Upcoming Rides

Apr26
Wed

   A* 6:00pm    24 miles   Eric Schmidt  201-956-2301
   BYOA*:   Join us for a ride to Christmas Hill Ave. Then bring Your Own Bottle as we gather together with the other groups. This is generally a fast paced, no-cue-sheet ride. A riders are welcomed but should be able to maintain an A* pace (avg 19-20 mph, sometime more) or be dropped. We will regroup after hills and long flats. We will not necessarily look for speed but instead try to stay as a group working together, helping each other. Course at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10256725. Ride distance depends on sunset and the weather. In case of inclement weather, check here for updates. Of course, helmets are required, lights are highly recommended and remember SAFETY FIRST. Be alert and pay attention when you ride, I repeat SAFETY FIRST. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   A 5:45pm    23 miles   Joseph Rizzuto  201-481-0805
   Wednesday night BYOB :   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 welcome my cycling friends, this Wednesday we'll be headed north once again to hillside ave via WSRR We will regroup on the corner of ESRR . And head home our normal route. Please bring your lights also lets keep it safe out there . Thank you .

   B* 5:45am    23 miles   Rob Singer  973-662-0476
   B* Spin & Tonic:   We meet at 5:45pm and leave at 6:00pm - right after the A group. We tend to average around 17-18 mph. If you plan to start on the A ride and think you might drop back to us - please sign up for both rides! Sunset is at 7:47. We will not supply cue sheets. Please make sure you print out directions or have the GPS route in your 'Garmin. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20403211 * Bring front and rear lights for the last few miles. We also recommend that everyone wear a Road-ID! Turvino's after the ride for anyone who wants to join.Terrain: Rolling.Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 6:00pm    18-25 miles   Alan Scherl  914-246-0015
   BYOB:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 The classic Wednesday night ride returns. The bike collected a lot of dust this winter so we'll be starting the season at a slow B pace. The pace will pick up as the season progresses but faster riders are welcome to join us and sprint for the last few miles. Then we'll join the faster crowd for dinner at Turvino's.Terrain: Flat 0-25

   C* 10:00am    33-38+/- miles   Peter Bellin  845-357-8941
   Airmont/Airmount Cool:   Ride canceled due to rain and wet roads. Challenging terrain with typically 1200 to 2000ft of climbing. Ride is for solid C* riders. Rest stop/possible deli stop. No cue. We us the no-drop drop system. Signed up riders will receive notice of changes and cancellation. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 5:45pm    22 miles   Laura VanRiper  201-664-5993
   Cruise and Cuisine:   Volunteer needed to lead(while I sweep) our traditional up and back C* Spin around Bergen County. If you cannot commit to every week, just show up and we will do a guest leader series. This is a no cue sheet ride. No one gets dropped. After the ride, join fellow 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 5:45pm    20 +/- miles   Amy Rafferty  973-714-0470
   C You at Truvinos:   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 Turvinos 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

Apr27
Thu

   B* 3:45pm    22-33 miles   Howie Cohen  201-892-2588
   Harriman Revisited:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very little flat terrain! Come join me in this shangrila for bike riding. The hills want to be your friend and make us all stronger riders!!! This ride will be most Thursdays same time.

   B 9:30am    40-50 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* 10:00am    40 miles   Harriet Einschlag  201-796-1553
   Scenic Denville and Kinnelon:   This is a hilly ride with great views for strong C* riders. We will regroup after all hills. There is a lunch stop but bring snacks and plenty of water. Route expertise will be provided by Noreen Drucker, new member. Cue sheets providedTerrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Apr29
Sat

   B* 7:00am    125 miles   Oliver Zong  347-668-9567
   Cranbury 200k:   Come join me on this early season NJ Randonneurs brevet. Only 1 "real climb" in the Atlantic Highlands. Registration deadline is Thursday ($25), GPS route and description on website http://www.njrando.com/2017-events. Please note the extra gear requirements needed for the ride (also on their website in FAQ). No SAG. Pizza at the end. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 No Day of registration

   B* 7:45am    100 miles   Arnie Spanier  
   GFNY 2017 Recon:   Are you ready? Let's find out! This ride follows the full fondo route, aside from the section in the park that is closed. 2 stops planned, Cove Deli in Tompkins Cove at mile 34 and David's Bagels in Pomona at mile 65. We will stay together until the first rest stop. From the deli, there is no stopping - do not stop at the top of bear! Keep on moving all the way to the bagel shop! We will regroup at the bagel shop and stay together for the final 35 miles. GPS route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20394908 - please make sure you know the route as you will likely be riding alone for parts of the middle 35 miles. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 9:00am    47 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Let's Go To Sorrentos - Again!:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 A nice warm sunny spring day is always a good time to ride to one of New Jersey's best delis - Sorrentos in East Hanover. This is a fairly flat route that even avoids climbing Jacksonville. The pace will be very reasonable especially since it will be a little on the warm side. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17709325

