford. Saturday, May 19, 2018 – West Haven & Farmington Sunday, May 20, 2018 […] Simsbury Scenic Short Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes.org: The ride is over mostly flat terrain and travels through portions of Simsbury, Granby and East Granby on mostly secondary (back) roads with just a little bit of riding on busier state roads. The ride passes the Barndoor Hills Rd entrance to the McLean Game […] Simsbury, Southwick and Suffield ride - This is a Spring City Cycling Club ride Description: This ride over mostly flat terrain travels through portions of Simsbury, Granby, Southwick, MA, Suffield, East Granby & Windsor on mostly secondary (back) roads with just a little bit of riding on busier state roads. The ride passes the […] Southington five reservoir ride - Start: Southington High School parking lot; Flanders St. Southington, CT. A scenic but hilly ride south of Southington to Berlin and Meriden, passing by five reservoirs, taking little – used local roads Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Steeple Chase, Mansfield CT - The annual Steeple Chase Bike Tour offers 20, 35, 50, 62.5 and 100 mile routes winding through 14 towns in scenic northeastern Connecticut, plus a 5 mile walking route. Preregister by visiting http://www.steeplechasebiketour.org. Location of Event: Eastern Connecticut State University Athletic Complex, 69 Mansfield City Rd. in Mansfield, CT. 100 miles […] Steeple Chase, Mansfield CT - 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 […] Sterling CT Oneco Pond ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN ONECO POND RIDE Start: Sterling Memorial School, Rt. 14A, Sterling, CT. (map to start) Description: “Scenic, rural, hilly ride through forest and farmland on the RI/CT border. On the short loops Rt 49 runs along Ekonk Hill, a high, open ridge with superb views. Sterling […] Suffield CT – Congamond Lakes bike ride - Start:: Suffield Village library parking lot, corner Routes 75 & 168 in Suffield Description: A nice ride west of Suffield Village.38 miles, flat to rolling, relatively easy, in and out of Massachusetts. Description Cues Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file […] Summer Breeze, Madison CT - The Southern Connecticut Cycle Club and the Sarah Foundation offer the Summer Breeze Ride for Autism along Connecticut back roads with shoreline views, starting from the Polson Middle School in Madison, CT. 2016 routes 15 Miles: Map My Ride 15 or Strava 15. Download 15 Mile Cue Sheet 22 Miles: Map My Ride 22 or Strava […] Thread City Cyclers Century - The Thread City Cyclers Century starts in Willimantic CT and meanders to Colchester along lightly traveled country roads. From Colchester, you’ll descend through the twisty turns of Devil’s Hopyard State Park, and cross the Connecticut River at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam… After a 25 mile loop […] Topsmead – Bantam Lake Ride - Description from CTBikeRoutes: This ride visits the towns of Litchfield and Morris and tours Topsmead State Forest and Bantam Lake in a rather hilly, but exceptionally beautiful part of the state. Points of interest that can be visited are the Haight Vineyard, the White Memorial Foundation and the […] Tour de Lyme - Lyme, CT is known for its scenic beauty, low traffic, and varied terrain. Participants in Tour de Lyme help support the Land Trust. 2018 route 60 miles:: Detailed cue sheet here and a map of the Challenge Ride 2016 and GPS file of the Route. The Valley 26 miles, The Family – 8 miles. 2015 route […] Tour des Farms, Woodstock CT - Since 2003, thousands of riders and volunteers have participated in numerous Connecticut Tour des Farms bicycle rides. Tour des Farms is designed to raise awareness and funding to implement Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development's agricultural and conservation projects. Tour of the Litchfield Hills - The Tour of the Litchfield Hills starts at Coe Park in downtown Torrington MA (map to start) and is a fundraiser for for the Center for Cancer Care Fund. Note that much of this ride is on busy major highways. The Tour offers non-competitive 12, 30, 50, 75, and […] Twin Lakes bicycle ride, Berkshires - This ride heads south from the Windflower Inn on Rt. 23 near Great Barrington MA on a nice flat road to Sheffield Make sure to stop here to view the oldest covered bridge in Massachusetts (Rebuilt and restored during the 1990’s). Continuing south, we ride through very remote […] Unon CT – Brimfield MA Antiques Ride - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s Brimfield Antique Ride, 34 miles from Union Connecticut. Start: Public library or church, downtown Union CT. (map to start) Park at the white church on right at the green in the center of Union, Ct. Description: Starting from Union, this ride circuits […]
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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 Long Lake to Sinclair. See potatoes, panoramic views of the St. John River and Long Lake, and quaint French villages. Distance options are 25, 50, 62 and 100 […] 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 Gravel Calais Waterfront Walkway 1.5 miles Gravel Down East Sunrise Trail 85 miles Crushed Stone Eastern Promenade Trail 2.1 miles Asphalt Eastern Trail 28.4 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone […] Bike Maine - 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 […] Champion the Cure Challenge, Brewer ME - The Champion the Cure century ride follows the Penobscot River north from Brewer Maine to Lincoln, then reverses course on highways with wide shoulders. 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, […] 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 on Rt. 1. Reaching Orland and Bucksport continue to Stonington on Deer Isle. Distance: 88 miles. Camden Inns Camden Hills State Park Campground. Cue Sheet Route Map GPX […] Dempsey Challenge, Lewiston ME - The Dempsey Challenge is an annual international fundraising cycling / run or walk based in Lewiston, Maine benefiting the Dempsey Center, whose mission is to make life better for people managing the impact of cancer. Start: Simard-Payne Police Memorial Park, 46 Beech Street, Lewiston, ME 04240 View the 100 mile century […] Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford ME - 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 […] 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 shows a round trip ride from downtown Augusta to Gardiner to the trail end in downtown Gardiner close to waterfront park, then returning to Augusta. View and print […] Kennebunks Tour de Cure, Wells ME - Join the American Diabetes Association at the 2019 Kennebunks Tour de Cure Location: Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farms Road, Wells, ME, 04090 Routes: (This year’s route may vary) 100 miles 63 miles 30 miles 2018 63 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […] Lobster ride, Camden ME - The Maine Lobster Ride originates at the Camden Snow Bowl in Camden, ME. 2016 routes 15 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 34 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course […] Loon Echo Trek, Bridgton ME - The Loon Echo Bike Trek offers 25, 50, 80 or 100 miles, with scenic rural roads, starting and ending in Bridgton, Maine, circling through the mountains to Bethel and back. The 18th annual Loon Echo Trek is the largest event benefiting the Loon Echo Land Trust! Proceeds from […] Maine Bike Rally - The Maine Bike Rally is a three day combined effort of local enthusiasts, the Casco Bay Bicycle Club, Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle Club and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. Riders can choose from more than 30 rides that vary in length from a short five miles to a 100-mile century […] Maine lighthouse Ride, Kittery - Alliance Maine Lighthouse Ride This ride has become established as a major cycling event in Southern Maine, and benefits the Eastern Trail Alliance, an organization dedicated to building a 60-mile greenway from Kittery to South Portland, Maine. Enjoy views of the Maine coastline and up to 9 lighthouses! The […] 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 of Southwest Harbor, starting from Bar Harbor ME. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/903812 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course NE Parkinsons Ride, Old Orchard Beach, ME - The New England Parkinson’s Ride begins and ends in Old Orchard Beach, Maine with four loops from 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 […] 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 […] 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 need to find alternative overnight locations.The route takes a mix of local roads and highways to Westford and Newburyport MA, then follows generally follows the New Hampshire and Maine coast […] 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 Bucksport continue to Stonington on Deer Isle. View Larger Map View at RidewithGPS Day 2 Stonington to Bar Harbor: From Stonington the ride hugs the southern shore of the Penobscot […] 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 along the trail will take you on bike paths as they are developed. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX […] Portsmouth-Ogunquit ride - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride Start: Portsmouth Park and Ride – 15 miles North of 495 and 95. (map to start) Description: Scenic shoreline and rural roads of historic Portsmouth, York, and Ogunquit. Ride along the ocean, past the Nubble lighthouse, and through quiet back […] 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 East Coast Greenway has five distinct sections: Maine’s East Coast Greenway Casco Bay Coastal Route Downeast Route & Downeast Sunrise Trail Eastern Trail River Route The Explore Maine site […] The Maine Lobster Ride from Rockland ME - The Maine Lobster Ride supports the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s work to improve bicycling in Maine. Start from Rockland District High School. Rockland District High School, 400 Broadway, Rockland, ME. Visit Bike Maine for more information. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […] 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 maps to view each day and download files at RideWithGPS. Read a personal description of the tour at Messages from the Pale Blue Dot. Trek Across Maine, Brunswick Landing - New route, same great ride! The 35th annual Trek Across Maine is on Father's Day Weekend - June 14 – 16th, 2019. Featuring a new route for our 35th Anniversary, cycle 180 miles across the state of Maine.
