South Greenbush 3http://thegmbc.com/timetrial/courses/SouthGreenbush.html4716-5720 Greenbush Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA
Timers: D Barbic, S Fleming
Double Ferry Southhttp://thegmbc.com/touring/Routes%20Data/GMBC-Double-Ferry-2013.pdf1 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!
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.
Westford Village 2http://thegmbc.com/timetrial/courses/WestfordVillage.html1 Bixby Hill Rd, Essex Junction, VT 05452, USA
Timers: B Bailey, P Beliveau
Harpoon Point to Pointhttp://www.harpoonpointtopoint.com
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 Tunbridgehttps://thegmbc.com/event/tour-de-tunbridge/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.
Covered Bridges of Franklin and Lamoille Countyhttp://thegmbc.com/touring/Routes%20Data/GMBC-CoveredBridgesOfFranklinCty.pdf1-7 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).
Jonesville 3http://thegmbc.com/timetrial/courses/Jonesville.html4777-5255 US-2, Waterbury, VT 05676, USA
Timers: A Lesage, J Williams
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