Upcoming Rides

Sep20
Wed

   A* 5:45pm    20 miles   Arnie Spanier  
   BYOA*:   We ride hard, we ride fast, and we ride SAFE. **Dangerous or overly aggressive riding will not be tolerated** We will avg over 20 mph for this ride. We will keep with the usual route, heading north to Hillside. Regroup after Hillside for the return on East Saddle River. Not sure if you can keep up? You are welcome to join and if you get dropped, can fall back to the B* group that leaves right after us. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   A 5:30pm    25 miles   Joseph Rizzuto  201-481-0805
   Wednesday night BYOB ....:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 how's it going guys, so I'm thinking of going north to lake st and turn right and head to Chestnut Ridge rd to county road and go down the spine turning left onto E. saddle river rd and head back to the parking lot . Also it's still byob for those of you who want to relax after our ride . Please bring your lights front and back and remember safety first . Thank you hope to see you ....

   B* 5:45pm    21.4 miles   Rich Brookler  201-913-0635
   B* Spin & Tonic - Old Stone Church Loop:   NOTE NEW STARTING TIME of 5:45. 600' of climbing. We meet at 5:45pm and leave at 6:00pm - after the A group. Rich will be on a single bicycle. This will be a fast ride with a final average between 18 and 20mph. Sunset is at 6:56. BRING FRONT AND REAR LIGHTS - WE WILL FINISH IN THE DARK. We will not supply cue sheets. This is a DROP Ride. Please make sure you print out directions or have the GPS route in your 'Garmin' .... If you can't keep up you will need to know the route. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/7026839/ We recommend that everyone wear a Road-ID! Turvino's after the ride for anyone who wants to continue the fun. We will ride safe - please look at http://bicyclesafe.com/ on how to not get hit by vehicles.

   B* 9:00am    63 miles   Ed Howard  201-887-5853
   Going to Green Village:   Mostly flat route with a good deli stop.Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   B* 9:30am    56 miles   Nate Morgenstern  201-655-3440
   To Our 5th President:   Up through Harriman Park and over to an old favorite bagel shop. Very scenic surroundings. Yes there will be hills. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 9:00am    61 miles   Greg Borges  201-788-6105
   Upper Greenwood Lake & the 23 XPress:   **UPDATE**DUE TO HIGH WINDS THIS RIDE IS POSTPONED TO THURSDAY (9/21) We will ride from the Mountain View rail station (at the far end of the lot away from the train platform) to Upper Greenwood Lake. This ride may be a moderately hilly class ride but it is hilly in places and if you can't climb over several hills at a 'B' pace, I would encourage you not to sign up for this ride. You have to know how to change a flat tire. Please make sure your bike is in good working condition before the ride. Lunch will be at mile 32 so bring a snack and plenty to drink. Route sheets will be available. The ride with gps link is: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25191504 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 10:00am    21 miles   Marnie Vyff  973-335-4469
   Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back:   Lovely rolling landscapes with many lakes and some pretty nice houses too in and around the Mountain Lakes / Boonton Township / Kinnelon area. This is a strong C* pace with some moderate hills. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   C* 5:15pm    24 miles   Dennis Moore  845-825-1246
   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 26-456

   C* 9:00am    30-+ miles   Terry Nguyen  201-370-2742
   Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25. Let's check out the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy. http://www.italoamericano.org/story/2016-9-14/feast-of-san-gennaro It's Jack's Carren idea !! We will ride along the green way and take ferry in Weehawken across. Will ride to Fort Washington to see the Light House, work up appetite for the Italian Sausage at the fair, and more. Bring lock and cash.

