2015 Bicycling Events Calendar
 
 

Connecticut Events:

April 25, 2015 Rock to Rock Ride, New Haven, CT
7th annual ride sponcered by Common Ground, Friends of East Rock Park, 8, 12, 20, 40, 62 Mile Routes, Registration is $30 for adults, $20 for ages 60 + and $15.00 for those 18 and under.

May 2, 2015 Tour of Lights Bike-A-Thon Groton, CT
Ride from Eastern Point Beach to Westerly, RI and enjoy beautiful views of historic lighthouses and scenic country roads. Distance: 62 or 25 miles. Fee: $40/$80.

May 9, 2015 Sharon's Ride. Walk or Run West Haven, CT
Choose a flat 50 or 20 mile route along the coast between West Haven and Stratford Connecticut.  Cycle through Seven Beaches (some of which are Connecticuts best kept secrets). Join 200 of Connecticuts friendliest cyclists as you ride over the Sikorski bridge and  visit 7 beaches while raising money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut. Distance: 20 or 50 miles. Registration: $50

May 17, 2015 Tour De Lyme Lyme, CT
Four rides ranging from 10 to 55 miles with different levels of hallenge ensures there is a ride for all skill levels. In addition mountain bike rides are offered as well – one for experts. Proceeds will go to help the Lyme Land Trust protect conservation land and acquire more. Rides leave at different times so all return in time for a free lunch. Event Dist.: 55, 26, 21, or 10. Fee: $50.

May 31, 2015 Pedal for PCRC Shelton, CT
Join us for the Fourth Annual Pedal for PCRC community cycling event, benefiting the Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Child Resource Center. This signature event will support PCRC's many diverse treatment and preventative programs for kids in our community.

May 23, 2015 CT Bike for Hope, Shelton, CT
Join us for BIKE FOR HOPE community cycling event including hand cyclists, benefiting Moving With Hope, a CT 501c3 charity. This signature event will support Moving With Hope’s many diverse programs that help survivors of brain, spinal cord injuries and diseases remain living independent in our community. 10 mile, 25 mile, 50 mile, courses. $35 registration fee $50 minimum fundraising. Registration opens January 31 on web site.

May 23-24, 2015 AngelRideCT, Norfolk, CT
Two-day road tour across scenic north/central Connecticut to benefit Angel Charitable Trust and The Hole in The Wall Gang Camp

May 30, 2015 Jim Calhoun Ride and Walk, West Hartford, CT
Outstanding rides of 15, 30 and 62 miles and a 5K walk on Northwest Catholic's Track – all to raise dollars for life-saving medical research and care at UConn Health. Don’t have time to ride or walk – consider becoming a virtual rider or walker! $40 to register and $200 Fundraising Minimum. Starting and finishing at Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford, CT.

May 31, 2015 Bloomin Metric, Norwalk, CT
The ride will start and finish at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport Ct. Registrations for 2014 will open on January 15th, 2014. The club will send an email invitation to all 2013 registered riders. The Bloomin’ Metric is the ONLY Bicycle Tour that has a 37 year record of success in the State of Connecticut. It has been named one of the fifty BEST rides in the country and the BEST ride in Connecticut! 

June 6, 2015 Bike Walk CT West Hartford, CT
Our inaugural ride, in partnership with Bike West Hartford, will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in conjunction with the Celebrate West Hartford festival. Riders can select from distances of 10, 25 and 50 mile routes. The ride can be enjoyed by both new and experienced rider

June 7, 2015
Bike MS Steelcase , Windsor, CT
Join the MS Society for a 100, 50, 25, 10 or 2 mile ride across the countryside of northern Connecticut. Join the movement as we raise funds to support the thousands of CT residents fighting multiple sclerosis. Event distance: 100, 50, 25, 10, or 2 mile. Event Fees: $25/$35. Minimum fundraising $125.00.

June 14, 2015 Tour De Cure, Durham Fairgrounds, CT
Help to fight and stop Diabetes and riase critical founds for research, education and advocacy. Registration S 25.00.The fund-raising minimum: $200.00

June 14, 2015 Bike MS Steelcase , Westport, CT
The route features rest stops every 10-15 miles. Route Options: Kiddie, 10, 25, 50, and 80mi. We have mechanical support, Reg $25.00/$35, Minimum Fundraising $125.00

June 8, 2014 Booking it Through Marlborough Marlborough, CT Join us for the 1st Annual "Booking it Through Marlborough" bike ride benefiting the Richmond Memorial Library in Marlborough, CT! Proceeds from the ride will go towards the purchase of new children's computers for the library. Help us celebrate the Library's 90th Anniversary (1924 - 2014) with a fun and challenging bike ride! Distance: 5, 25, or 50 Miles. Registration Fee: $10-$35.

June 14, 2014 Village Ride, Ski Sundown, CT. Thomas Hooker Beer presents the 1st annual Village Ride. The fully supported 10 mi, 20 mi, 40 mi & 62 mi rides will travel throughout the scenic Litchfield County area, and all participants are welcomed back to a fully catered lunch, Thomas Hooker Beer, and live music. All proceeds benefit the Village. Supporting the life changing programs and services at the Village for families and children in Hartford. Fee: $35 regular fee, $200 minimum fundraising.

