Touring, ‘unofficial’, Fall-5

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Meet at 9:30 at the Wheeler lot at Veterans Memorial Park in South Burlingtonfor an informal ride. Route and distance will be determined by those who show up.

Informal touring ride. Touring rides in April and October do not have assigned leaders, do not have a planned route and do not require advance sign-ups (because no one is “in charge”. Due to often unpredictable weather during those months, distance and route is determined by whomever shows up. Only the start/meeting site is predetermined. There may be one or more groups and/or destinations.

Touring, ‘unofficial’, Fall-4

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Meet at 9:30 at Jasper Mine Road for an informal ride. Route and distance will be determined by those who show up.

Informal touring ride. Touring rides in April and October do not have assigned leaders, do not have a planned route and do not require advance sign-ups (because no one is “in charge”. Due to often unpredictable weather during those months, distance and route is determined by whomever shows up. Only the start/meeting site is predetermined. There may be one or more groups and/or destinations.

Touring, ‘unofficial’, Fall-3

Please register for this ride here.

This Sunday we’ll be meeting at 9:30 at Jericho Elementary School.  The route and distance will be determined after much shaking of heads, staring at feet, and muttering “I dunno.  Where do you want to go?”

Informal touring ride. Touring rides in April and October do not have assigned leaders, do not have a planned route and do not require advance sign-ups (because no one is “in charge”. Due to often unpredictable weather during those months, distance and route is determined by whomever shows up. Only the start/meeting site is predetermined. There may be one or more groups and/or destinations.

Touring, ‘unofficial’, Fall-2

Please register for this ride here.

Meet at 9:30 at Folsom School in South Hero for an informal ride. Route and distance will be determined by those who show up.

Informal touring ride. Touring rides in April and October do not have assigned leaders, do not have a planned route and do not require advance sign-ups (because no one is “in charge”. Due to often unpredictable weather during those months, distance and route is determined by whomever shows up. Only the start/meeting site is predetermined. There may be one or more groups and/or destinations.

Wed. Training Rides – Oct

Please register for this ride here.

Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season. Check GMBC email list for current start time.

  • Early season (through April): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
  • Prime season (May through August): on the road at 6:00 PM
  • Late season (September until 24 October): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier. Verify route with ride leader (sunset may shorten the route).
  • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

Visit Wed Training Rides for additional information.

Questions? Send John an email

Touring, ‘unofficial’, Fall-1

Please register for this ride here.

Meet at 9:30 at Williston Central School for an informal ride. Route and distance will be determined by those who show up.

Informal touring ride. Touring rides in April and October do not have assigned leaders, do not have a planned route and do not require advance sign-ups (because no one is “in charge”. Due to often unpredictable weather during those months, distance and route is determined by whomever shows up. Only the start/meeting site is predetermined. There may be one or more groups and/or destinations.

Sat Training Rides

Please register for this ride here.

Specifics for each ride (e.g. start time, weather, parking) are announced through the GMBC email list usually by Thursday.

Start times vary during the year. Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.

For more information, please see Sat Training Rides.

Venise en Quebec

Please register for the ride here.

Ride 40 (E/M) miles from Alburgh across the border through farmland to Venise en Quebec, a summer resort on Missisquoi Bay. We will stop for lunch in Venise. There are stores and restaurants or you can bring your own lunch. The return is through Alburgh Springs border crossing. Bring your passport or the required customs documents. Also, you must have ArriveCAN app information 72 hrs before entry, see ArriveCAN website for full and most recent information: https://www.canada.ca/en/border-services-agency/services/arrivecan.html).  If you are denied access into Canada, you will need to return to the ride start on your own because the ride leader(s) will continue on with the group.

This ride may change if updated Covid-19 rules prevent boarder crossings.

Century Day

Please pre-register for this ride here.

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.

As of this posting, we have a leader for the metric century. If you plan to do the full or double-gap versions, consider contacting Phyl and volunteering to be a leader. Thanks!

Wed. Training Rides – Sept

Please register for this ride here.

Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season. Check GMBC email list for current start time.

  • Early season (through April): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
  • Prime season (May through August): on the road at 6:00 PM
  • Late season (September until 24 October): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
  • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

Visit Wed Training Rides for additional information.

Questions? Send John an email