Invitational Rides, 2016


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 Invitational rides. If the ride is not listed here, no mileage credit can be given. If you'd like to see a ride listed here, just send ride details to Laurie Daley at gswpedaltalk@yahoo.com To receive Club mileage for any of these rides, all ride sign-up sheets for GSW road and off-road rides are to be completed by the ride leader and sent to the Club Mileage Coordinator, Hetty Andrews, HettyAndrews44@comcast.net within a week of the ride. For rides allowing GSW mileage credit but without a ride leader or ride sign-up sheet being available, the GSW member desiring mileage credit must notify the Club Mileage Coordinator within a week of the ride. Reference should be made to the particular Pedal Talk issue and page on which the ride is listed.

Riders interested in New England rides can find a reasonably complete listing at:

Riders interested in all things Tandem can access the following website: www.thetandemlink.com

Riders interested in Charles River Wheelmen invitational rides can find a complete listing of events at their website: http://www.crw.org/index.htm

Riders interested in Charles River Wheelmen weekly rides can find a complete listing of events at their other website:

Riders interested in Seven Hills Wheelmen ( Worcester, MA) invitational rides can find a complete listing of events at their website: http://www.sevenhillswheelmen.org

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


1, Wednesday, The 7th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival, The Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA, Social Hour 6-7 PM; films 7-9:30 PM. A benefit for Adventure Cycling Association and MassBike. Win a free trip to Italy! FMI:http://ciclismoclassico.com/filmfest/ or Karin Turer, Festival Organizer: Karin@tugboat23.com


30 July —5 August, Saturday - Friday, Cycle Massachusetts, formerly Mass Bike Pike Tour. 2, 4, 5, and 7 day options available and all proceeds support the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition Sign up today : The registration deadline is July 15 th , and Cycle Massachusetts is limited to 150 riders! Registration fee includes ride, camping, most meals, route maps, etc. FMI: http://www.massbikepike.org/


11-14, Thursday - Sunday, The Vermont Challenge , benefits the Stratton Foundation supporting Vermont communities. Grand Tour, Weekend Tour and One-Day Century options. Multiple starting locations and multiple package offerings. Donating and fundraising opportunities available and encouraged.
FMI: http://vtchallenge.com/index.htm or email info@vtchallenge.com


10 – 17, Friday – Friday, The fourth annual BikeMaine Ride Join us from September 10-17th to experience spectacular, untouched natural beauty and specially curated daily routes will be paired with authentic and intimate host communities and of course the freshest and tastiest food Maine has to offer as we explore the Bold Coast! FMI: http://ride.bikemaine.org, (207) 623-4511.

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

Charity and Invitationals Coordinator