June 15, 2014 Lake to Lake Ride New Haven, CT "Lake to Lake Charity Bike Ride" will help support the adaptive sports programs that LOF Adaptive Sports, a 501c-3, provides for children, adults and military veterans with all types of disabilities. Distance: 10mi, 25K, 50K, 75K and 100K. Registration: $30.

June 28, 2015 The Seven Lakes Ride, Stafford Springs, CT Please join us for the Inaugural Seven Lakes Ride on Sunday, June 30th. The ride starts and ends in Stafford Springs, CT with 2 ride options, 25 and 62 miles. We are donating proceeds to patients at Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute (ECCI) in Manchester, CT. Come out and "Pedal for Patients" with us! Event Distance: 62 and 25 mile options. Fee: $35 and $25.

July 25-26, 2014 CT Challenge, Westport, CT
For cyclists looking for a special challenge, try our 2-Day Ride, beginning on Friday July 25th.  Starting at New England's Premier Country Resort, the Interlaken Inn in scenic Lakeville, Connecticut, you will ride some 80 miles of gorgeous countryside down to Fairfield, CT, where you will have the option of riding any distance on Saturday with over 1000+ riders who will depart on Day 2 of the CT Challenge from the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport, CT. 10, 25, 50, 75, or 100 miles.

August 2, 2015 Tour of Litchfield, Litchfield, CT
Choice of 12, 30, 50, 75 and 100 mile cycling routes to raise funds for the Center for Cancer Care's Patient Assistance Fund. Registration fee of $40.00

August 9, 2014 Cathy's Ride Dayville, CT
Three events: A 15 mile recreational ride; Cathy's Adventure ride; rural roads east of Putnam, CT. 30 mile rec. ride arround Putnam. A 30 mile Team Time-Trial arround Putnam, with trophies to the first 3 men's and womens teams. Registration and information provide at above link. Distance: 15 or 30 miles. Fee: $25.00.

September 6, 2014 BIKE FOR HOPE , Shelton, CT
 Join us for BIKE FOR HOPE community cycling event, benefiting Moving With Hope, a CT 501c3 charity. This signature event will support Moving With Hope’s many diverse programs that help survivors of brain, spinal cord injuries and diseases remain independent in our community. The cycling event will be followed by the Down By The River Festival. Event Distance: 10, 25, 50 miles.
EventFees: $25

September 6, 2014 Dental Doctors of Somerset Tour of Glastonbury Sign-up at BikeReg.com. Dental Doctors of Somerset Tour of Glastonbury to benifit the Glastonbury Kiwanis Club.Cost is $25 and includes a festival at the finish line. The 50 miles route covers 5 towns, is hilly and not for the weak. The 10 mile route is flat and turns around at the famous "On the Green" art show. Also we have a kids rodeo. (free). Distance: 2, 10, 25, 50 miles, Fees: $25

September 12, 2015 Closer to Free Ride New Haven, CT
New England’s newest cycling event, the Closer to Free Ride offers three spectacular routes (25, 62.5 & 100 miles), unmatched rider support and the chance to raise funds and awareness for Smilow Cancer Hospital’s life saving research and care. Back for it's 3rd year, the "best organized ride in Connecticut" will start and finish at the Yale Bowl in New Haven. Fundraising $500.

September 12, 2015 Cycle For Life, Cromwell, CT
This premier cycling event is a fully supported journey with stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, support and gear (SAG) vehicles, on-site medical services, hydration stations, smiling volunteers, a finish line festival featuring great food, beer, entertainment and much more. Distance: 30 or 60 miles. Fee: $35. Comments: $175 Fundraising minimum.

September 13, 2014 Bike National MS Society Hartford, CT. For a third year, Riverside Park in Hartford will host the Bike MS: Cardio Express Ride, presented by Cashman + Katz, on Saturday, Sept. 13. Check-in for the 75- and 50-mile routes begins at 7 a.m. and both rides depart at 7:30. Check-in for the 25-mile route begins at 9 a.m. and the ride takes-off at 9:30. Distance: 25, 50 or 75 miles, Fees:$45

September 14, 2014 Roots of Development Storrs, CT. Come for the bike ride but stay for the activities and booths to promote a healthy, community driven lifestyle such as yoga and blood pressuring testing. It will be fun for the whole family. Distance: 5, 20, 40 miles, Fees: $20.00 per event.

September 27, 2015 Folks on Spokes Ride, Milford, CT
Join us for a great ride or walk along the southern Connecticut shoreline. We've got some fun new plans for this year and are wroking hard to make this a great experience for all! We are finalizing detais and will open registration soon.

September 20, 2015 Bike and Beach Fairfield, CT
Come "Bike and Beach" on the picturesque route begining at Jennings beach. Follow the route through as man as five historic New England towns. All of the ruotes pass by scenics beaches. Distance: 10, 20, 45, 62 miles. Fees: $35 or $25 walk. A great day of biking to benfit people with developmental disabilities.

September 26, 2015, Go The Distance, Woodbury, CT
EventDetails: 50, 25, 10, & 5 mile bicycle cources AND 5k timed running race AND 5k walk AND Senior walks. First bicycle course starts at 7:45am and run starts at 9:00am
EventFees: $25 adults; $10 children

September 28, 2014 Tour de East Windsor The 2014 edition of the “Tour de East Windsor” is a non-competitive event for bicyclists, runners and walkers to help support the sight-saving work of the Lions Club in East Windsor. Bike Riders choose rides of 5, 15 or 35 miles in length. Runners follow a 5K (3.1 mile) route. Walkers follow a 2 mile route. Distance: 35, 15, & 5 miles, Fee: $20

October 4, 2015 Ashford Metric, Ashford, CT
This is a fund raising event to benefit the Ashford Recreation Department. Day of ride registration will be an additional $5 for each ride ($20 for the 10 miler and 25 miler, $30 for the 62 miler and $40 for the 100 miler), so register online to save a little money!

