2016 Bicycling Events Calendar

Connecticut Events:

April 30, 2016 Rock to Rock Ride, New Haven, CT
8th 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 7, 2016 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: $50/$80.

May 14, 2016 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 miles $25 or 50 miles $50

May 15, 2016 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 15, 2016 Pedal for PCRC Shelton, CT
Join us for the Fifth 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. Distance 60,30,15

May 21, 2016 CT Bike for Hope, Shelton, CT e 3rd Annual Connecticut Bike For HOPE charity bicycle ride will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 8:00am a.m. at the corners of Howe Ave. and Cornell St. in Shelton, Conn.
The bike ride and walk will take place on the Shelton and Derby Riverwalk and also travel South down Route 110 to Stratford and further down Ocean Ave into West Haven and returning to Shelton using the same routes. The purpose of the race is to raise funds and awareness for Moving With Hope, a Shelton-based 501(c)(3) organization that provides grants and scholarships to area residents who have the need for continued activity based restorative therapies after their insurance paid physical therapy runs out. Distance 25 and 50. Fees $35

May 28-29, 2016 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 22, 2016 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 5, 2016 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 12, 2016 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 12, 2016 Bike MS Steelcase , Norwalk, 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 19, 2016 Lake to Lake Charity Bike Ride Sandy Hook,CT  Fourth Annual Lake to Lake Charity Bike Ride will take place at the Shepaug Dam Recreational Area (click here for directions). All proceeds will help fund the LOF Adaptive Skiers programs for children, adults and military veterans with disabilities.100k & 75k start time 7am – 9am; All other start times 8am – 10 am Fees:$35

June 26, 2016 The Seven Lakes Ride, Stafford Springs, CT Please join us for the Inaugural Seven Lakes Ride on Sunday, June 26th. 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 29-30, 2016 CT Challenge 2016 Westport, CT The CT Challenge (CTC) is a game-changing nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the 14.5 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. The CTC opened the Center for Survivorship in 2012 as an incubator for best practices in cancer survivorship care. The CT Challenge Bike Event is the primary funding vehicle for the paradigm-shifting programs advanced by the CT Challenge. Distance:10,25,50,75,100 Miles . Fees: $60-$95

August 7, 2016 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 15, 2015 Steeple Chase Bike Tour Mansfield, CT
On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Perception Programs, the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM) and the Windham Region No Freeze Project will host the 24th Annual Steeple Chase Bike Tour. With 20, 35, 50, 62.5 and 100 mile routes winding through 14 towns in scenic northeastern Connecticut and a new, 5 mile walking route, Steeple Chase has something for everyone! Pre-registration is $25 for individual riders and $75 for families or groups. Riders also raise additional sponsorship -- $50 for individuals and $100 for families or groups. Day of registration is higher ($30 and $85). Riders are encouraged to pre-register by visiting www.bikereg.com, www.active.com or www.perceptionprograms.org or calling Ruth Gordon at 860-450-7122. Location of Event: Eastern Connecticut State University Athletic Complex, 69 Mansfield City Rd. in Mansfield, CT.

September 10, 2016 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 12, 2015 William Raveis Ride + Walk Fairfield, CT
The William Raveis Ride + Walk events will be filled with energy, camaraderie and emotion! So gather your family and friends, and get involved with a fun-filled event that is for an amazing cause! You and as many family and friends that you can gather. Whether you are walking or riding, as an individual or joining a team, the William Raveis Charitable Fund and Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation appreciates your support. Events include a 12-mile bike ride, a 25-mile bike ride, and a 5K walk. $25 to register, $250 fundraising minimum.