Sep21
Thu

   B* 7:45am    100 miles   Arnie Spanier  
   First Century of the Year:   What better way to start the new year than by riding up High Point? After a fast descent back to Port Jervis, we'll ride along one of the most gorgeous roads in this part of the word - Hawks Nest. We'll then head up north for more fun hills! GPS Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24459409 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 4:45pm    18-24 miles   Paul Kellner  201-446-0881
   9W - Alpine ride:   PLEASE CALL OR TEXT BY 1:00 PM IF YOU PLAN TO RIDE BUT DID NOT SIGN UP. START TIME AND LOCATION MAY CHANGE. We will start by the Gavia Cycling studio. Ride up 9w to park entrance, 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 Gavia. 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 9:00am    61 miles   Greg Borges  201-788-6105
   Upper Greenwood Lake & the 23 XPress:   THIS RIDE WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY (9/20) FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE SEE DESCRIPTION FOR THAT DATE Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 9:00am    45-55 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 ome 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* 10:30am    20-25 miles   Carol Oxley  973-278-0243
   Get to the Shore Between the Hurricanes:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Meet us at Spray Ave. And Ocean Ave. North End of Ocean Grove. There you will find a parking lot. Bike through beautiful scenery and ocean breezes. Hopefully gentle breezes after the hurricane. We will do ride first and have lunch at the end of the ride, so you might want to bring a quick snack. Signed up riders will receive notice of changes and cancellation. No calls after 8:00PM or before 8:00AM. Call home # if you have any questions. Only use cell day of ride after 9:00 AM. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Sep22
Fri

   B* 7:45am    107 miles   Arnie Spanier  
   Second Century of the Year:   What better way to start the year than with back to back century rides? This time we'll start at the foot of Bear Mountain and ride north to the Walkway Over the Hudson. We'll then turn west and follow the Dutchess Rail Trail until Hopewell Junction. A few climbs later we'll be crossing the Bear Mountain Bridge to complete our bike adventure. GPS Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24449779 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 2:00pm    35 miles   Russ Barbone  201-280-8254
   First B ride of Amaganset 2017:   First B ride of Amaganset 2017 Meet 2 PM in front of motel, destination by group consent. ***PLEASE SIGN UP BY FRIDAY 9AM THE LATEST SO I CAN PRINT A QUE SHEET!! Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Sep23
Sat

   B* 8:15am    62 miles   Randy & Mara Miller  201-481-1617
   I would ride a mile to see a Camel....:   Well, we are really going to have to ride 35 miles to see one. This is a ride I posted two weeks ago. Same day as NJGF. No one came so I did it myself. Awesome ride and yes I did see a few camels. We will be riding to the Sanctuary for Animals in Westtown, NY. http://www.sanctuaryforanimals.com/ Stops in Goshen and Warwick. This is a beautiful ride you won't want to miss it. Roads most of you have never ridden before. Come join us. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25374440

   B* 8:15am    107 miles   Arnie Spanier  
   Third Century of the Year:   What better way to start the new year than with back to back to back centuries? This time we'll be heading to Hacklebarney Farms for hot apple cider and donuts! I repeat - donuts! Honestly, I stopped listening after donuts! GPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24513775 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B 8:15am    52 miles   Geoffrey Silverstein  917-747-4735
   Lake Hiawatha :   We'll ride to Lake Hiawatha via Pine Brook and Jacksonville, and return via Francisco. Rest stops at Wawa and Howard's Bagels. Route is available at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21855212 Please enter Brookdale Park via Bellevue Avenue and park in the lot on the left. Please text any questions to 917-747-4735. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

   B 9:15am    53 miles   Greg Borges  201-788-6105
   Go West young man - to Allamuchy:   This ride is one of the most beautiful in NJ. We will ride from the Evergreen Park (Take Exit 19 off Route 80 West. Then take Route 517 North, make a left on to Kennedy Road. Evergreen Park is on the right hand side of Kennedy Road) through the Allamuchy/Lafayette area. This ride is hilly and challenging. If you can't climb at a B pace, I would encourage you not to sign up for this ride. Lunch will be at mile 24. The roads are mostly quiet and the scenery is fantastic. You must be able to change a flat tire and please make sure your bike is in working condition before the ride. Route sheets will be available. The ride with gps link is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23083576 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   C* 9:15am    10-50 miles   Matthew Hoermann  973-865-0240
   Roe Jan Ramble #5:   Say what? Tired of the same old same old? You weren't there for #1 thru #4 so be there for #5. Bringing you the best in unknown fringe area cycling events I present Roe Jan Ramble. Check out https://www.roejanramble.org for details on this free event. Register by Sept 5 for your free t shirt! I will be participating but not leading. Terrain: Rolling to Moderately Hilly depending on the distance. Start time is 10am but allow time to check in.

