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 Eastern Connecticut. The lower 22 miles is designated as the Airline Trail State Park, an additional 28 miles (Airline North) continues northeast to Putnam. The packed stone dust trail passes through forests and wetlands in Beaver Brook State Park, Goodwin State Forest, Grayville Falls Park, the Hampton Reservoir, Salmon River State Forest, …
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 print map GPX file TCX Course
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 RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 GPX file TCX Course
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 over a ridge to the CPL (32.1 mi.)The balance of the ride is simply outstanding with lots of very scenic rural farmland and forested vistas over sparsely traveled roads. Start: I-84 Exit 16 commuter parking lot, junction of Rt. 188 and Old Waterbury Road in  Southbury CT. Route at RideWithGPS View 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 of 13.6 miles. Doing only the second half of the 8 is a ride of 17.4 miles. To ride only the second half, turn left from the library onto Route 61 north, continue on Route 61 through the 4-way stop sign and blinker and pick up the cues at mile 14.2. Start: …
Bicycle rides in Connecticut and Rhode Island - Much appreciation to CTBikeRoutes for their extensive listings of rides in Connecticut and neighboring Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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 View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 file TCX Course 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 file 62 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
Bloomfield CT Coaster - From CTBikeRoutes: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865195 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
Bloomin’ Metric, Westport, CT - Cycle Along Stunning Beaches and Through Classic New England Countryside. 4 Fully Supported Routes.
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 print map GPX file TCX Course
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 low traffic volume for ~ 1/3 of the ride. Start:  I-95 Exit 56  (Leetes Island Road), Branford CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 in Branford CT. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 to Chester. For anyone wanting to do even more hill climbing there is a Wig Hill climb option at the very end of the ride. Start:   Rt. 9 Exit 6 (Rt. 148) commuter parking lot in Chester CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX …
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 to Winthrop, down onto a loop on the “Pond Meadows,” and returnsvia Ivoryton, Centerbrook, Deep River and a corner of Chester. Start: Rt. 9 Exit 6 Commuter Parking Lot (Rt. 148) in Chester CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 possible lunch/snack stop at the picnic area in Devil’s Hopyard State Park, a crossing of the Connecticut River via the Chester ferry ($1.00 fee) and a possible ice cream stop at Robbie’s in Chester village. Start: Rt. 9 Exit 6 Commuter Parking Lot (Rt. 148) in Chester CT Route at RideWithGPS View …
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 and Bashan Lake, a re-crossing of the Connecticut River via the swing-bridge and a relatively mellow return route to the commuter parking lot. This is a challenging ride and should be attempted by only those in excellent physical condition. Start:  Rt. 9 Exit 6 commuter parking lot (Rt. 148) in Chester CT. …
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 the ride heads up to Hadlyme before continuing on to Hamburg Cove via Routes 82 &156 (smooth surfaces and wide shoulders) and then to a Connecticut River crossing on the Baldwin Bridge bike path. Then it’s a return trip to  via seldom used (Old Saybrook’s) Bokum Rd to Centerbrook and then skirting …
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 be attempted only by riders who are in top condition. Having said that the ride travels some great back roads on the way to Rocky Neck State Park (suggested lunch/snack stop) and then heads back through Old Lyme and over the Baldwin Bridge bike path to Old Saybrook’s Otter Cove and then …
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 ride over flat to rolling terrain between Chester and Old Saybrook with extensive views of the shoreline. Start: Rt. 9 Exit 6 Commuter Parking Lot (Rt. 148) in Chester, CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, the route heads east to the turnaround point at the former Seaside Regional Center generally following Route 156 (smooth with wide shoulders) with side trips into the Department of Environmental Protection’s Marine Headquarters, Rocky Neck State Park, Giants Neck and Black Point.  On the return the route also follows Route 156 for …
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 in the park,the ride climbs steeply to Killingworth, then mostly downhill to the starting point. Start:   I-95 Exit 63 (Rt. 81) commuter parking lot in Clinton CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 bike path and stops at the CT DEP Marine Headquarters before continuing on to the turn-around point at White Sands Beach in Old Lyme. After re-crossing the CT River the ride follows an inland route on the return trip. Start: Clinton Town Marina/Dock, Riverside Drive, Clinton CT View this ride at  http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859800 Route …
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 used to gain access to the lake. An alternate route adds approximately one mile to the length of the ride. Start: I-95 Exit 63 (Rt. 81) commuter parking lot in Clinton CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 1921 feet total elevation gain/loss making it an ideal training ride but not necessarily a great choice for a Social or Recreational ride. Start: The ride starts at Hammonasset State Park in Madison and travels through portions of Clinton, Killingworth, Deep River, Chester and Haddam. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860071 Route at RideWithGPS …
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 Course
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 Riverton where we climbed along Sandy Brook. At the top of Sandy Brook Rd, the route becomes circuitous to avoid gravel roads. After a third of the ride we reached the Southfield Store which has a bakery in the back. After a few short climbs we descended into New Boston, crossed the …
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 Park Trail Burlington : Farmington River Trail New London : New London Vista Walkway Canton : Farmington River Trail Norwalk : Norwalk River Valley Trail Chaplin : Air Line State Park Trail Norwich : Heritage Riverfront Park Cheshire : Farmington Canal HeritageTrail Old Lyme : Connecticut River Scenic Overview Colchester : Air …
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 in which the ride starts: Start Town (CT) Ride Name Miles Description Route Andover UConn Dairy Bar 24 Description Cues Avon Simsbury Spin-About 30 Description Cues Avon McLean Game Refuge Loop 31 Description Cues Avon Connect the Trails 34 Description Cues Barkhamsted Barkhamsted Reservoir 22 Description Cues Barkhamsted York Lake 38 Description …
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 2012 ride from Westport  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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, 20/35/40 miles Plainfield-Pachaug, 15/32 miles Putnam, CT Putnam Ride, 15/30/66 miles Sterling, CT Sterling-Plainfield, 16/30 miles Oneco Pond Ride, 16/26/44
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 print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, , Durham CT. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 also benefit the East Lyme Land Trust. Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018 Location: Smith Harris House: 33 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357 Parking: Parking will be available at the two schools and community center adjacent to the Smith Harris property. Clearly marked the day of the event and on event map. Race Day Registration: Registration begins 1 hour prior to …
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 challenging ride. Start: Route 9 Exit 3 (Route 154) commuter parking lot in Essex CT. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859806 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Exit 3 (Route 154) commuter parking lot in Essex CT. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859811 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 Road route to the Chester Ferry ($1.00 fee). After departing from the ferry the ride heads back to Essex through Deep River via the classic River Road bike route. Start:  Town Hall, Essex CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859807. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file …
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 Fields Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 River Trail (FRT) is an 18-mile loop trail which links to the FCHT at points in Farmington and Simsbury passing through Unionville, Collinsville, Burlington and Canton along the banks of the Farmington River tracing the route of the old “Canal Line” railroad. A section of the trail is designed to be a …
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 true with your support.  Last year, “Go the Distance” netted over $20,000 with proceeds fully supporting student scholarships. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 map of bike rides throughout Connecticut
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 & 187 in East Granby CT. (map) This rural ride explores some of north central Connecticut’s many dairy farms and cow towns (including East Granby, Granby, Simsbury, Canton, Suffield and Granville and Southwick, Massachusetts. View the route online below: Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX …
Greenville Tri-State half century - This is the 52 mile version of  Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s  Tri-State Century Start: Apple Valley Mall, Greenville, RI (map to start) Description:   Challenging ride in undeveloped countryside touching on Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.    Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 are some lengthy stretches of riding along Rt. 1 going west from Madison to Guilford and east from Branford to Guilford, there are wide shoulders and smooth pavement to ease your way.  Also, the ride uses Rt. 146 from Guilford to Stony Creek from which there are occasional views of L.I. Sound …
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 passes the monastery in No. Guilford soon after a short bike portage over an abandoned road. Start: I-95 Exit 58 Commuter Parking Lot (Rt. 77) in Guilford CT http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859844 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 Union St., Guilford CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/859841 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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. This is a beautiful ride from start to finish and if ridden in the fall, the foliage is spectacular. Start: Rt. 9 Exit 8 (Beaver Meadow Rd.) Commuter Parking Lot in Haddam CT. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860059 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 Ave., Hamden CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860062 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
Hazon ride, Falls Village, CT - The Hazon Ride & Retreat is a fully-supported ride, fundraiser, and community experience for people of all cycling levels and ages. Spanning Labor Day Weekend and based at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. HAZON RIDE – DAY 1 2014 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 while heading north toward New Preston and Lake Waramaug. Cue Sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 road bikes.  This ride has several hilly sections. Download Cue Sheet Start:  Topsmead State Forest, Litchfield CT. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Course Start Loction: Hollow Park in Woodbury, CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1288188  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 ride is the hilly portion w/ the rest of the ride being mostly flat. Among the highlights are two crossings of the Hammonasset River, visits to the Villages of Ivoryton & Centerbrook (Essex Steam Train), visits to Saybrook Point and Ft. Saybrook Park, a look-in at Cornfield Point and a stop at …
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 the starting point.  The ride is largely over back roads with little traffic and lots of forested and rural scenery. There is just a bit of riding along state roads Rt. 17, Rt. 148, Rt. 80, Rt. 154 and Randolph Rd (Rt. 155) where you should be alert for relatively heavy and/or …
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 to and from rural sections of Killingworth, Durham & Higganum with brief forays into Guilford and Clinton along the way. It uses mostly back roads or residential roads with limited automobile traffic and features a scenic 1.5 mile ride along the Madison shoreline with spectacular views of Long Island Sound. Toward the …
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 views of the Willimantic River and a climb to the UConn campus. There is a fine spot along the Fenton River for a lunch or snack break followed by several long uphill climbs as the route circles through Chaplin and returns to Mansfield Hollow. Read more at CTBikeRoutes Route at RideWithGPS View …
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 Lyman Orchards farm store in Middlefield. Start: I-91 Exit 16 Commuter Parking Lot on Bee Street in Meriden CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860083  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 up to Castle Craig for any of you masochists) before returning to the CPL. Your granny gear will get a workout on this ride. Start:I-91 Exit 20 Commuter parking lot, Country Club Road in Middletown CT View this route at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860094 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file …
Narragansett Bay Wheelmen rides - These vintage cue sheets for Rhode Island, neighboring Massachusetts and Connecticut are provided by Narragansett Bay Wheelmen (NBW). NBW101 touisset NBW102 swansea dighton NBW103 taunton norton NBW104 taunton 2 rocks NBW105 tiverton 50 NBW106 animal farm NBW107 uxbridge grafton NBW108 narragansett pt NBW109 walpole dover NBW110 warwick NBW113 westerly NBW114 nkingstown exeter NBW115 wickford kingston NBW116 woonsocket NBW117 purgatory NBW118 sturbridge NBW119 double metric NBW120 ray young NBW121 shelter island NBW122 plymouth century NBW123 wachusett century NBW124 vineyard NBW125 midcape NBW126 hope valley east NBW127 hope valley west NBW128 diamond two NBW130 cape caper NBW131 bridge NBW132 providence boston NBW133 smithfield winter NBW135 …
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 Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm Beverly Commons Blue Hills Reservation Borderland State Park Bradley Palmer State Forest Burrage Pond Callahan State Park Carolina Hills Catamount State Forest Charlemont Trails Charles W. Ward Reservation Copicut Woods – Bioreserve Cranberry Preserve Cutler Park Needham/Newton Destruction Brook Woods Preserve Dighton Rock State Park Dogtown Douglas State Forest Dow Brook Conservation Area Eaton’s Pond Erving State Forest F. Gilbert Hills …
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 Castle. The 45 mile and longer rides travel through beautiful Devils Hopyard Sate Park. Start:  Walmart, Old Salem Rd., Norwich CT.  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 13.1 is the site of a former railroad bridge. To avoid this, we recommend using the alternate route provided on the route sheet, beginning at mile 11.9. This alternate adds 1.4 miles to the length of the ride. Start:  The Mill River Recreation Area , North Amherst MA.  http://ridewithgps.com/routes/865006/
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 the DEP Marine Headquarters on Old Lyme’s Ferry Road (possible lunch or snack stop) and continues over some great bike touring roads on the return trip. Start: Old Saybrook commuter rail parking lot View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860096 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 and families who are struggling with mental health issues, substance use issues, or domestic violence.
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 View and print map GPX file TCX Course 100-mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Rock Park. Along the way, we stop at Beaver Pond Park and Edgewood Park. Choices of 8, 12, 36 miles or the full metric century. Metric Century This ride is for serious cyclists only.  You must be an adult with a road bike– No mountain bikes allowed on this ride. Support for …
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,  Rt. 44 & Library Street in Salisbury CT. Download cue sheet Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 West Cornwall. This is a strenuous 30-miler. Two long, difficult climbs. The first is a gradual 2 mile climb to reach Music Mountain; the other is an exceptionally difficult and unrelenting 1.5 mile granny gear climb on Cream Hill Rd. Start:  Scoville Library  east side of Route 44 and 41 (Main St.), …
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 are 2900 ft. of climb over 45 miles; the climb is gradual and consistent at the beginning, with some nice steady downhill riding at the end, but not too many descents and re-climbs. There are excellent baked goods at Colebrook General Store (off route 1 mi south of Sandy Brook Rd on …
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 – Tolland & Stamford Walk/Run: $30 per person 20 Mile Ride (West Haven Only): $30 per person 50 Mile Ride (West Haven Only): $50 per person
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 Refuge and the Simsbury Airport amongst other interesting venues. Start: International Skating Center, Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury Center, CT View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/866365 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 Barndoor Hills Rd entrance to the McLean Game Refuge, Lake Congamond, the entrance to the Connecticut Air National Guard Base and the Simsbury Airport. Start:  International Skating Center of Connecticut, 1375 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 62.5 miles 50 miles 35 miles 20 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 walk. The rides start at the ECSU Athletic Complex, 69 Mansfield City Road, Mansfield, CT 06250. 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 62 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 …
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 and Oneco are old mill towns retaining the look of 150 years ago”. Towns Visited:  Sterling, Exeter, Voluntown, and Plainfield Distance Options: 16-26-44 miles. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 TCX Course
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 22. Download 22 Mile Cue Sheet 50 Miles: Map My Ride 50 or Strava 50. Download 50 Mile Cue Sheet 62 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 100 Miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 through Killingworth and other sleepy villages west of the Connecticut, you’ll cross back over the river on the Chester – Hadlyme Ferry in the shadow of Gillette Castle… Then it’s on to a challenging climb out of the Connecticut River Valley and home through the agricultural towns of Salem, Bozrah, Franklin, and …
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 Lourdes in Litchfield catholic shrine. Start: Rt. 8 Exit 42 commuter parking lot (Rt. 118) in Harwinton, CT Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 100 mile bike rides through the scenic Litchfield Hills of Connecticut for riders of all ability levels.  100 mile route  100 mile cue sheet 75 mile route  75 mile cue shee 55 mile route 55 mile cue sheet 30 mile route 30 mile cue sheet 12 mile route  12 mile cue  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX …
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 farm country to the Twin Lakes that sit near the Massachusetts/ Connecticut state line. At the southern end of the ride, we turn back in Falls Village, with the option for a shorter distance. We return through Canaan Connecticut and along the Housatonic River back to Sheffield and South Egremont. The entire …
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 four towns, passing an area of rugged, wooded hills separated by ponds and lakes. From Union green, country lanes will descend to the Staffordville Reservoir. Wales is a village on the Lake George shore and host a country fair in August. Heading to Brimfield brings you over high ridges with farms and …

