Invitational Rides, 2015


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 Michael Block, michael.block@emisstar.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 2013 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


3 Sunday, Millyard PBR , features a 15 mile road bike, 2.5 mile kayak/canoe and a 5K run.  It’s open to individuals and three person teams.  All proceeds to developing a public boat launch on the Nashua River.  Plus, Harpoon is sponsoring, so a good beer comes with each entry.  FMI: www.millyardbpr.com


7 Sunday, King's Tour of The Quabbin, Bike 62, 100 or 125 miles with the Seven Hills Wheelmen on a challenging road route around the Quabbin Reservoir, a pristine jewel in the heart of Massachusetts. Not much traffic, plenty of hills. Entry fees are $15-$25

28, Sunday, 9 a.m., Central Vermont Cycling Tour, Morse Farm East Montpelier, VT, benefits the Cross-Vermont Trail Association and its work toward a greenway across the state. Perhaps the best dirt road bicycle ride in New England, a fully supported country road ride with food stops and an all-you-can eat lunch featuring local food. 13-, 33-, or 60-mile loops and loops for runners; register online www.centralvtcyclingtour.org, at Onion River Sports in Montpelier or at the Morse Farm on the day of the event. Info: 802-498-0079. $50 entry fee (free for under 18)


1-7 Saturday - Tuesday, Cycle Massachusetts, formerly Mass Bike Pike Tour. 2, 4, 5, and 7 day options available and all proceeds support the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition Registration fee includes ride, camping, most meals, route maps, etc. FMI: http://www.massbikepike.org/


12 – 19 Friday – Friday, The third annual BikeMaine Ride an event of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, is a fully-supported, seven-day cycling tour held in mid-September, the prime time to ride in New England.  Take in an impressive range of scenery, from Maine's rocky coastline, dotted with lighthouses and lobster boats. 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