   D 10:30am    15 miles   Larry Ten Hoeve  201-891-3841
   Warbasse Loop rail-trail:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. "Warbasse Loop rail-trail": Meet at 10:30 so we can leave by 10:45. Well, there is a new route in Sussex County that allows you to make a loop back to your starting point, never seeing the same terrain twice. The 15.5 mile trail loop encompasses stretches of the Sussex Branch Rail Trail, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail and the newly finished former Lehigh New England Trail (LNE Trail). It passes through three townships: Lafayette, Frankford and Hampton.If you are into history , we will 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, and water falls.Plenty of photo ops -- bring your camera. There is only one area that has gravel on trail which is about 60 feet long .There may also be a wet spot or two depending on if we get rain the day before. We can walk our bikes over this areas. We will be riding on an old railroad bed that is now a hard packed bike/hike trail so its great for Hybrid Bikes and most wide tire bikes. Any bike with fat tires will work fine. Sorry, road tires are too skinny.We will be riding through the rural countryside and no traffic.We will be going at a slow easy pace. Ride is all flat. 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 . To drive to the meeting place- From RT. 80. Take I-80 West via EXIT 41B toward Del Water Gap. Merge onto RT-15 N via EXIT 34B toward Jefferson/Sparta. Turn slight left onto RT-94 Morris Farm Rd. Continue to follow RT-94. Take the 1st left onto Warbasse Junction Rd/CR-663.. Park in lot on right. From Rt 23. Take RT-23 North Turn left onto CR-631/Franklin Ave. Turn slight right onto Church St/CR-631. Continue to follow CR-631. Take the 3rd left onto CR-631/N Church Rd. Turn left onto RT-94. Turn right onto RT-15/RT-94. Turn slight left onto RT-94/Morris Farm Rd. Continue to follow RT-94Take the 1st left onto Warbasse Junction Rd/CR-663. . Parking lot on right Look for tall one next to silver car or black SUV.Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   D 9:45am    18 miles   Jeff Levine  201-921-0987
   Picnic on the Hudson:   Join us for the 3rd annual Picnic Brunch on the Hudson! I’ll supply the bagels and cream cheese, tableware and tablecloths (yes!) You can bring fruit salad, salad, whatever you wish to share; nothing is fine too!.The ride is from Piermont to Nyack Beach State Park and back. We will rise out of Piermont on a dirt rail trail through a canopy of trees overlooking the Hudson River and Tappan Zee Bridge. As we arrive in Nyack we will switch to city streets on our way out to Nyack Beach State Park .At our turnaround point at Nyack Beach we’ll break for brunch. For those not familiar with the start location we will be parking in the lot directly behind the bike shop. Only hybrids , wide tires or mountain bikes please.Please show up with bike in good working order and tires inflated. I have limited mechanical skills.The bike store rents hybrids if you wish. $15/ 1st hour, $10 each additional hour. PLEASE REPLY WITH TYPE OF BAGEL..plain, sesame, raisin etc etc.We will be going at a true D pace. Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling

   MD 10:30am    15 miles   Larry Ten Hoeve  201-891-3841
   Warbasse Loop rail-trail:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 "Warbasse Loop rail-trail": Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. "Warbasse Loop rail-trail": Meet at 10:30 so we can leave by 10:45. Well, there is a new route in Sussex County that allows you to make a loop back to your starting point, never seeing the same terrain twice. The 15.5 mile trail loop encompasses stretches of the Sussex Branch Rail Trail, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail and the newly finished former Lehigh New England Trail (LNE Trail). It passes through three townships: Lafayette, Frankford and Hampton.If you are into history , we will 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, and water falls.Plenty of photo ops -- bring your camera. There is only one area that has gravel on trail which is about 60 feet long .There may also be a wet spot or two depending on if we get rain the day before. We can walk our bikes over this areas. We will be riding on an old railroad bed that is now a hard packed bike/hike trail so its great for Hybrid Bikes and most wide tire bikes. Any bike with fat tires will work fine. Sorry, road tires are too skinny.We will be riding through the rural countryside and no traffic.We will be going at a slow easy pace. Ride is all flat. 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 . To drive to the meeting place- From RT. 80. Take I-80 West via EXIT 41B toward Del Water Gap. Merge onto RT-15 N via EXIT 34B toward Jefferson/Sparta. Turn slight left onto RT-94 Morris Farm Rd. Continue to follow RT-94. Take the 1st left onto Warbasse Junction Rd/CR-663.. Park in lot on right. From Rt 23. Take RT-23 North Turn left onto CR-631/Franklin Ave. Turn slight right onto Church St/CR-631. Continue to follow CR-631. Take the 3rd left onto CR-631/N Church Rd. Turn left onto RT-94. Turn right onto RT-15/RT-94. Turn slight left onto RT-94/Morris Farm Rd. Continue to follow RT-94Take the 1st left onto Warbasse Junction Rd/CR-663. . Parking lot on right Look for tall one next to silver car or black SUV.Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Sep24
Sun

   A 7:30am    100 miles   Keith Schlanger  551-427-1648
   Twin Lights Ride:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Join me for a fun day down by the shore. The ride is run by Bike New York. Your entrance fee goes to a good cause. This is the only ride I am aware of that has a chocolate fountain at one of the rest stops run by our own Len Diamond. Link to register for the ride http://www.bike.nyc/events/twin-lights-ride/

   B* 7:00am    60.3 miles   Hank Balle  
   Repeat of Bear Mt Express:   Interested in an early ride? Let's enjoy the start the day off together and have a ride up to Bear MT. Last time we finish the ride before 12. With 4893 ft of climbing it is great way to start the week or end the week Ride with gps file: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16565386?privacy_code=TkDI3OnaFIkV0g3z Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75

   B* 9:00am    40 miles   Bob Zitelli  201-476-0776
   Sunday Express:   Riders, I've been away for a few weeks. I'm back. We will go to Pamona or Nyack. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:30am    40 miles   Alain Chahine  908-512-2623
   The "last" Summerl Meander :   Join me for the "last" of the summer meanders (summer is officially over in a few days) on lightly travelled roads in Bergen & Rockland counties. Of course, a libation stop is planned at Didier in Nyack. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

   C* 9:45am    28 +/- miles   Irene Voce  845-368-1125
   Bronx River Parkway - Westchester County:   The Bronx River Pkwy is a 7-mile stretch of scenic vehicular parkway closed to car traffic on select Sundays from 10 AM to 2 PM. Your mileage depends on how many laps you fit into these 4 hours. Ride at your own pace or with group. County Authority cancels if FORECAST of rain. Bring lunch & water. Meet in long narrow parking area alongside Starbucks side of tracks. 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.Porta Potty at start so if that is below you FIND A REAL 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  

Sep26
Tue

   A 5:30pm    20 miles   Chet White  201-788-5562
   Tuesday Night A Ride:   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45. Head north to Hillside.

   D 4:00pm    3-4 miles   Larry Ten Hoeve  201-891-3841
   Eve bike ride :   Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Come out and enjoy a nice evening bike ride. We will ride past the beautiful botanical gardens. Around nice loops and back to our cars.Should take around two hours at most. All paved . A very nice ride