Charity Rides, 2018


GSW C&I Rides Disclaimer
All Charity and Invitational Rides and Events are the sole responsibility of the hosting organization or individual. The GSW has no responsibility and provides no insurance coverage including club and personal liabilities, property damage, or participant accident claims.

Mileage is available on the below listed Charity & Invitational rides. If the ride is not listed here, no mileage credit can be given. To receive Club mileage, all ride sign-up sheets are to be completed by the ride leader and sent to the Club Mileage coordinator, Hetty Andrews, within one week of the ride. For rides allowing GSW mileage credit but without a ride leader or ride sign-up sheet, the GSW member desiring mileage credit must notify Hetty Andrews within one week of the ride. Reference should be made to the particular Pedal Talk and page # that listed the ride or event. Due to production and mailing costs, ride listings are limited to basic info. only. For More Information (or FMI), just contact the sponsors or organizers of the ride(s). All GSW weekend events count toward club mileage. Mountain Biking Rides are listed in italics.

Riders interested in the numerous American Diabetes Association (ADA) Tour de Cure rides in New England and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at: Click HERE

Riders interested in the numerous Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Tours in New England and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at:
Click HERE

Riders interested in the numerous American Lung Association
(ALA) Bike Tours in New England and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at:

(***New***) Riders interested in the numerous Team Challenge rides benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation can find a complete US listing at: http://www.ccteamchallenge.org

See ride listings from all 50 states at http://www.timbike2.com/index.htm

20, Sunday, 23 rd Annual Boston Brain Tumor Ride benefits the National Brain Tumor Society and those affected by brain tumors. 7 a.m. -1 p.m., 200 West St, Waltham, MA FMI: http://events.braintumor.org/boston-brain-tumor-ride/

2, Saturday, Ride 2 Recovery, NH Honor Ride, benefits disabled NH veterans, hosted by Goodale’s Bike Shop. Raising money to establish a rehabilitation program at the Manchester VA Hospital. Currently registration is open, register prior to March 3rd using the word "EARLY" to receive a $15.00 discount off the registration price of $75.00.
FMI: http://www.goodalesbikeshop.com/

9, Saturday, Ride to End Alzheimer's. Come join us for the 22nd Annual Ride to End Alzheimer's. Beginning and ending at the Seacoast Science Center in NH, there are ride options of a Family Ride, 30, 62 and 100 mile options. Sign up with a team or ride solo.
or contact Elizabeth J. Potter epotter@alz.org 617.393.2050

10, Sunday, 31st Annual Bike-A-Thon . Ride 10, 30, 50 or 80 miles on the bike ride for social justice. Registration opens March 1st.

15 - 17, Friday - Sunday, Trek Across Maine. The Trek Across Maine is a three day bike ride to raise funds for the American Lung Association. Starting at Sunday River Ski resort in Newry, Maine on Friday, and finishing in Belfast on Sunday. Friday night is spent in the University of Maine in Farmington and Saturday night is spent in Waterville at Colby College. The ride is extremely well supported, and you get breakfast and dinner each day. 3 rest stops each day are stocked with water, gator-ade, and lot of wholesome and not-so-wholesome snacks! Each rest stop has mechanics and medics to attend to any needs you might have. Register online for $65, and raise $550 for the American Lung Association. FMI: HERE

Charity Rides Coordinator:
Forward information to the GSW Charity and Invitational Rides Coordinator
Laurie Daley at gswpedaltalk@yahoo.com

Charity and Invitationals Coordinator