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2012 Mass Bike Pike Tour - The 2012 Mass Bike Pike Tour is a four day loop, starting in Great Barrington, heading through New York State to North Adams MA, south to Lenox and returning to Great Barrington on the fourth day with some challenging rides. Day 1: Great Barrington to New Lebanon, NY […] A Reason to Ride, Danvers MA - A Reason to Ride is a fundraiser to benefit cancer research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, starting from Danvers MA and visiting Wenham, Hamilton, Essex, Manchester by the Sea, Gloucester, Ipswich, Georgetown, Topsfield returning to Danvers. 2016 routes 10 mile cue sheet 25 mile cue sheet 50 mile cue sheet […] A Sterling Ride from Sudbury MA - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle Ride. The road mark is a yellow “b” Start: Ephraim Curtis Middle School, Pratts Mill Rd., Sudbury, MA. map to start Description: The longest version of this ride circumnavigates Wachusset Reservoir clockwise through Sterling, Hudson, Stow and Marlboro. The medium ride […] Acton Onwards and Upwards - Nashoba Valley Pedalers Onwards and Upwards short route (36 miles). Start: Nagog Park is off of Rte 2A in Acton MA about 1 mile NW of its intersection with Rte 27. Park in the right side of the lot away from the store. (map to start) Description: Tour […] Acton-Bolton-Northborough ride - This Charles River Wheelmen tour of Bolton, Berlin and Northboro starts at the South Acton MA T station and winds and rambles on mostly very quiet back roads over moderately hilly terrain. There is an additional 39 mile route added from Bolton. The long, medium and extended short […] Acton: CRW Fall Century - The Charles River Wheelmen annual fall century offers three beautiful and very scenic tours 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. The start location is the […] Adams MA Ashuwillticook Hill Climb - This ride heads south on the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail from its northern terminus at the Adams Massachusetts visitors center, and heads south 10 miles to Lanesboro.Here we leave the trail for a great mix of rolling hills, climbs and descents on quiet back roads back to Adams. Total of […] ALA Cape Cod Autumn Escape Trek - 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 […] AMC Boston Bike Committee rides - AMC FG 2015-Lake Luzerne 45 Mile Ride Washington County, NY 45.1 AMC Rally 15 Mile Concord, MA 15.8 AMC Rally 16 mile ride Concord, MA 15.9 AMC Rally 29 Mile Concord, MA 29.0 AMC Boston 67 Mile Rally Ride 2013 Harvard, MA 67.4 AMC Exploring Woodstock CT Woodstock, […] Amesbury Pawtuckaway Getaway - This is a ride that heads northwest from Amesbury MA on rural roads through some of New Hampshire’s smaller communities. The longest version enjoys some nice climbs around Mount Pawtuckaway. Thanks to DG Cycles in Epping for the inspiration– I borrowed sections from a couple of their shop […] Amherst Mass Bike Pike Tour - The Mass Bike Pike Tour is a 4-day, supported bicycle tour across Massachusetts, with daily route options of 30–65 miles. Proceeds benefit MassBike. Each year offers a different tour. This tour started from Amherst, MA. Day 1: Amherst to Warren Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View […] 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 […] Amherst to Weston century ride - Several years ago we participated in the Aids Action Ride from Pittsfield to Salem MA. The map below is for the century (100 mile) ride on day 2 from U Mass in Amherst to Regis College in Weston. Start: University Drive, Amherst MA. Assabet River Rail Trail - The Assabet River Rail Trail is a multi-use paved cycling path running through Marlborough, Hudson, Stow, Maynard, and Acton Massachusetts, following the abandoned Marlborough Branch of the Fitchburg Railroad along the Assabet River. 5.6 miles of the section from Marlborough to Maynard have been completed. Eventually the trail […] Autumn Escape Bike Trek, Plymouth MA - Location: Plymouth, MA Beneficiary: American Lung Association http://www.lung.org 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 […] Bares and the B’s from South Acton, MA - The Bares and the Bs is a Nashoba Valley Pedalers ride Start: South Acton “T” station . (map to start) Description: Wander through Harvard, Bolton and Berlin with the longer route heading off up Sawyer Hill to catch a few hills near Boylston. They rejoin back in Berlin […] Bedford ride around Carlisle - This Charles River Wheelmen Friday ride winds through mild rolling back roads in Concord, Carlisle, Acton and Chelmsford for those out to enjoy the scenery. The 53mi adds some hills for the fitness rider and extends through Stow, Harvard, and Littleton. Stop for food in Harvard. Shorter versions are also arrowed (18, […] Bedford-Harvard loop - This is a Charles River Wheelmen ride Description: The short ride goes through Concord, Acton, Littleton, Westford, and Carlisle. The long ride adds Stow and Harvard. The long ride passes an impressive array of apple orchards, while taking in a few hills. Start: Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Springs […] Berlin MA Back Roads Ride - This is the CRW “Back Roads of Switzerland” bicycle ride Start: Berlin MA, Berlin Memorial School (map to start) Description: 65 miles with 4500 ft. of climb, heading west past Wachusett Reservoir and back. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX […] Berlin-Rutland MA ride - Start: Berlin Elementary School. 34 South Street, Berlin MA (map) This Charles River Wheelmen ride features beautiful roads, water views and other vistas on hilly roads reminiscent of Switzerland north of Worcester and near Wachusett Reservoir the communities of Berlin, Northboro, Boylston, West Boylston, Holden, Rutland, and Sterling. […] Best Buddies Challenge, Cape Cod - Join The Best Buddies Challenge. The 100, 50, and 20 mile rides start from different locations and all end up at Hyannisport on Cape Cod. Each route takes riders along scenic, country roads to Hyannis Port. All rides are fully supported, with rest stops along the way and support vehicles […] Bicycle rides in Massachusetts - Massachusetts is home to Bike New England, with with over a hundred rides from the Berkshires to the North Shore, and many more routes shared by local cycling organizations., Bicycles Battling Cancer, Marlborough MA - Join the American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer ride for our scenic ride through Central MA and Southern NH. Riders of all levels welcome! Choose between three route options: 30, 70 or 100 miles along a well-supported ride. Together cyclists and volunteers come together to raise funds to help […] Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard, - Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old. Start/End Location: Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, 100 Edgartown – Vineyard […] Bikes Not Bombs, Jamaica Plain MA - Bike Not Bombs’ Bike-A-Thon route maps are online for all four distance options. The rides start in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. The Bike-A-Thon offers a Century Route with options of 10 miles, 30 miles, 50 miles or 100 miles. Go to https://bikesnotbombs.org/bike-a-thon/routes. 2017 Routes 100 mile route map. 100 mile route […] Billerica-Dunstable ride - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride. Start: Bicknell Town Forest, Billerica, MA Description: Ride through the towns of Westford, Dunstable and Groton. The long ride adds Hollis NH, Brookline NH, and Pepperell MA. The routes are mostly quiet rolling back roads. All routes return over Lost Lake […] Blackstone Valley Hills and Mills - Start: Stop and Shop, 290 Turnpike Rd, Westborough MA Description: This is a hilly, 38 mile Charles River Wheelmen ride from Westborough MA& (just east of Worcester) through Upton, Northbridge, and Grafton. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Bolton North by Southwest - Start: : Nashoba Regional High School is on 117 in Bolton at the intersection with Green Rd., about 3 miles west of 495. 12 green road, Bolton, ma [Map] Description: A Nashoba Valley Pedalers ride. Eat your heart out Hitchcock! Lots of climbing, and ventures briefly into New […] 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 […] Border to Boston Trail - The Border to Boston Trail will provide an alternative transportation route linking communities from Salisbury to Boston. 10 miles have been completed. Border to Boston Trail map Border to Boston brochure Northern Section Newburyport Salisbury Topsfield Boxford Danvers Georgetown Newbury Boston Best Buddies Ride - Best Buddies Challenge Riders choose from three options for distance: 100 miles, 50 miles or 20 miles. No matter what distance you choose, you’ll enjoy magnificent views biking along a classic New England route, fully supported from Boston all the way to Hyannis Port. For those who do […] Boston Hub on Wheels - This year, riders have the option of selecting either the 10-mile family-friendly route or the more challenging 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 Boston to Provincetown - 125-Mile Ride: Boston to Provincetown: Those riders who want to challenge themselves to ride the full 125 miles will start from Boston and ride to Provincetown.Free parking in Boston will be provided at Northeastern University. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX […] Boston to Provincetown cycling routes - The Claire Saltonstall Bikeway, or State Bicycle Route 1, is a series of bicycle paths and on-street routes that travel from Boston to both Provincetown and Woods Hole. The bikeway starts on Cape Cod at Route 3A in Bourne. It travels across the Sagamore Bridge, utilizing the bridge’s […] Bourne Cape Cod ride - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #130 THE CAPE CAPER Description: Enjoy one of Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s most scenic and popular rides. Ride by beaches, harbors, summer communities,bike paths, lighthouses, ponds, dunes, wetlands, woodlands,and boardwalks. Return along the Cape Cod Canal. Start: Bourne High School, Bourne MA, Cape Cod Route […] Bradford Ponds and Forests - Start: Bradford Elementary School, 118 Montvale St., Bradford MA (South Haverhill) Description: This ride heads from Bradford (a historic village in South Haverhill) to nearby Groveland, then continues through Boxford State Forest on quiet local roads not often travelled on NSC routes. The short and medium rides turn […] Brain Tumor Ride, Waltham MA - Boston Brain Tumor Ride is an event to raise awareness and much-needed resources to fund critical brain tumor-specific programs to improve the lives of all those affected by brain tumors. Hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, the Boston Brain Tumor Ride offers individuals and teams a chance […] Bravehearts Ride, Harvard MA - Every July more than 400 cyclists (from first timers, to weekend warriors, to Olympians) brave the BraveHearts 25 or 50 mile course through the backroads and challenging hills of Harvard, Massachusetts to help fund innovative medicines and memorable experiences for families facing devastating cancer diagnoses. Bruce Freeman Trail, Chelmsford MA - The Bruce Freeman Trail is a proposed rail trail through the communities of Lowell, Chelmsford, Westford, Carlisle, Acton, Concord, Sudbury, and Framingham in Massachusetts — following the 25-mile route of the old New Haven Railroad Framingham & Lowell line. Phase 1 of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is […] Cape Cod Ride - A Charles River Wheelers ride Description: Ride on lightly traveled roads with views of Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds, cranberry bogs, and salt ponds. The 61 mile ride goes north to Sandwich, along the Cape Cod canal, south through Bourne, North Falmouth, Woods Hole, […] Charles River Wheelmen Fall Century 2017 - This Charles River Wheelmen century ride offers 100, 62 and 50 miles through Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable; the full century continues 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 […] Chelmsford MA 39 Lakes - This is a Charles River Wheeelmen bicycle ride Start: Byam School, Chelmsford MA (map to start), at the intersection with the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. Description: This ride takes you to Dunstable and passes by or near a dozen lakes in 39 miles. Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] Chelmsford-Hollis ride - This Charles River Wheelmen ride offers a mix of suburban and rural riding, with terrain varying from gradual grades to downright hilly. The short ride hits the Towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Groton, Dunstable, and Tyngsborough. The medium ride adds a loop west and north into Pepperell and Hollis, […] 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, […] Coastal Trails Newburyport MA - The Coastal Trails Network is an emerging 30-mile, public system of bicycle and pedestrian trails linking the unique coastal features, town centers, neighborhoods and transportation hubs in the communities of Amesbury, Newbury, Newburyport and Salisbury Massachusetts. Construction of Phase II of the Clipper City Rail Trail and Harborwalk […] Concord heading West - Road mark The Charles River Wheelmen “Apple Pi Ride” takes you through Concord, Acton, Littleton, Westford, Carlisle, Stow and Harvard with several apple orchards, and a few hills. Start: Bedford VA Hospital, 200 Springs Rd, Bedford (map to start) Cuesheets from the CRW site: Long, Short View this […] Concord Soldier Ride - Start: Minute Man National Historic Park, North Bridge Visitors Center. The Boston Soldier Ride commemorates our nation’s heroic past and present. Located in the heart of Concord, MA, the ride explores heart of some of the Boston area’s greatest road biking country. View the 60 mile cycling route Route […] Concord-Boxborough loop - A Charles River Wheelmen ride Description: This ride is on mostly scenic rural roads. Starting in Concord, it makes a loop through Sudbury, Hudson, Stow, Boxborough, Littleton and Acton, Westford and Carlisle. The terrain is moderate with one notable but short climb. Start: Concord Carlisle High School Route […] Concord-Boxborough loop - This is a Charles River Wheelmen bicycle ride circling around but not passing through the town of Maynard. The road mark is a yellow arrow and oval. Start: Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, 500 Walden St, Concord, MA. map to start Description: Favorite roads in western Middlesex County, circling […] CRW Another Side of Carlisle - This is a Charles River Wheelmen ride marked with a yellow circle and arrow. Start: Brighams Ice Cream, 46 Mill St. Arlington MA. map to start Description:; A scenic ride through the towns surrounding Carlisle including Arlington, Lexington, Bedford, Chelmsford, Acton, Westford, Concord and Lincoln. The terrain is […] Cycle for Life, Holliston MA - Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life Start: 101 Summer St., Holliston, MA (map) Description: 12, 30 and 65 mile route options. Metric Century travels to historic Concord, MA. Extraordinary bike support from Landry’s Bicycle Shops. Delicious BBQ from Tennessee’s. 2012 route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View […] Cycle for Shelter, Haverhill MA - The 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 […] CYCLE Kids Breakaway Lincoln MA - With the help to the Charles River Wheelmen, CYCLE Kids hosts its second annual Breakaway Bike Ride on May 20, 2012 to raise money to get kids on bikes and on their way to living healthy, active lives. All rides leave from the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum […] Cycle Martha’s Vineyard - Cycle Martha’s Vineyard is a recreational ride on the scenic island of Martha’s Vineyard. The 100k route circuits the island traveling along the Atlantic Ocean, Nantucket Sound, rolling farmland and State Forest. The 50k route also offers breathtaking views of Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. All roads […] Cycle Massachusetts 2015 Northampton MA - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour, “The Friendliest Ride In The East” August 1-7, 2015, Northampton, Hardwick, Greenfield; 2 nights in each location. Start and end at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 80 Locust St. Northampton, MA. The Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour supports MassBike and better biking for Massachusetts. Saturday, August 1st Loop rides starting and […] Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour - 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 […] Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour - Cycle Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2018 All our proceeds go to Massbike and we are their number one donor each year – check us out at www.cyclema.com. 2018 Description Discover Central Massachusetts as we ride a loop between Amherst and Worcester. Starting and ending in Amherst – Worcester host location 3 move days. […] Cycling Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard - Cycling Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Outer Cape Rides from Ted Rowan at Cycling Cape Cod Red Brook Harbor Loop, 28 miles , Falmouth Ride, 28 miles, Cape Cod Loop, 28 miles, Upper Cape Metric Century, 62 miles Cape Cod Canal Bike Path Shining Sea Bikeway Cape Cod […] Cycling in southeast Massachusetts - Cue sheets for the following rides are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen Belchertown Central Massachusetts Spectacular Bourne, MA The Cape Caper, 22/43/62 miles Brimfield, MA Brimfield Antique Ride, 34 miles Dartmouth Larry & Ted’s Dartmouth Ride, 12/17/31 miles Dedham, MA Charles River Ride, 15/21/31 miles Dennis, MA Central […] Cycling the Massachusetts South Shore - This Charles River Wheelmen ride is along shady, quiet roads offering great vistas of the Massachusetts shore shore coastline. The club offers this ride every week, weather permitting. The 39-mile loop includes Rockland, Hingham, Norwell, Scituate, and Cohasset The 52-mile ride adds a loop to Pemberton Point in […] Dartmouth Coastal Metric Century - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride starts at the University of Massachusetts campus in Dartmouth MA and heads southwest through Westport and then along the coast. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Death Ride Tour - 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 […] Deerfield Bicycle Tour, August 12 – 17, 2018 - 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, […] 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 […] Dorchester-Pleasure Bay ride - This short ride starts from the Thomas J. Kane Square and playground park in Dorchester MA , a residential section of Boston, and offers great views of the Pleasure Bay and Old Harbor, mostly quiet riding except the section on Morrissey Blvd. Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] Dover-Holliston ride - This is the CRW bicycle ride “In Search of Llamas” Start: Chickering School baseball field (across from Caryl Park/Noanet Woodlands Reservation) on Dedham Street in Dover, MA. (map to start) Description: Local roads from Dedham to Holliston and Sherborn MA. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet […] Dudley MA two metric centuries - These are the Day 1 and Day 2 routes for the 2016 Massachusetts State Bike Tour, starting and ending in Dudley MA. Day 1 metric century: Dudley-Burrillville-Oxbridge 62 mile ride 44 mile version 26 mile version Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX […] Dudley-Woodstock MA cycling loop - This is a Seven Hills Wheelmen ride Start location: Dudley District Court, 197 Lyons Rd., Dudley MA (map to start Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts - East Coast Greenway in Massachusetts The route enters Massachusetts from the north in Salisbury, where it is primarily on-road until Boston. Heading west from Boston to Waltham, the ECG follows the Charles River Bikepath. From there, the future Mass Central Rail-Trail will take ECG users to just north […] East of Amherst, MA - East of Amherst East of Amherst at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course Exeter to Great Bay - What to expect: The rides go through the scenic farm country of southern New Hampshire. The terrain is rolling hills with old barns, scenic vistas, and lots of quiet roads. All the loops go by historic Kingston NH common, picturesque Newfields, Great Bay, Newmarket, and the lively college […] Food Justice Bike Ride, Greenfield MA - Start/Finish at Just Roots Community Farm, 34 Glenbrook Drive, Greenfield, MA. Two scenic courses with some hills (15 & 43 miles) with proceeds going to Just Roots Community Farm. Framingham-Milford loop - A Charles River Wheelmen Ride Description: Scenic, little-used roads through Framingham, Hopkinton, and Southborough. Hilly and more so for longer route. Start: Nobscot Shopping Center, 776 Water St., Framingham (map) RideWithGPS Links: Short Route Medium Route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […] Great Barrington MA -Philmont NY: Tour of Massachusetts - Great Barrington MA to Philmont, NY loops are provided by the Massachusetts State Bike Tour 2016. View the 76 mile ride. 60 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Great Barrington-Stockbridge Ride - Alford, Stockbridge and West Stockbridge from Great Barrington, Massachusetts This ride starts on Rt. 23 at the Great Barrington – South Egremont town line, starting out with some climbs and rolling hills near North Egremont along the edge of the Taconic Mountains and continuing through tiny Alford to […] 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 […] 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 […] Hamilton MA Tour de Cure - This is the 2010 version of the North Shore 100 Mile Gran Fondo (Century Ride)sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. The start location was Pingree School in Hamilton, MA. Note that the tour now starts from the Topsfield Fairgrounds. 100 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue […] Harbor to the Bay (H2B) - The H2B Ride is a 125 mile ride from Boston to Provincetown to support people living with HIV and AID. Start: Northeastern University, Boston MA PDF Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Hatfield MA, Connecticut River Valley Century - Start: Lion’s Pavilion, Billings Way, Hatfield, Massachusetts Ride: Pioneer Valley Freewheelers century ride Description: This bicycle ride follows rural town roads and lightly traveled state highways . The first half heads north to Brattleboro, Vermont parallel to the Connecticut River then returns along the east side of the […] Haverhill riding north - Start: Northern Essex Community College 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, MA (View map) Meet in the Technology center Parking Lot. Description: This ride takes us on familiar roads, some a bit hilly, and travels north of the Merrimack River into Merrimac and Amesbury, with longer rides continuing through Newton, Kingston […] Honey Pot Hills Orchard Ride - A Charles River Wheelmen Ride Description: A scenic ride through apple country. Description: Ttravel through back roads that cover Stow, Harvard, Bolton and Berlin. Along the route you will see beautiful views and working farms. All routes are hilly but worth the climbs for the views and descents. […] Hopkinton Hills Ride - A Charles River Wheelmen Ride Start: Grace Bicycles 1574 Washington Street, Holliston MA Description: The ride goes into Hopkinton, Westboro and Upton. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Impact Ride, Attleboro MA - 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 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 […] Kirwin/Murray Memorial Bike Ride, Falmouth MA - 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 […] Lancaster MA cycling loops - June 10, 2012: American Cancer Society’s 4th Annual Bicycles Battling Cancer. The 2012 BBC event will start and finish at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster MA, and will feature three “loop” route options –century (100 miles), metric century (62 miles) and “lite” (30 miles). Riders may participate individually […] Lancaster Sugar House Ride - This 52 mile Seven Hills Wheelmen “Sugar House Bicycle Ride” starts at the Lancaster (MA) Middle School, intersecton of Rts 70 & 117 in Lancaster, MA. (map to start). The terrain becomes hillier and steeper as you cross into New Hampshire. At mile 27 in the middle of […] Lexington MA: Lexington Revolutions cycling tour - Lexington Revolutions is a CRW bicycle ride. Road mark is a yellow “slingshot”. Start: Clark Junior High School in Lexington, MA. (map to start) Description: Ride beautiful roads of Lexington, Concord, Carlisle, Lincoln, Chelmsford, and Westford. Ride by Great Brook Farm, The Olde North Bridge, Hanscom Field, […] Lexington Mass Bike Summer Century - The annual Mass Bike Summer Century and Family Ride was Saturday, July 30, 2011, starting from Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA map. All rides (12, 22, 45, 62 and 100 miles) traverse the heart of American Revolutionary history, from Paul Revere’s Ride through Lexington and […] Lexington-Groton ride - A Charles River Wheelmen Ride Description: This 66 mile early spring ride is a chance to experience the amazing G-forces of Lost Lake Road in Groton, along with lots of rolling hills and quiet country roads. Start: Lexington Green in Lexington Center. 1903 Mass Ave, Lexington (map) Long/66 […] Linda’s Early Birthday Bicycle Ride - This is a classic bicycle ride from Charles River Wheelmen Start: Commuter rail station, 451 Auburn St., Auburndale, MA (map to start) Description: serene and lightly traveled back roads through the safe neighborhoods of Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, Sudbury, and Lincoln. The long rides add Concord. Route at […] Massachusetts Bicycle Law - Cyclists’ rights and responsibilities, from the Massachusetts Bicycle Law of 2008 *Cyclists have the right to use all Massachusetts public ways except limited access or express state highways and where signs specifically prohibit bicycles. *Cyclists shall be subject to the traffic laws and regulations of Massachusetts Bicycles shall […] 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 […] Massachusetts-New Hampshire 200K - This route is provided by New England Randonneurs, starting from Lexington, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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10th Annual Cycle the Seacoast, Portsmouth NH - Choose from 25, 50 or 100 mile route options along the historic seacoast of New Hampshire on the first Sunday of May! Starting and ending at Cisco Brewers Portsmouth, there's something for everyone! All levels and abilities are welcome! 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 with approximately 2 miles of well packed dirt roads. Offered through the Appalachian Mountain Club, participants must be able to maintain an overall 12.5 on winding mountainous roads. […] Amesbury Pawtuckaway Getaway - This is a ride that heads northwest from Amesbury MA on rural roads through some of New Hampshire’s smaller communities. The longest version enjoys some nice climbs around Mount Pawtuckaway. Thanks to DG Cycles in Epping for the inspiration– I borrowed sections from a couple of their shop […] Ammonoosuc Rail Trail - The Ammonoosuc Rail Trail is a 19 mile gravel and dust path following the Ammonoosuc River in New Hampshire. The trail starts at Central Street in Woodsville and ends at Industrial Park Road in Littleton. Route at RideWithGPS View and print map GPX file TCX Course 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 Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt Black Pond Trail 0.8 miles Dirt Bobby Woodman Rail Trail 1.7 miles Dirt, Gravel Cheshire Rail Trail (Cheshire Branch Rail Trail) 32.8 miles […] CHAD Hero, Hanover NH - The CHaD HERO is a fundraising and athletic event benefiting CHaD, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Starting in 2006 as just a half marathon run it has grown to include a competitive 5K run, Cam’s Course 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K walk, 5 and 7 mile wooded hikes, a limited […] Contoocook Carry Triathlon, Hopkinton, NH - The 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/ 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 Northwood, 5.5 miles Odiorne State Park Rye Pawtuckaway State Park Raymond/Nottingham 15 miles Pilsbury State Park , Washington 51-mile trail Pisgah State Park Chesterfield, Hinsdale, Winchester 13,500 acre […] Exeter to Great Bay - What to expect: The rides go through the scenic farm country of southern New Hampshire. The terrain is rolling hills with old barns, scenic vistas, and lots of quiet roads. All the loops go by historic Kingston NH common, picturesque Newfields, Great Bay, Newmarket, and the lively college […] 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 […] Goffstown Rail Trail - The 5.5 mile Goffstown Rail Trail follows the former Boston & Maine railroad right of way from the Piscataquog River near the Main Street bridge in Goffstown, New Hampshire to the Manchester city line near in Pinardville. Running parallel to Mast Road and the Piscataquog River, eventually the […] 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 at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course North Country Century; 6,641 feet elevation gain Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] Granite State Quest, Stratham NH - This 50 mile Granite State Quest fundraiser for Mass General Hospital starts and ends in Stratham, NH. 50 mile loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century - The annual Seacoast Century Weekend on scenic New England coast with two days of great rides (100, 65, 50 and 25 mile routes). The Granite State Wheelmen invite you to the Seacoast Century Weekend. Your choice of scenic 25, 50, 63 and 100 mile routes along New England’s […] Hampton Ocean and Bay - This is the 67 mile version of a ride starting from Hampton NH to Portsmouth NH and back. It includes miles of gorgeous cycling along the New Hampshire coastline, a visit to charming Portsmouth, and a loop around Great Bay. 67 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] 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 toAlstead and back toKeene. . Sawyer’s Crossing loop A 20 mile flat loop through Swanzey. Bingham Hill loop Climb up Bingham Hill. West Swanzey (including Ash Hill) A […] Krempels King of the Road Challenge - The King Challenge is a fundraising event for Krempels Center, a Portsmouth NH based nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with brain injury from trauma, tumor or stroke. Local cycle-racing legends Robbie and Teddy King are actively involved with supporting the event. Three routes, of […] 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. I went long stretches at times with seeing no cars. The Kinsman Notch section has a 13% grade going up, and 9% going down. Route 117 (Sugar Hill Road) is quiet […] 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 the abandoned railway into a rail-trail. The western end of the trail begins along the shore of Massabesic Lake in Manchester NH and carves its way through secluded […] Massachusetts-New Hampshire 200K - This route is provided by New England Randonneurs, starting from Lexington, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Monarch School Grand Fundo, Rochester - Saturday September 8, 2018 – Monarch School of New England Gran Fundo & Walk, Rochester, NH This year’s ride features: 50, 30, 20, and 10 mile routes, and a 5K walk. Something for every fitness level and ability! All funds raised at this event benefit the students of […] Mount Washington Century - The Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Mt. Washington Century ride is on Saturday, July 27, 2019, leaving from the Tin Mountain Conservation Nature Learning Center between 6 and 8 AM. The ride around the base of Mt. Washington is over the NH Scenic Byway/Presidential Range Tour that offers spectacular mountain […] Mount Washington Hill Climb - 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 […] Nashua River Rail Trail - The Nashua River Rail Trail follows the former Hollis branch of the Boston and Maine Corp. railroad for 11 miles through the towns of Ayer, Groton, Pepperell and Dunstable, with a 10-foot wide paved surface for the entire length. The trail travels along a varied and scenic landscape, […] 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 […] 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 Map Franconia Notch State Park (Franconia Notch Bike Path) map to park features Flume Gorge, The Old Main of the Mountain Profile, Profile Lake, Boise Rock, The Basin, […] 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 once went to Boston, stretching across the Mascoma Valley in central New Hampshire. The 23.8-miles between Lebanon and Grafton follow the Mascoma River and passes beside Mascoma Lake. […] Newburyport to Exeter - Newburyport to Exeter This is a Charles River Wheelmen (CRW) ride Start: Nock Middle School, 70 Low Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 (map) Description: From beautiful Newburyport, we’ll wind through some lovely back roads into Southern New Hampshire. Both rides will follow stretches of quiet roads along the Merrimack River […] 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 need to find alternative overnight locations.The route takes a mix of local roads and highways to Westford and Newburyport MA, then follows generally follows the New Hampshire and Maine coast […] 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 take a left onto Kent Street. Parking lot is 2 blocks on right. From Route 1 go onto Merrimac Street (at the Newburyport end of the bridge over […] 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 is not Hampton Beach, which is on Rt. 1A). Map to start Directions: Take Rt. 1 North to Hampton NH. Turn right on Rt. 27, High Street. The […] Petersborough hill ride - This 46 mile road bike ride is on quiet back roads in the Monadnock region. with 4500 ft.of vertical rise with approximately 2 miles of well packed dirt roads. Offered through the Appalachian Mountain Club, participants must be able to maintain an overall 12.5 on winding mountainous roads. […] Prouty Century, Hanover NH - The Prouty bicycle ride supports the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Start: Starting from Hanover, NH (map to start) The 38th Annual Prouty will take place on July 12 & 13, 2019. It is a two-day athletic event that raises funds to benefit Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center […] 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 Lakes Region (blue) Monadnock Region (purple) Merrimack Valley Region (light reen) Seacoast Region (aqua) Cycling Trails in New Hampshire Alhern State Park, Laconia Basin Trail , North Chatham […] Ride to End Alzheimer’s, Rye NH - The Ride to End Alzheimer’s, formerly known as the Memory Ride, raises funds for Alzheimer’s research. Go to http://ridetoendalzheimers.org/ Description: Whether you’re an avid cyclists or a weekend warrior, the Ride to End Alzheimer’s is for a range of riders! Choose between four (4) scenic options (100, 62, […] Rockingham County Ride - This is a North Shore Cyclists Ride Start: Haverhill High School, 137 Monument St., Haverhill, MA map to start Directions: From Rte 495 north, take exit 50. At end of ramp go straight across Broadway onto Monument St., then go straight through 4-way stop. Haverhill High School is […] Rose Mountain Rumble, Lyndeborough NH - 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 […] Seacoast Escape, Stratham NH - Bike MS Seacoast Escape Location: Stratham Hill Park, Stratham, NH Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 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. I went long stretches at times with seeing no cars. The Kinsman Notch section has a 13% grade going up, and 9% going down. Route 117 (Sugar Hill Road) is quiet […] 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 maps to view each day and download files at RideWithGPS. Read a personal description of the tour at Messages from the Pale Blue Dot. Three Notch Century, North Conway 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. Trans-New Hampshire bicycle ride, Laconia - 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 remain in NH helping our friends and neighbors who are affected by this difficult and life-threatening disease. Over the past 5 years expenses have averaged 12.7% of the total funds […] 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 to New Hampshire with the option to ride south and back north along the Connecticut river. The second day continues north through New Hampshire wilderness over the border […] 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 […] 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 – […]
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Adirondack Century Ride - The Pat Stratton Memorial Century Ride goes through the Adirondack Park north of Saranac Lake with wide shoulders and quiet backroads on rolling but not mountainous terrain. Locations along the route include Paul Smiths, Mecham Lake, Lake Clear, Gabriels and St. Regis. Falls. Download the map and cue […] Adirondack Lakes Cycling Loop - This 80-mile bicycle tour in the Lakes Region of the Adirondacks in New York State follows a varying terrain, often relatively flat but including some good climbs as it skirts south of the High Peaks region. Our ride heads west from North Creek, NY on Route 28, which […] Adirondack loop - Adirondacks Lakes Cycling Loop, Indian Lake & Blue Mountain Lake This 80-mile bicycle tour in the Lakes Region of the Adirondacks in New York State follows a varying terrain, often relatively flat but including some good climbs as it skirts south of the High Peaks region. Our ride heads […] Adirondack mountain bike rides - The following map is provided by New York State Scenic Byways Program project managed by the Adirondack North Country Association, funded by the Federal Highway Administration and administered by the New York State Department of Transportation. Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway - The 180 mile Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway connects Fonda and Malone, traveling through the Adirondack Park, past a number of large lakes and along the Sacandaga River, while passing through the communities of Paul Smiths, Tupper Lake, Long Lake, Blue Mtn Lake, Indian Lake, Speculator, Gloversville, and Johnstown. View […] Adirondacks 5 day tour - Adirondack Tour 2015 This tour begins and ends in Inlet, NY. Ride distances are up to 100 miles per day, with shorter versions available. Overview 5 Day Tour This tour begins and ends in Inlet, NY. OVERVIEW MAP …………………………………………………………………………………. Day 1 Inlet to Saranac Lake, long version, 98 […] AIDS Ride, Cayuga Lake NY - The AIDS Ride for Life is a bicycle ride around Cayuga Lake from Ithaca NY with 42, 50 or 100 mile options. Cyclists raise funds for the Southern Tier AIDS Program which provide supportive services to HIV+ persons. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […] Answer to Cancer A2C, Highland Falls, NY - Join the Answer to Cancer (A2C) ride as an individual or as part of a team to support finding a cure for cancer. 100% of funds raised by participants go toward lifesaving cancer immunotherapy research! Choose between 25, 50 and 100 miles. All rides pass through the grounds of the United […] Ashoken Reservoir Ride - Starting from the Reformed Church parking lot in downtown Woodstock, NY, (map) this scenic ride circles the Ashoken Reservoir on good roads with a modest shoulder, with 1800 ft of combined climb over the distance of 34 miles. Some of the roads immediately on the reservoir were closed […] Awesome Ausable - This Green Mountain Bicycle Club ride explores the other side of Lake Champlain along the Ausable River in the foothills of the Adirondacks in New York State. This challenging ride follows the Ausable River from Port Kent to Lake Placid with shorter options by simply turning around. Bring […] Bicycling The Erie Canal - Richard S. Costello July 1, 2016 Greetings Gordon, Just a simple note to say, that recently I took advantage of your Erie Canal “ride with gps” ride posted online, and traveled the route in exact detail. I had a great time cycling across New York State, and thus […] Black Lake – St. Lawrence River cycling loop - The Black Lake Bicycle Loop. This spectacular ride starts at the Lockwood Civic Center in Ogdensburg NY and goes to Black Lake and the Oswegatchie River, then returns along the St. Lawrence. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Black River Scenic Byway Trail - The Black River Scenic Byway Trail is a 95-mile route connecting Rome and Dexter NY, in the Tug Hill region and along the Black River. Other communities on the trail include Westernville, Boonville, Port Leyden, Lyons Falls, Glenfield, Lowville, Castorland, Naumburg, Carthage, Deferiet, Great Bend, Felts Mills, Black […] Black River Trail Scenic Byway - The new Black River Trail Scenic Byway is a 94-mile travel and transportation corridor that begins in the City of Rome at the southern end and gently weaves travelers through quaint communities to the Village of Dexter and the Black River Bay on Lake Ontario. Bon Ton Roulet, Finger Lakes - The Bon Ton Roulet is a seven-day bicycle tour through the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Our fully supported tour takes cyclists from wide open farm fields, past stunning overlooks of our lakes, to cavernous water-carved gorges. The tour starts and ends in Cortland, New York. […] Catskill Epic Bicycle Road Race - This bicycle race is Stage 1 of the Tour of the Catskills road race, held August 1, 2010 starting from Hunter Mountain Resort. (map to start) Ride organizers list the 52 mile course as featuring 2900 ft. of climbing, with a maximum grade of 12%, but RideWithGPS gives […] Catskill-Delaware River bicycle camping tour (long version) - This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY. The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day follows the Delaware River to Port Jervis NY, the third day offers an option of loops along the river and […] Catskill-Delaware Water Gap tour - Catskill-Delaware River Cycling tour (60 mile days) This tour begins and ends at Kenneth L Wilson Campground, , 859 Wittenberg Road, Mt. Tremper, NY . The first day heads west through the Catskills, the second day continues through the Catskills and then turns sound along the Delaware River […] Central Adirondack Trail - The 153-mile Central Adirondack Trail begins above the Hudson River in Glens Falls and travels north to the shore of Lake George, then reaches its northern arc as it passes through Indian Lake and Blue Mountain Lake, then heads south to Rome NY. Downloads: Garmin Training Center (.tcx) […] 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 Burlington on Sunday night, and heads to Plattsburgh via the Lake Champlain Islands on Monday. On Tuesday riders head into the Adirondacks, and on Wednesday turn back east to Ticonderoga, crossing back […] Chimney Point – Ticonderoga ride - This ride explores both sides of Lake Champlain, first heading south from Chimney Point State Park in Vermont, then crossing the ferry to Ticonderoga NY. From there there’s an 8 mile climb to the edge of the Adirondacks, then a consistent downhill ride for the remaining 18 miles […] Cycle the Erie Canal - Cycle the Erie Canal is an eight-day, 400-mile, fully supported recreational bicycle tour from Buffalo to Albany, NY. It follows the historic and scenic Erie Canal. Nearly three-quarters of the ride is off-road on the traffic-free Canalway Trail. Sponsored by Parks & Trails New York 2015 Cycle the Erie […] CycleAbility Challenge, Lenox MA - 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 and 3, 2018 Start: Apple Tree Inn, […] Cycling between the Hudson and the Catskills - This 51 mile bicycle ride starts at Dutchman’s Landing Park in Catskill, NY. The route as shown heads north along the west side of the Hudson River, then loops back through the Catskill foothills for a total of 51 miles. Thanks to Ken and Sharon Roberts for their […] Cycling on Long Island - One day tour of Peconic Bay This one-day bicycle tour of Peconic Bay on Long Island in New York State starts in Mattituck, one of the larger towns on the North Fork. In the summer, it’s advisable to beat the tourist traffic by riding counter-clockwise, passing through the […] Cycling Southeast Columbia County - This ride from Ken Roberts’ Bike Hudson site starts at the intersection of County Rt. 10 and Old County Rt. 82 in Taghkanic, NY Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Dude Ranch Trail - The Dude Ranch Trail passes the First Wilderness Heritage Corridor, wildlife, four-season recreational trails, horse ranches and lakeside resort villages. Enjoy amazing views of the historic Hudson River cutting its way south through an Adirondack landscape. Ellenville NY – Shawangunk climber - Great views and two steep climbs on this 46 mile ride from Ellenville at the southern end of New York’s Catskill Mountains. Start: Parking lot at the corner of South Main and Warren Streets View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/858713 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […] Erie Canal Heritage Trail - The Erie Canal Heritage Trail follows a former towpath 85 miles along the Erie Canal, from Lockport, New York, to Palmyra, New York . Trail Access: Lockport I-90 to Depew Exit 49. Rt 78 (Transit Road) north 15 miles. Right on Rt 31 east 2.5 miles. Left on […] Farm Ride, New Paltz NY - This ride was created by M. Bergen and is on Ken and Sharon Roberts’ Bike Hudson site. Download the Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Finger Lakes bicycle camping tour - Start: Arrive at Cayuga Lake State Park near Seneca Falls, where you will camp for the night. Day 1: Today we bike the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake to Ithaca, total 53 miles. We’ll camp for the night at Robert Treman State Park. Ithaca has a great downtown […] Fort Edward