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Ride Schedule

If you have arrived at this page, you are probably asking yourself "what kinds of rides does BTCNJ offer?" Before going further, become familiar with our Ride Categories and our Guidelines for Group Rides. Then feel free to browse our current schedule below and try one or two rides before you join. Please call or email the ride leader in advance to get the start location. All rides leave 15 minutes after the listed start time, unless otherwise noted.

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Wednesday, September 20

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
  • 5:30pm
  • A
  • 25 miles, Leader: 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 ....
  • 5:45pm
  • B*
  • 21.4 miles, Leader: 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.
  • 9:00am
  • B*
  • 63 miles, Leader: 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
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
  • 9:00am
  • B
  • 61 miles, Leader: 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
  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: 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
  • 5:15pm
  • C*
  • 24 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:00am
  • C*
  • 30-+ miles, Leader: 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.

Thursday, September 21

  • 7:45am
  • B*
  • 100 miles, Leader: 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
  • 4:45pm
  • B
  • 18-24 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:00am
  • B
  • 61 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:00am
  • B
  • 45-55 miles, Leader: 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.
  • 10:30am
  • C*
  • 20-25 miles, Leader: 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

Friday, September 22

  • 7:45am
  • B*
  • 107 miles, Leader: 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
  • 2:00pm
  • B
  • 35 miles, Leader: 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

Saturday, September 23

  • 8:15am
  • B*
  • 62 miles, Leader: 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
  • 8:15am
  • B*
  • 107 miles, Leader: 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
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
  • 9:15am
  • B
  • 53 miles, Leader: 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
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.
  • 10:30am
  • D
  • 15 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:45am
  • D
  • 18 miles, Leader: 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
  • 10:30am
  • MD
  • 15 miles, Leader: 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

Sunday, September 24

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/
  • 7:00am
  • B*
  • 60.3 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:00am
  • B*
  • 40 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:30am
  • C*
  • 40 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 28 +/- miles, Leader: 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
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  

Tuesday, September 26

  • 5:30pm
  • A
  • 20 miles, Leader: 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.
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

Wednesday, September 27

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: 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
  • 5:15pm
  • C*
  • 24 miles, Leader: 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Thursday, September 28

  • 9:00am
  • B
  • 45-55 miles, Leader: 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.
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 "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

Saturday, September 30

Riding straight up to Bear and coming back the same way. Reasonable pace on the way up so everyone has good legs for Bear and more upbeat on the way back. Deli stop at mile 39. Disclaimer: My overall pace is best enjoyed by riders on the higher scale of the B category. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: 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
  • 10:15am
  • C*
  • 30 miles, Leader: Irene Voce
  • 845-368-1125
  • Shadow of the Shawangunks - 11th Annual
Let's keep this popular ride going,and enjoy the fall foliage. Expect to cruise along scenic back country roads past rolling farmlands and a view of the Shawangunk Mountains in the distance. There’s also a chance we’ll be able to view parachutists descend gracefully in their colorful parachutes. Bring lunch or arrive early to purchase in town. Rain cancels. Call AM of ride if in doubt.Terrain: Moderately hilly

