Willsboro Wanderer

07/15/2018 8:30 am - 07/15/2018 8:31 am
818 Ferry Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA 818 Ferry Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA

Leader: Kevin; Co-Leader: Phyl

Meet at 8:30 for the 9AM ferry. (E/M) and 55 (M/S) options of hilly terrain on low-traffic roads in New York. There are two potential stops for ice cream. Bring money for the ferry and food stops. The shorter version of this ride skips the big hill out of Willsboro.

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  • 07/22/2018 8:45 am - 07/22/2018 8:46 am

    Leader: Dave; Co-Leader: Joyce

    51 (M) and 64 (M/S) rides on low traffic roads near the Canadian border. This is a reworking of our old Almost to Canada ride which eliminates some of the higher traffic roads while crossing the Missisquoi River twice and travelling along the shore of Lake Carmi. Meet at the Tracker Supply Co. Parking Lot on Highgate Rd.

  • 07/28/2018 9:15 am - 07/28/2018 9:16 am

    Leader: Pat; Co-Leader: Tom

    All 3 rides start in South Royalton.  The short ride (26 M) will travel north to Chelsea and return; the medium (40 M/S) continues up Route 110 to the top of the hill in Washington and back; and the long ride (51 S) goes to Chelsea, up to the Vershire heights, then down into the CT river valley, back through Strafford and Sharon to S. Royalton. There are two country stores in Chelsea, and additional ones in W. Fairlee and Strafford on the long ride. Meet at the North side of the South Royalton Green.

    After the ride, cyclists may camp out in South Royalton, stay at an area hotel, or return home. There is a $10 fee for camping, part of which might be refunded. Talk to Pat and Tom to get more info about the camping.

  • 07/29/2018 7:45 am - 07/29/2018 7:46 am

    Leader: David; Co-Leader/Social Ride Leader: Donna

    Meeting Time: 7:45 for the 8:10 ferry. Bring money for the ferries.

    This ride starts with the ferry to Port Kent and heads north to the recreation path through the Old Air Base into Plattsburgh. From Plattsburgh, riders will take the ferry across to Grand Isle and down to South Hero. Riders then have the option of taking the Local Motion ferry to Colchester and the Burlington Bike Path (43 E/M with packed gravel) or following the Champlain Bikeway on Routes 2 and 7 (50 M).

     

  • 07/29/2018 9:00 am - 07/29/2018 9:01 am

    Leader: Bryan; Co-Leaders: Pat and Tom

    This 50-mile ride (M/S) heads up Howe Hill, then down the lovely Pomfret Road to West Hartford and the White River.  After a climb over the hill to Woodstock, we’ll ride along River Road to pick up Route 12.  Another climb will bring you into Barnard and a stop at the excellent general store by lovely Silver Lake.  North Road provides you with some lovely views to the west, then back 107 to 14 to the Royalton green. Meet on the north side of South Royalton Green.

    The day before the ride, cyclists may camp out in South Royalton or stay at an area hotel. There is a $10 fee for camping, part of which might be refunded. Talk to Pat and Tom to get more info about the camping.

  • 08/04/2018 9:30 am - 08/04/2018 9:31 am

    Leaders:  Pat Stabler and Tom Evers

    Join us for a mellower gravel ride from Cafe Lotti in East Burke, VT.  Ride winds around on a lovely ridge mostly in Newark VT with gorgeous views.  2 lengths - M and L.  Enjoy wonderful food and coffee/tea etc at Cafe Lotti before and after.

    Cue Sheets:

    Shorter (moderate) loop:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27799168

    Longer loop:  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27799121

     

  • 08/05/2018 7:45 am - 08/05/2018 7:46 am

    Leader: Kevin; Co-Leader: Lan

    44 (M/S) miles starting with the Burlington to Port Kent ferry. The hilly terrain on the New York side brings beautiful views of the lake. The second ferry will take us from Essex, N.Y. to Charlotte and we’ll return on flatter terrain back to Burlington. Bring money for the ferries.

    Meet at 7:45 for 8:10 ferry

  • 08/12/2018 8:45 am - 08/12/2018 8:46 am

    Leader: Joyce; Co-Leader: Dave

    The 40-mile (M) route goes north to Fairfax, through Buck Hollow into Fairfield, returning via St. Albans. The longer loop (58 M/S) continues into Sheldon. There are potential food stops in St. Albans, Georgia and Fairfax.