September 18, 2016 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 24, 2016, 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 27, 2015 Discover CT 2015 Bicycle Tour Series New Britian, CT This event is part of Bike Walk Connecticut's Discover CT 2015 Bicycle Tour Series. The Discover Britain Event is based out of the beautiful Walnut Hill Park and the NB Museum of American Art, and includes three great loops (10, 25, & 50) that will accommodate all levels of bicyclist. The event is also concluded by a high end brunch at the NB Museum of American Art which is covered by the event registration very reasonable fees. Distance: 10, 25, 50 Fees: $35 advance registration

September 18, 2016 Folks on Spokes Ride, Milford, CT
Ride, run or walk to make a difference in the lives of children, adults and families impacted by mental illness or addiction. All funds raised help Bridges provide mental health services in our community. Share your personal fundraising page with family, friends and colleagues so they can support your efforts with donations! Enjoy the beautiful shoreline and country scenery; the camaraderie of other; the rewards of doing something great for your community and your health.

October 4, 2015 YMCA CycleFest 2015 Ellington, CT. The Indian Valley Family YMCA runs Live STRONG at the Y for cancer survivors and their families. This free, 12 week program meets twice a week for 90 minutes, using traditional exercise methods to ease the cancer survivors back into fitness and to help maintain a healthy weight. Just as important, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA encourages a warm spirit of community and a safe comfortable place to build companionship with other survivors. Event Distance: 25mile or 50 mile or indoor ride. Fees: $50

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 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:

June 12, 2016 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 25-26, 2016 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.

July 16, 2016 CF Cycle for Life Kittery, ME Get your wheels in motion and join us for our 15th annual bicycle event on July 16th,2016, as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain along the coasts of Maine and New Hampshire. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 30 miles, 65 miles or a Century. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 12-15 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.Distance:25, 65, 100, Fees: $25 Fund Raising Min: $295

August 20, 2016 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 10-17, 2016 Bike Maine
Ride with us from September 10-17 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 10, 2016 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


Massachusetts Events:

April 30, 2016 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 8, 2016 CCGF Memorial Ride, Newton, MA. The fourth 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 15, 2016 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

June 3-5, 2016 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.

June 11, 2016 Cycle for Life Lincoln, MA
The 20th 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 grounds of the John H. Pierce House will serve as the start and finish line and post-event festival site. In addition, there will be a multitude of fun activities for non-cyclists and children with music, games, beverages, a BBQ and a 5K fun run. The proceeds from this event support pediatric cancer patients and the Child Life Services Program at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.

June 12, 2016 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 5, 2016 Bikes Not Bombs Boston, MA
After registering, you fundraiser at least $150 to support Bikes Not Bombs' Youth Programs and International Programs.
EventDistance: 15 - 65 miles, EventFees: $20

June 11, 2016 Cycle for Life Lincoln, MA
The 20th 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 11, 2016 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 12, 2016 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

June 18-19, 2016 Bike MS: Ride the Rhode Kingston, RI. Bike MS: Ride the Rhode 2016 is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? The beautiful country roads and the scenic Rhode Island coastal landscapes we all know and love will make the Ride the Rhode route unforgettable.In addition, you'll experience an incredible level of camaraderie as you embark on a journey filled with laughter, excitement, support and a profound sense of accomplishment. Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver programs and services to those who face the challenges of MS every day Distance:35/75/100 (Sat) 75 (Sun)Fees:$70 (With Dorm $120)

June 19, 2016 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 24-26, 2016 Tri-State Trek The 2016 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 25-26, 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 09-10, 09-15, 2016 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 11, 2016 Memory Ride, Devens MA. The 20th Annual Ride to End Alzheimer's will take place on Saturday, July 11, 2016 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 16, 2016 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 24, 2016 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

July 30 - Aug 5, 2016 Cycle Massachusetts Dudley, MA We’re proud to celebrate 10 years as the Friendliest Ride in the East (we used to be the Mass BikePike Tour), and we’re delighted to welcome cyclists for a weekend or a whole week depending on their schedules. We have some great new features in 2016 ycle Massachusetts is from July 30th through August 5th (2, 4, 5, and 7 day options available) and all proceeds support the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition. The registration deadline is July 15th, and Cycle Massachusetts is limited to 150 riders! Dist:2-7 days; 30-100 miles per day Fees:$175 - $795

August 20, 2016 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 3, 2016 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 11, 2016 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.

