Upcoming Rides

May29
Mon

   A 8:30am    41 miles   Keith Schlanger  551-427-1648
   Annually Pre Barbecue Express to Nyack:   Looks like a good chance for rain tomorrow. I'll decide around 7:45 if the ride is going or not. Let's get a ride in before the family obligations for Memorial Day. Usually, ride to the Spoon GPS Link for Ride https://ridewithgps.com/trips/6311335 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 9:15am    42 miles   Bob Reich  973-633-0493
   LUNCH AT THE MARKET BASKET:   It is simple as the ride title, a ride to the Market Basket in Franklin Lakes. We will regroup after climbs and traffic lights. Cue Sheets will be provided. Note: Ride will not go in rain, but will go on drying roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 10:15am    36 miles   Barbara Augenblick  201-224-0316
   Country Roads Revisited:   RIDE CANCELLED DUE TO 60% CHANCE OF RAIN DURING RIDE TIME.Come join us as we ride through quiet roads mostly in Somerset County. This is one of our all-time favorite routes. The route has an optional two-mile loop that includes a stop at Somerset Airport to watch the the gliders take off and land. Lunch will be at around mile 20 at the Black River General Store (which hopefully will be open on Memorial Day - bring snacks just in case). Note: Ride will not go if forecast is more than 25% for rain or if roads are wet. Terrain: Rolling 26-45; GPS File: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21370492

   C* 10:15am    35 miles   Alain Chahine  908-512-2623
   My "First Real" Meander :   NOTE: Due to possible Memorial Day festivities, please meet at the Demarest Middle School parking lot off of County/Piermont Road (Direction: from Park Street==> Right on Hardenburgh; @ Light==> Left on County/Piermont Rd - School will be on right at ~100 feet). See Google map link: http://bit.ly/2s9BwXG. Now that Spring has sprung, our taxes are done, and the great Memorial weekend is here, let us enjoy a meander on lightly travelled roads (we wish) of Bergen & Rockland counties as well as "NO" potholes (don't we wish - AGAIN). Note that pace will be on the very high end of C*, borderline B. Strong C* riders are more than welcome. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   D 10:15am    10 miles   Barbara Kauffman  973-242-4219
   Montclair Loop:   The loop from Brookdale Park will be primarily on roads with wide shoulders. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

May30
Tue

   A 5:45pm    28 miles   Chet White  201-788-5562
   Tuesday Night Training Ride:   Note: Ride will leave at 6:10pm Ride will not go in rain or wet roads.Grove St to Van Dien head north to Carlton. Regroup for the ride south. Terrain: Rolling 26-45Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 4:45pm    25-35 miles   Teresita Antonsson  201-314-4060
   Fleeting Affair South:   Come join us and have fun. Ride leaders will help you learn group riding skills as well as safety while enjoying the lovely surroundings this Spring as we venture into varied routes through May. Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 6:15pm    20 - 25 miles   Bob Reich  973-633-0493
   Bob’s Basic B:   Join me for an after work ride in eastern Morris County on lightly traveled roads over a variety of terrain from flat to rolling and occasionally on some days a hill or two. Rides feature long stretches between turns and a minimal number of traffic lights. Each week’s ride follows a different route. Cue sheets are usually available. Note: Ride will not go in rain but will go on drying roads.Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:00am    34 miles   Bill Telgheder  201-248-4969
   Hudson River Greenway & Central Park:   Note: Enjoy the views as we cycle over the GWB, down the NYC Greenway along the Hudson River to Battery Park City and back to Central Park. Sight-seeing as we go. We will be riding on bike paths and NYC streets. Terrain is flat to rolling with a few steep hills. Lunch near St. John the Divine. No go, if rain greater than 60%. Terrain: Rolling

May31
Wed

   A 6:00pm    33 miles   Joseph Rizzuto  201-481-0805
   wednesday night byob group A:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Join us on the last day of the month ride,this is a fast paced A (avg 19-20 mph Ride) will head north to sparkill ny.also saftey first,also lights front & back,one last thing iam looking for this group to work together as a team.and helping each other.thank you.

   B 6:00pm    30 miles   Russ Barbone  201-280-8254
   he Longest Running Every Wed. Night B Ride!:   The Longest Running Every Wed. Night B Rides Return! **Lights front and back mandatory! **Sign Up "YES I WILL RIDE" or I will NOT show up! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 6:00pm    20-30 miles   Alan Scherl  914-246-0015
   BYOB 2017 Edition:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 Join us for a spirited B ride through northern Bergen County. There are no cue sheets but this is a no drop ride. We race the sun and sometimes we lose so head and tail lights are advised. After the ride, we join the riders from the other categories for dinner at Turvino's (BYOB!)