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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 miles Start: Northern Maine Medical Center, Fort Kent, ME Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Ellsworth Rail Trail 1.6 miles Asphalt Four Seasons Adventure Trail 26 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt, Sand Kennebec River Rail Trail 6.5 miles Asphalt Kennebec Valley Trail 14.6 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt, Sand Lagrange Rail-Trail 11.5 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt Michael Michaud Walking and Biking Trail 1.65 miles Asphalt Mountain Division Trail 10.3 …
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 55 miles per day along moderately challenging terrain on uncrowded, safe and quiet roadways, through small towns rich in local culture.  Take in an impressive range of scenery, from Maine’s rocky coastline, dotted with lighthouses and lobster boats, to pristine mountains and lakes. Enjoy locally-sourced foods like Maine seafood and fresh-from-the-farm produce …
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, you will have an opportunity to choose from more than 150 beneficiaries making an impact on environment, sustainabiilty and active transportation causes. >> REGISTER NOW << Bar Harbor loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 1: Bar Harbor to Hope Route …
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 Track View in Google Maps Stonington inns Stonington Campround Day 2 Stonington to Bar Harbor: From Stonington the ride hugs the southern shore of the Penobscot Peninsula, goes through Blue Hill and on to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island. Distance: 84 miles. Cue Sheet Route Map GPX Track (.gpx) View in …
Cycling Acadia: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula - Some of our favorite bicycle rides are in Acadia, which is a national park on Mount Desert Island, a beautiful area attached to mainland Maine by a short bridge. You’ll find several days of wonderful cycling here. Inn: Bar Harbor The nearest large airport is Bangor International, about an hour away, taking Rt. 3 the entire way. Bar harbor is a popular tourist destination in the summer, with a bounty of inns and great restaurants. Bicycles can be rented from several shops in town that serve the cycling tourists. Ride 1: Park Loop The primary paved road through Acadia National …
Cycling in Northern New England - Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, including a couple of week-long cycling tours.
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 ride from Lewiston at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26544999 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 (map) 75 miles (map) 100 miles (map) Sunday Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 25 miles (map) 50 miles (map) 75 miles (map) Cue sheets for all routes  
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 map GPX file TCX Course
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 print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 51 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 64 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 84 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file …
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 the event and sponsorship help us in our mission to conserve land for future generations. The Trek begins at Shawnee Peak Ski Area in Bridgton, ME. Hike 4.5 or 6 miles across the ridge line of beautiful Pleasant Mountain, or bike 25, 50, 80 or 100 miles through the scenic hills and …
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 ride winding through country lanes and shorelines. Cue sheets and route maps below are for previous Maine Bike Rallies, starting from the listed locations: 2010-2011 Brunswick 2008-2009 Fryeburg 2006-2007 Yarmouth 2004-2005 Belfast 2002-2003 Bethel
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 25-mile Ride (9:00 AM) starts out on the 6-mile paved, off-road South Portland Greenbelt and on to Maine’s beautiful shoreline through Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, back to SMCC. (Seven lighthouses are visible on this trip; one rest stop.) Rolling terrain. The 40-mile 8 Lighthouse Ride (8:30 AM) includes the South Portland …
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 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 Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm Beverly Commons Blue Hills Reservation Borderland State Park Bradley Palmer State Forest Burrage Pond Callahan State Park Carolina Hills Catamount State Forest Charlemont Trails Charles W. Ward Reservation Copicut Woods – Bioreserve Cranberry Preserve Cutler Park Needham/Newton Destruction Brook Woods Preserve Dighton Rock State Park Dogtown Douglas State Forest Dow Brook Conservation Area Eaton’s Pond Erving State Forest F. Gilbert Hills …
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 to Rockland. Roads are selected to optimize safety and scenic value, based on my own experience where available, club rides and other available sources. In some cases highways with shoulders are chosen rather than use a mix of local roads with excessive turns. Traffic is unavoidable and road conditions are unpredictable. Make …
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 Peninsula, goes through Blue Hill and on to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island. View Larger Map View at RideWithGPS Day 3: Bar Harbor Mount Desert Island loop to Blue Hill: Depart Bar Harbor on the Park Loop, with a side trip to the summit of Cadillac Mountain. Continue on a loop along Southwest Harbor, …
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 Course
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 roads. 58 mile cue 34 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Seacoast Safari, Kittery-Biddenford ME - CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 30 miles, 65 miles or a Century.
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 Aroostook County Downeast & Acadia Greater Portland & Casco Bay Kennebec & Moose River Valleys Maine Lakes & Mountains Mid-Coast Region The Maine Beaches The Maine Highlands Maine’s Department of Transportation worked with local cyclists to develop a section of U.S. Bike Route 1 from Calais to Portsmouth, starting with Adventure Cycling’s …
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 GPX file TCX Course
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, June 19-21, 2020 - Join the American Lung Association for the annual Trek Across Maine on Father's Day Weekend - June 19th – 21st, 2020. Choose our traditional 3 day, 180 mile option, or join us for our 1 or 2 day options!