October 5, 2014 Calhoun Cancer Challenge, Simsbury, CT. Register today for the NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk on June, 8 2012 in Simsbury, CT! Come out and help us make a difference in the lives of all those suffering with cancer! There will be inspiring rides of 10, 25, 50 and 75 miles as well as a fun 5K walk! Plus great food, great music and great camaraderie! Registration Fee: $20. Fundraising minimum: $200
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October 6 , 2014 Spokesride, Fairfield, CT
On Sunday, October 6th we'll host the fourth annual SPOKES charity bike ride to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Due to damage sustained by the hurricane last year, Penfield Pavilion will not be available, so this year's ride will start & finish at the Scandinavian Club of Fairfield.

October 10, 2014 14th Annual Charter Oak Challenge Bike Tour a fully supported 3 day ride, features 210 miles course through the rolling country roads of Fairfield and Litchfield counties. Raise money and awareness to improve public education in underserved communities in Connecticut. Distance: 210 miles, Fees: $2500

October 18, 2015 Vista Tour de Shore Westbrook, CT
Vista Tour de Shore is a fundraising event for Vista. Proceeds from this event benefit the programs and services for the students and members of the Vista community.Vocational & LIfe Skills Center. EventDistance: 25, 40, 60 miles & FUN, EventFees: $50


Maine Events:

May 17, 2014 Ride Bar Harbor Based in one of Maine’s great vacation spots. Cyclists ride along Maine’s rocky coast, past stonewall-lined and tree-covered roads through the many villages that dot Bar Harbor’s rugged coast. This one-day ride, with routes from 15 miles to 60 miles, is an attractive adventure for a wide range of riders, including recreational and family riders too. Distance: 35 or 62 mile routes. Registration: $35 plus min. fundraising.

June 14, 2015
Kennebunks Tour De Cure, Wells Reserves, Laudholm, MA. Take the challenge and get ready to take the ride of your life! The sense of accomplishment that you'll feel as you cross the finish line can only be matched by the difference you'll be making in the lives of the 25 million Americans living with diabetes. Tour de Cure offers routes from 5 miles or less to more challenging route of 100 miles.

June 27-28, 2015 Cape Cod Getaway Saturday morning, over 2000 riders will pedal from UMass Boston through the coastal towns of MA South Shore to the beginning of Cape Cod. The end of day one is at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Bourne. Sunday morning, the riders cross the Bourne bridge and ride through Cape Cod to Provicetown. After, they take the partyboat back to Quincy. Distance: 75 to 100 miles. Registration: $55 plus min. fundraising.

September 6, 2014 Maine Lighthouse Ride, Southern ME
Community College. Register no later than September 1, 2014.


August 8 2014 Great Maine Getaway, Biddeford, ME
One of Maine’s finest coastal destinations. During this two-day ride, cyclists will experience the beauty of Maine’s southern coastline, including an up close look at “Walkers Point”, the summer home of President George H.W. Bush. Distance: 25 to 100 miles. Registration: $55-135 plus fundraising.

August 14-15, 2015 Champion the Cure Challenge, Bangor, ME. Raise money to help find a cure, and to better prevent, diagnose and treat many diseases called cancer. When you support Champion the Cure Challenge, you are helping to more fully expand research into patient care and provide the opportunities for patients to receive newly designed research drugs. Routes: 25, 50, 100 miles. Registration: $25. Fundraising: $125.

September 12-19, 2015 Bike Maine
Ride with us from September 6-13 as we pedal along rushing rivers, tranquil lakes and the Coast of Maine.  Our 348 mile loop ride takes us to the host communities of Westbrook, Norway, Winthrop, Gardiner, Boothbay Harbor (where we stay for 2 nights) and Bath. Supported route extensions are offered on 4 days, allowing for up to 408 miles of riding over the week. Fee $875. Maximum riders: 350.

September 12, 2015 New England Parkinsons Ride
Old Orchard Beach , ME Please join us and other careing individuals for a 10,30, 50 or 100 mile bike ride through the scenic Maine coastline.  100% of the proceeds go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help find a cure for Parkinsons Disease. Registration: $45.00, Fundraising Minimum: $100.00

October 5, 2014 AppleCycle Lyman, Maine. Bite into the scenic beauty of Maine during the Community Bicycle Center's AppleCycle orchard hop! Cycle underneath stunning fall foliage while "orchard hopping" to different local apple orchards. Choose from three distance options: Event Distance: 17, 30 or 62 miles, Event Fees: $65

Massachusetts Events:

May 2 , 2015 Bike MS Ride the Vinyard There’s a route for everyone, including families, no matter your cycling ability level.  With the quaint charm and beautiful ocean views of Martha’s Vineyard, choose from 15-, 30-, and 60-mile routes and enjoy the flavor of the island.  The 60-mile features the cliffs of Gay Head, the beaches of Katama, and the scenic views of East Chop! Distance: 15, 30 and 60 mile routes. Registration: $56 w ferry, 35 w/o ferry.

