Events

The GMBC executive committee still hopes that our club will be a model for good covid behavior and hopes that everyone on the rides will be fully vaccinated and boosted.

  • Please do not ride if you feel sick or have had a known recent exposure to Covid-19. 
  • If you are not completely vaccinated, please keep 6 feet of separation in the parking area and rest stops.
  • Please continue to carry a mask during the ride (in case of a mechanical or a store stop that still requests masks).

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  • Tues Training Rides – Aug

    Tues Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 2, 2022

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    Please register for rides here.

    Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.
    • 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 ??): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
    • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

    Where to Start, Park, and Ride

    • Parking/Start – In the field below the Old Round Church in Richmond (see map). Do not park on the paved road next to the Round Church
    • Rides vary. Links to some routes are listed below but become familiar with the roads beforehand in case of separation from the group. If you decide to drop out or change your route, let someone know beforehand.

    For more details, please see Tues Training Rides.

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  • Sat Training Rides

    Sat Training Rides

    All day
    August 6, 2022

    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.

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  • Practice Crit

    Practice Crit

    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    August 9, 2022

    101 Watertower Cir, Colchester, VT 05446, USA

    101 Watertower Cir, Colchester, VT 05446, USA

    Please see Practice Crit page for complete information. This is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. The official race flyer is available here.

  • Tues Training Rides – Aug

    Tues Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 9, 2022

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    Please register for rides here.

    Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.
    • 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 ??): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
    • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

    Where to Start, Park, and Ride

    • Parking/Start – In the field below the Old Round Church in Richmond (see map). Do not park on the paved road next to the Round Church
    • Rides vary. Links to some routes are listed below but become familiar with the roads beforehand in case of separation from the group. If you decide to drop out or change your route, let someone know beforehand.

    For more details, please see Tues Training Rides.

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  • Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 10, 2022

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    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

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  • Sat Training Rides

    Sat Training Rides

    All day
    August 13, 2022

    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.

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  • Northeast Kingdom Adventure

    Northeast Kingdom Adventure

    8:45 am
    August 14, 2022

    125 Beach Rd, Greensboro, VT 05841, USA

    125 Beach Rd, Greensboro, VT 05841, USA

    Please pre-register for this ride here.

    This 54-mile (M/S) ride explores re the southeast corner of the Northeast Kingdom, an area in transition from dairy farms to its next chapter. Interesting attractions include the Museum of Every Day Life and its new exhibit, “Knots” (mile 40). If you’d like to stop for tea at Perennial Pleasures (mile 49.6), reservations should be made in advance. There are stores available in Greensboro, Craftsbury (mile 8), Barton (mile 31), Glover (mile 34), and Greensboro Bend (mile 46).

    As of this posting, we still need a co-leader for this ride. If you can help, please contact Phyl.

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  • Tues Training Rides – Aug

    Tues Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 16, 2022

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    Please register for rides here.

    Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.
    • 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 ??): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
    • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

    Where to Start, Park, and Ride

    • Parking/Start – In the field below the Old Round Church in Richmond (see map). Do not park on the paved road next to the Round Church
    • Rides vary. Links to some routes are listed below but become familiar with the roads beforehand in case of separation from the group. If you decide to drop out or change your route, let someone know beforehand.

    For more details, please see Tues Training Rides.

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  • Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 17, 2022

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    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

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  • Sat Training Rides

    Sat Training Rides

    All day
    August 20, 2022

    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.

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  • Waitsfield and Waterfalls

    Waitsfield and Waterfalls

    8:45 am-8:46 am
    August 21, 2022

    3951 Main St, Waitsfield, VT 05673, USA

    3951 Main St, Waitsfield, VT 05673, USA

    Please pre-register for this ride here.

    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. 

    At the time of this posting, there are no leaders for this ride. If you would like to volunteer to lead this ride, please contact Phyl. You could also choose to lead a different ride on this date. Thanks!

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  • Practice Crit

    Practice Crit

    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    August 23, 2022

    101 Watertower Cir, Colchester, VT 05446, USA

    101 Watertower Cir, Colchester, VT 05446, USA

    Please see Practice Crit page for complete information. This is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. The official race flyer is available here.

  • Tues Training Rides – Aug

    Tues Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 23, 2022

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    Please register for rides here.

    Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.
    • 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 ??): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
    • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

    Where to Start, Park, and Ride

    • Parking/Start – In the field below the Old Round Church in Richmond (see map). Do not park on the paved road next to the Round Church
    • Rides vary. Links to some routes are listed below but become familiar with the roads beforehand in case of separation from the group. If you decide to drop out or change your route, let someone know beforehand.

    For more details, please see Tues Training Rides.

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  • Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 24, 2022

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    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

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  • Sat Training Rides

    Sat Training Rides

    All day
    August 27, 2022

    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.

  • Stone Walls and Solar Panels

    Stone Walls and Solar Panels

    8:45 am
    August 27, 2022

    6 Green St, Underhill Center, VT 05490, USA

    6 Green St, Underhill Center, VT 05490, USA

    Please register for this ride here.

    This scenic 30-mile (M) ride goes from Underhill to Cambridge on mostly dirt and gravel roads past a myriad of old stone walls and not so old solar panels. Our midway point is the store at the end of Upper Pleasant Valley Road in Cambridge. If there is sufficient interest, at the end of the ride we can add an extra eight miles roundtrip to Poorhouse Pies in Underhill to share a delicious treat.

    Meeting Place: St. Thomas Church of Underhill, 6 Green Street

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  • Meanders et Beaux Villages

    Meanders et Beaux Villages

    All day
    August 28, 2022

    219 Gore Rd, Highgate Center, VT 05459, USA

    219 Gore Rd, Highgate Center, VT 05459, USA

    A tour of pretty villages – a 60-mile (M/S) ride across the Canadian border.  Bring your passport or other required customs document. 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. We’ll stop in Mystic for food and pass many farms along the way.  There is some dirt – about 4 miles total – and a couple of hills. A short version of the ride breaks off after Mystic and goes 45 miles.

    Highgate Elementary School, I-89 north to exit 21 in Swanton, take 78 east to Highgate Center, then left on 207 North, Elementary School is on the left.

    There is no leader for this ride yet. If you want to lead, please contact  Phyl.

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  • Tues Training Rides – Aug

    Tues Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    August 30, 2022

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    457 Bridge St, Richmond, VT 05477, USA

    Please register for rides here.

    Start times vary during the year (because of the sunset)!! Riding with front and rear lights is recommended all season.
    • 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 ??): on the road at 5:30 PM or earlier
    • Bad weather (current or imminent): most likely cancels ride

    Where to Start, Park, and Ride

    • Parking/Start – In the field below the Old Round Church in Richmond (see map). Do not park on the paved road next to the Round Church
    • Rides vary. Links to some routes are listed below but become familiar with the roads beforehand in case of separation from the group. If you decide to drop out or change your route, let someone know beforehand.

    For more details, please see Tues Training Rides.

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  • Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    Wed. Training Rides – Aug

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    August 31, 2022

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    1715-1797 Swift St, South Burlington, VT 05403, USA

    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

September
September
September

Everyone, regardless of membership status, must have a signed GMBC Rider Waiver on record to participate in any GMBC event. You only have to sign ONCE a season and then all rides are covered.

Always click refresh (on your browser bar) to be sure that you are seeing the most recent version of all events. This is especially important for race results and cue sheets! Calendar event dates, times and venues are approximate until schedules are finalized in Spring of each year. Ride times listed are MEET TIMES only because the actual ride time will depend on riders, route chosen, changing weather, etc. Evening training ride start times will vary as the sunset time changes and will be earlier in spring and fall and later in midsummer. Saturday (VP) training rides are the opposite and tend to start earlier in midsummer to allow for longer and cooler rides. Check the latest information on the GMBC email list for the most updated information.

Users may change the full calendar view as well as the view on the sidebar menu. Options include: full, week, day, list, 4-day, and posterboard. Tours, time trials, crits, training rides and meetings are each color-coded for easy identification. Clicking on an event will provide full information including a map to the start site and ride leader contact information if relevant. Mouse over (hover) an event to see the same information but with smaller text and no map.

Please report problems with the calendar information to the webmaster. If you would like to have your bicycle-related event in Vermont or upstate New York included on the GMBC calendar, please contact the webmaster.