Willsboro Wanderer

07/07/2019 8:30 am - 07/07/2019 8:31 am
818 Ferry Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA 818 Ferry Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA

Leader: Phyl; Co-Leader: Bryan

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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  • 07/28/2019 8:45 am - 07/28/2019 8:46 am

    Leader: Dave; Co-Leader: Joyce

    51 (M) and 64 (M/S) rides on low traffic roads near the Canadian border. The route  crosses the Missisquoi River twice and travels along the shore of Lake Carmi. Meet at the Tracker Supply Co. Parking Lot on Highgate Rd., at exit 20 off I-89.

  • 08/04/2019 8:45 am - 08/04/2019 9:00 am

    Leader: George Thabault, Co-leader: Amy Otten

    Meandres et Beaux Villages - A tour of pretty villages – a 60 mile (M/S) ride across the Canadian border.  Bring your passport or the required customs 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.

  • 08/11/2019 8:45 am - 08/11/2019 8:46 am

    Leader: Phyl Newbeck; Co-Leader: Dorothy Pumo

    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).

  • 08/17/2019 9:30 am - 08/17/2019 9:45 am

    Leaders: Pat Stabler and Tom Evers; Co-leader: Bryan Harrington

    Meet on the north side of South Royalton Green.

    This *NEW* ride twice does a figure eight through different parts of the Upper Valley including a visit to Brookfield and its famous floating bridge with distances of 43 (M/S) and 48 (S) miles. (Cue sheet is not yet available.)

    After the ride, cyclists can 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. We generally all go out to dinner together on Saturday night. Talk to Pat and Tom to get more info about the camping.

  • 08/18/2019 8:45 am - 08/18/2019 8:46 am

    NOTE UPDATED INFORMATION for this event, please read carefully as the ride start (at Curtis Lumber parking) and route (clockwise direction) were new last season

    Leader: Kerry Crosby; Co-Leader: Brian Hoffman

    The 41-mile ride will start at the Curtis Lumber parking lot at 315 Pine St and then proceed south to the Charlotte ferry. From the ferry dock in Essex, N.Y. we will ride the hilly terrain northward to the Port Kent ferry passing beautiful views of the lake.  From the Burlington ferry dock, it is just a short ride back to the starting point.  An 87-mile route is also available, but will not have a ride leader. Bring money for  ferries.

     

  • 08/18/2019 9:30 am - 08/18/2019 9:45 am

    Leader: Bryan Harrington; Co-Leaders: Pat Stabler and Tom Evers

    Start: Billings Farm Museum overflow parking lot, Route 12, just north of Woodstock

    We will ride through the rolling hills of South Woodstock, Brownsville, Hartland and into Quechee. The short ride (40- M/S) will return to Woodstock via River Road.  The long ride (50-S) continues to West Hartford and through Pomfret before returning to Woodstock.

    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.

  • 08/24/2019 9:30 am - 08/24/2019 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

     

  • 08/25/2019 8:45 am - 08/25/2019 8:46 am

    Leader: Joyce McCutcheon; Co-Leader: Dave Merchant

    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.

  • 08/31/2019 8:45 am - 08/31/2019 8:46 am

    Leader: Bryan Harrington; Co-Leader: Phyl Newbeck; Social Ride Leader: Donna Leban

    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.

  • 09/07/2019 9:30 am - 09/07/2019 9:31 am

    Leaders: Pat Stabler and Tom Evers -- 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.

  • 09/08/2019 9:15 am - 09/08/2019 9:16 am

    Leaders: Pat Stabler and Tom Evers

    Enjoy a weekend of bike touring in the Northeast Kingdom. You may ride on either Saturday (Moose Country Meandering) or Sunday (Willoughby Wanderings) or do both rides. After the Saturday ride, 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.

    47-mile (M/S) ride up through Sutton and Barton, along the shore of Lake Willoughby and through part of Willoughby State Forest. A 30-mile version of the ride returns to Burke via Route 5.

    Start: Kingdom Trails parking area on VT-114

  • 09/08/2019 9:15 am - 09/08/2019 9:16 am

    Leader: Matt Kuivinen; Co-leader: Brian Howard

    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.

  • 09/15/2019 7:30 am - 09/15/2019 7:31 am

    Leader: Kevin Batson; Metric Century Leader: Phil Littler

    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.

  • 09/22/2019 9:45 am - 09/22/2019 10:00 am

    Leader: John Bertelsen; Co-leader: Karla Ferrelli

    Ride 40 (E/M) miles from Alburgh across the border through farmland to Venice en Quebec, a summer resort on Mississquoi Bay. We will stop for lunch in Venice. There are stores and restaurants there or you can bring your own lunch.

    The return is through Alburgh Springs border crossing. Bring your passport or the required customs documents.

    Start: Alburgh Community Education Center

  • 09/29/2019 9:45 am - 09/29/2019 9:46 am

    Leader: Brian Howard; Co-Leader: Matt Kuivinen

    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.

    Start: Eden Elementary School on Route 100, about ½ mile south of Route 118