May 10, 2015 CCGF Memorial Ride, Newton, MA. The first annual Christina Clarke Genco Mother's Day Memorial Ride to support the Christina Clarke Genco Foundation. The memorial ride will commemorate Christina Genco's life and raise funds for the foundation. Distance: 3.4, 17, 34, or 68 miles. Fee: $45.

May 17, 2015 Boston Brain Tumor Ride
EventDetails: 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. Event Distance: 10, 24, 40, 62 miles EventFees: $25

May 31, 2014 Ken Harrod Memorial Bike Ride, Harvard, MA held at the Harvard Fire Station, 13 Elm Street, Harvard, MA at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Ken Harrod was a Harvard Firefighter for 45 years.  Proceeds of this ride will be used to purchase equipment for the fire department, and to fund a scholarship for a graduating Harvard senior who is pursuing a career in public service.  There is a course for every skill level, from families to the seasoned rider.  Come enjoy the beautiful scenery. Registration: $25. Distance: 11 or 19 miles.

May 31, 2015 Katelynn's Ride is now in it's 13th year and benefits the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Childrens Hope Fund at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield Ma.  To date KRide has donated 1.5 million dollars in the fight against cancer. Distance: 10, 25, 50, 100. Fee: Varies by age.

June 6, 2015 Bike and Hike the Berkshires- One Day Event Explore the beauty of the Berkshires in the fall with 100, 50, and 25 mile bike routes, or two hiking routes on Mt. Greylock. Whether you wear hiking boots or cycling shoes, Bike and Hike the Berkshires has something for everyone. Registration fee: $35; Minimum Fundraising: $250

June 7, 2015 Bikes Not Bombs
Boston, VT
After registering, you fundraise at least $150 to support Bikes Not Bombs' Youth Programs and International Programs.
EventDistance: 15 - 65 miles, EventFees: $20

June 7, 2015 Bicycles Battling Cancer Marlboro, MA
Cyclists are invited to participe in the American Cancer Society’ssixth annual Bicycles Battling Cancer. The 2014 BBC event will start and finish at the Hillside School in Marlboro MA. Routes: 30, 70, 100 miles. Registration: $25 (early) to $100 (late). Low fundraising minimum of $300
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June 8, 2014 Cycle Kids Lincoln, MA
CYCLE Kids is sponsoring their 4th annual bike ride, Breakaway to raise money to bring the CYCLE Kids Program to more schools. Choose from a 63-mile, 36-mile, or 19-mile route! Registration: $50.

June 8, 2014
Bicycles Battling Cancer, Worcester, MA. Local cyclists are invited to participe in the American Cancer Society’s fourth annual Bicycles Battling Cancer. The 2012 BBC event will start and finish at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster.. Routes: 30, 70, 100 miles. Registration: $50 to $100

June 21, 2015 Tour de Natick, Natick MA
Fathers Day Tour de Natick will take place organized by the Natick Chapter of Rotary International.  Funds raised go to help scholarships and families in need.  The Event Starts at the Natick Common in Natick, MA Breakfast and/or BBQ Lunch included.

June 13, 2015 Cycle for Life Lincoln, MA
The 19th Annual Cycle for Life is a scenic 25, 50, or 80-mile bike ride through picturesque Middlesex County, around Walden Pond and other historic landmarks. The beautiful John H. Pierce House will serve as the start, finish and post-event festival site. The event benefits Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children's Cancer Centers. Distance: 25, 50, 80 Mile. Registration: $50.

June 13, 2015 Ride for Habitat South Shore, MA. Ride Your Bike, Build a Home. Support South Shore Habitat for Humanity. Choose a 15-mile, a 25-mile or a 50-mile ride. The route is beautiful, taking you along the scenic South Shore giving you breathtaking views of the ocean. Help support our local affordable housing program. Registration is $25. There is a $100 fundraising requirement

June 26-28, 2015 Tri-State Trek The 2015 Tri-State Trek in a 3-day, 270 mile ride from Newton, MA- Greenwich, CT raising money for ALS (Lou Geherig's disease) research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge, MA..

June 27-28, 2015
Bike MS Cape Cod Getaway The Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway 2015, presented by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, is the largest MS ride in New England. Beginning on Saturday morning, over 2000 riders will pedal from UMass Boston through the coastal towns of Massachusetts' South Shore to the beginning of Cape Cod. Registration: $55 plus minimum rundraising.

July 11-12, 11-17 Tour de Cure Woburn, MA. 2015 New England Classic 150 mile and 550 mile tours. Ride from the back roads of Mass., to the Maine seacoast and the mountains of N.H. and VT, and support diabetes research. Fully supported with rest stops, SAG vehicles, air-conditioned accommodations, breakfasts and dinners. Registration Fee: $60 for 150 miles, $90 for 500 miles.

July 18, 2015 Memory Ride, Devens MA. The 19th Annual Ride to End Alzheimer's will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Devens, MA. Route: There are four distance options, including a Family Ride, 30, 62, or 100 mile options through the scenic landscapes of central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. 

July 18, 2015 Minuteman Ride, Concord, MA. Join us as we ride the beautiful roads of historic Concord and surrounding metro-west towns. Revolutionary-era homes and beautiful New England scenary are just some of the sights you'll enjoy on this ride, close to boston riders choose between two routes, 25 or 60 miles. Registration: $35 plus min. fundraising.

