Other Rides Recommended by Members..organized, bike shop, East Coast Greenway & More

Here are some rides that may interest you:

      The Revolutionary Ramble    Saturday 6/8/19
Cycle through the roads and parks where  George Washington fought the Revolutionary War.
https://rambleride.org/

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East Coast Greenway Events in Connecticut

Bike ride from New Haven to New Haven Harbor south JUNE 8
https://www.greenway.org/events/bike-ride-from-new-haven-south-discover-the-east-coast-greenway
June 8: 30-mile round-trip ride, easy to moderate cycling.
Start:  9am at the New Haven Green. 
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Bike ride north from New Haven to Cheshire: Discover East Coast Greenway  JUNE 22
Thttps://www.greenway.org/events/bike-ride-north-from-new-haven-discover-east-coast-greenway

June 22:  an easy to moderate 30-mile ride on the East Coast Greenway as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven, CT.                             START:  9 am from the New Haven Green
East Coast Greenway volunteer ambassador Rob Dexter will lead the ride
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Ride the State 2019

Save the date: Saturday, June 29, join us for a 57-mile ride, New Haven, CT to Southwick, MA, primarily on the Farmington Valley Trail.

Meet: Corner of College & Chapel Streets in New Haven. Sign-in opens at 8 am; ride leaves northbound at 8:30 am.

Half-hour lunch stop in Simsbury, CT, and estimated end at 2:30 pm at Miller Road, Southwick, MA. Bus is available for return trip (must reserve a space).

Helmets and signed waivers are required

Ride the State is hosted by the East Coast Greenway Alliance, Farmington Valley Trails Council, and East Coast Bike Trails.com

 

  https://steeplechasebiketour.org/

Saturday August 17th, 2019

The Steeple Chase Bike Tour, a fund-raiser for three area non-profit organizations: Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, Perception Programs and the Windham Region No Freeze Project.

The Bike Tour features 100-, 62.5-, 50-, 35- and 20-mile routes through scenic Northeastern Connecticut’s Quiet Corner, as well as a 5-mile walk. There is free food and beverages pre- and post-ride as well as rest stops at area faith communities with wonderful homemade food along with way.

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4 Bridges Ride – Jamestown to Bristol Rhode Island –   September 15 2019

This 26 mile morning ride will cross all four bridges that connect Conanicut Island and Aquidneck Island to the main land.  This event is designed for riders with the skill and endurance to cover 26 hilly miles. All riders are required to wear a helmet and obey all traffic laws.

http://4bridgesride.com/      Takes place  Sept. annually


Bike Walk CT News

See scheduled events on http://www.bikewalkct.org/event-locations.html

2019 Discover CT Bicycle Tours
http://www.bikewalkct.org/event-calendar.html
Falls Village – Sunday, June 23 – Register here
New Britain – Sunday, September 15 – Register here
Click here to sign up for both tours at once (Free T-shirt for riders on both tours plus $5 discount for registration)

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CHECK OUT LOCAL BIKE SHOP RIDES & EVENTS

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Mystic Cycle Centre Shop Rides:

Road Rides

Sunday 9am Road Ride with Sean
“A” group averages 17 mph for 30-40 miles. “B” group averages 15 mph for 20-25 miles, no drop.

Tuesday 4:30pm Intermediate Road Ride with Rick
April-September. Averages 17+ mph for 30 miles.

Tuesday 5:30pm Road Ride with Laura
April-September. Averages 15 mph for 20 to 25 miles, no drop.

Friday 7:30am Road Ride with Rick
Averages 17 mph for 30 miles.

Mountain Bike Rides

Saturday 8am Beginner MTB Ride with Sean
This is a beginners MTB. We will ride at a steady pace stopping whenever needed to rest . We will meet at the Haley farm parking lot at 8 am Saturday mornings and ride for about an hour.

Sunday 9am MTB Ride
Check our Facebook page for location, it’s different every week.

Thursday 5:30pm MTB with Chris
Woody Hill. Orange garments are required from September to February, April to May due to hunting seasons

http://mysticcyclecentre.com/  


Niantic Bay Bicycles Shop Rides:

A Bianchi Damma Event            Thursday Mornings at 10am  

8 METHODIST STREET    NIANTIC, CT 06357     860-691-0757

THURSDAY 10AM  :Meet at the shop every Thursday for a fun ride. We are happy to top off your tires before you go. This is a road ride at a moderate pace of about 13 to 14 mph. We will travel about 30 miles round-trip. The ride time is a little over two hours. Each week, we will try to pick up the pace. All riders welcome, .Rain cancels

check Facebook/website for updates!   https://www.nianticbaybicycles.com/rides-tours/

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Morrissey Cycles   http://morrisseycycles.com/events/     

151 Boston Post Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut     860-434-1700

Every Sunday – 7:15 AM  CycleCross

Well, kind of. Cyclocross season has started. We leave from the shop and ride trails notched out of woods,

This is a no drop ride.

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Brumble Bicycles   

166 Main St Westerly, RI 02891 | (401)315-0230 | Mon-Thur: 12 to 5|Fri: 12 to 7|Sat: By Appt. or Chance

Rides 8AM Saturdays:  EMAIL or call to find out information about bicycle rides.   

amos@brumblebikes.com

Brumble Bikes on Facebook

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Pedal Power :
four locations (Essex, Middletown, Vernon, Berlin)  each having rides of all levels
Road Rides and Off Road Rides    https://www.pedalpowerct.com/about/weekly-group-rides-pg486.htm
Ride with GPS for Pedal Power:  https://ridewithgps.com/users/36819/routes

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Check out places/new routes in your state/region
Bike Walk CT  http://www.bikewalkct.org/bike-to-work-2017.html
The league of American Bicyclists  http://bikeleague.org/bikemonth
Connecticut Bike Routes  http://www.ctbikeroutes.org/filter.php
Best bike rides in CT   www.ctbike.com
Best Bike Rides:  Many Ways to Go in CT  http://www.ctvisit.com/articles/best-bike-rides-many-ways-go
Map My Ride:  GPS    www.mapmyrides.org/us/ct
Bike New England    https://bikenewengland.com/bicycle-rides-in-connecticut-2/