Fees: $65

September 11, 2016 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 12, 2015 Cycle Merrimack, Carlisle MA
This event benefits The Salvation Army of Greater Lowell and has three different rides - Metric Century (62 Miles) Challenge Ride (24 Miles) Fun Ride (9.4 Miles). Event Fees are $50.

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!

September 17, 2016 Harbor to the Bay, Boston, MA
Harbor to the Bay is a one day, 68 or 126 mile bike ride from Boston to Provincetown that raises funds for four HIV/AIDS organizations. Riders commit to raising a minimum of $1,000 to participate in this event, with 100% of all donations going directly to the beneficiaries. Harbor to the Bay, Inc. is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization with a 100% all volunteer staff. Operating expenses are covered by a rider or crew registration fee and by corporate and individual sponsorship, both in-kind and monetary. Our ride is dedicated to the memory of community leader and philanthropist Michael A. Tye of United Liquors Corporation.

Sept 18, 2016 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.

September 25, 2016 The Ride for Food Dedham, MA
The Ride for Food is a grassroots bicycle fundraising event to support 14 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 hold a fun event that everyone can enjoy. 10, 25, 50 miles. Event Fees: $75, Fundraising Minimum: $1000, but only on a best efforts basis. Free bicycle jerseys, designed by MassArt student Jane Cho and made in Massachusetts, go to every rider raising $1000 or more.

September 26, 2015 15-40 Connection Rodman Ride for Kids Foxboro, MA. 15-40 Connection is thrilled to participate in the 25th Annual Rodman Ride for Kids event on Saturday, September 26th! Held in Foxboro, MA, the Ride is a 25, 50, or 100-mile non-competitive cycling tour.Join with 15-40 Connection by registering to be a rider and fundraiser. Riders must fundraise a minimum of $1,500.Help reach the goal of $150,000 and 6% of those funds will be matched by the Rodman Ride for Kids! All money raised to go to the empowerment of early cancer detection to save lives. Distance: 25,50, or 100 miles Fees: fundraiseing minimum of $1,500.

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, 2016 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!

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 25, 2016 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.

October 1, 2016 William Raveis Ride + Walk Hingham, MA
The William Raveis Ride + Walk events will be filled with energy, camaraderie and emotion! So gather your family and friends, and get involved with a fun-filled event that is for an amazing cause! You and as many family and friends that you can gather. Whether you are walking or riding, as an individual or joining a team, the William Raveis Charitable Fund and Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation appreciates your support. Events include a 12-mile bike ride, a 25-mile bike ride, and a 5K walk. $25 to register, $250 fundraising minimum.

October 1, 2016 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 3, 2015 Bike for Autism Recovery Sheffield, MA, 20 mile ride, 35 mile ride benefitting the Son-Rise Program at the Autism Treatment Center of America. Autism does not have to be a life sentence Event Fee $25.00 Fundraising minimum $250.00

October 2, 2016 Save Buzzards Bay Westport, MA The 9th annual Watershed Ride is an opportunity for cyclists to experience the stunningly beautiful landscapes of the South Coast and Cape Cod area while raising money to protect clean water in Buzzards Bay. With both 75-mile and 35-mile routes, you’ll wind along the coast through farmlands, coastal villages, New Bedford’s waterfront, cranberry bogs, and along the back roads of Cape Cod ending with a finish line picnic at scenic Quissett Harbor in beautiful Woods Hole. Food and drinks are provided along with bicycle maintenance, first aid, and navigation assistance. Each cyclist is required to raise $300 to support the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s work to protect our local environment. Distance: 35 or 75 Miles Fees: $50 Registration $300 fundraising min.