July 26, 2015 Cycle for Shelter Haverhill, MA
Choose from 4 scenic rides, 100mi., 62mi., 50mi., 21 mi.  and support Emmaus, Inc. Emmaus is a charity based in Haverhill, MA that provides housing, shelter, & services to homeless families and individuals. Distance: 100, 62, 50, 21 miles Fees: $75

August 2-3, 2014 The PMC Sturbridge, MA
The PMC is so respected in cycling and fundraising circles that each year people travel from all over the world to participate. Cyclists choose between seven routes that range from 47 to 190 miles. The PMC fundraising minimum is between $500 and $4,200, depending on the route chosen, yet the average PMC cyclist raises over $6,000.

August 1-7, 2015 Cycle Massachusetts Central MA
After 8 years of guiding hundreds of bicyclists through the best of the Bay State, the Mass BikePike Tour is now Cycle Massachusetts! The name may have changed, but we’re still proud to be the Friendliest Ride in the East. For today’s busy cyclist, we’re all about the options: Choose to join us for a weekend, 4 days, 5 days, or a whole week! Choose a special challenge ride (Berkshire foothills century, epic Quabbin Reservoir tour) or enjoy the convenience of our Head Start Drop-off Service – all levels of cyclists are applauded! Choose ice cream on the road, or smores at our nightly campfire (or both!) We’ve identified three picturesque and unique Massachusetts destinations: colorful Northampton, quaint Hardwick (at the unbelievable Eagle Hill School), and the exquisite Stoneleigh-Burnham School in Greenfield. With two nights at each, you’ll have time to explore the most scenic vistas, visit local landmarks, and savor each experience with new friends. Cycle Massachusetts is from August 1 through 7, 2015 (2, 4, 5, and 7 day options available) and all proceeds benefit Massbike.

August 22-23, 2015 The Pain in the Mass Tour is a fully supported ride with three route options: a two-day tour, one-day century or 60 mile ride. The Pain in the Mass Tour is designed to challenge riders of all levels to push beyond their personal thresholds while helping children with epilepsy.  Our 2-day tour and 100 mile century are one of the most challenging rides in MA - making it the best two days you will ever love on a bike!  Distance options: 60, 100 or 160+ miles. Rides start in Bolton and Barre and end at Greenfield Community College on Day 1, and finish at the top of Mt. Greylock for the 2-day riders. Registration fees range depending on the route chosen: $110-$485. No fundraising requirements.

September 4, 2015 Bike to the Beach New England Boston, MA. Bike to the Beach New England is a fully supported 100-mile Charity Cycling event from Boston, MA to Newport, RI offered on Labor Day Weekend to educate our community about the benefits of cycling and to raise awareness and funding for autism. Distance: 100 Miles, Fees: $110.00

September 12, 2015 Coast to the Cure The Coast to the Cure Bike Ride starts and finishes at Stage Fort Park, Hough Street, Gloucester, MA.  To accommodate all level of riders, the Coast to the Cure Road Course offers three routes of varying lengths: 24, 66 and 100 miles.

September 13, 2015 Ride for Angels North Andowver, MA
The "Ride for Angels" is a non-competitive charity cycling event to benefit Angel Flight NE. Angel Flight Northeast is a non-profit organization that arranges free flights in private aircraft by volunteer pilots, for persons who need access to medical care. This event will consist of four different length rides (20 miles, 45 miles, 65 miles, and 100 miles ) all beginning and ending at the Lawrence Municipal Airport, North Andover, MA. After the ride, there will be a BBQ style lunch provided, vendor/sponsor tents to visit as well as a raffle with tremendous prizes.

September 13, 2015 A Reason to Ride Danvers, MA. A Reason to Ride presented by Fuddruckers to benefit cancer research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Distance: 10,25 or 50 miles, Fees: $75, $150 family.

September 7, 2014 CT Valley Century, Hatfield, MA
The COVAC 2011 is a fun but challenging ride offering 100, 75, 50, or 25 mile routes. The rides are relatively flat and follow rolling terrain along the CT river through VT, NH and Ma. Fee $40.

September 13, 2014 Paws & Pedals Fundraiser East Brookfield, MA.Enjoy a 10 mile family friendly bike ride OR join other bicycle enthusiasts on a longer 25 mile ride.
Register before September 1, 2014 for the Early Bird registration fee of $15  Register after September 1, 2014 for the registration fee $20 Distance: 10mi or 25 mi

September 13, 2015 Tour de Greenbelt
Seasoned road cyclists, beginner bike enthusiasts, spectators and volunteers will want to mark their calendars for Sunday, September 13th, when Greenbelt will offer its first half-century (50 mile) road cycle event and shorter, scenic road ride to benefit local conservation. Both routes show off some of Greenbelt’s finest conserved properties. Offer your volunteer energy to help with this fun event. Please visit our website to register!

Sept 20, 2015 Cycle the Wave, Ashland, MA
This event is an all female, non-competitive ride, through scenic New England towns, beginning and ending in Ashland, MA. This ride is intended  to raise awareness of domestic violence and raise funds for Web of Benefit, Inc a local non-profit assisting  survivors of domestic violence. Distance: 25/42/62 miles.

Sept 18-20, 2015 Cycle for the Cause, Annual Northeast AIDS Ride, is a fully-support 3-day/approximately 275-mile bike ride. Riders and crew will make their way from Boston to New York City all in an effort to raise millions of dollars for the HIV/AIDS related programs at the New York LGBT Center. Distance: 275 mile.