  • 08/19/2018 8:45 am - 08/19/2018 8:46 am

    Leader: Brian; Co-Leader: Matt

    Enjoy a scenic tour through the countryside of Waitsfield and Warren with a visit to Moss Glen Falls south of Warren (not the one in Stowe). Turn around at the falls for a 35 mile (M) ride or continue up Middlebury Gap with a stop at Texas Falls before turning around for a 60 mile (M/S) ride.  A stop at the Warren Store is always popular and the general store in Hancock provides an additional respite for those on the long ride.

    Meeting at: Waitsfield Elementary School (on the left traveling south on Route 100). For those coming from the Burlington area, we suggest carpooling at the Richmond Park and Ride at Exit 11 off I-89.

  • 09/02/2018 8:45 am - 09/02/2018 8:46 am

    Leader: George; Co-Leader: Kerry

    The hilly 41-mile loop (M) goes through Eden and Johnson, while the 55-mile ride (M/S) passes more covered bridges in Montgomery Center, returning through Bakersfield.

    Jeffersonville Fish and Wildlife Access (3/10th mile north of Route 15 and Route 108 intersection, across the bridge).

  • 09/08/2018 9:30 am - 09/08/2018 9:31 am

    Leaders: Pat and Tom  -- Day 1 of the NEK Weekend

    67 (S) loop up through Norton and Canaan on routes 114, 102 and 105 with (hopefully) more moose than cars. For the short ride we will do the new Kingdom Lakeview Loop which is a 50-mile ride which passes three lakes, one pond and one river.

    Camping is available at Pat and Tom's house just outside East Burke; early birds get beds or floor space in the house. BYOB drinks and/or potluck BBQ for anyone who is interested on Saturday afternoon/evening. There is also the Tiki Bar in East Burke which is not to be missed.

    Meet at the Island Pond fishing access or along Route 195 in front of the Irving store.

  • 09/09/2018 8:45 am - 09/09/2018 8:46 am

    Leader: Matt; Co-leader: Brian

    The 50-mile route (M/S) travels through Jericho into Underhill and then via Pleasant Valley Road into Cambridge. This ride is an extension of the old Pleasant Valley Voyager.

  • 09/16/2018 7:30 am - 09/16/2018 7:31 am

    Leader: Kevin; Metric Century Leader: Lou

    Three rides, all following the same route for the first 25 miles with a food stop in Bristol. The Metric Century is 62 miles (M) via Bristol and Vergennes. The full Century is 100 miles (S) traveling down to the Crown Point Bridge and returning through the Champlain Valley. Those looking for an extra challenge can do the Double Gap Century which is 113 miles and includes the Middlebury and Appalachian Gaps.

  • 09/23/2018 9:45 am - 09/23/2018 9:46 am

    Leader: Matt; Co-Leader: Brian

    Ride 50 or 60 (M/S) miles through the rolling hills around Eden with your choice of a long, gradual climb up Route 105 or a shorter, steeper route on Route 242 up to Jay Peak. Last year we revered the direction of this ride and we will be repeating that direction this year.

  • 09/30/2018 9:15 am - 09/30/2018 9:16 am

    Leader: John, Co-leader: Karla

    A tour of pretty villages -- a 60-mile (M/S) ride across the Canadian border. Bring your passport of the required customer documents. We'll stop in Mystic for brunch and pass many farms along the way. There is some dirt, about 4 miles total, and a couple of hills.

  • 10/07/2018 10:00 am - 10/07/2018 10:01 am

    Unofficial touring rides have no designated leaders or route. Route is determined by riders who show up that day at the suggested starting location and time.

  • 10/14/2018 10:00 am - 10/14/2018 10:01 am

    Unofficial touring rides have no designated leaders or route. Route is determined by riders who show up that day at the suggested starting location and time.

  • 10/21/2018 10:00 am - 10/21/2018 10:01 am

    Unofficial touring rides have no designated leaders or route. Route is determined by riders who show up that day at the suggested starting location and time.

  • 10/28/2018 10:00 am - 10/28/2018 10:01 am

    Unofficial touring rides have no designated leaders or route. Route is determined by riders who show up that day at the suggested starting location and time.