to Waterford NY - Fort Edward to Waterford is a 40 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passagealong New York’s Upper Hudson River and Champlain Canal on US Route 4. The ride follows the Hudson River the entire way. Great Big FANY Ride - The 18th Annual Great Big FANY Ride, pedaling 500 miles Across New York 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/. Recipient: In 2016 FANY contributed nearly $4500 to Double H Ranch. http://www.DoubleHranch.org Description: We average 70 miles per day (or […] Great Lakes Seaway Trail - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail is one of America’s Byways and is recognized for its unique landscape, scenic freshwater coastline and historical significance. Its New York portion stretches 518 miles along a freshwater shoreline, including the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, the Niagara Riverand Lake Erie. This Bike […] Harlem Valley Rail Trail - The Harlem Valley Rail Trail is currently two sections totaling 15 paved miles through rural Dutchess and Columbia County. the currently built section of a proposed 46-mile rail trail in the Harlem Valley and Taconic Hills of eastern New York. You may connect the two sections by using […] Holi Terror - Holi Terror is a Niagara Frontier Cycling Club ride, starting from the starting from Holimont Ski Area near Ellicottville, NY. route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue sheet (requires RWGPS login) Hudson Valley Bike Maps - An interactive list and map of cycling routes throughout the Hudson Valley of New York State, produced by Ken Roberts and Sharon Marsh Roberts Maps : List of Maps Main Map of Routes [List ] routes map Shorter routes map [List] Off-street gentle map [List by Difficulty – […] Inlet – Chain Lakes – Old Forge Ride - A scenic ride in a very remote area of the Adirondack Lakes region– a good choice when camping at Raquette Lake. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Keeseville -Ausable ride - A very pleasant ride on either side of the Ausable River through rural landscape on the Eastern edge of the Adirondacks. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Keeseville to Port Henry NY - Keeseville to Port Henry is a 39 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage along the New York shoreline of Lake Champlain. Other communities on the route include Port Douglas, Willsboro, Essex, Whallonsburg, Wadhams and Westport. Lake George Bikeway and Feeder Canal trail - The Warren County bike trail runs from Battlefield Park in Lake George NY to Glens Falls a distance of 12 miles. From Glens Falls you can continue south on the Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail through Hudson Falls to Fort Edward. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue […] Lake George century ride - The Lake George Centurion originates at Beach Road on Lake George in New York State. The ride features over 7000 ft of climb over the 100 mile course. route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue […] Lake Kushaqua – Loon Lake mountain bike ride - From Buck Pond State Campground in Onchiota NY turn left on Buck Pond Rd. and continue to Onchiotta Road. At the next intersection turn right onto Kushaqua-Mud Pond Road. After about 5 miles turn right onto Blue Spruce Drive to Loon Lake. At 6.5 miles turn right on […] Lake Placid Ironman Ride - The Lake Placid Ironman Ride is a 112 mile training ride in the Adirondacks of New York State. It goes twice around the course for the Lake Placid Ironman, which can change somewhat from year to year. Download map and cue sheet. GPX Track file for Garmin Edge […] Lakes of Harriman Park Ride - 32 miles, hilly, pretty riding through the mountain lakes of Harriman Park and alongside the Hudson River, from the BikeHudson site. Some long or steep climbs. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Letchmere State Park Loop - This ride starts at the visitors center for Letchworth State Park (known as the “Grand Canyon of the East), just outside of downtown Mount Morris NY south of Rochester. The route circles the park in a counter-clockwise direction, with approximately half on Park Rd with a couple of […] Long Island Heart Ride - This American Heart Association ride offers training for participants who participate in a 27-mile, 59-mile, or 100-mile bike ride through the heart of the Hamptons of Long Island, NY. Event Location: Rotations Bicycle Center- 32 Windmill Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 100 mile Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet […] Malone – Owls Head Ride - The Malone – Owls Head Loop starts in Malone NY and takes a long steep climb to Owl’s Head, then levels off to the town of Mountain View, From Mountain View the ride continues to Route 30 and back into Malone. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue […] Millerton Harlem Valley Century - This 100 mile ride starts at the Millerton Recreational Park in Millerton NY. Part of the ride is on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1288195 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Mohawk – Hudson Bikeway - The Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway connects Albany and Schenectady Counties in upstate New York and is part of the Erie Canalway Trail from from Buffalo to Albany. The paved trail begins in Rotterdam and heads east to the Erastus Corning Riverfront Preserve in downtown Albany. The trail was constructed directly […] Mohawk Towpath Byway - The 36 mile Mohawk Towpath Byway ride starts on the Colonie/Niskayuna bike path (Mohawk Hudson Bikeway) at the Colonie NY Town Park and crosses the Mohawk River at Rexford just east of Schenectady, then returns through Colonie on the Old Champlain Canal Trail. View the Mohawk Towpath Byway […] New Paltz – Ashokan bicycle climb - Starting from downtown New Paltz, NY, this bicycle ride circles past Ashokan Reservoir and is for serious cyclists who love climbing and gorgeous views. A mix of wider roads with shoulders and a steady stream of traffic, and very narrow paved roads with little traffic. Not for the […] New Paltz – Ashokan Reservoir Ride - This ride is taken from Ken and Phoebe Roberts’ Bike the Hudson Valley site. Cue Sheet Start: Main St. in New Paltz NY or at Lenape Lane near the Walkill Valley Rail Trail. Map to Start Location Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print […] New Paltz – Kingston NY cycling loop - This ride is featured on Ken and Phoebe Roberts’ Cycling in the Hudson Valley site. Download the Cue Sheet Start: Main St. at the New Paltz – Minnewaska Bridge and the intersection with the Walkill Valley Rail Trail. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and […] New York Bike Route 17 - NY State Bicycle Route 17 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 442 miles from State Bicycle Route 9 in the Village of Wappingers Falls to State Bicycle Route 517 in the Village of Westfield on the shores of Lake Erie. This route also connects with State […] New York Bike Route 5 - State Bicycle Route 5 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 365 miles from Niagara Falls across New York to the Massachusetts state line. The route parallels the Erie Canal and the New York State Canalway Trail. It intersects with State Bicycle Routes 9, 11, 14, 19 […] New York State Bicycle Route 114 - New York State Bicycle Route 114 follows State Rt. 114 on Long Island from East Hampton through Sag Harbor it detours onto Hempstead Street and Bay Street before rejoining NY 114, In Greenport the bike route continues west along NY 25 to Moore’s Lane where it connects with […] New York State Bicycle Route 19 - New York State Bicycle Route 19 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 109 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near the Village of Shongo to Hamlin Beach State Park on the shores of Lake Ontario. NY State Bicycle Route 19 intersects State Bicycle Route 17 in […] New York State Bicycle Route 24 - New York State Bicycle Route 24 begins at the Riverhead Traffic Circle and proceeds east through the Pine Barrens and a view of Peconic Bay on designated bicycle lanes as far as Old Riverhead Road, just north of NY 27-Sunrise Highway. State Bicycle Route 24 connects with NYS […] New York State Bicycle Route 25 - New York State Bicycle Route 25 runs from Smithtown east to Orient Point, passing through Port Jefferson Station, Shoreham, and Riverhead. The route joins Bike Route 25A from Branch to Calverton, The route leaves Route 25A from Stony Brook to Setauket and from Port Jefferson to Sound Beach […] New York State Bicycle Route 25A - New York State Bicycle Route 25A begins at the Cold Spring Harbor Long Island(LIRR)Station at the intersection of NY Route 108 and Woodbury Road, and continues through the Town of Huntington on along local roads. The four miles along NY Route 25A between Kings Park and Smithtown Bull […] New York State Bicycle Route 27 - New York State Bicycle Route 27 runs along NY 27/Montauk Highway from Suffolk County Road 39A in Cobb to Montauk Point State Park. View at RideWithGPS New York State Bicycle Route 28 - New York State Bicycle Route 28 is an unsigned cycling route that runs from Kingston north to the border of Delaware and Ulster counties in Shandaken. Highway 28 continues to Oneonta with mostly acceptable shoulders but is not officially designated. View at RideWithGPS New York State Bicycle Route 32 - New York State Bicycle Route 32 runs from Kingston south to New Paltz,where it connects with the Harlem Valley Rail Trail as shown in the map below: View at RideWithGPS New York State Bike Route 14 - State Bicycle Route 14 is a signed, on-road bicycle route that extends 95 miles from the Pennsylvania state line near Elmira to Sodus Point on the shores of Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Route G. It also intersects New York State Bicycle Routes 5 […] New York State Bike Route 9 - New York State Bicycle Route 9 starts in New York City, follows U.S. Route 9W through the Palisades and connects with Bicycle Route 17 in Wappingers Falls and State Bicycle Route 5 in Albany. The route continues north to Rouses Point at the the Canadian border. View at […] New York trails - Trailink Albany County Rail Trail 8.4 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel Allegheny River Valley Trail 5.6 miles Asphalt Andes Rail Trail 1 miles Dirt, Grass Auburn Trail 9.1 miles Crushed Stone Auburn-Fleming Trail 1.6 miles Ballast, Dirt Ballston Veterans Bike Path 3.5 miles Asphalt Bethpage Bikeway 12.5 miles […] Newburgh Bear Mountain ride - A cycling loop on both sides of the Hudson, starting at the Newburgh Beacon Bridge bicycle lane, south on the east side of the Hudson to Bear Mountain Bridge near Fort Montgomery. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Niagra Frontier Cycling Club rides - The Niagara Frontier Bicycle Club is Western New York’s largest bicycle club, with daily rides spanning Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Orleans, Wyoming and Genesee Counties. Down PDF cue sheets below. Niagra Gorge trail system - The Niagara Gorge is the geographic area along the Niagara River near the Falls, offering up-close views of the Gorge’s geologic beauty, without being surrounded by tourists. Niagra Gorge trail hike View at RideWithGPS View and print map North Catskill half-century bicycle ride - This 54 miles of cycling starts in Margaretville, NY and was designed in 2009 by the Central Catskill Chamber of commerce as part of the 1st Annual Catskills Scenic Ride-n-Peak event with several shorter distance options and a century ride also available.The start location is the Village of […] North Creek – Pottersville NY loop - There are fairly wide and decent paved shoulders on this very rural Adirondack loop that originates at Gore Mountain Ski Area near North Creek NY. The ride goes north into North Creek and then heads west with several long climbs to Pottersville before looping back around through Olmstedville. […] North Creek Adirondack Ididaride - The Ididaride is a 75-mile one-day bike ride in the Adirondacks sponsored by the Adirondack Mountain Club, starting from the Ski Bowl Park Pavilion on Ski Bowl Park Road in North Creek, NY. The ride is all on good roads through the central Adirondack Mountains, most of which […] North Creek Teddy’s Trail - This 80 mile ride from North Creek NY goes by Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake and Long Lake in the Adirondacks. Be prepared for some long climbs but wonderful roads with wide shoulders. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/901361 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX […] NY State Bicycle Route 517 - State Bicycle Route 517 is a signed on-road bicycle route that extends 100 miles from the Pennsylvania State Line near Jamestown on Lake Erie to Lockport, then continues to Olcott on Lake Ontario. This route connects with Pennsylvania State Bicycle Routes, NY State Bicycle Routes 5 and 17, […] Old Erie Canal linear park - Old Erie Canal State Historic Park is a 36 mile linear park that utilizes the Erie Canal’s towpath. When the Barge Canal was completed in 1918 , this stretch of the Erie Canal between DeWitt and New London was retained as a feeder to the Barge Canal. The woodland […] Olympic Byway - New York State’s 170-mile Olympic Byway stretches from Henderson Harbor on Lake Ontario to Keeseville on Lake Champlain, passing through the Adirondacks. Along the way are Lake Placid, Star Lake, Cranberry Lake, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake. Onondaga Cycling Club - Cue sheets and maps provided by the Onondaga Cycling Club of New York State. baldwinsville 40 beaver lake beaver lakes beaver lakes 50 bill johnson bill johnson metric brewertown buille camden-boonville camillus airport camillus-vanburen camillus-weedsport camillus-weedsport 40 camillus-west camillus-west-48 canastota-peterboro canastota-skyline canastota-skyline40 canastota-vernon canoe canoe short carpenters brook […] Oyster Bay ride - The ride heads west from Huntington (a very trendy and fun village) along hilly routes mostly with good shoulders and out the neck across from the town of Oyster Bay. You’ll ride through the sweet little village of Cold Spring Harbor just before arriving back in Huntington. There […] Pat Stratton Annual Memorial Bike Ride - This Adirondack Park ride north of Saranac Lake offers great mountain views but no serious climbs on state highways with wide shoulders and quiet back roads. The Pat Stratton Ride is an annual event. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file […] Plattsburg – Ausable Chasm ride - This ride along the western side of Lake Champlain follows some of the Champlain Bikeway and touches on the foothills of the Adirondacks. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Plattsburg – Standish Adirondack Ride - This remote route begins in Plattsburg NY and heads west into the Adirondacks with very little traffic There’s a steady climb for the first 45 miles to Danamora, followed by a steep steady decline for the final 15 back to Plattsburg. Climbs are steeper riding clockwise, and you’ll […] Port Henry to Fort Edward NY - Port Henry to Fort Edward is a 64 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage and includes a loop around Lake George. Other communities along the route include Crown Point, Ticonderoga, Glens Falls and Whitehall, Hague, Bolton Landing and the town of Lake George. Revolutionary Trail Scenic Byway - The Revolutionary Trail runs just south of the Adirondack Park in New York State from Albany west along the Mohawk River for 158 miles to Lake Ontario Ride for Mental Health, New Paltz - The Ride for Mental Health supports McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, for the education, research, and treatment of mental illness. 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…
Roosevelt – Marcy Trail - This 40-mile route follows Teddy Roosevelt’s ride from Mount Marcy NY to the North Creek Depot and continues to Long Lake with spectacular views of the High Peaks. Rouses Point – Keeseville - Rouses Point to Keeseville is a 38 mile segment of the Lakes to Locks Passage along the New York State shoreline of Lake Champlain, passing also through Coopersville, Chazy, Plattsburgh, Ausable Chasm and Port Kent. Saratoga Springs – Sacandaga Lake Loop - A scenic Saratoga Cycling Club 85 mile ride from Saratoga Springs NY to Great Sacandaga Lake. Rolling with a few moderate hills. Downloads: Garmin Training Center (.tcx) GPX Track (.gpx) Google Earth (.kml) Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail - The 27 mile Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail is built on the old Penn Central Railroad bed starting in Philadelphia NY and runs east-west through Theresa and LaFargeville to Clayton. This map follows a spur north from Theresa to Redwood and back to the branch that continues west to […] Sodus Point Ride - This is a local favorite for Rochester cyclists that starts at the Webster town park and follows backroads to Sodus Point where you can visit the historic Sodus Point Lighthouse and the small lighthouse museum. The return is along Lake Road back to Webster. Route at RideWithGPS View […] Southern Adirondack Trail - New York State’s 112-mile Southern Adirondack Trail links the Erie Canal to the Adirondacks and passes by the Herkimer diamond mines, West Canada Creek and several Adirondack Lakes. The New York State Canalway Trail System is accessible along much of the Southern Adirondack Trail, with 260 miles of existing multi-use, […] 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 theme loops, ranging in distance from 10 to 47 miles in length, follow both paved and unpaved roads. Paved alternates for unpaved sections are not offered for theme […] Tour de Farm, Easton NY - Third Annual Tour de Farm Bike-a-thon, fun, healthy and educational bike ride highlighting the scenic landscapes of the upper Hudson River Valley. Riders can choose between a 15 and a 35 mile route. Each route tours the farmland and historic sites within the “view shed” of Saratoga National […] Tour de Teddi, Branchport, NY - Saturday September 8, 2018. Tour de Teddi, benefitting Camp Good Days and Special Times, Branchport, NY with a ride around Keuka Lake. Camp Good Days is a nonprofit dedicated in improving the lives of children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer through residential camping […] 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 […] Walkway Over the Hudson - The Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park opened in 2009, providing a bridge for pedestrians, hikers, joggers, bicyclists, and people with disabilities. The former Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge stands 212 feet above the river’s surface and is 6,768 feet (1.28 miles) long, making it the longest elevated pedestrian […]
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Bike to the Beach, Boston to Newport - 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 […] 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 […] Brewing Good, Portsmouth RI, - The Brewing Good Ride is a non-competitive ride through scenic southern Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This ride will challenge your fitness with climbs and wind. Enjoy the amazing views along the way, as well as the quiet country roads. 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 […] 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 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 […] 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 […] 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 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 […] 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 […] Jamestown Classic - 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Miles for Megan, Tiverton, RI - Ride through beautiful Tiverton and Little Compton RI, with a barbecue upon return. All proceeds benefit the Megan L Cordeiro Memorial Foundation. 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 […] 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 […] 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 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 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 […] 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. 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 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 […] Ocean State Tour de Cure - 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 […] 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 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 […] 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 […] Ride ‘Round Rhody, Kingston RI - 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 […] Ride the Rhode, Kingston, RI - Ride the Rhode is a two-day event held annually for the National MS Society Start/End Location: University of Rhode Island Starting from: 120 Flagg Road Kingston, RI 02881 Map It Day 1, 100 mile Route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 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 […] Tour de Rhody, Johnson RI - Cycle for Rhode Island Cander Research from Salisbury Farm. Opstions include 15 and 40 mile loops. Minimum fundraising is $50. 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) […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […]
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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 plunged into winter almost half the year, it has adopted a very progressive attitude toward cyclists, and has a wonderful bike trail that runs for several miles along […] Around the Block from Hardwick Vermont - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “Around the block is what Vermonters call making a series of right-hand turns to get back where they started — even if it takes more than 50 miles to do it. This one of the […] 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 rail trail that borders Lake Memphremagog for most of the trail’s 3.8- mile car-free length. Suitable for all abilities. Fat tired bicycles are strongly recommended due to coarse […] Bike for the Lake, North Hero VT - 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. Burlington Green Mountain Getaway - The Bike MS Green Mountain Getaway 2019 Cue Sheets 30 miles 60 miles 100 miles 2016 Routes: 30 miles (cue sheet) 60 miles (cue sheet) 100 miles (cue sheet) The routes below include rides for the 2014-2015 two day event 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet […] Burlington-Greenbush Loop - Head south from the parking lot at Deerfield Road and Spear Street in Burlington VT through open farm fields and small villages. The route turns west to Lake Champlain before turning north on Greenbush Road. As you approach Shelbourne,you may wish to detour to the eastern shore of Lake […] Castleton Green Mountain Getaway - The Green Mountain Getaway is a two-day National MS Society bicycle ride in Vermont, beginning and ending at Castleton State College. Distance options each day include 40, 75 or 100 miles. Location: Castleton State College (map to start) View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/311387 Route at RideWithGPS View and […] Central Vermont Cycling Tour, Montpelier VT - The Central Vermont Cycling Tour started in 2002, as the EcoTour. And we still ride in support of healthy, active kids. The tour is a fundraiser for the Cross Vermont Trail Association. 