Upcoming Rides

Jul27
Thu

   All 8:30am    27 miles   Ray Nutkis  201-341-9495
   Westfield:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Ride to Westfield through Echo Lake Park and on to the Lenape Park flood plain trail. There is no food stop on this three hour ride. Please bring a snack, water and a spare tube. My cell is 201-341-9495

   B* 8:45am    50 miles   Brian Hanson-Harding  201-741-5751
   Let's do 50 miles to Lincoln Park!:   It's summer, and some of us are off during the week, so what the hell? We'll start at Campgaw (near the picnic pavilion) and pedal out to Lincoln Park for a rest stop. This will be a moderate B* pace. (Note: if there's more than a 30% chance of rain forecast, we may reschedule it.) https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21651281 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads.Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 8:30am    50-60 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Thursday Morning Social: 2017:   Please note: New start location due to Route 202 road work. 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* 6:00pm    18-20 miles   Alan Scherl  914-246-0015
   Morris Meander:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 Join us for a quick evening ride around Morris County. We'll vary the routes from week to week but they will be relatively flat. The pace will be a fast C*/slow B. The goal is to have a relaxing fun evening ride. There will be no cue sheets but there will be a sweep and no one will get dropped.

   C* 6:15pm    15-22 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 provided. Different route each week. Note: Ride will not go in rain but will go on drying roads. Terrain:Flat to RollingTerrain: Flat 0-25

   C* 9:30am    34 miles   Tina Hannigan  -
   Scenic C* The Hump:   Scenic farm land and rolling hills in Orange County NY Strong C* riders. Rest stop with possible deli stop, but bring snacks and water Thank you to Tina for showing us this new route. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C 6:00am    15 miles   Russ Bebb  201-327-0583
   Early Morning Jaunt:   This ride is comfortable and beautiful. The trail is paved. And it is flat, flat, flat (except for one noticeably small hill). We will be pushing for the high end of “average speed on flats 11.0 – 13.0 mph“, if I can keep up. There will be no cue sheet; we can get lost together; no one will be dropped. Meet in the last parking lot before the exit. Questions: call 'twix 07:00 AM & 08:30 PM. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

Jul28
Fri

   B 6:00pm    22 miles   John Bleeker  973-615-0006
   "Around the Lakes in 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. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. https://ridewithgps.com/trips/15347646 Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 9:30am    50 miles   Robert Miller  201-888-8261
   river edge to nyack scenic loop:   Join us for a scenic ride through Northern Bergen & Rockland County past Reservoirs & Lakes. Pit stop at start of ride in Van Saun Park for restroom break. Short stop at the Spoon before heading back. Typical route: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/11563057 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Jul29
Sat

   B* 7:45am    65 miles   Ken Levins  201-294-5759
   ZTrek Ride for a good cause:   Must sign up and register for this ride! http://www.ztrek.org/ The ZTrek 2017 cycling routes meander through some of NJ’s most beautiful countryside, including the Sourland Mountain Preserve and Round Valley Reservoir Recreation Area We Ride for the Po River Medical Clinic Steve and Jen Butwill launched the Po River Medical Clinic (PRC) in 2013. The clinic is located in the Yarnee District of River Cess County, Liberia and its mission is to provide quality medical care to the people living in the region 100% SUPPORTED Five well-stocked rest stops, S AG, post-ride festival with lunch, t-shirt and finisher's medal are all included. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B* 7:45am    112 miles   Arnie Spanier  -
   Climb the Catskills:   How do you like your hills: hard, very hard or super hard? On this awesome ride through the Catskills, you'll get to try all 3! Yes, there will be climbing. But there will also be cookies! GPS Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23475444 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100

   B* 8:00am    31 miles   Bob Zitelli  201-476-0776
   Gerry and the Atrics go to Piermont:   Easy B* ride to Bunberrys in Piermont. No senior discounts at the coffee shop. Young riders welcome. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B* 9:00am    57 miles   Ed Howard  201-887-5853
   Peter Push:   We will head to Greenwood Lake and climb Mt. Peter and have lunch at the Utopia deli.Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100

   B 8:00am    54 miles   Tom Wieser  908-512-2687
   Reverse Climb Of Sky Top:   Note: Ride will not go in rain, wet roads, or forecasted 90 degrees, or higher temperature. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55. Please note: Previous ride listed here to Frenchtown, was moved to later date in Aug, due to multiple requests. But something equally exciting: We will go deeper into less-visited towns, by BTCNJ, such as Westfield and Scotch Plains, and attempt to climb Sky Top into Watchung Res, but this time, and the first time, from North East! Yes, we need to earn this climb. But if you did Arden Valley with Ralph, you are well prepared. Truly new exciting route. Riding with GPS and Cuesheet: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23436363

   B 8:00am    39 miles   Don Kaplan  201-568-5189
   Demarest to Congers:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 9:30am    50 miles   Greg Borges  201-788-6105
   Goin to Green Village:   This ride takes advantage of the scenery behind the Great Swamp. We will be riding from the Mountain View rail station to Green Village. After lunch we will go ride back into the woods on quiet roads for a 'loop' back around to Green Village. The pace will be at a solid 'B' level and you have to know how to change a flat tire. Lunch is at mile 23 with only a couple of mild climbs. The ride with gps link is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17074283 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:00am    51ish miles   Olivia Sharp  862-588-9489
   To Sorrentos:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads but will go drying roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45. Peppy C* for strong C* riders No go if forecast shows 35% or greater chance of precipitation at start of ride. Lunch/deli stop at Sorrento's Will post any updates here by 8:15 am day of ride. Any questions day of ride call 862-588-9489 after 8:00am

   C* 9:00am    24 miles   Barbara Kauffman  973-242-4219
   Millburn Loop:   Steady climbing at the start, then leveling off through S. Mountain Reservation to Millburn. Some climbing on the way back. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads, threat of rain greater than 50%. Terrain: Hilly 56-75Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C 9:00am    25 miles   Cindy Golembuski  973-723-4885
   Loantaka to Raptor Trust:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat This ride is mostly flat through the Great Swamp with just a few short hills on the way there and back. I will probably be the slowest so we'll regroup at the top! Bathroom stop at Raptor Trust.