   C* 10:00am    48 miles   Renie Gaddi  201-805-9398
   Sorrento's Bakery:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 The route is mostly flat route with some rolling hills. We will stop at Sorrento's Bakery for a little lunch. Ride with GPS URL: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19745372

   C* 5:45pm    22 miles   Laura VanRiper  201-664-5993
   Cruise and Cuisine:   Our traditional up and back C* Spin around Bergen County.This is a quick no cue sheet ride at the average flat C* pace 13-14mph. Regrouping at top of hills and traffic signals. Strong C* riders will not be dropped. No C riders please. After the ride, join all level BTCNJ Wednesday night riders at Turvinos for a post ride dinner – BYOB. Any updates will be posted on the website by 4:45pm. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:45am    35+/- miles   Peter Bellin  845-357-8941
   Airmont/Airmount :   Challenging terrain with typically 1500/2300ft of climbing. Ride is for solid C* riders. Progressive ride leader believes not being dropped is a guaranteed human right. Rest stop/possible deli stop. No cue. Signed up riders will receive notice of changes and cancellation. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Moderately hilly 46-55

   C 5:45pm    20 +/- miles   Madeline Coronato  973-902-1315
   C You at Truvino's:   Join us for a C Spin around Bergen County. This is a no cue sheet ride and will ride to the pace of the group. No one gets dropped. After our spin, join fellow BTCNJ Wednesday night riders at Turvino’s for an post ride dinner – BYOB. Any updates will be posted on the website by 4:45. We will not ride in rain, on wet roads, if rain is 50% or greater during the ride or extreme heat. Any questions call Amy Rafferty 973-714-0470 or Madeline Coronoto 973-902-1315 Terrain: Flat 0-25

   D 10:00am    15 miles   Tina R. Boyer  973-985-7578
   Around Montclair:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling Join me for a gentle ride around Montclair. We will go by many parks and beautiful homes. Please pump tires and bring water. Deli stop available.

Jun01
Thu

   B 9:00am    50-60 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Thursday Morning Social: 2017:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 Come and be part of the Thursday Morning Social rides for the 2017 season. As always the ride will be a fun filled, leisurely paced B ride. Route to be determined day of the ride. Lunch stop but no cue sheets. Newcomers welcome. Please note: the ride leader promises that as long as a true "B" pace (13.0 to 14.9 mph) can be kept by a rider then NO ONE will be dropped. Remember that the TMS (Thursday Morning Social) ride is the longest running weekday morning ride in the BTCNJ.

   C* 6:15pm    20 - 25 miles   Bob Reich  973-633-0493
   An Evening Ride:   Join me for an after work ride in eastern Morris County on lightly traveled roads over a variety of terrain from flat to rolling. Rides feature long stretches between turns and a minimal number of traffic lights. Cue sheets are available. Different route each week. Note: Ride will not go in rain but will go on drying roads. Terrain: Flat to Rolling

   C* 9:30am    30 miles   Harriet Einschlag  201-796-1553
   Scenic C* Series - Farmlands in Florida:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 This is #3 in our Scenic C* Series to rural Orange County NY on low traffic scenic roads with great comraderie and a sense of exploration for this new route, which Tina will show us. This is a hilly ride for strong C* riders. Cue sheets will be provided. Bring snacks and plenty of water. Please sign up if you are planning to join so we can inform you if any last minute changes due to weather, etc.

Jun02
Fri

   B 6:00pm    22 miles   John Bleeker  973-615-0006
    Around the Lakes of Franklin Lakes :    Friday Evening after work week ride on mostly rolling Terrain through Franklin Lakes, and a little bit of Wyckoff. The first part of the ride will be on Neighborhood roads thru Franklin Lakes, with minimal riding on high traffic areas. This ride is a looping ride and will go around all the main lakes of Franklin Lakes and through some of the best and scenic neighborhoods.The pace will be a high B,low B* on the flats and descents and will Avg. 15-15.5 overall.Vertical will be approx. 1000 feet elevation. No one will be dropped. Please join us for a nice scenic ride perfect to end the week with. Park on the Starbucks side of the Market Basket Shopping Center. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Jun03
Sat

   B* 8:45am    46 miles   Jim Hubbard  201-722-9597
   " My Pomona ":   Picnic in the park !!!! Yeh Man !!!! This ride has been done before but it has been tweaked, for a few less turns. It has a few hills first 26 last 20 mostly flat. Ken will lead , I will sweep . No one will be dropped. 16.5 avg +/- . Ken (+) , Jim (-) Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55https://ridewithgps.com/routes/9184167