Sunday, October 1

  • 9:15am
  • B*
  • 50-55 miles, Leader: Nate Morgenstern
  • 201-655-3440
  • Hacklebarney Cider Mill
October announces that Autumn has arrived, and that suggests it's apple season. I'm already tasting the delicious cider and soup at this lovely farm near Hacklebarney State Park. Expect some hills and plenty of great roads with minimal traffic. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
Still crying over Hillary? Wondering if your social security savings will be siphoned off to pay for the great wall of Mexico? How do you feel knowing Dennis Rodman is our ambassador to North Korea? Does your own dog not recognize you when you arrive at home? If so,join your fellow suffering comrades on the Beyond Hope ride and it will feel just like Xmas morning!!Moderately hilly with a stiff climb up Mountain Lakes ave.Friendlier, quieter, safer & more scenic return ride then in the past,avoiding Hope-Johnsonburg road.!No Sign or bathroom at start!TURN LEFT AT WILLOW COURT Deli stop at SKOOGIE'S!. A NOT TO NYACK RIDE!Lost/Questions? Call my cell at 973-405-3410 tween 6&9PM weekdays or after 7AM day of ride.Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. "Bike the D&R Canal": Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads.Hard packed trail not paved. Terrain: Flat 0-25 Lets do an enjoyable bike ride on an old railroad and canal. The plan is to start at George Washington Crossing and go to Lambertville, have a you take with you lunch at the nice picnic area and head back to our cars on the same path. Very scenic along the Delaware river and a easy ride at a D Terrain: Flat 0-25
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 Lets do an enjoyable bike ride on an old railroad and canal. The plan is to start at George Washington Crossing and go to Lambertville, have a you take with you lunch at the nice picnic area and head back to our cars on the same path. Very scenic along the Delaware river and a easy ride at a D pace.

Wednesday, October 4

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these lovely rolling landscapes 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Saturday, October 7

  • 8:30am
  • B
  • 62 miles, Leader: Tom Wieser
  • 908-512-2687
  • Fall Classic Tradition with Apple Cider Donuts
Let's celebrate the beginning of fall with visiting the General Store in scenic Oldwick, and have a lunch there, stop before at Melick's Town Farm for Fresh Apple Cider and Apple Cider Donuts. We will visit Echo Lake Park, Montainside and Watchung Reservation. Go through Millburn, Springfield, Watchung, Warren, Bernards, Berkely Hights, Sterling, and other towns. Please note, this is a Moderately-hilly" ride, as per club classification, 2789 ft of elevation. 1-2 challenging hills. However, overwhelming majority of the ride are very long stretches of flat/rolling and farmland (some more than 10 miles). I am committed to lead a "safety first" ride, ride together as a group, and wait on top of each climb for everybody! However, you must be able to maintain steady B pace on the flat, and climb at your own individual pace. Please respect that we plan to start and end the ride as one group, with everybody. Ride w/GPS and cuesheet: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17202806 Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Sunday, October 8

  • 9:30am
  • B
  • 59 miles, Leader: Ralph Pantuso
  • 201-252-2019
  • Campbell Hall to New Paltz - Fall Foliage Edition
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45 Join us for the true fall weekend classic ride thru Orange and Ulster County's beautiful farmlands. This is a relatively flat to rolling ride with some of the best roads and scenery that the area has to offer. Full deli stop and cue sheet. As always on our rides: if you can do a steady B pace then YOU WILL NOT GET DROPPED! Mark your calendars and see you on October 8th! Thomas Bull Memorial Park (use the second "Main" entrance) - Go up the hill towards the golf clubhouse and take the 2nd right into lower parking lot. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/7902413
  • 7:30am
  • C*
  • 45 miles, Leader: Alain Chahine
  • 908-512-2623
  • The Golden Apple Ride
Join me for the Westchester Cycle Club annual Goldens Apple Ride. Meet at 7:00 allowing time to check-in and grab a quick breakfast bite - departure at 7:30. You must pre-register to attend (cost is $50 per person - almost as much as our Ramapo Rally) http://bit.ly/2xmnjJy Though advertised distances ar between 25 and 75 miles, I plan on riding the "Apple Core - 45 miles - ~3,200 feet of elevation. Similar to our Ramapo Rally, ride is "rain or shine." It is strongly suggested to pre-register and avoid the day-off price increase.Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Wednesday, October 11

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these lovely rolling landscapes 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Saturday, October 14

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these 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