September 21, 2014 The Ride for Food Dedham, MA
The Ride for Food is a grassroots bicycle fundraising event to support organizations battling hunger in our New England communities. Our goal is to increase awareness of the issue of hunger in our respective communities, raise funds, and have a fun event that everyone can enjoy. 12, 25, 50 miles. Event Fees: $75, Fundraising Minimum: $1000, but only on a best efforts basis. Jerseys go to the first 100 riders raising their minimum.

September 25-27, 2015 Pedal for PSC Three-day charity event on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard, MA to benefit PSC Partners Seeking a Cure. Day 1: Warm-up ride along the ocean's edge. Day 2: Choose 50 or 100k charity challenge. 100k riders circumnavigate the entire island. Day 3: Victory ride to the island's most popular beach. PSC, or Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, is a serious disease of the bile ducts. An urgent need exists for effective treatments and for a cure. Please join us!

September 25-27, 2015 Autumn Escape Bike Trek Plymouth, MA.
The American Lung Association's annual Autumn Escape Bike Trek is a 3-day, 160-mile (2-day, 105-mile option) ride from Plymouth to Provincetown, MA taking place from September 25-27, 2015. Funds raised will benefit the Lung Association's mission of saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
Register before March 31 for early-bird discounted rate PLUS an early-bird exclusive Autumn Escape Bike Trek t-shirt! Early-bird fees are $55 for the 3-day ride and $45 for the 2-day. After March 31, registration rates are $75 for the 3-day ride and $55 for the 2-day. A $500 fundraising minimum covers ALL food and accommodations throughout the weekend.

September 27, 2015 Will Bike 4 Food Now in its fifth year, Will Bike 4 Food continues to get bigger and bigger. We have grown from approximately 100 riders in 2011, to a record 250 riders at last year’s event. With even more riders expected to participate this year, we have outgrown our traditional race location in our Hatfield parking lot. We are excited to announce that this year’s WB4F will be held at the Hatfield Lions Pavilion. The new location will provide us more room for more riders, vendors, entertainment and food.

September 27, 2015 Ride to Defeat ALS, Wayland, MA The Ride to Defeat ALS is a one-day, fully-supported cycling event that raises funds to fight Lou Gehrig's disease. There is a ride for everyone--70, 50, 25 and 10 mile ride. The ride starts at the Longfellow club in Wayland, MA with a registration fee of $75 and a minimum fundraising commitment of $250. Register today!

October 3, 2015 Cylce Martha'a Vineyard is a recreational ride on a scenic island of Martha's Vineyard. The 100k route circuits the island traveling along the Atlanic Ocean, Natucket Sound and rolling farmland. The 50k route also offers the same breathtaking views. All roads are paved. Event registration fee: $100.

October 12, 2014 The Pedal Poker Run Northhampton, MA
The Pedal Poker Run is a fun game where bicyclists pick up five cards at different locations along a beautiful ride through the fall foliage. Choose from our 10-mile Family Ride or the more challenging 50-mile Long Ride. The best hands win great prizes including a vacation package to the Berkshires! All proceeds will support Valley CDC. Distance: 10 or 50 miles, Fees: $25, $50

October 18, 2014 Fall Foliage Ride Against Hunger Hingham, MA. Enjoy a scenic ride through Hingham & Cohasset past the Atlantic coast winding around Cohasset Harbor.  Ends up back at the Snug Pub (116 North Street Hingham) for a beverage & light fare -proceeds go directly to Hingham Food Pantry. Distance: 17 miles, Fees: $35.00.

New Hampshire Events:

May 3, 2015 Cycle The Seacoast , Portsmith, NH, Come pedal the beautiful Portsmouth, NH coast in this one-day multi-route trek. 25, 50 and 100 mile options. Registration $35.00 before April 9, 2010 or $ 35.00 plus fundraising minimum of $250.00 ($125 for 7-17 year olds)

May 17 2014 Breathe NH May 17 & 18, 2014 - ride one or two days. Portsmouth, NH to Ogunquit, ME. Scenic coastal routes, great food, music and fun! Help us raise funds to eliminate lung disease. Saturday routes = 24, 41 or 55 miles; Sunday routes = 35 or 52 miles. Minimum fundraising required. Registration: $45.

May 17-18, 2014 Breathe New Hampshire, NH. Join in the excitement and ride with us for one day or two! Raise funds to eliminate lung disease in NH. Whether you are a casual rider or an experienced cyclist, there's a scenic coast route for you spanning from Portsmouth, NH to Ogunquit, ME! Registration required. Event Fee: $40 on or before Jan 31st.

June 26-27-28, 2015 Trans NH Bike Ride
The Trans New Hampshire Bike Ride for Muscular Dystrophy is a challenging three day 250 mile ride from the Canadian border to Portsmouth, NH. One and two day options are available with Day 3 being a relatively flat and easy ride from Laconia to Portsmouth. We provide quality hotel accommodations, excellent support, the best of NH scenery, a welcoming community of riders or all ages and abilities, and much more. This ride is co-sponsored by the International Association of Firefighters of NH. Register at www.transnhbikeride.org for the June 26-28, 2015 ride. Incentives for early registration! $1000 minumum fund raising for 3 day riders!