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 Burlington on Sunday night, and heads to Plattsburgh via the Lake Champlain Islands on Monday. On Tuesday riders head into the Adirondacks, and on Wednesday turn back east to Ticonderoga, crossing back […] Champ’s Challenge, Vergennes VT - The Champ’s Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis is hosted by the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, and offers a 43-mile course for more advanced cyclists, an 8-mile course for more recreational riders and families, or a 5k Walk/Run. Location: Vergennes, VT Beneficiary: Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation (www.CFLF.org) 43-Mile Course 8-Mile […] Charity Treks, Burlington VT - Charity Treks This year’s event will be the first in Charity Treks history to feature 4 ride “loops” out of the cyclist-friendly city of Burlington, VT. The event takes place over 4 days, from Wednesday, August 14th to Saturday, August 17th, with on-site registration taking place on Tuesday, […] Chimney Point – Ticonderoga ride - This ride explores both sides of Lake Champlain, first heading south from Chimney Point State Park in Vermont, then crossing the ferry to Ticonderoga NY. From there there’s an 8 mile climb to the edge of the Adirondacks, then a consistent downhill ride for the remaining 18 miles […] Craftsbury 11 mile loop - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “A perfect introduction to cycling in the Northeast Kingdom featuring all paved roads. Classic inns, country stores, intimate scenes and sweeping panoramas accent the verdant landscape. The mostly level to rolling terrain is interrupted by […] 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. This is a project of the Cross Vermont Trail Association. For more information go to the Cross Vermont Trail Association’s website. Overall Trail Map Section maps: Map 1 […] 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 […] 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 heart of the Northeast Kingdom before returning to the start location.There are some decent hills and great views. View the 75 mile ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/276083 Route at RideWithGPS View […] 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 GPX file TCX Course River Road/Route 5 Loop 13 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Hickory Ridge/Black […] 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 from routes of 40, 60 or 100 miles, that all start and end at the Marlboro College Graduate School, Brattleboro, VT. All routes travel along the lovely Connecticut […] 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 Vermont. GMBC is host to the very popular Burlington Criterium on Labor Day . Download the GMBC cue sheets below and view online at bikely.com View ride at Bikely […] Hoosic River Ride - 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 […] Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour - The Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour is part of the Whitingham Fall Foliage Festival, sponsored by Deerfield Valley Velo, the Town of Whitingham VT and the Whitingham-Halifax Lions Club. 2012 routes http://ridewithgps.com/routes/630795 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Kelly Brush Century - The annual Kelly Brush Century Ride in Middlebury Vt. This scenic bicycle ride through the Champlain Valley has evolved from a dozen cyclists to the largest fundraising ride in the state. The ride is also one of the best attended events in the Northeast for adaptive athletes using […] Lyndonville Glacial Lakes - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association: “Don’t leave the Kingdom without visiting two of its most beautiful glacial lakes — Willoughby and Seymour. The all-paved roads on this ride take in both of them including Island Pond. Stunning scenery. Aromatic evergreens. […] Lyndonville Maples ride - This ride is from Cycling the Kingdom by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association. “The views and vistas along Darling Hill Road — the main event of this ride — are unsurpassed. Century-old sugar maples form a canopy of color during foliage season and a respite from the sun in […] 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 weekend tour of the Green Mountains from the White Horse Inn in Warren, VT. The ride heads west over the Green Mountains through four mountain “gaps” (Vermont for […] Middlebury-Burlington VT loop - This ride starts on Main St. in downtown Middlebury Vermont and heads north to Burlington along the edge of the Green Mountains before looping back closer to Lake Champlain on the return. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course […] 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 Young Road. You’ll see several houses, the Jerusalem Corners Country Store, a Chevron station, a bed and breakfast, a few abandoned buildings, a cemetery, and a one-room schoolhouse […] Montpelier Onion River Century - The Onion River Century Ride in Northeast Kingdom Vermont offers three rides through maples forests and New England towns including a 24 mile dirt road loop, a 68 mile loop, or a 111 mile full loop. (Map to Start) View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/308270 Route at RideWithGPS View and print […] 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, includin’ traffic, ‘cept scen’ry. We saw four moose without hardly looking when scouting this loop. Fairly level when riding north and south. Bumps and hills east and west. […] 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 […] 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 along some very nice dirt road, traverses a lakeside rail-trail & passes over several covered bridges. There are several challenging climbs along the way, an interesting section of riding along […] 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, Lake Willoughby and Lake Memphremagog. The roads in this are of Vermont are great for cycling and the landscape is beautiful. The tour organizers offer route options of […] Richard’s Ride, Richmond VT - The Richard Tom Foundation was created to honor Richard Tom who lost his life while cycling near his home in Vermont.
The Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of cyclists of all ages Richmond VT Smugglers Notch - This 65-mile scenic ride starts at the Park & Ride in Richmond VT and is easiest if ridden clockwise. The start is the Richmond Park & Ride on VT Rt. 2. Start out by heading north along the Winooski River on Barber Farm Road. In Jeffersonville, begin a […] Ride 100/200, Stamford - Ride Route 100/200–200 Miles in One Day, 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 […] Share Town Ride, Woodstock VT - The Share Town Ride benefits the Woodstock Community Food Shelf. START: Vail Field, South Street (Route 106), Woodstock, Vermont. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 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 cyclists, the numbers have worsened significantly, causing some alarm in a state filled with beautiful, scenic byways that are perfect for bike riding. In 2011 through 2014, the […] 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 Wildlife refuge, continuing through North Hero, Grand Isle, and South Hero before returning to the mainland. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1580459 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file […] Swanton Almost to Canada - This Green Mountain Bicycle Club ride starts at Highgate Elementary School in Swanton, VT. The route takes your through northwestern Vermont near Lake Carmi and the towns of through Morses Line and Franklin. The long ride goes up to Richford and through Enosburg Falls. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/936748 […] 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 the Winooski River and Wells River valleys. View the route of the proposed trail by opening the PDF maps below: crossvt-maps-all crossvt-map1 crossvt-map2 crossvt-map3 crossvt-map4 crossvt-map5 crossvt-map6 crossvt-map7 crossvt-map8 […] 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 theme loops, ranging in distance from 10 to 47 miles in length, follow both paved and unpaved roads. Paved alternates for unpaved sections are not offered for theme […] The Point to Point - The Point to Point, powered by VSECU, is a cycling and running event that was created in 2002 to raise funds and awareness for the Vermont Foodbank’s mission to end the growing problem of hunger in Vermont. Tour de Heifer, Brattleboro VT - The Tour de Heifer’s 60 and 30 mile challenge routes follow dirt roads with minimal pavement. Both entail significant elevation change — that is, hill-climbing, and lots of it! All of the routes begin and end at Lilac Ridge Farm in West Brattleboro, VT. 2016 routes 60 miles Route at […] Tour de Slate, Middletown Springs, VT - The annual Tour de Slate fund-raising bike ride supports the addiction-ending efforts of Teen Challenge,VT. The Tour has four different routes designed to provide an enjoyable ride no matter what your level of experience. 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 to New Hampshire with the option to ride south and back north along the Connecticut river. The second day continues north through New Hampshire wilderness over the border […] Vermont 50 - The Vermont 50 is an annual race held during the last weekend of September at beautiful Mount Ascutney located in West Windsor, Vermont. All benefits go to Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, where youth and adults with disabilities gain a measure of self- confidence and independence by participating in adaptive […] Vermont Adaptive Charity Ride - he goal of the annual event is to enjoy the beauty of Vermont through cycling all while raising funds for the state’s largest nonprofit organization committed to providing sports and recreation to people with disabilities. Vermont Challenge - 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 […] Vermont Gran Fondo, Bristol VT - The Vermont Gran Fondo is a non-competitive ride through Vermont’s Green Mountains.This ride will test your fitness with its challenging climbs. There are amazing views at the top each gap—savor them for a moment before you speed downhill. 2019 location: Bristol Recreation Club, 110 Airport Drive Bristol, VT […] 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 unpaved back roads leads you to the best waterfall in the region. A covered bridge and popular swimming hole add to the enjoyment of this ride. Suitable for […] Williamstown – Bennington cycling loop - One of my favorite rides from Williamstown MA heads north across the state line to Bennington Vermont. A good starting point is the Public Library in Williamstown. Rt. 7 offers a wide shoulder with a steady easy climb to North Pownal. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue […] Windsor County Cruising - Green Mountain Bicycle Club‘s Upper Valley Ride: Windsor County Cruising. Starts from Royalton VT. with a climb up Howe Hill and continues through Pomfret almost to Woodstock, then right to Barnard, Bethel and back to Royalton. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map […]
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