Upcoming Rides

Jun26
Mon

   B* 5:00pm    35-38 miles   Teresita Antonsson  201-314-4060
   Lake Hiawatha and TLD Captain:   An easy spin with the legendary 17x TLD Captain, JG. Mostly rolling with some hills at the start and on the return. Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B* 9:30am    40 miles   Nate Morgenstern  201-655-3440
   Monday Monday, So Good To Us:    If you put the hurt on your legs over the weekend, come spin (in your little chainring) to Nyack and breathe new life into them. This will help them recover. Step two is the mental recovery you get shooting the breeze with us over coffee. Big ring return. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 4:00pm    21 miles   Marnie Vyff  973-335-4469
   Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back:   We want to get the ride done before the traffic starts. If you can get off work early for this one we have lovely rolling landscapes and some pretty nice houses too in and around the Mountain Lakes / Boonton Township / Kinnelon area and of course lakes. This is a C* pace with some moderate hills. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   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. Sign Up For This Ride Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25

Jun27
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 to 30 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.

   C* 9:00am    27-35 miles   Joan Brickman  973-728-5986
   Another Tuesday - Another Ride:   Note: Join us for a social Harriman Ride. Leaving at 9:15 sharp. Beautiful and quiet roads. Climbing is essential in Harriman in order to enjoy the area. Not certain of the distance since not certain of the route! Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 - Directions to start: 17 North. Right turn at first light (right past Rhodes). Parking and facilities down that road. Questions: Call Joanie's Cell: 862-377-1626

   C* 9:15am    40ish miles   Barbara Mallach  201-661-8571
   Beautiful Franklin Lakes Again:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 Our group enjoyed our last ride to Franklin Lakes so we decided to lead it again. We will support all who join us and look forward to riding together.

   C* 9:15am    32 miles   Renie Gaddi  201-805-9398
   Pascack Brook Park to Nyack:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45. Lets take a early ride up to Nyack. Meet at the parking lot close to the tennis courts. Ride with GPS URL is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21127353

Jun28
Wed

   A 6:00pm    33 miles   Joseph Rizzuto  201-481-0805
   Wednesday night (A) BYOB :   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 well it's the end of another month.we will definitely head up north to sparkill. Which route will I take , not sure but I promise it will be fun. As I always preach please bring your lights front and back , safety is a must. Anyway hope to see you guys , thumbs up .

   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    22 miles   Michael Kerlen  973-423-3478
   Cruise and Cuisine:   Our traditional up and back C* Spin around Bergen County.This is a fast no cue sheet ride at the C* flat average pace 13-14mph. Strong C* riders welcome. 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* 9:00am    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* 9:15am    44 miles   Renie Gaddi  201-805-9398
   Green Village:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45. Lets take an early ride out to Green Village Deli. Sit outside and enjoy the nice weather and some good food. Meet in the back parking lot close to the exit onto Williams Street. Ride with GPS URL is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20864607

   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

Jun29
Thu

   A 5:30am    27 miles   Alex Baron  201-612-7547
   Crack O' Dawn:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 A workout before work. Back in Ridgewood by 7:30. We roll at 5:35

   B* 5:15pm    35 ish miles   Ken Devitt  973-615-4161
   Thursday Night Ice Cream Run:   Wheels roll at 5:30. A different ice cream venue every week, lol. B* group pace, no drop ride. Route direction will be firmed up a day or two before. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B* 6:00pm    20-24 miles   Nate Morgenstern  201-655-3440
   Thursday Evening Fleeting Affair:   At 6:00 pm I will continue to offer a 10 minute hands-on session covering one or two bike handling skills. We started easy as an upper B ride to encourage strong B riders interested in moving up. Now we'll do a low to moderate B* pace to continue the progression. So, join us on a fun evening ride. We start the ride spinning at 14.5-15 mph for the first 4 miles to the climb, ascend at your own pace, regroup at the top and continue. We regroup at or immediately after each traffic light or turn. Coexistence with other traffic will be stressed. Learn how to ride a paceline properly, and improve your group riding skills while enjoying the lovely surroundings on these summer eve's into Rockland County. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   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* 6:00pm    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    20 to 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 provided. Different route each week. Note: Ride will not go in rain but will go on drying roads. Terrain:Flat to Rolling

   C 6:00pm    15-20 miles   Brian McDonough  973-783-0224
   Evening Tour Around Montclair:   Please join me for a casual evening C ride around Montclair and the surrounding areas. This will be a no cue sheet ride where no one will be dropped. Please bring helmet, water bottle, spare tire tube, and evening light in good working order. Optional ice cream stop at the end at Holsten's in Bloomfield (scene of the final Sopranos episode). Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads, or in extreme heat. Terrain: Flat to rolling with some climbs out of Brookdale, but a climb at the beginning means a nice easy downhill at the end!