   C 9:00am    15-18 miles   Amado Jr. Cabaero  201-566-8424
   Saturday C ride:   Come enjoy a guick ride up to Upper Saddle River by 9am and back to Glenn Rock Duck Pond by 10:30 then enjoy the rest of your weekend business thereafter. Note: meet up at Glenn Rock Duck pond at childrens playground parking lot by 8:50am. . Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

   D 9:30am    12+ miles   Renate Kulnik  845-480-6774
   Saddle River Circle:   Let's get out of hibernation, dust off our bikes and meet for a flat to gently rolling loop along the Saddle River and back to Glen Rock. We'll meet in the second parking lot (just past the playground) not the parking lot near the tennis courts. Cue Sheet. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Apr30
Sun

   B* 9:15am    41 miles   Bob Zitelli  201-476-0776
   Nyack Express:   This is the usual ride to the Spoon with a short break (order small coffee, no time for brunch) and return to Glen Rock before noon. I expect the ride to be a fast B*. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 8:45am    42 miles   Lou Wassong  201-920-6716
   Ted's Memorial Ride to Nyack:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 BTCNJ recently donated a bicycle rack to the Borough of Demarest in memory of long-time member Ted Semegran. Ted served as an officer of the Club, a frequent ride and tour leader, an advocate for bicycle safety, and a friend and inspiration to many of us. For several years, he organized the annual Bergen County Bicycle Rally. To celebrate Ted, the club is sponsoring a Memorial Ride on Sunday, April 30, leaving from the Demarest railroad station parking lot, one of Ted’s favorite ride starting sites. Riders are invited to gather for coffee, bagels and bananas at the start site beginning at 8:45 AM. Club President Bill Telgheder will regale us with some bicycle club memories of Ted. Some of Ted’s family members will be attending. Other club members are invited to share their memories of Ted. Two rides will leave at around 9:30: an approximately 30 mile C* ride and an approximately 40 mile B ride. PLEASE sign up for the ride ahead of time (with a “Yes, I will Ride,”) so we will have an idea of how much food will be needed. Park on the street south of the station.

   B 9:45am    50 miles   Paul McEvoy  201-873-1151
   Allamuchy to Lake Mohawk and Franklin:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 Join me for a scenic ride through Warren and Sussex Counties. Deli Stop in Franklin. Original cue sheet courtesy of Mark Swanek Ride with Gps https://ridewithgps.com/trips/9415349 Sign Up For This Ride

   C* 9:30am    30 miles   Joan Brickman  973-728-5986
   Ted Semegran's Memorial Ride:   BTCNJ donated a bicycle rack to the Borough of Demarest in memory of long-time member Ted Semegran. To celebrate Ted's many achievements, the club is sponsoring a Memorial Ride and breakfast. Be sure to park on the right side of the street only. Bill Telgheder and Ted’s family members will be attending and speaking. PLEASE be sure to sign up for the ride ahead of time as YES so we will have an idea of how much food will be needed. Rides will leave at 9:45. All are welcome. Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C 10:00am    27 miles   Meandering Mark Swanek  973-405-3410
   Pequonnock flatlands:   Flat ride thru Pompton Plains,Pequannock,Pompton Lakes & Lincoln Park.Deli stop.NO BATHROOM AT START"THAT MEANS FIND ONE BEFORE YOU ARRIVE AT START!!!!Questions/Lost? Call my cell during the week between 6 & 9 PM and after 8 AM day of ride at 973-405-3410 . Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat  Sign Up For This RideNote: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

   C 8:45am    +/- 20 miles   Renate Kulnik  845-480-6774
   Ted Semegran's Memorial Ride:   BTCNJ donated a bicycle rack to the Borough of Demarest in memory of long-time member Ted Semegran. To celebrate Ted's many achievements, the BTCNJ is sponsoring a Memorial Ride and breakfast. Some of Ted’s family members will be attending too. I am adding this C ride since I am slightly out of shape and do not want to hold the C* group back. On the other hand, I want to honor Ted for all the contributions he made to our club. If you feel similar, please join me on this somewhat slower and shorter ride. PLEASE NOTE: you must sign up ahead of time with "YES, I will ride" so we can plan for food and you also must park on the south side of the station (or your car might be towed). The ride will leave 9:30 / 9:45. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

May01
Mon

   C* 5:15pm    22 miles   Leslie Felsen  
   Stress Reduction Ride:   Come join us after work for our Monday night de-stress ride. We will roll through Oakland, Pompton Plains & Lincoln Park. Call Leslie 201-988-4229 or Amy 973-714-0470 with questions. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads.. Terrain: Flat Sign Up For This Ride

May02
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. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20008941 * Terrain: Rolling 26-45Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 5:30pm    25-35 miles   Teresita Antonsson  201-314-4060
   Fleeting Affair "South":    The season is here! Take the blanket off your bike, if you haven't yet and let's have fun together. 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 5:45pm    20 miles   Wilson Palacios  201-310-2993
   Alpine Loop:   Ride north on River Drive to Boat Basin and back same way unless Alpine climb is open. No cue sheets since this is a simple route. Note: 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