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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 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2: New Lebanon, NY to North Adams 72 miles, with 35 mile option Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 3: North Adams to Lenox, …
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 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 avoids the reservoir, going north through Berlin Center, re-joining the long route in Bolton. The short ride meanders through some of the less traveled roads of Sudbury, Framingham, Southboro, Marlboro, Hudson and Stow. 67 mile cue, 44 mile cue, 27 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and …
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 the hills of Harvard & Berlin (and a few other towns as well). Hit some favorites: Prospect Hill, Oak Hill, Vaughn Hill, West Bare Hill, Long Hill, and finish up with Nagog Hill. The shorter route avoids Vaughn and the “headwall” of West Bare. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet …
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 routes continue to the Fruitlands in Harvard with quiet back roads, some beautiful vistas, and magnificent downhills. CUESHEET Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Acton-Boxborough High School in Acton, MA. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 1875 ft. of climb over 31 miles. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 3 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, CT 33.4  AMC FG 2015-Fort Ann Cross 35 Washington County, NY 33.8  AMC FG 2015-Fort Ann Road 50 Washington County, NY 49.5  AMC – Tues PM – Lexington – 15 miles Lexington, Massachusetts 15.4  AMC – Weekend – Farm Pond, Sherborn – 23 miles Sherborn, Massachusetts 22.9 AMC Boston 15 Mile Rally …
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 rides. Start: Amesbury Elementary School, South Hampton Road, Amesbury, MA (map to start) 30 mile route at RideWithGPS GPX Track (.gpx) Cue sheet and route map 44 mile medium route at RideWithGPS GPX Track (.gpx) Cue sheet and route map
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 and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2: Warren to Holden Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 28 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 will be 12 miles long, extending north of Maynard to the South Acton commuter rail station.  
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 rest stops and intersections. 2017 Routes Day 1 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 3 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet …
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 and take the indirect route back to Acton via Harvard. While the shorter route avoids the bigger climbs, the longer route gets to slow down to view the scenery on West Bare Hill and Old Littleton. Either option provide an opportunity to do some climbing and then celebrate those efforts with nice …
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, 24 mile) The ride passes the Minuteman visitor center, Great Brook Farms/Carlisle state forest, Kimball Farms (18mi), Nagog Pond (35mi), and the Chelmsford cranberry bog. Start:  library parking lot of the Bedford Town Hall/High School/Library complex in Bedford Center, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford MA route arrow   Cue sheets: TGIF Unwinder Ride – Long – 28 …
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 Rd, Bedford (map) RideWithGPS Links: Long Ride, Short Ride Cuesheets: Long, Short Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Berkshires to Boston - Berkshires to Boston bicycle tour
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 Course
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. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 on the road. Rental bikes are also available. Best Buddies Challenge provides shuttle transportation options to all event starts and finishes. Show up in Boston, and they’ll get you to the 50 mile, 20 mile, or run/walk starts. After the party, they’ll get you to your hotel in Hyannis Port or back to …
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 save lives and provide free programs and services to those facing cancer. You can register by visiting http://www.BicyclesBattlingCancer.org.  Interested in learning more or volunteering? Please contact Robbin Price at BicyclesBattlingCancer@cancer.org. Each person is required to raise a minimum of $300. Start:  Hillside School in Marlborough, MA. Routes: 30-Mile Route – Ride with GPS 70 …
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 Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 Route options: 18, 30 and 60 miles VIEW ROUTES 60M Ride the Vineyard Route 30M Ride the Vineyard Route 18M Ride the Vineyard Route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 GPX file 50 mile route map.  50 mile route GPX file 30 mile route map 30 mile route GPX file 10 mile route map 10 mile route GPX file Full system map More routes and descriptions from the Bike Not Bombs site 2013 Routes The 2013  40 mile ride is shown below. Route at …
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 Road in Groton. 34 mile cue 42 mile cue 55 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Hampshire with route options of 70, 56, and 40 miles. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Border Run: Rhode Island from Ashland MA - This is a Charles River Wheelmen ride Start: 53 Bay Colony Drive, Ashland, MA (map to start) Description: Loops from Ashland to the Rhode Island “border”. Gently rolling hills, causeways, the Diamond Hill Reservoir in RI, quiet wooded roads. 21 mile cue,  39 mile cue,  72 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 not wish to ride, you can still join in the fun at our 5K run and 3K walk led by Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis at the finish area alongside the beach in Hyannis Port! The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one …
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 file TCX Course
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 sidewalk. After the Sagamore Bridge, the bikeway splits. One branch travels south, parallel to Route 28 and eventually joining with the Shining Sea Bike path, until reaching Woods Hole. The main branch travels parallel to Route 6, joins with the Cape Cod Rail Trail, and then continues north to Provincetown. The bikeway …
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 at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 back toward Bradford without crossing Rt. 114. The long route continues in a loop around Andover with a few urban streets and is very similar to the “Hills and Dales from Ballardvale” ride. The Ponds: You’ll ride by several ponds on this ride (depending on distance chosen) including: Johnson’s Pond, Spofford Pond, …
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 to honor and remember loved ones, connect with others interested in the brain tumor cause, and helps to educate the local community on the diverse needs of the brain tumor community. Location: 200 West St, Waltham, MA Registration: 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM Program & Activities: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM Routes & Maps: Metric …
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 now open and extends 6.8 miles from the Lowell/Chelmsford line near Cross Point and Rt. 3, through Chelmsford Center, to the intersection of Route 27 and Route 225 in Westford. The 10′ paved trail traverses woods, wetlands, open fields, recreational areas, and shopping areas. Download a PDF version of the map Download …
Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, Compton RI to Woods Hole MA - The Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride supports the Buzzards Bay Coalition with a ride from Little Compton, RI to Woods Hole, MA
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, and along Nantucket Sound. The 41 mile ride follows the long ride to North Falmouth and the 49 mile follows the long ride to West Falmouth. Start: Mashpee High School,  500 Old Barnstable Road, Mashpee, MA ((map to start) Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX …
Charles River Wheelmen cue sheets - Map My Ride and Ride With GPS links for rides listed in the Charles River Wheelmen Cue Sheet Inventory.
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 and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Metric Century Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, NH. The long ride adds a scenic loop north of Hollis. Cuesheet Start: Parker Middle School 75 Graniteville Road Chelmsford, MA Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Climate Ride NE, Bar Harbor to Boston - Bar Harbor to Boston, SEPTEMBER 8 – 12, 2016 This 5-day, 390-mile Northeast Climate Ride route takes advantage of the best cycling in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. You’ll ride along the North Atlantic’s scenic coastline by day and spend evenings with an amazing community of people. Upon registration, you will have an opportunity to choose from more than 150 beneficiaries making an impact on environment, sustainabiilty and active transportation causes. >> REGISTER NOW << Bar Harbor loop Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 1: Bar Harbor to Hope Route …
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 in Newburyport is shown in red in the map below and is expected to be completed during the summer of 2018. This 2.1-mile project will provide an off-road pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel along the Merrimack River shoreline between the City’s downtown and central waterfront and the seawall at Joppa …
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 ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/997036 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 around Maynard MA. A combination of rolling hills and meandering country roads in Middlesex County with many lakes and streams along the way. 78 mile cue 50 mile cue 31 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 rolling with a few hills, notably Page Hill in Bedford and Trapelo RD in Lincoln. 27 mile cue, 43 mile cue, 64 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Massachusetts.  Upon returning to the college, riders can enjoy delicious food prepared by local restaurants, music and massages. Proceeds from this event benefit Emmaus, a non-profit housing and human services organization in Haverhill that serves homeless and formerly homeless families and single adults.   For more information, please call (978) 241-3425 or email cycle@emmausinc.org or visit www.emmausinc.org or http://events.emmausinc.org/cycle17 …
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 51 Sandy Pond Road in Lincoln, MA, 20 miles from Boston. The two shorter rides wind through Lincoln, Concord, and Sudbury, and the metric century shown below continues to the town of Harvard. Get more information Metric Century route map and cue sheet 36 mile route map and cue sheet 19 mile …
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 are paved. Cycle Martha’s Vineyard is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard with proceeds to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Martha’s Vineyard and other Rotary charities. 100K route details [PDF]  50K route details [PDF] 100Kroad map [PDF] 50 K road map 50k [PDF] Route at RideWithGPS View and print …
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 ending in Northampton, MA. Three ride distances; full and metric centuries and a 35 mile ride too. All these rides head out toward the Berkshires. The centuries are very challenging. We hope that will be cause for excite those who wants to push their limits. Saturday Century Saturday Metric Century Shorter Ride …
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 and better biking for Massachusetts. State Bike Tour – August 3rd –  9th, 2019 You can do it all at Cycle Massachusetts, the famous statewide charity tour that is also known as the Friendliest Ride in the East. We’re delighted to welcome cyclists for a weekend or a whole week depending on YOUR schedule. Highlights …
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. 2017 Routes Day 1 – Greenfield Routes Day2 – Greenfield Routes Day 3  – Greenfield to Putney, VT Day 4 – Putney Rides Day 5 – Putney to Orange MA Day 6 – Orange Rides Day 7 – Orange to Greenfield
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 Rail Trail Nickerson State Park Provincelands Bike Trails Marthas Vineyard Cycling Routes
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 Cape Cod Century, 30/45/62/100 miles Fall River, MA Fall River Fifty(Chourico Ride), 19/27/47 Lakeville, MA Lakeville Tour,15/25/40 miles Marion, MA Marion-Rochester, 18/30/40 miles Mattapoisett Ride, 15/30/50 miles Mattapoisett-Wareham, 19/33 miles Middleboro, MA South Shore Century, 25/54/75/100/125 miles Middleboro-Halifax, 15/25 miles Middleboro-Plympton, 17/28 miles Milford, MA Holliston-Hopkinton Ride, 19/33/36 miles New Bedford, MA …
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 Hull with a view of Boston Harbor from under the windmill. This ride starts from the Park’n’Ride lot, Rockland opposite Home Depot. The road mark is a white letter T as shown. Directions: Take 128 or 93 to Route 3 to Exit 14 (Rt. 228) in Rockland. Turn left at the end …
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 their research to combat amyotrophic laterals sclerosis (ALS) a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Register at http://www.deathridetour.com Website: http://www.deathridetour.com Dates: October 6 – 9, 2017 Starting Town: Northampton, MA Beneficiaries: Blazeman Foundation for ALS  and the ALS Association Route:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17807179 Route at RideWithGPS View and print …
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, this tour is rich with opportunities to learn about the natural, historic and cultural distinctions that make this part of Massachusetts so special. Profits from this tour benefit Historic Deerfield, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Deerfield, Massachusetts and early New England. Deerfield Bicycle Tour web: http://www.deerfieldbiketour.com Location: Deerfield, MA …
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 unique and overall best ride that they have ever done. Register now. 180K: Harder than anything most riders have ever experienced. At the same time, people have described it as a journey so wonderful that they wished it indeed would never end. A grand tour of Franklin County’s secret back roads. Bring …
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Course Day 2 metric century: Dudley-Putnam-Milbury loop 66 mile ride 38 mile version 24 mile version Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 of Worcester. From Worcester to the Rhode Island line, the ECG follows the Blackstone River Bikeway in an historic region that was the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. An alternate route is being developed to directly link Boston and Providence, RI.
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 town of Durham. This ride is marked with a yellow arrow with a hook, from the Amesbury start option. Exeter Start: Me & Ollie’s Cafe at the intersection of Routes 108, 111, and 27 (Water Street) in the center of Exeter, NH. Use available street parking and please do not park at …
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 GPX file TCX Course
