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  • Double Ferry South

    Double Ferry South

    7:45 am-7:46 am
    08/06/2017
    1 King St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA

    1 King St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA

    Leader: Kevin; Co-Leader: Viola

    50 (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

    After the ride, join other club members at the PICNIC!

  • GMBC Picnic

    GMBC Picnic

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    08/06/2017

    Save the date! Picnic for all GMBC members. More details to follow. Times listed are provisional and may change as plans become formalized. If you want to help, please contact Sal.

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  • Harpoon Point to Point

    Harpoon Point to Point

    All day
    08/12/2017

    Join the Vermont Foodbank in their fight against hunger by riding the Harpoon Point to Point!

    Since its inception in 2002, the Harpoon Point to Point has become the Vermont Foodbank’s largest fundraiser of the year, raising over $1.3M to date.  Come ride 100, 50 or 25 miles on the road, or ride the 20-mile mountain bike trial at Mt. Ascutney. This well-supported ride will take you along rivers, over covered bridges and through Vermont’s incomparable landscape with its infinite shades of green.  A festive post-ride party awaits you when you cross the finish line at the Harpoon Brewery, complete with hot showers, delicious BBQ, live music and fresh beer, straight from the source!

    Sign up to ride or volunteer at: harpoonpointtopoint.com

  • Tour de Tunbridge

    Tour de Tunbridge

    9:00 am-9:01 am
    08/12/2017
    155 Ayers St, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    155 Ayers St, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    Ride: Tour de Tunbridge – 64 miles without a shorter option and with an elevation profile that is reminiscent of a stage in one of the classics. The ride starts out with an easy climb out of Barre and then swoops down VT-14 through Williamstown Gulf. After cruising through bucolic countryside and past covered bridges, we turn in Royalton and head back on VT-110 for a long and gradual ascent through Tunbridge, finally climbing up through another gulf to Washington Heights. We will then be rewarded with an astounding vista and a sweet descent through Washington and past the Barre stone quarries.  If you haven’t ridden these roads yet, you owe this one to yourself, especially now that much of the route has been recently repaved. It’s a nice loop for fit tandem teams, too.

    Ride leaders will provide cue sheets.

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  • Covered Bridges of Franklin and Lamoille County

    Covered Bridges of Franklin and Lamoille County

    8:45 am-8:46 am
    08/13/2017
    1-7 Vermont Rte 108, Jeffersonville, VT 05464, USA

    1-7 Vermont Rte 108, Jeffersonville, VT 05464, USA

    Leader: Phil; Co-Leader: Tom

    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).

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  • Upper Valley Weekend

    Upper Valley Weekend

    All day
    08/19/2017-08/20/2017
    247-319 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    247-319 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    Enjoy a weekend of bike touring in the Upper Valley. You may ride on either Saturday (Horse Country Ride) or Sunday (Pomfret Perambulations) or do both rides. After the Saturday 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. Talk to Pat and Tom to get more info about the camping.

  • Horse Country Ride

    Horse Country Ride

    9:15 am-9:16 am
    08/19/2017
    49-73 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    49-73 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    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.

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  • Upper Valley Weekend

    Upper Valley Weekend

    All day
    08/19/2017-08/20/2017
    247-319 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    247-319 Chelsea St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    Enjoy a weekend of bike touring in the Upper Valley. You may ride on either Saturday (Horse Country Ride) or Sunday (Pomfret Perambulations) or do both rides. After the Saturday 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. Talk to Pat and Tom to get more info about the camping.

  • Pomfret Perambulations

    Pomfret Perambulations

    9:00 am-9:01 am
    08/20/2017
    49-73 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    49-73 S Windsor St, South Royalton, VT 05068, USA

    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.

  • Bound for Bristol Bakery

    Bound for Bristol Bakery

    9:15 am-9:16 am
    08/20/2017
    24 Gardner Cir, Hinesburg, VT 05461, USA

    24 Gardner Cir, Hinesburg, VT 05461, USA

    Leader: TBD; Co-Leader: Amy

    This 40-mile (M) ride takes low traffic roads from Hinesburg to Bristol. Those doing the short loop (27 miles) can stop at the Bristol Bakery for an out and back but those on the longer loop will add a loop through New Haven and Bristol before earning their pastries. Meet: Clifford Lumber, across the road from the Hinesburg General Store, Route 116. Up to 10 cars may park at the store in the very back of the store lot. Please do not block access to store patrons!

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  • Buck Hollow and Beyond

    Buck Hollow and Beyond

    8:45 am-8:46 am
    08/27/2017
    17 Rebecca Lander Dr, Milton, VT 05468, USA

    17 Rebecca Lander Dr, Milton, VT 05468, USA

    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.

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