New Hampshire Events:

May 1, 2016 Cycle the Seacoast Portsmouth, NH 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 enjoy the water views along the historic Seacoast in New Hampshire Distance: 25, 50 or 100 miles Fees:$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)

June 4, 2016 Pedals For Paws Portsmouth, NH A family ride and adoption day to support Cocheko Valley Humane Society and other local shelter. The ride starts and finishes at the Great Bay Community College at Pease International Trade Port and goes out to Dover NH. There are 2 routes Distance: 23 or 40 miles Fees: $35.00 for singles and $50.00 for teams of 3 to 5

June 11, 2016 Ride to End Alzheimer's Come join us for the 20th anniversary Ride to End Alzheimer's. Beginning and ending at the Seacoast Science Center in NH, there are ride options of 30, 62 and 100 miles. Over 500 riders are expected to join in. Sign up with a team or ride solo Fees $50. Minimum fund raising amounts vary by ride distance selected and range from $250 to $750.

June 24-25-26, 2016 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 24-26, 2016 ride. Incentives for early registration! $1000 minumum fund raising for 3 day riders!

July 8-9, 2016 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 9, 2016 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 30, 2015 Mt. Washington Century+, New Hampshire
No landscape rivals the natural beauty of Mt. Washington and the Presidential Range, and a Century Ride through three notches and around the base of New England’s tallest mountain is without equal. The 100-mile route for Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Annual Mt. Washington Century Ride travels through fragrant spruce-fir and majestic northern hardwood forests, across pastoral farm fields, along sparkling streams with stunning views of the alpine peaks in the Range. Abbreviated 40- and 80-mile routes provide wonderful rides for those wanting a little less than a Century. The Century is completely supported with five aid stations along the 100-mile course (three on the 80-mile and two on the 40-mile), support vehicles with ham radio operators, and a bike repair support vehicle.

August 20, 2016 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

August 27, 2016 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 27, 2016 Lakes Region Disabled Sports, Gilford, NH
Lakes Region Disabled Sports at Gunstock Mt. Resort in Gilford NH is holding our 2nd annual "Once Around the Winni" charity bike ride.The main ride is a 62 mile circuit around Lake Winnipesaukee, starting and ending at the Paradise Beach Club in Weirs Beach NH. The shorter course is 34 miles from Weirs Beach to Alton Bay NH and back. The start time is 7 am. The entry fee is $75 and all of the proceeds go to fund the 3rd annual LRDS Winter Sports Clinic for the Boston Area Veterans Administration disabled veterans. There will be water and snack stops along the course. The riders will be escorted by members of the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club, as well as a pick up truck chase vehicle. There will be a free BBQ at the Paradise Beach Club following the ride, as well as bib drawings for raffle prizes.

September 9 -11, 2016 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 24, 2016 Granite State Grind and Roll Franconia , NH Granite State Grind and Roll
September 19,2015
Spectacular ride on paved surfaces in the White Mountains
1. Scenic Century 100 ml Fund Raising Min:$80
2. Cannonball Roll 45 ml Fund Raising Min:$60
3. Sugar Hill Ride 15/25 Fund Raising Min:$40
Registration Fee includes Support, Rest Stops, and after party BBQ with prizes.
To Benefit Honduras Hope Presented By Common Man / Franconia Community Church

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:

September 11, 2016 StarRide16 Newport RI, StarRide16 to Benefit Star Kids Scholarship Program The fifth annual family bike, walk or run event Cluny School, 75 Brenton Road in Newport.
begins at 8am and the ride starts at 8:30am.
There are several routes from which to choose all beginning on beautiful Ocean Drive, ranging from 3 – 45 miles.
Participants can ride their bikes, walk or run. Food, fun and opening of the treasure boxes happens post ride. Dist: 3 miles, 12 Miles, 25 miles, 35 miles, 45 Miles Fees:Registration cost is $35/Adult, $15/Child (8-16 yr. old) or a maximum of $75 for a family. Children under 8 are free

September 6, 2015 6TH Annual Wooney River Ride Providence, RI Scheduled Starting Times: 8:00 am - Metric Century (62-mile ride) 9:00 am - 42-mile ride 10:30 am - 30-mile ride 11:00 am - 10-mile ride 11:30 am - 5-mile ride or walk. Optionally, raise funds for the watershed council through FirstGiving and increase your participation's impact. Distance: 62, 42, 30, 10, 5 miles. Fees:$60