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 West Stockbridge. Start: Windflower Inn, Rt. 23 E., Great Barrington, MA 01230 , near South Egremont Distance: 42 miles with 35 mile option Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 challenging centuries in New England. View and download 2012 cue sheet GRR_CUE 35mile_2015 GRR_CUE 62mile_2015 GRR_CUE 85mile_2015 GRR_CUE 100mile_2015 GRR_CUE 200K_2015 Great River Ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Greenville Tri-State half century - This is the 52 mile version of  Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s  Tri-State Century Start: Apple Valley Mall, Greenville, RI (map to start) Description:   Challenging ride in undeveloped countryside touching on Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.    Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 60 mile ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 river. Just a few hills, and great scenery. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 and South Hampton in New Hampshire. Distance options 18, 32, 50 and 62 miles. Developed by Ann Pernice. Food stops along the route: Possible lunch stop on the 61 mile loop is a Pizza Shop around mile 28 on RT 107/N Main Street in Freemont, NH. Possible lunch stop on the 50 …
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. The  medium ride will pass Bolton Orchards. Start: Honey-Pot Hill Orchards, 144 Sudbury Road, Stow MA (map) Arrow Shape: Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 short extra loop on Pine Swamp Road with a brief section of private driveway on town right-of-way. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 one half hour after and progress from Surf Drive Beach House to Menauhant Beach where riders will turn around and head back to the start point. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 or as a team. The registration fee is $75 ($100 after April 1), and there is a minimum fundraising commitment of $300 for all riders. Funds raised through Bicycles Battling Cancer support the Society’s critical mission to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. For the most …
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 a five mile climb, stop at Parkers Maple Barn in Mason NH for lunch before finishing the ascent and turning south to cycle back through Townsend State Forest to Lancaster.Download cue sheets. View RideWithGPS map of this route below. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file …
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, horse and dairy farms. 17 mile cue, 33 mile cue, 52 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Concord and to nearby battlefields. Longer rides visit the towns and villages that sent the first Minutemen.Century (100 Miles): The Century follows the Metric Century route to the rest stop in Groton, then adds a forty-mile loop through West Groton and Hickory Hills Lake to Townsend. Food and restrooms are available in …
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 mile Short/33 mile Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 not be required to be registered. *Cyclists must signal turns, but such signals shall not be required to be made continuously nor when the use of both hands is necessary for the safe operation of the bicycle. *Bicyclists may ride 2 abreast sharing a single lane, but must facilitate traffic. *Cyclists may …
Massachusetts bicycle trails - Links to over 100 bicycle trails and bike paths from the Berkshires to the North Shore and Cape Cod
Massachusetts Formidable Ride - The Formidable Challenge is the toughest road ride in Massachusetts. The 2016 Formidable offers three routes, a 160-mile pavé ride, a century version, and a mixed-terrain ride Formidable Version. The Pavé 160 Mile and Pavé 100 Mile rides start at the Ride Studio Cafe, Lexington, MA. The 120 mile mixed terrain Terra Dirt Ride starts in West Brookfield, MA. Follow the Formidable on Facebook 160 mile Pave’ Ride View route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 100 mile Pave’ Ride Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 120 mile Terrain Ride Route at RideWithGPS View …
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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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. Rde leader: Mike Barry View at AMC site Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 rides. Start: Amesbury Elementary School, South Hampton Road, Amesbury, MA (map to start) 30 mile route at RideWithGPS GPX Track (.gpx) Cue sheet and route map 44 mile medium route at RideWithGPS GPX Track (.gpx) Cue sheet and route map
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 Ballast, Cinder, Dirt Common Pathway 6.5 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone Conway Branch 21 miles Ballast, Gravel Cotton Valley Rail-Trail 8.1 miles Crushed Stone Derry Rail Trail 3 miles Asphalt Dover Community Trail 3.8 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone Farmington Recreational Rail-Trail 6 miles Ballast, Cinder, Dirt, Gravel, Sand Fort Hill Branch Rail-Trail 8.9 …
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 entry 25 or 50 mile bike ride. The CHaD Half Century ride is a picturesque 50 mile course through the Upper Connecticut River Valley in near peak foliage season. Participating cyclists have a $500 fundraising minimum. Proceeds go to the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The ride starts from the Norris Cotton Cancer Center entrance at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical …
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/
Cycle the Seacoast, Portsmouth NH, May 3, 2020 - 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!
Cycling in Northern New England - Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, including a couple of week-long cycling tours.
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 state park Rockingham Recreational Trail Manchester, 18 miles Salem Town Forest Salem , 200 acres Sugar River Recreational Trail , Connects Newport and Claremont, Length: 8 miles UNH Bike Trails Durham Windham Rail Trail 4.1 Miles
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 town of Durham. This ride is marked with a yellow arrow with a hook, from the Amesbury start option. Exeter Start: Me & Ollie’s Cafe at the intersection of Routes 108, 111, and 27 (Water Street) in the center of Exeter, NH. Use available street parking and please do not park at …
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 700 to 1600 ft of ascent, and a 14 mile descent heading clockwise toward Bartlett. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Goffstown trail will connect to Manchester’s Piscataquog Trail. Most of the trail is useable on foot or bicycle. The surface is rough or eroded in some places, so road bikes are not recommended. http://goffstownrailtrail.org/docs/PrintableMapGRT_2011-09.pdf
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 coastline. Ride either Saturday or Sunday or both days for one great price. The beautiful full Century route travels through three states-New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine along the coast including an inland loop through Eliot, Maine with views along the Piscataqua River. Go to: http://www.granitestatewheelmen.org * Important Tip: Great discount with Early …
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 46 miles Leaves out Great Bay but joins the longer route on some of the nice rural roads west of Rt. 1 and I-95. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 32 miles …
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 25 mile flat loop inWest Swanzey with a short climb of Ash Hill West Swanzey ramble A flat  25 mile loop. Westmoreland loop 22 miles with ascents of Hurricane Road and Edgar Road Troy-Marlborough loop A 26 mile  loop through Troy and Marlborough . Old Walpole-Walpole Valley loop A rolling 33 miles …
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 varying lengths, have been designed to accommodate a wide range of cycling abilities. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 and picturesque.There’s a fairly significant climb on 302 coming into Bethlehem from the western side, with a steep descent. View Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course
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 woodlands to the Newfields railroad depot. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 the Monarch School of New England, a non-profit, specialized, day school serving students ages 5-21 with significant disabilities. The Vocational Skills / Work-Based Learning Program, preparing students for meaningful employment upon graduation, will benefit from this year’s ride. More information can be found at :http://www.monarchschoolne.org Location: Rochester City Hall,  Wakefield St., Rochester, NH …
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 views and tranquil New England pastoral scenery.  The Century is completely supported with 5 aid stations along the 100+-mile course, 3 aid stations along the 80+-mile course, 2 aid stations along the 40-mile course routes, support vehicles with Ham radio operators, and a bike repair support van. A great meal awaits returning …
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 file TCX Course
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, and no motorized vehicles are allowed. The Nashua River Rail Trail opened in 2002. Parking areas for access to the trail are located in Ayer, Groton, and Dunstable. Route at RideWithGPS 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 Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm Beverly Commons Blue Hills Reservation Borderland State Park Bradley Palmer State Forest Burrage Pond Callahan State Park Carolina Hills Catamount State Forest Charlemont Trails Charles W. Ward Reservation Copicut Woods – Bioreserve Cranberry Preserve Cutler Park Needham/Newton Destruction Brook Woods Preserve Dighton Rock State Park Dogtown Douglas State Forest Dow Brook Conservation Area Eaton’s Pond Erving State Forest F. Gilbert Hills …
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, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway, and Echo Lake. Franconia Notch Map Hopkinton-Everett Reservoir Dunbarton:  8,000 acres with 20 miles of  advanced intermediate to expert terrain.  trail map Weeks State Park, Lancaster (map to park).  Views of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the Kilkenny Range, the Percy …
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. The Merrimack County Section is now connected to this section, making the 46 mile trail the longest in New Hampshire. The unpaved trail has a mix of surfaces, including stone dust, wet areas and some coarse gravel. Cycling is now possible on most sections. Local snowmobile clubs have constructed bridges and use …
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 with the longer ride heading as far north as Exeter, where you can stop for lunch. Terrain: Mostly gentle rolling, no real challenging hills. Arrow: white Y Download 2015 cue sheets, maps and GPS files below. Note: PDF cue sheets are saved in your downloads folder. 25 miles at RideWithGPS CRW short cue …
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 to Rockland. Roads are selected to optimize safety and scenic value, based on my own experience where available, club rides and other available sources. In some cases highways with shoulders are chosen rather than use a mix of local roads with excessive turns. Traffic is unavoidable and road conditions are unpredictable. Make …
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 the Merrimack). Go 1/4 mile west towards Amesbury. Take a left at the gas station lot 1 block on left. Description: Beautiful ocean views and Portsmouth NH. Mostly flat with a few small hills. All rides feature NH coastline on the first half. The return from Portsmouth has options for coastline and NH …
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 large (free) parking lot will be immediately on your right. Description: The ride heads to the ocean north of Hampton Beach on a scenic stretch of Rt. 1A along the New Hampshire coast. The return routes are on quiet local roads. We do not ride through Hampton Beach. The 19 mile ride …
Petersborough hill ride - This 46 mile road bike ride is on quiet back roads in the Monadnock region. with 4500 ft.of vertical rise 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. Created by Mike Barry. View at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/235357 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 (NCCC), one of 49 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, and the only one in northern New England. The Prouty™ began in 1982 when four NCCC nurses, inspired by the courage of their patient, Audrey Prouty, committed to cycling 100 miles through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Nearly …
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 at Wild River Campground 4.5 miles Bear Brook State Forest Allenstown, 40 miles Beaver Brook , Hollis, 35 miles of trails Black Cap Hurricane Mountain Road, North Conway, 6 miles Bicentennial Trail and Hemlock Loop Amherst , 12 Miles Cherry Mountain, Route 302 Twin Mountain , 25 miles Cheshire Rail Trail MA …
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, 30 mile or family ride), cycling along the beautiful coast of New Hampshire and through picturesque New England towns before ending back at oceanside Odiorne State Park in Rye, NH! Now in its 23rd year, the Ride to End Alzheimer’s has raised over $6.4 million dollars to directly advance research toward the …
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 on the right. From Rte 495 south, take exit 50. At end of ramp take a left onto Broadway, then take next left onto Monument St., then go straight through 4-way stop. Haverhill High School is on the right. Description: A classic NSC ride touring scenic Rockingham County NH. Quiet roads, rolling …
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 and selected courses to give novice riders a taste of adventure, while putting the hardiest of seasoned veteran cyclists skills to the test. The RMR’s courses twist and wind their way through old dirt road beds long forgotten linking quaint New England town centers akin to a snapshot from our nations scrap …
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 and picturesque.There’s a fairly significant climb on 302 coming into Bethlehem from the western side, with a steep descent. View Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course Thanks to Jason Bartlett for the ride description.
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 raised.  100% of the expenses are direct costs of the ride. This is a three day ride with one and two day ride options are available. All levels of riders have successfully participated. We have excellent support, a welcoming community of participants, massage and much more! 2017 Routes DAY 1: Canadian border – …
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 to Lac Megantic in Quebec. The third day turns back east to Magog, one of the most popular towns in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The Eastern Townships is sometimes called Quebec’s playground, with cycling as a local attraction. The final day starts from Magog with a ride over Mount Orford and …
Where’s Chester? - A North Shore Cyclists ride from Amesbury MA to Chester NH on mostly wooded roads past farms and through quaint historic towns. The short route goes to Newton and Plaistow, but not Chester. Start:  Amesbury Elementary School DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” LONG ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET DOWNLOAD AND PRINT “WHERE’S CHESTER?” SHORT ROUTE PDF CUE SHEET 27 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue sheet (requires RWGPS login) 54 mile route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Print PDF cue sheet (Requires …
White Mountains to the Sea - White Mountains to the Sea, August 20-25, 2017 This tour combines two days of riding in the White Mountains – with some serious climbing but also grand vistas, two days of easier riding in southwest Maine, and a free day in the great and lively city of Portland – with three day-ride options for those who don’t want to get off of their bikes. The hotel is located within easy walking distance of the Arts District (nee downtown), as well as the “happening” Old Port area – with a multitude of diversions The $710 tour fee includes five nights lodging (double occupancy), …