Jun30
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. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. https://ridewithgps.com/trips/15347646 Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Jul01
Sat

   B* 8:00am    100 miles   Michael Gisler  201-960-6108
   Karen's Birthday Ride:   It's Karen's Birthday! Help her celebrate with a ride through the Catskills. Starting off with a climb past Mohunk Mountain House https://www.strava.com/segments/648285 making our way north to cross Ashokan Reservoir we will stop in Phoenicia for Pancakes! After our breakfast we ride through Big Indian, Climb Slide Mtn Rd.https://www.strava.com/segments/1807023 from there it's almost all downhill until we finish with Minnewaska climb https://www.strava.com/segments/1647772 & some breathtaking views at the top! Ride is B* pace we regroup as necessary. RWGPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22176903 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   D 10:30am    15 miles   Larry Ten Hoeve  201-891-3841
   Paulinskill Valley Trail bike ride tour:":   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads."Paulinskill Valley Trail bike ride tour:": This ride is for hybrid , off-road bikes or any wide tire road bikes. Bike ride is about 15 miles from Blairstown to Waterwheel farm and back. Come join us for a ride on an old railroad bed through the beautiful Paulinskill Valley. This ride is all flat on this rail-trail. Ground is mostly packed and great for most wide tire bikes. If you are into history, we'll be passing numerous historic artifacts along the trail, including old creameries, cattle passes, railroad battery boxes, railroad whistle posts, and many other railroad artifacts. Wildlife can be seen along this trail such as otter, beaver, muskrat, mink, deer as well as many species of birds. We will be riding past farms, old towns, lakes, water falls, over bridges, and along the paulinskill river on our way to Waterwheel farm where we'll explore this historical town and stop for lunch at a small petting zoo.There will be a small hill we will need to walk our bike up to the Waterwheel farm. After lunch we head back and view the beautiful scenery along the way so bring your camera, we will stop at Waterwheel farm launch. This is a fun tour ride so we will be stopping a lot at many areas and I will be talking about a little histoy at many areas if the riders would like this.We will be stopping for lunch but you must bring your lunch. Helmet and liquid replenishment required. Bring your camera if you like to. Rain Cancels so Please check this ride listing a few hours before the ride if weather is questionable. Please only call my cell number on day of ride. Cell phone number is 201-960-2832 We will meet at Blairstown Footbridge Park- Blairstown, NJ Directions: Route 80 to Route 521 (exit 12). Go north on Route 521 for 5 miles to Route 94 in Blairstown. Turn left on Route 94 and take the second left into the park, designated by a small white sign with black lettering. Look for tall one by red car or black SUV. Terrain: Flat Terrain: Flat 0-25

   MD 10:30am    15 miles   Larry Ten Hoeve  201-891-3841
   Paulinskill Valley Trail bike ride tour::   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads."Paulinskill Valley Trail bike ride tour:"": ."Paulinskill Valley Trail bike ride tour:": This ride is for hybrid , off-road bikes or any wide tire road bikes. Bike ride is about 15 miles from Blairstown to Waterwheel farm and back. Come join us for a ride on an old railroad bed through the beautiful Paulinskill Valley. This ride is all flat on this rail-trail. Ground is mostly packed and great for most wide tire bikes. If you are into history, we'll be passing numerous historic artifacts along the trail, including old creameries, cattle passes, railroad battery boxes, railroad whistle posts, and many other railroad artifacts. Wildlife can be seen along this trail such as otter, beaver, muskrat, mink, deer as well as many species of birds. We will be riding past farms, old towns, lakes, water falls, over bridges, and along the paulinskill river on our way to Waterwheel farm where we'll explore this historical town and stop for lunch at a small petting zoo.There will be a small hill we will need to walk our bike up to the Waterwheel farm. After lunch we head back and view the beautiful scenery along the way so bring your camera, we will stop at Waterwheel farm launch. This is a fun tour ride so we will be stopping a lot at many areas and I will be talking about a little histoy at many areas if the riders would like this.We will be stopping for lunch but you must bring your lunch. Helmet and liquid replenishment required. Bring your camera if you like to. Rain Cancels so Please check this ride listing a few hours before the ride if weather is questionable. Please only call my cell number on day of ride. Cell phone number is 201-960-2832 We will meet at Blairstown Footbridge Park- Blairstown, NJ Directions: Route 80 to Route 521 (exit 12). Go north on Route 521 for 5 miles to Route 94 in Blairstown. Turn left on Route 94 and take the second left into the park, designated by a small white sign with black lettering. Look for tall one by red car or black SUV. Terrain: Flat Terrain: Flat 0-25 Terrain: Flat 0-25

Jul02
Sun

   A* 8:00am    49 miles   Alex Sidd  
   come climb with me-Mini TDF edition.:   Hello, members ! We have a great ride for you ! In celebration of the 2017 Le Tour De France we have a fun climbing route. Only 49 miles and under 3800 feet of climbing. Meet and greet 8:00 a.m. depart 8:15 a.m. We will visit some popular climbs like "hill top mansion" , "water tower" the turn around point "south blvd climb" and a few more rollers before we make our way back through Palisade Park. Come for full or partial as there are many bailout points. The pace on the flats will be a manageable 18-23 mph and 9-12mph up the climbs. While there are no stops we will soft pedal after climbs for riders to bridge up to the rest of us. Please familiarize self with route : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21659735 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Very hilly 76-100Terrain: Very hilly 76-100Terrain: Very hilly 76-100

   A 9:00am    43 miles   Bob Zitelli  201-476-0776
   Sunday Express - Nyack or Pamona:   Stay tuned for the destination, either Nyack or Pamona. The usual route and the usual pace. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B 8:30am    58 miles   Ralph Pantuso  201-252-2019
   Arden Valley Training Ride #5 - Motts Farm Loop:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75 This is the fifth of the six main training rides for the upcoming Arden Valley ride (Saturday July 22nd - please see ride schedule for complete details). As with the first AVTR this ride features plenty of hills so bring your climbing legs and plenty of water. Deli stop at Deli Central in Stony Point. NOTE NEW GPS/CUE SHEET LINK: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7567328

   C* 10:30am    35 miles   Alain Chahine  908-512-2623
   The Summer Meander:   Summer is now upon us. So, let us celebrate spring with a meander in lightly travelled roads of Bergen and Rockland counties. My last meander ride was rained-out, so I have some catching-up to do. A libation stop is included in this ride. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45