Sunday, October 15

  • 7:45am
  • B
  • 63 miles, Leader: Tom Wieser
  • 908-512-2687
  • Covered Bridges of Bucks County
This registration is for club members that registered and payed for this ride, and are interested in riding together. This is THE premier cycling event in scenic Bucks County. Held each year on a beautiful Sunday with the gorgeous fall colors shouting out, the CBR, as our members call it, is our best event ever. Ride requires registration and payment; https://www.cbbikeclub.org/covered-bridges/covered-bridges-ride . We will meet near the registration desk between 7:30-7:45. Start riding immediately or at 8AM sharp. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75 Sign Up For This Ride Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Wednesday, October 18

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these lovely rolling landscapes 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Saturday, October 21

A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
  • 8:30am
  • B*
  • 60 miles, Leader: Rob Singer
  • 973-662-0476
  • 3-Club Ride
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd.Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Hilly 56-75
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45
  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these 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
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45
A unique opportunity for BTCNJ to ride with the New York Cycle Club (NYCC) (https://nycc.org/) and the Westchester Cycle Club (WCC) (https://www.westchestercycleclub.org/). The ride will start from Ross Dock in Palisades Interstate Park, Fort Lee. .As we get closer to the date, more information will be given and the start time could change. So please check back for updates. Rain Date will be Sunday the 22nd. Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling 26-45