September 25, 2016 7th Annual Tour de Newport Newport, RI. Come join us on one of the three rides along the most beautiful coastline in North America. The "10 Mile Ride" passes Fort Adams, Hammersmith Farm (where the Kennedy's spent their summers) the road then follows the Atlantic Ocean coastline onto Bellevue Avenue, the home of many of the finest mansions in New England. The 25 mile ride continues along Purgatory Chasm , First and Second beaches and into the lavishly landscaped countryside. Our 45 mile ride Around Aquidneck island covers the same scenic roads as the 25 mile ride but then brings you to the Sakonnet River Bridge as well as the Mount Hope Bridge, before returning on Middle Highway, where you are exposed to water views of the Narragansett Bay and inner harbor views. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and closes promptly at 8:30 am. This is a fun ride so please obey traffic laws and wear a helmet for safety. Ride concludes at 1:00 p.m. Distance:10, 25 & 45 mile routes. Fees: $30 on or before 9/23, $40 event-day. Military discount $20 (day of event only)

October 3, 2015 Miles for Megan Tivertown, RI 7th Annual Miles for Megan bike ride to benefit the Megan Cordeiro Memorial Foundation. 3 routes to chose from, 12.5, 25, 62 mile, riding through Tiverton, Little Compton, and Westport. Raffles and Barbecue upon rides return. Distance:12.5,25,62 Fees:$50

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 10, 2016 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 21, 2016 Richard's Ride Richmond, Vermont, The Richard Tom Foundation is hosting our first annual ride in honor of Richard Tom, a dear friend who was struck and killed by a speeding driver on April 26, 2015. Several routes and rides will be offered, including a 4.4 mile out and back Children's Ride, a 17 mile Family Ride, a 30-mile loop, a challenging 70-mile loop, and mountain bike routes for children and adults. Fees range from free for children under 17 (Children's Ride)to $60 for adult longer routes. Dist:4.4, 17, 30, and 70 for road routes Fees:Graduated fee structure with maximum of $60

May 22, 2016 Zackathlon South Pomfret, VT, A run, walk, ride or bi-athlon at Suicide 6 ski area on May 22, 2016. This event features a fun 4.5 Mile Run a 17 Mile ride or 45 mile ride and a bi-athlon with the 4.5 mile run and 17 mile ride. For those that just want a stroll in the park there is a trail walk up the easy mile which includes lunch. All events are followed by a cookout on the back deck of the lodge with locally sourced beef burgers and chicken sausage and a variety of handmade delicious salads. Harpoon Brewery is will have beer and Farrell Distributing will be doing a wine tasting. As we sit on the back porch feeling pretty great about all of our sporting accomplishments we will listen to the popular local band sounds of Ruby Park. Dist:17 miles and 45 miles Fees: $45

May 29, 2015 Lund's 8th 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 25, 2016 Long Trail Century Ride to Benefit Vermont Adaptive, Bridgewater Corners, VT The Long Trail Century Ride to Benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports returns again with an all-day event including cycling on 100, 60, 20 mile and Family Friendly 5K routes in the morning and a family-friendly festival and party in the afternoon with BBQ, live music, farmers market vendors, kids activities and more. Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay. In addition to sports, year round programming options integrate environmental, holistic wellness, and competitive training philosophies for people of all ages with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional behavioral disabilities.
The proceeds from this ride will help provide year-round sports and recreational programming and equipment for those with disabilities and allow them to enjoy the outdoor activities and sports that many of us take for granted. The goal is to raise $225,000 from this event. Distance 100, 60, 20-mile routes plus a family-friendly 5k. $100 fundraising requirement plus $70 registration fee.

June 25, 2016 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 17, 2016 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!

August 6, 2016 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 13, 2016 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 11-14, 2016 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 25, 2016 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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