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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 sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/908259  Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course
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 has a wide shoulder and is marked as a NY state cycling route. We start out following the headwaters of the Hudson River, but after about 6 miles we begin climbing and pulling away. It is in this section of the Hudson that kayakers find some of the most challenging gorges in …
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 west from North Creek, NY on Route 28, which has a wide shoulder and is marked as a NY state cycling route, We start out following the headwaters of the Hudson River, but After about 6 miles we begin climbing and pulling away. It is in this section of the Hudson that …
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 Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway in a larger map
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 miles MAP + CUE PDF TCX Course GPX Track (.gpx) GPX Route (.gpx) Cue sheet Print Map Start: Woods Inn, Inlet, NY End: Saranac Lake, NY Lake Flower Inn, Adirondack Motel, Amanda’s Village Motel …………………………………………………………………………………. Day 1 Inlet to Saranac Lake, short version, 78 miles MAP + CUE PDF GPX Track (.gpx) …
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 print map GPX file TCX Course
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 States Military Academy at West Point. Beneficiary:  Cancer Research Institute, http://www.cancerresearch.org Link to site: http://a2c.org 2017 Links to RideWithGPS: To see all three on one page- http://a2c.org/route.asp; 100-mile: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12325759 50-mile: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12325774 25-mile: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/12325764 5K Family Fun Run/Walk: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17514330 2016 routes: 100 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map …
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 after the events of 9/11/2001 but have since opened to cyclists, creating a wonderful bicycle path along that section of the reservoir. The alternative if necessary is to stay on Rt. 28A. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 money for the ferry if going to/from Burlington VT. to Port Kent. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 turned my adventures into a book just recently, titled: Bicycling The Erie Canal: Stories and Insight Leading Up to One Memorable Ride Some sections were a little sketchy, and wildly overgrown, but I thoroughly enjoyed the added adventure. Regards, Richard View on this site: Cycle the Erie Canal Old Erie Canal Linear …
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 River and Watertown.
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. You’ll also enjoy an area of the country that’s rich with National Historic Sites as well as award winning wineries. The Long Route appeals to those riders who love the challenge of a 65-75 mile ride per day at a pace that’s typically quicker than most. The Regular Route, typically 35-50 miles …
Braking AIDS, Cooperstown, NY to NYC - Housing Works is committed to ending AIDS in New York State so we are bringing the Ride home! Each rider must raise $3,500.00
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 it 4500 ft. View 51 mile ride below Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 through High Point State Park, and the fourth day returns the group to the starting point. The route is about half on highways with wide paved shoulders, and the rest is local roads in good condition with low traffic flow. The campsites have been chosen based on location, desired mileage and campground …
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 to Narrowsburg, the third day continues along the river to Port Jervis and offers an option to continue along the river and through High Point State Park before returning to camp near Port Jervis. The fourth day returns the group to the starting point. The route is about half on highways with …
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)  GPX Track (.gpx)  Google Earth (.kml) View the route from Glen Falls to Rome NY Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 into Vermont on Thursday. The return to Burlington on Friday goes north through Vergennes. The tour offers options of about 60-80 miles each day. CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks, August 21-26, 2016 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 back, crossing the bridge over Lake Champlain from Port Henry to Chimney Point. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/902680  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Canal maps and mileages DAY 1: CYCLE THE ERIE CANAL 2015  Buffalo, NY, US 48.0 mi  505 ft “Buffalo to Medina” DAY 2: CYCLE THE ERIE CANAL 2015  Medina, NY, US 58.6 mi  834 ft “Medina to Fairport” DAY 3: CYCLE THE ERIE CANAL 2015  Monroe County, NY, US 54.6 mi  811 …
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, 10 Richmond Mountain Rd., Lenox MA http://www.cycleabilitybiketour.com – See more at: http://events.nyso.org/site/TR?fr_id=1240&pg=entry#sthash.DQ3jqvre.dpuf
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 web site Bike Hudson Valley where I found information for this ride. Click on the map to view their routes. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Hamptons early in the morning. After riding near the beaches in Southampton and Easthampton, the route turns north , using two short ferry rides to cross Shelter Island, crossing Peconic Bay to the North Fork. From here you’ll cycle past farms and great vistas, not to mention stops for wine tasting. Peconic …
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 GPX file TCX Course
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 Cold Springs Road 0.5 miles to parking. Trail access across high bridge over Canal.  Brockport I-90 to Leroy Exit 47. I-490 east 4 miles to Exit 2. Rt 19 north 9 miles to Harvester Park, parking on right. Trail access across lift bridge.  Palmyra I-90 to Manchester Exit 43. Left on Rt …
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 area. A visit to Cornell University offers a short but challenging climb. Day_1_cue   Day 2:  Bike from Ithaca to 58 miles To Watkins Glen, camping at Watkins Glen State Park. The ride offers rolling terrain,, ending with an extraordinary steep climb from Rt. 14 to the camp headquarters. Day_2_cue Day 3:  Today’s ride …
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 35 mi/day with Sore FANY.) Primarily a camping tour, but we also have a luxurious Comfy Camper option and a hotel option too! Ride with bikers who are serious about having fun. LOTS OF FUN! LOTS OF HILLS! Often affectionately called “summer camp for grown-ups” come earn your bragging rights … we …
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 the Byways description features the eastern segment within northern New York, a beautiful 180-mile span between Massena on the St. Lawrence and Oswego on the shore of Lake Ontario. View the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in Google Maps. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/978171  Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file …
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 NY Rt. 22 or local roads closer to the original rail lineL County Rts. 62, 63, and Undermountain Road. South to north route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 – Map by Area | Favorites | Other Peoples
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 sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 sheet (requires RWGPS login)
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 paved NY 99 until you turn right again on Thatcherville Road at about 7 miles. At 9.5 miles turn left on Kushaqua-Mud Pond Rd. for a mile and then left on the former railroad bed along Lake Kushaqua. to Buck Pond State Campground. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View …
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 View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/908196  Route at RideWithGPS View Cue Sheet from Browser Print Map from Browser GPX file TCX Course
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 detours to some of the most scenic areas where the Genesee River winds through a gorge with several major waterfalls. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 View and print map GPX file TCX Course 59 mile Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 27 mile Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 upon the old Erie Canal towpath and is 40miles in length. Download maps from the links below: Albany to Cohoes Cohoes to Rotterdam Junction City of Schenectady Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/901426 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 faint of heart, there is almost a vertical mile of climb on this route. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 map GPX file TCX Course
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 print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Bicycle Routes 11, 14 and 19, and the New York State Seaway Trail. View at RideWithGPS
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 and 517, as well as the New York State Seaway Trail. View at RideWithGPS
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 Bike Route 25. View at RideWithGPS
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 Wellsville, State Bicycle Route 5 in Brockport, the New York State Canalway Trail in Brockport, and the NYS Seaway Trail at its northern terminus. View at RideWithGPS
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 Bicycle Route 25 in Riverhead. View at RideWithGPS
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 along East Broadway, Belle Terre Road and North Country Road. Along NY 25, the route diverges in Riverhead and Aquebogue, and takes Moores Lane to  Suffolk County Road 48 , then rejoins NY 25 south of Stirling. View at RideWithGPS
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 are along designated bike lanes in the shoulder area of NY Route 25A. The eastern terminus of NY 25A State Bike Route is at the intersection of NY Route 25 and NY Route 25A, approximately one mile west of downtown Smithtown. View at RideWithGPS
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 and 17, the NYS Canalway Trail and the NYS Seaway Trail. View at RideWithGPS
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 RideWithGPS
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 Asphalt Big Flats Trail 1.7 miles Gravel Black Bridge Trail 2.1 miles Asphalt Black Diamond Trail 8.4 miles Ballast, Crushed Stone, Grass Black River Feeder Canal Trail 10 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt, Gravel, Sand Black River Trail 3.5 miles Asphalt Bloomingdale Bog Trail 16 miles Dirt, Gravel, Sand Bog Meadow Brook Nature …
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 Margaretville Pavilion, 982 Main Street, Margaretville, NY 12455.There is over 3000 ft. of accumulated elevation climb over the distance of the route, with a steep climb and descent about 10 miles before reaching Delhi at mile 32, and another steep climb and descent near Platekill State Forest toward the end of the …
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. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/902630 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 is public land. Towns visited include  Bakers Mills, Wells, Speculator, Sabael, Indian Lake, North River, and  North Creek. Proceeds benefit Adirondack Mountain Club, (ADK), 95-year old conservation, advocacy and recreation organization that protects wild lands and waters all across New York State. Contact: sunday@adk.org Start Times 75-mile loop Packet pick-up is between 7:15 and …
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 file TCX Course
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, and the New York Seaway Trail in Olcott. In Lockport. Bike Route 517 connects with the NYS Canalway Trail (aka Erie Canal Heritage Trail), which goes to Rochester and connects with the Genesee Valley Greenway Trail. View at RideWithGPS
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 and wetland terrain area available for hiking,horseback riding, bicycling, canoeing, fishing, and snowmobiling. Footbridges in some areas aid access to the canal towpath. Map to Fayetteville entrance (for the full sized version of this map, click on the map above)
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 carpenters brook cue carpenters brook kinder carpenters brook map carpenters brook spook caughdenoy cazenovia cazenovia lake loop cazenovia windmills cue cazenovia-ballina cazenovia-eaton cazenovia-georgetown cazenovia-juddville 15 cazenovia-sherburne cazenovia-sherburne cue cedarville cedarville cue Cen-Sq map Cen-Sq-30 Cen-Sq-40 Cen-Sq-44 Cen-Sq-oswego Cen-Sq-oswego 80 Cen-Sq-river shortpdf Cen-Sq-riverpdf Cen-Sq-tour chimney bluff chimney bluffs tour chitenanco falls chittenango chittenango …
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 is a large free parking lot in Huntington just a couple of blocks from where this ride starts (corner of Woodbury Rd. and High St. in Huntingon NY) Download a PDF map of cycling roads in Long Island. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file …
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 TCX Course
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 have steeper descents if you follow the route counterclockwise. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 comprises a network of dedicated paths, local park trails, some city streets, and under 50 miles of state road shoulders. The trail goes for about 360 miles and passes through virtually every kind of terrain Western and Upstate New York have to offer (mountains excepted). Riding the Erie is rather more of…
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 Clayton, for a total of 37 miles. The unpaved stone dust trail was built using “Rails to Trails” funding and occupies the former Penn Central Railroad. Local ATV clubs help the land trust maintain the trail. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, recreational trails as well as the 500-mile Erie Canal trail.
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 loops. Two bridges and four ferry crossings are reasonably spaced along the length of the Lake, creating a number of options for day trips. Bicyclists are discovering some of the finest cycling in North America along a 1,300+ mile network of bicycle routes, known as Lake Champlain Bikeways, in the Lake Champlain …
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 Historical Park, Sunday, July 29, 2012. The funds raised will go to land conservation in this special area of the upper Hudson Valley. Riders will learn about interesting farms and historical sites along the way that have been relatively unchanged since the 1777 Battle of Saratoga. There will also be a delicious picnic …
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 experiences and other programs and services. All Camp Good Days services and programs are free of charge to participants. The Tour de Teddi raises funds and awareness for Camp Good Days & Special Times. The race takes place at Camp Good Days’ Recreational Facility to give riders a first hand perspective of …
Tour of the Catskills - The annual Tour of the Catskills Start: Church St., Tannersville, NY. 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 55 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 80 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course The Anthem Sports Great American Cycling Road Series includes: ANNUAL TOUR OF THE BATTENKILL  ANNUAL TOUR OF THE CATSKILLS BROWNS BREWING COVERED BRIDGE TOUR TOUR DE VINE
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 bridge in the world. There are two entrances to the park, one 4 blocks north of the Metro North and Amtrak station in Poughkeepsie, with the entrance at 61 Parker Ave, and on the west side of the River at 87 Haviland Rd. Highland, NY. The Dutchess County Rail Trail continues from …