   B 8:30am    ~40 miles   Steven Jackson  201-741-8246
   Ride to eat:   This will be trip up north, to Congers and other parts TBD. Brief stop so bring a snack. Save your appetite for the picnic. Precise route to be filed in a few days. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 9:00am    26 miles   Glenn Barnes  201-625-2744
   BTCNJ Pre-Picnic Appetite Stimulant Ride:   PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR. We are starting at the picnic site to attempt to time our return with the start of the picnic. There is no food stop planned so we will work up a good appetite. Short break in Piermont. Mostly rolling with two moderate climbs during first half of ride in order to justify more calorie replacement afterwards, but no killer hills. Rain Date: Sunday June 4. Helmet and liquid replenishment required. Come enjoy good riding, good food and good company! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:15am    25 miles   Alain Chahine  908-512-2623
   The second Pre-Picnic C* Ride:   Glen and Karen leave a bit earlier for the C*. Join me for the later (by only a few minutes) time slot. Meet at/by 9:15 for a 9:30 departure time. Let's burn some calories and come back and enjoy good friends and good food of the club picnic. As per club newsletter, in case of rain, ride takes place the next day. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C 9:00am    23 miles   Renie Gaddi  201-805-9398
   BTCNJ Pre-Picnic Ride:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Time to burn off a few calories before the picnic. Terrain: Rolling 26-45. The tentative Ride With GPS URL is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21127353 I may tweak the route a little between now and the ride day so check back a few days before the picnic to get the latest version.

   C 9:15am    20 miles   Alan Felsen  201-445-7306
   Picnic in the Park :   PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR. We are starting at the picnic site to attempt to time our return with the start of the picnic. Bring liquid replenishments with you as we will only stop for a breather. Come enjoy good riding, good food and good company! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads.

   D 10:00am    11 miles   Renate Kulnik  845-480-6774
   Pre-Picnic Ride:   PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR! Let's burn a few calories before mingling with our biking friends and enjoying the goodies of the club picnic. Terrain: Flat 0-25. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Rain date is June 4. The cue sheet is still tentative. I may tweak the route a little bit between now and ride day so check back a few days before the picnic to get the latest version. Sign Up For This Ride

Jun04
Sun

   B* 7:00am    100 miles   Hank Balle  
   Highlands Gran Fondo:   The Highlands Gran Fondo showcases some of the best riding around. It’s hard to believe riding this good is located in such close proximity to the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The Highlands area is a 1,343 square mile region of Northern New Jersey which is noted for its scenic landscape and environmental importance. Much like this ride, the area is composed of rolling farmland, hilly ridgelines, and winding roads that weave up and down the lush green mountains. As you enjoy the diversity of the beautiful terrain and scenery, the route will take you through three counties and two states. As the loop progresses so will the elevation, the gran loop will gain 8,000 vertical feet. This event is sure to expose you to roads you never thought could be tucked away so close to one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country. Registration is $100 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11738715

   B 12:00pm    48 miles   Lynne Avery  201-739-4028
   Zig Zag:   This ride is in lovely Hunterdon Cty. We'll climb and then descend all the hills from Lambertville to Frenchtown. Then take Rt 519, which is rolling, to Rt 29 in Stockton. Rest stop in Frenchtown. Please be in good hill climbing shape as this is a tough ride! We may finish at low "B" or slightly below due to the hills. Bring snacks and fluids as needed as there is not much around for food / drink. GPS info and cue sheet here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20928147 Please no phone calls after 9pm or before 7am day of ride. My cell: 201-739-4028 and Gary's cell: 201-247-5894. Note: ride will not go in rain but will go with drying roads.Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 8:30am    56 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Arden Valley Training Ride #3 - Wayne to Upper Greenwood Lake:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75 This is the third of the six main training rides for the upcoming Arden Valley ride (Saturday July 22nd - please see ride schedule for complete details). And now for something completely different we will be riding not to Greenwood Lake but rather to Upper Greenwood Lake. Lots of climbs and plenty of quiet roads. Lunch will be at the Utopia Deli at mile 32. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13321062

   C* 8:00am    35 miles   Helene Blaustein  862-251-3152
   Bronx River Pkwy on Sundays!:   Let's ride thee Bronx River Pkwy traffic free and free admission! We will meet at the White plains Cty ctr parking lot at 9. Look for the blue balloon! If you park at WP it will cost $7. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45