July 10-11, 2015 Audrey Prouty Century Ride and Fitness Walk
Bike, Walk, Row, and Golf event to Fight Cancer!  Make a difference in the fight against cancer by doing The Prouty for research and patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center! BIKE 20, 35, 50, 77, or 100 miles; WALK 3, 5, 10, 15 or 20k, row 5, 10, 15 or 20 miles or golf at the Hanover Country Club.

July 11, 2015 The Granite State Quest - A ride to conquer cancer
Now in its 12th year, the Granite State Quest - A ride to conquer cancer is seeking riders for this year’s event scheduled for Saturday, July 12, 2014.  The mission of the Granite State Quest is to provide individuals and families the opportunity to directly participate in the fight to conquer cancer. Distance: 50 or 100mile. Fee: $500 or $1,000.

July 21, 2013 The Ride for Liv, Westford, NH. This ride honors Olivia Merchand, a 17-year-old girl from Westford, who lost her life tragically due to domestic violence. This event has been organized to celebrate Olivia's life and to raise awareness of domestic violence in our communities. Distance Ride 6 or 23mi miles, Run 5k. Registration: $25 youth $40 adults.

August 22, 2015 New Hampshire Seacoast Escape,
One Day Bike Ride, This new ride features the beauty of New Hampshire's scenic, less-traveled roads, and quaint villages. 25K or 60K options, Registration fee: $35; Minimum Fundraising: $250. Bring the family for a post-ride barbecue.

August 15, 2015 Mount Washington Hill Climb, Conway, NH A 4,700-foot climb on a 7.6-mile road to the top of Mt Washington. Entry fee of $350 benefits the Tin Mountain Conservation Center

September 11-13, 2015
Three Notch Century
This event will take cyclists on a scenic and challenging ride through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. All proceeds benefit Northeast Passage, a program of the University of New Hampshire that provides adaptive sports and recreation opportunities to people with disabilities. The route can be accomplished in 1, 2 or 3 days, Distance: 100 MilesFees: $150, $250, $375

September 13, 2014 Wediko Century Ride
is a 25, 50 or 100 mile bike ride from our campus in Windsor, NH to our corporate offices in the south end of Boston. All money raised benefits the work of Wediko!

September 13, 2014 Cycle the High Hills Windsor, NH
Cycle the High Hills is a great day that brings together riders and volunteers to support the work of Wediko Children's Services. Cycle the High Hills is truly a ‘ride like no other’ and we hope you'll join us!
Event Distance: 25, 50, or 100 miles, Event Fees: $50.

October 10, 2015 Monarch School of New England Rochester, NH. Monarch School of New England will be holding it's first annual charity bike ride on October 11, 2014 starting at the Rochester Community Center in Roche ster, NH.  We will have a 4 mile, 15 mile and 25 mile ride that will challenge you!  Afterwards attend the downtown Rochester October Festival for a great family time.  Distance: 4, 15 & 25 Mile, Fees: $35.


Rhode Island Events:

June 21, 2014 Ride the Rhode 150 miles Two-day road tour in support of the MS Society Rhode Island Chapter, $70 registration plus fundraising.

September 6, 2014 Pedal for the Medal - Special Olympics RI Narragansett, RI,  25 mile- A scenic ride along the coast of Narragansett, including Point Judith, Great Island, Bonnett Shores and the Narrow River. 50 mile- Enjoy the same scenic route as with the 25 mile course and also pass through the villages of Historic Wickford, Slocum, Usquepaugh, Kingston, and Wakefield.
Both end at Scarborough Beach. Distance: 25 and 50 miles, Fee:$50

September 14, 2014 StarRide14 Newport RI, CLUNY School, 75 Brenton Road, Newport RI 02840 Registration 8 am Ride 9 am A family-friendly bike ride to raise money for Star Scholarship fund for low-income, high-risk children. Distance: 3,7, 12 or 25 miles. Fees: $15 child $35adult $75Fam

September 20, 2014 Woony River Ride
5th Annual one day bike ride of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed.  Proceeds benefit the watershed council.  5-, 10-, 30-, 50- and 62-mile rides, with live music and lunch served at the end. Fee: $30.

October 4, 2015 Gran Fondo Providence, RI
What's more iconic than the turning of the colors in New England? The cool crisp air of the morning as you ride on the idyllic roads of Western Rhode Island, Eastern Connecticut, and Sothern Massachusetts are just the start of spectacular New England road ride. Join us for the Gran Fondo New England as we explore the iconic landscape, bike friendly culture and autumn in the countryside. Upon your return you will arrive just in time for the most majestic and storied events in American Cyclocross history. At Roger Williams Park you'll be treated to World-Class racing, frosty suds in the Harpoon Beer Garden, delicious farm to fork delicacies and a true appreciation for all things cycling. Fee: $85.00

October 12, 2015 Jamestown Classic, Jamestown, RI
One-day road bike tour, choice of routes for adults, and kids, the oldest and largest annual cycling event in Rhode Island, $2,000 in prizes. $25 - $40 registration fee raises funds for charities.


Vermont Events:

May 29, 2014 VerMontreal Ride, Burlington, VT
Ride from Burlington, Vermont to Montreal to benefit Local Motion, Vermont's premier non-profit cycling advocacy organization. Fully supported, hotels, event jersey, opening banquet and entry to the 30th Anniversary Tour de L'Ile. All proceeds to Local Motion. Ride powered by Sojourn Bike Tours. Distance 110-195

May 31, 2015 Lund's 7th Annual Ride for Children, Burlington, VT
Ride around scenic Vermont to raise money for families at Lund.  Begins at 50 JOy Drive in South Burlington.  Festivities afterwards with local food, fun and prizes. Distance: 4, 16, 30, 55 miles. Fees: $50/$100 Fundraising.