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Bicycle rides in Connecticut and Rhode Island - Much appreciation to CTBikeRoutes for their extensive listings of rides in Connecticut and neighboring Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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 in south Boston. 2016 route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Border Run: Rhode Island from Ashland MA - This is a Charles River Wheelmen ride Start: 53 Bay Colony Drive, Ashland, MA (map to start) Description: Loops from Ashland to the Rhode Island “border”. Gently rolling hills, causeways, the Diamond Hill Reservoir in RI, quiet wooded roads. 21 mile cue,  39 mile cue,  72 mile cue Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 the 50 mile ride goes further north  to Purgatory Chasm, Northbridge, and Whitinsville – expect hills. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride, Compton RI to Woods Hole MA - The Annual Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride supports the Buzzards Bay Coalition with a ride from Little Compton, RI to Woods Hole, MA
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 and north of the Attleboros. Just past Franklin center is Dean Jr. College note the structure of the various campus buildings. The long ride heads north into Norfolk, noted for the Massachusetts State Prison. Smooth runs abound on the way back to the park. Enjoy the finish along the Diamond Hill Reservoir.  …
East Bay Bike Path, Rhode Island - The East Bay Bike path is 14.5 miles, 10 foot wide following an abandoned railroad line along Narragansett Bay’s coves and marshes, over bridges, and through State Parks in Rhode Island. This Bike Path’s southern tip will connect to the Blackstone Bikeway when it is completed. North Access Location: Bold Point Park South Access Location: Colt State Park View the trail below: Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 (37 mile mark). The Park at the end of East Wallum Lake Rd is a good lunch Stop. Roads are rural back roads – it almost seems like you’re in Vermont or New Hampshire instead of Little Rhody!” Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file …
Greenville Tri-State half century - This is the 52 mile version of  Narragansett Bay Wheelmen’s  Tri-State Century Start: Apple Valley Mall, Greenville, RI (map to start) Description:   Challenging ride in undeveloped countryside touching on Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.    Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 celebrate Columbus Day Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Kingston Narragansett Indian Ride - This is the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen  “Indian Ride“, 15/26 miles, Start: URI Kingston RI.  Start: Field House parking lot, Keaney Rd., University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.  (map to start) Description:   Visit the site of the Great Swamp Fight and the Royal Indian Burial Grounds, and ride by the Narragansett Indian Church. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Mattapoisett ride - Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride #52  Mattapoisett Start:  Commuter parking lot, right off Rt. 1-195 (Exit 19A)    Description:  “This is a very flat ride through the cranberry growing region of southeastern Mass. The cranberry bogs have a reddish hue during the October and November harvest season and are sometimes flooded if they are to be harvested by the wet method. Mattapoisett is a picturesque town with a lovely waterfront. Rochester is a stately New England town with its church and green. Carver is the home of the popular King Richard’s Medieval Faire in which the Middle Ages are re-enacted and is …
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 exeter NBW115 wickford kingston NBW116 woonsocket NBW117 purgatory NBW118 sturbridge NBW119 double metric NBW120 ray young NBW121 shelter island NBW122 plymouth century NBW123 wachusett century NBW124 vineyard NBW125 midcape NBW126 hope valley east NBW127 hope valley west NBW128 diamond two NBW130 cape caper NBW131 bridge NBW132 providence boston NBW133 smithfield winter NBW135 …
Narragansett-Groton 2-day loop - Ride the Rhode for Multiple Sclerosis . Start: Narragansett Pier/ High School. The two day 150 mile ride is a loop that starts at Narragansett Bay and heads east the first day, the follows a different route back from New London the second day. Day 1 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Day 2 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm Beverly Commons Blue Hills Reservation Borderland State Park Bradley Palmer State Forest Burrage Pond Callahan State Park Carolina Hills Catamount State Forest Charlemont Trails Charles W. Ward Reservation Copicut Woods – Bioreserve Cranberry Preserve Cutler Park Needham/Newton Destruction Brook Woods Preserve Dighton Rock State Park Dogtown Douglas State Forest Dow Brook Conservation Area Eaton’s Pond Erving State Forest F. Gilbert Hills …
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 rolling, shady roads. All rides go through Harold Parker State Forest. Short ride goes through Reading, Wilmington, N. Reading, Middleton, and Lynnfield. Medium ride adds N. Andover, Boxford, and Topsfield. Long ride adds Groveland, W. Newbury, and Georgetown. Rest Stop is in front of the library in Middleton. Shops for replenishing food …
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 map GPX file TCX Course
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 Scenic Walkway 1 miles Crushed Stone, Dirt Warren Bike Path 0.9 miles Asphalt Washington Secondary Bike Path 18.9 miles Asphalt West Warwick Riverwalk 0.4 miles Asphalt William C. O’Neill Bike Path 6.8 miles Asphalt
Richmond RI Hope Valley Ride -  NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN HOPE VALLEY-EASTERN RIDE Start: : Victory Cycles, Rt 138, Richmond RI (Exit 3B off Rt. 95) Description:  “This is a rolling-to-hilly ride through beautiful rural areas of southwest RI along quiet, winding back roads. Shannock is a picturesque old mill town, with some quaint old homes and the remains of its once-proud railroad station from the late 1800’s. There are two fire towers on the route; one at the crest of Shannock Hill (a challenge); the other about 500 ft. to the left along a dirt road after Gardner Rd.” Distances:  20-30 miles Route at RideWithGPS View …
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 print map GPX file TCX Course
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 TCX Course Day 2, 75 mile Route Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
Scituate Reservoir Ride, south from North Scitutate RI - NARRAGANSETT BAY WHEELMEN #84 SCITUATE RESERVOIR RIDE, SOUTH Distances:  10,  23 , or 37 mile rides Start:  North Scituate Town Commons, Rt 116 (Map to Start) Description:  An old favorite NBW ride around Rhode island’s largest (man-made) lake, with an extension into Foster. Somewhat hilly and challenging, the route meanders through many old villages (Scituate was first settled in 1710), with mills that prospered in the 19th century. In 1915 14,800 acres, containing houses, schools, churches, mills, farms, ice houses, post office,and an electric railway system were condemned by the state of Rhode Island to create the Scituate Reservoir. Route …
South Kingston to Watch Hill - Bicycle Magazine lists this Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride as the best in Rhode Island. The easy 64-mile route from S. Kingston RI follows rural roads to the Watch Hill Coast Guard Station with views of Block Island Sound from three beaches. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1580650  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 white church. In the burial ground lies Elizebeth Pabodie (daughter of John Alden). Long ride goes into Westport for a spin along Horseneck Beach. Food at Gray’s Ice Cream in Little Compton;  Ellie’s Place in Westport; Bayside on Horseneck Rd, and farmstands along the route (in season).” Route at RideWithGPS View and …
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) and the Varnum Armory Museum. The climb up Middle Rd ends with the downhill to Carrs Pond, then return to Rt 2. Pass Quonset Point then circle through Goddard park with its beach, picnic areas, woods, golf course and riding academy. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print …
Washington Secondary Bike Path - The Washington Secondary Bike Path in Rhode Island combines the 5 mile Cranston Bike Path, and 5 mile Warwick Greenways, running along a former rail right of way through heavily populated areas. The shaded trail has good views of the Pawtuxet River Start: Tongue Pond, Cranston RI and ending in Moosup CT as the Coventry Greenway.  The trail is a mix of paved and dirt paths. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
Westport MA ride - This is a Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride, 13/25/44/50 miles, Start: Westport High School, Old County Rd, Westport, MA (map to start) Description: One of NBW’s most scenic rides, on country lanes wandering around Massachusetts’ southwestern coastline, past salt marshes, farms and meadows, and yes – glorious Horseneck Beach (lovely out of beach season but be careful of beach traffic in summer). There’s a quiet, optional detour to the relatively undiscovered Demarest Lloyd State Park’s beach. A traditional food stop is Davoll’s store in Russells Mills at the head of the Slocum river.Westport – Horseneck Beach – Dartmouth. 13-25-44-50 miles Route …
Wood River Junction Rhode Island Ride - This Narragansett Bay Wheelmen ride in the southwest corner of Rhode Island spends a few miles in Connecticut north of Pawcatuck and briefly touches on the shoreline. Start: Chariho High School,  Wood River Junction Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course