Jul30
Sun

   A* 9:00am    42 miles   Alex Sidd  
   Come climb with me-Summer Session:   Come join me for a fun spirited climbing route. Meet and greet 9:00 a.m depart by 9:10a.m. Only 42 miles and 2300 feet of climbing. We will visit some popular climbs like "mansion", "hillside" , and two short climbs around Lake Tappan before we start heading back. After IBM hill and Lamont we are on our way to the finish line. Pace on the flats will be (18-22mph) , (7-11mph) up climbs. We will soft pedal after climbs for riders to bridge up. No stops but will stop for mechanical and nature breaks. Gels, nutrition, and energy drinks strongly encouraged. Here's the route below : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23493695 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   A 9:00am    42 miles   Bob Zitelli  201-476-0776
   Pomona Express:   The usual route to David's Bagels... average speed will be ~18 mph. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B* 6:45am    80 miles   John Daugherty  201-796-0463
   Arden Valley Express:   Early start to beat the heat as we ride to Harriman State Park via Arden Valley Road. Ride name is "express" as there will be two short rest stops along the way not because of pace . Average speed will be in the middle range of 16.0. This ride is about endurance not speed. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 11:00am    53 miles   Lynne Avery  201-739-4028
   Allamuchy - Newton - Lafeyette Meander:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Join me and Dennis for a lovely ride through Sussex County. We begin in Allamuchy and work our way to Newton and Lafeyette. Deli stop (G&S Deli) at 24 miles. Please bring plenty of water and snacks if needed. Call with questions: Lynne - 201-739-4028, and Dennis - 908-442-5684. GPS info (courtesy of Bob Eaches): https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23489844 Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 8:30am    52 miles   Geoffrey Silverstein  917-747-4735
   Lake Hiawatha via Pine Brook and Jacksonville:   Should be an easy ride for anyone that trained for Arden Valley! Several nice hills that will keep you in shape for the Ramapo Rally. Several stops along the way Route available at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21855212 Please enter Brookdale Park from Bellevue Avenue and park in the lot on the left. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 10:30am    38 miles   Meandering Mark Swanek  973-405-3410
   Hey Boys & Girls Its HOT DOG JOHNNY TIME!!!:   Join us on a moderately hilly ride as we peddle through Beautiful downtown Buttzville and enjoy haute cuisine at Hot Dog Johnny's. Ride along Shades of Death road on route to Johnsonburg.No bathroom at start so hit Shell station on the way in. A NOT TO NYACK TOUR! Lost/Questions? Call me on my cell at 973-405-3410 between 5-9PM on days before the ride and after 8AM day of rideNote: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 8:30am    27 miles   Ray Nutkis  201-341-9495
   Westfield:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Ride to Westfield through Echo Lake Park and on to the Lenape Park flood plain path. There is no food stop on this three hour ride. Please bring a snack, water and a spare tube. My cell is 201-341-9495.

   C* 9:30am    40 miles   Bob Reich  973-633-0493
   Count the Lakes :   This ride will follow a route with roads some of you may never have traveled. This ride will see us passing through Boonton, Mountain Lakes, Denville, and Fayson Lakes, on a route that is generally rolling, with a mid-ride deli stop in Denville. Don’t forget to count the lakes! If you do the math, you will find that this ride scores a 47, on the club’s terrain rating system, so expect a couple of climbs. Ride will go if roads are wet but drying.

   C* 9:45am    19 miles   Russ Bebb  201-327-0583
   Short Hot Dogs to Donuts:   This was a short version of my “hot dog ride”. As early as this ride is scheduled, it will more likely be my short “donut ride”. DD stop around mile 8. Mostly downhill going out and uphill coming back. No one will be dropped. Bring plenty of fluids. Questions: call 'twix 07:00 AM & 08:30 PM. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C 3:00pm    15 miles   Carol Raff  201-848-1419
   C Breeze:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Join me for a leisurely ride through Wyckoff and surrounding towns. New members welcome. Option to stop at the Blue Moon following the ride. Shouldn't be too hot for Sunday.

Aug01
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 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

Aug02
Wed

   B 4:45pm    30-35 miles   Paul Kellner  201-446-0881
   Market Ride:   PLEASE CALL OR TEXT BY 1:00 PM IF YOU PLAN TO RIDE BUT DIDN'T SIGN UP. START TIME AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE. Ride up 9w to park entrance, through the park to Ross Dock then back to ranger station climb for repeats, or down 9W to Tallman , loop back to 9w to the market for a quick break and return on 9W. We will regroup at the top of major climbs. That said the ride back on 9W will be at a brisk pace back to Sage. No cue sheet. Lights are mandatory as we may be returning in the dark. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   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* 5:45pm    20 ish miles   Olivia Sharp  862-588-9489
   Cruise and Cuisine:   Our traditional up and back C* Spin around Bergen County. This is a fast no cue sheet ride at the average flat C* pace 13-14mph. Regrouping at top of hills and traffic signals. 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* 9:00am    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. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C 5:45pm    20 +/- miles   Amy Rafferty  973-714-0470
   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 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