June 4-8, 2014
Tour de Kingdom, Derby, VT
Choice of 25, 50, 80, and 100 mile routes through the Northeast Kingdom, Registration proceeds go to health programs for persons with chronic conditions such as diabetes and vary by the ride.

June 26, 2015 Long Trail Century Ride, Killington, VT
The Long Trail Century Ride is an event established through a partnership of Long Trail Brewery in Bridgewater Corners, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, Killington Resort, the Lookout Tavern, and many local businesses in the Killington region. The 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. Whether cycling on the 100-mile or 60-mile loops, or simply journeying near the Brewery on the 20-mile loop, there is something for everyone to enjoy during the Long Trail Century Ride. All courses start and finish together at Long Trail Brewery, located on Route 4. The festivities continue for all after the ride at the brewery, where a BBQ menu will be prepared, live music and family entertainment, refreshments, and more will make this an event not to be missed.

June 27, 2015 Going the Distance Ride, Brattleboro, VT
Bikers register to ride either 40,60 or 100 miles through scenic areas of Southern Vermont and Northern Massachusetts, following the Connecticut River Valley. This popular century ride loops from Brattleboro VT to Northhampton MA and back. All rides are fully supplied with rest stops, delicious foods and support vans. At the finish line, bikers are greeted with a full course meal and commemorative T-shirt. Registration is free. Participants are asked to join the event’s fundraising page and help solicit sponsors for their ride. Teams are encouraged to join. For more information regarding bike rides or to access online registration, contact Bob Nassau at nastor@sover.net. All donations benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Brattleboro. 

July 11 , 2015 The Islands Bike Tour The Islands Bike Tour supports Local Motion, an organization"promoting people-powered transportation and recreation for healthy and sustainable Vermont communities." offers cyclists of all levels the opportunity to explore the Champlain Islands during a leisurely (and spectacular) 10 or 25-mile ride with stops at farms, art studios, food venues, and vineyards. $35 adult, $20 youth. Finish your ride with a free massage and wine tasting... Distance: 10 or 25mi, Fees: $35 adult, $20 youth

July 19, 2015 Champs Challenge for CF This fundraising ride offers a 40-mile course for more advanced cyclists, an 8-mile course for more recreational riders and families, or a 5k Walk/Run for participants preferring not to ride.  Hosted by the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, VT the event offers a full BBQ luncheon on the shore of Lake Champlain.  Many cyclists travel from out-of-state to partake in the incredible ride enjoying lake and Adirondack views, and may utilize a provided list of accommodations in this site.  But book early, as this is the most popular time of year to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Vermont!

July 21 , 2014 Champs Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis will be held at Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes, Vermont on July 20st. The event, which consists of an 8 or 40-mile bike ride, will start at the club and take participants on a scenic tour of Addison County finishing at the Basin Harbor waterfront dock with a BBQ luncheon and raffle. Visit site for fees and distances.

July 23-26, 2014 Ride to Cure Diabetes, Burlington, VT, The Burlington, VT JDRF Ride will take you through more than 100 miles of beautiful back country roads that weave among quaint villages, over covered bridges and flowing rivers, providing the ideal country setting for the Rider who wants to get away from it all.  Take in spectacular views while cycling along a relatively flat course through the pristine Champlain Valley

July 19, 2015 Champs Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis
Will be held at Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes, Vermont on July 20st.  The event, which consists of an 8 or 40-mile bike ride, will start at the club and take participants on a scenic tour of Addison County finishing at the Basin Harbor waterfront dock with a BBQ luncheon and raffle.
8K-40K Ride / 5K Walk-Run.

August 1-2, 2015 Green Mt. Getaway Starting and finishing at the University of Vermont in Burlington since 2012, the ride offers you an opportunity to experience all that this wonderful lake-front city has to offer.  Take advantage of beautiful routes that provide spectacular mountain views and stunning scenes of Lake Champlain. Riding on the rural roads that wind in and around Chittenden County, the refreshed Green Mountain Getaway promises to keep the tradition of a unique Vermont ride alive and well. Multiple routes: 40 to 100 miles. Registration: $55 Reg, Min Pledge $250 pledge.

August 8, 2015 The Harpoon Point to Point, Windsor VT
The Harpoon Point to Point presented by National Life Group is a cycling event to benefit the Vermont Foodbank. Choose from a 100, 50, or 25 mile ride, that starts and finishes at the Harpoon Brewery in Windsor, VT. Rides are fully supported and the post ride party is top notch with hot showers, BBQ, live music and brewery fresh beer!

August 13-16, 2015 The Vermont Challenge is a challenging bicycle challenge that traverses Southern and Central Vermont over 3 or 4 days plus a one day Gran Fondo century option on Saturday for all riders. Distance: 1, 2 or 4 days. Fee: $159.

Sept 27, 2015 Vermont 50 MT Bike and Ultra Run, Brownsville, VT 50-mile mountain bike ride and ultra run on hilly trails and backroads to benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, MT Bike $125 includes snacks, t-shirt and dinner.

 





 



 

 

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