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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 Lake Champlain. Local Motion offers many resources for cycling in the Burlington area.  I have a couple of favorite rides from Burlington that also take advantage of ferry crossings of the lake to add a bit of excitement. You can ride south along the Champlain Bikeway to Charlotte, then cross to Essex, …
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 favorite “around the block” rides in all of Vermont. Suitable for intermediate and advanced riders. Great scenery. All paved roads. Some long gentle climbs and descents but no major hills. Distance: 58.7 miles Terrain: Level, rolling and hilly terrain Ability levels: Intermediate and advanced Conditions: All paved roads Route at RideWithGPS View …
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 gravel surface.” Distance: 11.2 miles roundtrip departing from downtown Newport;  Terrain: Level Ability levels: Energetic beginners to advanced Conditions: Mountain bikes recommended, hybrids may work depending on trail surface conditions Attractions: Newport: Lake Memphremagog, Goodrich Memorial Library, Federal Building Services: Lodging: Newport; Stores: Newport; Restaurants: Newport; Bike Shop: Newport . http://ridewithgps.com/routes/271130  Route …
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 View and print map GPX file TCX Course 75 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 50 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 45 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print …
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 Champlain before heading back to the start location. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1580489  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 into Vermont on Thursday. The return to Burlington on Friday goes north through Vergennes. The tour offers options of about 60-80 miles each day. CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks, August 21-26, 2016 Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Course Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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, August 13th, 2019. As we have always done, 100% of the funds raised go directly to our beneficiaries: the ULCA AIDS Institute and the Emory Vaccine Center. Come take part in an incredible event, raise much needed funds for a great cause and create lifelong memories !! Click on the Register or …
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 back, crossing the bridge over Lake Champlain from Port Henry to Chimney Point. View this ride at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/902680  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 only one killer hill. But hey, Vermont ain’t flat. Do-able by beginners, and enjoyable by intermediates and advanced cyclists looking for a delightful warm-up or short training ride.” Distance: 10.9 miles Terrain: Level to rolling with one major hill Ability levels: Energetic beginners to advanced Conditions: All paved roads Attractions: Craftsbury Common: …
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 Village of Wells River (Connecticut River) to Boltonville trailhead (4.02 miles) Map 2 Boltonville trailhead to Groton Map 3 Groton (Wilson Dr) to Marshfield Village (Rte 2) (12.74 miles) Map 4 Marshfield Village (Rte 2) to Plainfield Village (6.96 miles) Map 5 Plainfield Village to East Montpelier (Rte 14 trailhead) (4.07 miles) …
Cycling in Northern New England - Rides in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, including a couple of week-long cycling tours.
Darn Tough Ride, Stowe VT - The Darn Tough Ride is held in Stowe, Vermont annually on Labor Day weekend. The Century ride includes Mt. Mansfield and Smugglers’ Notch with their demanding terrain. The Darn Tough Ride is organised annually by PS: Creative Events, LLC and benefits a local, or area non-profit organisation. The 2015 recipient is Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports, a non-profit organization providing ski and snowboard instructions at Stowe Mountain Resort. FOSAS’ mission is to improve the quality of life for persons living with a disability residing in Vermont or Stowe through access to sports and recreational activities. Century Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet …
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 and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 Locust/Brook Road Loop 12 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course Kurn Hattin Loop 25 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 River Valley, on quiet well paved roads. This is a fully supported ride with rest areas and food. Riders should register on this First Giving fundraising site and establish a personal fundraising goal of $350.00* or more. In lieu of a registration fee, we ask you make an initial donation of $50-100 …
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 Start Miles GMBC 2008 – 2009 Century South Burlington 101.3 Cue Sheet Addison Ambler, medium Vergennes 46.4 Cue Sheet Addison Ambler, long Vergennes 60.0 Cue Sheet Almost to Canada Swanton 60.2 Cue Sheet Almost to Canada Swanton 34.3 Cue Sheet Awesome Ausable Port Kent 44.7 Cue Sheet Awesome Ausable Port Kent 82.3 …
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 Southern Vermont College Rec Center in Bennington, VT
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 hand-cranked handcycles. The ride raises money to support the Kelly Brush Foundation’s multi-faceted mission including: improving ski racing safety, enhancing the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury (SCI) through adaptive sports equipment grants, advancing scientific research on SCI and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team. Enter as a fundraising …
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. This is quintessential Northeast Kingdom. Good accommodations enable you to make this a multi-day tour.” Distance: 68.9 miles Terrain: rolling to hilly Ability levels: Intermediate to advanced Conditions: All paved roads, railroad tracks as shown Attractions: Island Pond: Brighton State Park, Island Pond Museum; Lyndonville: Sanborn Covered Bridge, Miss Lyndenville Diner Services: …
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 spring and summer. Perfect for all abilities. Don’t be deterred by the hill out of East Burke; you’ll be amply awarded for your efforts! Even skinny tired bikes can handle the unpaved roadway near the Inn at Mountain View Creamery and the Wildflower Inn. Start:   Rt. 5, Lyndonville, VT Distance: 11.4 …
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 mountain passes), beginning with a 6 mile climb up the 2356 ft. Appalachian Gap. From the top you can see Lake Champlain. The steep and winding descent is followed by six miles of rolling terrain, and then you’re climbing up 2424 ft.Lincoln Gap (2424 ft). Another steep descent is followed by 10 …
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 Burlington to Middlebury The  ride below follows the first half of the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes,  mostly on quiet roads from the Burlington waterfront to Middlebury College 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 built in 1874. Start: Monkton General Store http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1580529  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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. Energetic beginners, make a two-day trip out of this one. Others can do it in a day, given enough time and daylight. Paved roads run the gamut from sometimes rough to delightfully smooth. Start:  Island Pond, VT.    Distance: 67.5 miles Terrain: level, rolling and hilly   Ability levels: Energetic beginner through …
NEMBA mountain bike rides - The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA)  a recreational trails advocacy organization with 27 chapters throughout New England and about 5,000 members NEMBA Rides by State Connecticut Maine Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont NEMBA alphabetical list of rides Abrams Rock Adams Farm Ames Nowell State Park Bare Cove / Great Esker Beaver Brook North Beebe Woods / Peterson Farm Beverly Commons Blue Hills Reservation Borderland State Park Bradley Palmer State Forest Burrage Pond Callahan State Park Carolina Hills Catamount State Forest Charlemont Trails Charles W. Ward Reservation Copicut Woods – Bioreserve Cranberry Preserve Cutler Park Needham/Newton Destruction Brook Woods Preserve Dighton Rock State Park Dogtown Douglas State Forest Dow Brook Conservation Area Eaton’s Pond Erving State Forest F. Gilbert Hills …
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 the international border & great scenery throughout the ride. There is an approximate split of 81% paved & 19% dirt roads. Start Location: Montpelier Econo Lodge Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 25, 50, 80, and 100 miles. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 7-mile, 1,600-foot climb up to Smugglers’ Notch, passing several waterfalls and winding through passes on the way up to the summit. The descent starts out steep and winding, then straightens out for a quick descent to Stowe. This ride was provided by Steve Barner of the Green Mountain Bicycle Club and is …
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 greens for breaks, numerous scenic vistas, a number of long, steep climbs, and 50 mph descents, the 100/200 is a true New England classic, and a prime target for experienced cyclists. While not a challenge to be tackled by the casual rider, the 100/200 should be within the capabilities of most well-trained …
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 state experienced no fatalities among cyclists involved in crashes. In 2015, however, that number jumped to four. Incapacitating injuries to cyclists involved in crashes jumped from four in 2014 to 12 in 2015. And while the sum of crashes involving pedestrians has dropped — from 147 in 2013 to 126 in 2015 …
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 TCX Course
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 Route at RideWithGPS Viewand print cue sheet View andprint map GPX file TCX Course
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 crossvt-map9 crossvt-map10 crossvt-map11 crossvt-map12
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 loops. Two bridges and four ferry crossings are reasonably spaced along the length of the Lake, creating a number of options for day trips. Bicyclists are discovering some of the finest cycling in North America along a 1,300+ mile network of bicycle routes, known as Lake Champlain Bikeways, in the Lake Champlain …
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 RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course 30 miles Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 to Lac Megantic in Quebec. The third day turns back east to Magog, one of the most popular towns in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The Eastern Townships is sometimes called Quebec’s playground, with cycling as a local attraction. The final day starts from Magog with a ride over Mount Orford and …
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 sports programs and activities year-round. The Vermont 50 offers the 50 mile Mountain Bike Race, the 50 mile Ultra Run, the 50K Endurance Run, the Team Relay and the Kids Fun Run. Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course  
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 Action & Rutland Methodist Church ‘Feed the Freezer’ Manchester – Bennington County, VT – Meals on Wheels Grace Cottage Hospital – Townsend, VT – Serving the greater West River valley communities Stratton Mountain Urgent Care/Carlos Otis Clinic – Stratton Mountain, VT – Serving Stratton’s communities 2016 Routes Valley Stages from Dana Thompson …
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 The Gran, Medio Difficile, Medio Facile & Piccolo routes will cover small stretches of iconic Vermont dirt roads (approximately 10%). Dirt surfaces are hard-packed and easily navigable. Gran Fondo: 108 miles, 11,400′ of climbing over Appalachian Gap (west to east), Lincoln Gap (east to west), Appalachian Gap…yes twice(west to east), Middlebury Gap (east to …
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 mountain bikes and hybrids as well as intermediate and advanced riders.”  Distance: 22.4 miles Terrain: Level, rolling to hilly Ability levels: Intermediate and advanced Conditions: Combination of paved and unpaved roads. Suitable for mountain bikes and hybrids Attractions: Big Falls, River Road Covered Bridge. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/271118  Route at RideWithGPS View and print cue sheet …
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 sheet View and print map GPX file TCX Course
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 GPX file TCX Course