Sunday, October 22

  • 7:45am
  • B
  • 55 miles, Leader: Marc Soloff
  • 845-267-8559
  • Tour de Bronx
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55 Join us on Sunday, Oct. 22 for Tour de Bronx, the largest free cycling event in New York State! Explore historic districts, beautiful waterfronts, lush green ways, and lovely neighborhoods. Ride ends with a fun music festival at the iconic New York Botanical Garden where participants will get free (crappy) pizza and a t-shirt! We'll start at Allison Park in Fort Lee, ride over the GWB to the start (about 6-miles). From there it's a 40 mile tour of the quaint villages and lovely landscapes of the Bronx (I can say that I'm a Bronxite). Then it's an 8-mile ride back to Allison Park. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-de-bronx-2017-tickets-37487565317
  • 9:15am
  • C
  • 25 +/- miles, Leader: Glenn Barnes
  • 201-625-2744
  • C/MD Hybrid or Mountain Bike Must RSVP: Old Croton Aqueduct
Enjoy a leisurely paced (9-11 mph average), scenic, one-way, off-road Halloween ride along the dirt path of the OCA from Croton-on-Hudson to Yonkers, NY. We set the tone and pace at the start of the ride with a meditative labyrinth walk. Coursing through Westchester, the trail is fragmented and sometimes tricky to find hence a guided tour. An all-day ride with many stops at points of interest. We'll pass Sing Sing, Octagon House, OCA Visitor Center, Washington Irving's Sleepy Hollow, Lyndhurst, and the many weirs and conical ventilators. Trail itself is mostly flat but there are some moderate climbs where we get on and off the trail at the fragmented points, and on the way to and back from our lunch stop in Tarrytown, NY. A few early out options as train is never too far from the trail. Take Metro-North train back to Croton-Harmon from Yonkers ($5 bike pass (re-usable forever if you buy in station) + $4 fare). Must have wider tires, no road bikes. Helmet and liquid replenishment required. Rain or 40% or more chance of precip on Weather.com hour-by-hour forecast for Croton-On-Hudson, NY cancels. PLEASE SIGN UP AS "Yes, I Will Ride" OR CALL, TEXT OR EMAIL ON THE DAY BEFORE TO CONFIRM OR I MAY NOT SHOW UP. Directions to Croton-Harmon Metro-North Station parking lot (1 Croton Point Avenue): 30 minutes from Tappan Zee Bridge I87 S. (heading into Westchester): Take exit 8A (Saw Mill Pkwy N./Rt. 119/Elmsford). Then merge onto Saw Mill Pkwy N. via left exit toward Katonah. Take Saw Mill Pkwy N. to exit 25 (toward 100/Hawthorne), then left onto 9A/Saw Mill River Rd. Take 9A N. for 9 miles. Take Croton Point Ave. ramp toward Croton-Harmon Station. Left onto Croton Point Ave., next left onto Veterans Plaza, then right into Croton-Harmon Metro-North Station parking lot (1 Croton Point Avenue). Map of route available at: Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct: http://www.aqueduct.org/ Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling to moderately hilly (48)
  • 10:30am
  • D
  • 15 miles, Leader: Larry Ten Hoeve
  • 201-891-3841
  • Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail Ride to Waterwheel Farm (15 mi)
Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Flat 0-25 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 stop for lunch . After lunch we head back and view the beautiful scenery along the way so bring your camera. This is a fun tour ride so we will be stopping a lot at many areas and Larry will be talking about a little histroy 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. All persons must wear a helmet. No exceptions Rain Cancels so please check this ride listing a few hours before the ride if weather is questionable. 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 Larry by silver car or black SUV.
  • 9:15am
  • MD
  • 25 +/- miles, Leader: Glenn Barnes
  • 201-625-2744
  • C/MD Hybrid or Mountain Bike Must RSVP: Old Croton Aqueduct
Enjoy a leisurely paced (9-11 mph average), scenic, one-way, off-road Halloween ride along the dirt path of the OCA from Croton-on-Hudson to Yonkers, NY. We set the tone and pace at the start of the ride with a meditative labyrinth walk. Coursing through Westchester, the trail is fragmented and sometimes tricky to find hence a guided tour. An all-day ride with many stops at points of interest. We'll pass Sing Sing, Octagon House, OCA Visitor Center, Washington Irving's Sleepy Hollow, Lyndhurst, and the many weirs and conical ventilators. Trail itself is mostly flat but there are some moderate climbs where we get on and off the trail at the fragmented points, and on the way to and back from our lunch stop in Tarrytown, NY. A few early out options as train is never too far from the trail. Take Metro-North train back to Croton-Harmon from Yonkers ($5 bike pass (re-usable forever if you buy in station) + $4 fare). Must have wider tires, no road bikes. Helmet and liquid replenishment required. Rain or 40% or more chance of precip on Weather.com hour-by-hour forecast for Croton-On-Hudson, NY cancels. PLEASE SIGN UP AS "Yes, I Will Ride" OR CALL, TEXT OR EMAIL ON THE DAY BEFORE TO CONFIRM OR I MAY NOT SHOW UP. Directions to Croton-Harmon Metro-North Station parking lot (1 Croton Point Avenue): 30 minutes from Tappan Zee Bridge I87 S. (heading into Westchester): Take exit 8A (Saw Mill Pkwy N./Rt. 119/Elmsford). Then merge onto Saw Mill Pkwy N. via left exit toward Katonah. Take Saw Mill Pkwy N. to exit 25 (toward 100/Hawthorne), then left onto 9A/Saw Mill River Rd. Take 9A N. for 9 miles. Take Croton Point Ave. ramp toward Croton-Harmon Station. Left onto Croton Point Ave., next left onto Veterans Plaza, then right into Croton-Harmon Metro-North Station parking lot (1 Croton Point Avenue). Map of route available at: Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct: http://www.aqueduct.org/ Note: Ride will not go in rain or wet roads. Terrain: Rolling to moderately hilly (48)

Wednesday, October 25

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these lovely rolling landscapes 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55

Saturday, October 28

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these 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

Wednesday, November 1

  • 10:00am
  • C*
  • 21 miles, Leader: Marnie Vyff
  • 973-335-4469
  • Mountain Lakes to Fason Lakes and back
Be engulfed with fall colors in these lovely rolling landscapes 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
  • 9:45am
  • C*
  • 35+/- miles, Leader: Peter Bellin
  • 845-357-8941
  • Airmont/Airmount Cool
Note 9:45am start time. Challenging ride for strong C* or B riders. 2000+/- ft of climbing. Rest stop/possible deli stop. Ride leader believes not being dropped is a human right. No go if temp at start of ride is below 35. Sign up to receive notice of changes or cancellation. Terrain: Moderately hilly 46-55
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