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  1. Ride to End ALZ

    DATE: June 6, 2020
    LOCATION: Hampton Beach State Park- Hampton, NH **NEW LOCATION**
    DISTANCE OPTIONS: 100, 62, 30 or Family Ride
    REGISTRATION FEE: $50, EARLY BIRD- $1 Reg until 12/31/19, USE CODE 2020
    CONTACT INFO: Sara Trimble, STrimble@alz.org, 617-393-2017
    DESCRIPTION:  The Ride to End ALZ  is a fully supported, one-day fundraising event to directly impact the pace and momentum behind the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. Inspired by a determination to end this disease, participants in the Ride to End ALZ raise critical funds and awareness to advance research and bring us one step closer to a cure. Whether you’re an avid cyclist or a weekend warrior, the Ride to End ALZ is for a range of riders! Choose between four (4) scenic options (100, 62, 30 mile or family ride), cycling along the beautiful coast of New Hampshire and through picturesque New England towns before ending back at oceanside Hampton Beach State Park in Hampton, NH!  

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  2. Trek Across Maine
    TrekAcrossMaine.Org
    Join the American Lung Association for the 36th annual Trek Across Maine on Father’s Day Weekend – June 19th – 21st, 2020. Choose our traditional 3 day, 180 mile option, or join us for our 1 or 2 day options! The start and finish line is hosted at the Brunswick Landing and there are overnight stops at Bates College in Lewiston and Colby College in Waterville. This ride is fully supported by volunteers and local and state law enforcement, including support vehicles along the route and three rest stops daily.
    -2 day option for those of you that can’t get away for a 3 day vacation! Join us Saturday and Sunday and enjoy the Trek experience!
    -1 Day option for those that want to just experience a taste of the Trek Across Maine! Join us on Sunday for the last leg of the ride starting at Colby College!
    VOLUNTEER WITH US! We are always looking for volunteers to help us support the Trek Across Maine. We have many volunteer opportunities available. Please contact Erica at 207.624.0310 or Erica.Fredrick-Rock@Lung.org for more information.
    ROUTE OPTIONS:
    The Regular Route:
    Day 1: Brunswick Landing to Bates College in Lewiston (approx. 60 mi) – 3 rest stops located on route
    Day 2: Brunswick to Colby College in Waterville (approx. 60 mi) – 3 rest stops located on route & 1 water stop
    Day 3: Colby College to Brunswick Landing (approx. 60 mi) – 3 rest stops located on route & last mile staging stop
    NOTE: Although we try to be consistent, mileage may vary from year to year depending on local and state construction projects.
    2 Day Option

    Date: June 20 – 21, 2020
    Start Location: Colby College, Waterville, ME
    Finish Location: Brunswick Landing, Brunswick ME
    Mileage: Approx. 100 Miles
    Fundraising Minimum: $400 ($300 ages 7-17)
    Age Limit: 7 years and up

    1 Day Option
    Date: Sunday, June 21, 2020
    Start Location: Colby College, Waterville, ME
    Finish Location: Brunswick Landing, Brunswick ME
    Mileage: Approx. 60 Miles
    Fundraising Minimum: $250 ($200 ages 7-17)
    Age Limit: 7 years and up

    FEES & FUNDRAISING:
    Registration is $65 registration fee. This is non-refundable & non-transferable. Registration fee does not count toward fundraising minimum.
    3 Day Fundraising: $550 per person ($400 for ages 7 -17)**
    2 Day Fundraising: $400 per person ($300 for ages 7 – 17)**
    1 Day Fundraising: $250 per person ($200 for ages 7-17)**
    ** Fundraising must be submitted before the start of the ride or you will not be able aloud to ride**

    For more information, visit: http://www.trekacrossmaine.org email TrekAcrossMaine@LungNE.org call: 207-624-0312

    ***Note***Age Limit is 7 years and up. Children between the ages of 7 – 12 must ride a tandem or tag-a-long bike with adult guardian. All children under the age of 18 must have an adult guardian with them at all times on the route. Child and guardian are both required to meet the fundraising minimum.

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  3. Join the American Lung Association for the 11th Anniversary of the annual Cycle the Seacoast on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020! Cycle the Seacoast is a one-day, multi-route cycling event that is both challenging and fun for serious athletes to weekend warriors with kids in tow. With 25, 50 or 100 mile options to choose from, there is something for everyone as you enjoy the water views along the historic Seacoast in New Hampshire. For more information, visit: http://www.biketreknewengland.org or call: 207-624-0312.

    VOLUNTEER WITH US! We are always looking for volunteers to help us support the Cycle the Seacoast. We have many volunteer opportunities available. Please contact Melissa at (207) 624-0306 or Melissa.Walden@Lung.org for more information.

    Money raised helps fund the American Lung Association in New Hampshire’s work to improve lung health and prevent lung disease through efforts such as lung cancer research, improving the air we breathe so it does not cause or worsen lung disease, and reducing the burden of lung disease on individuals and families suffering from asthma and COPD.

    VENUE: Cisco Brewers Portsmouth (35 Corporate Drive Portsmouth, NH)
    ROUTE OPTIONS: 25, 50 or 100 miles
    AGE LIMIT: Ages 7 years and older.

    DAY OF EVENT DETAILS:
    Start times are staggered depending on the route of your choice. Cyclists that arrive late for their scheduled route start time will automatically be bumped to the next departing route.

    100 mile start: 7:00am
    50 mile start: 8:00am
    25 mile start: 9:00am

    FEES & FUNDRAISING:
    Registration Fee: $35 (non-refundable & non-transferable)
    Day of Event Registration Fee: $45 (plus fundraising minimum paid in full)
    Fundraising Minimum: $200 per person ($100 for ages 7 – 17), $400 for Family of 4 (2 Adults/2 Children)

    ***Note***Age Limit is 7 years and up. Children between the ages of 7 – 12 must ride a tandem or tag-a-long bike with adult guardian. All children under the age of 18 must have an adult guardian with them at all times on the route. Child and guardian are both required to meet the fundraising minimum.

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  4. Team MSAA is riding in the 55th Annual Ride to Montuak -September 14th 2019

    Date of Ride: September 14th, 2019
    Link to Team MSAA’s Page: support.mymsaa.org/montuak2019
    Location of Ride: Montauk, NY
    Beneficiary: The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America – mymsaa.org

    There are 25 Miles, 50 Miles, 73 Miles,108 Miles options so this is a great ride for people of all skill levels to be able to peddle through the quiet back roads of Long Island, NY. Each mile level has their own fundraising minimums. All money raised goes towards MSAA’s free programs and services which are offered to those living with MS, their families, & care partners. We can make a difference with every mile!

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  5. Tour De Rhody in it’s first year will have two loops starting and finishing in Johnston, RI on September 15, 2019. All proceeds support the Brown University Oncology Research Group.

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  6. The 4 Bridges Ride is coming up on September 15th, 2019 in Rhode Island. (www.4bridgesride.com). 100% of the event proceeds are donated to Save the Bay. Registration is open and the ride is capped at 950 bikes — it sells out every year! It’s a point to point race with shuttles from the finish to the start, and then a ride back to your car. The ride is 26 miles and covers all four bridges connecting Aquidneck and Conanicut Island to the mainland — the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge (not usually open to cyclists), the Claiborne Pell Bridge (not usually open to cyclists), the Sakonnet River Bridge and the Mt. Hope Bridge.

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  7. Harbor to the Bay is an all volunteer AIDS Benefit bike ride now in our 17th year. We have raised more than 5.6 Million dollars for local AIDS service organizations. The fundraising minimum is $500 and the ride is FULLY Supported we start in Historic Copley Square, Boston MA and ride down to Provincetown MA.

    This is a one day ride and you can choose to ride the entire 126 miles or start at the Bourne Bridge and ride 67 miles.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

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