Invitational Rides, 2017


GSW C&I Rides Disclaimer
All Charity and Invitational Rides and Events are the sole responsibility of the hosting organization or individual. The GSW has no responsibility and provides no insurance coverage including club and personal liabilities, property damage, or participant accident claims.

Mileage is available on the below listed Invitational rides. If the ride is not listed here, no mileage credit can be given. If you'd like to see a ride listed here, just send ride details to Laurie Daley at gswpedaltalk@yahoo.com To receive Club mileage for any of these rides, all ride sign-up sheets for GSW road and off-road rides are to be completed by the ride leader and sent to the Club Mileage Coordinator, Hetty Andrews, HettyAndrews44@comcast.net within a week of the ride. For rides allowing GSW mileage credit but without a ride leader or ride sign-up sheet being available, the GSW member desiring mileage credit must notify the Club Mileage Coordinator within a week of the ride. Reference should be made to the particular Pedal Talk issue and page on which the ride is listed.

Riders interested in New England rides can find a reasonably complete listing at:

Riders interested in all things Tandem can access the following website: www.thetandemlink.com

Riders interested in Charles River Wheelmen invitational rides can find a complete listing of events at their website:

Riders interested in Seven Hills Wheelmen ( Worcester, MA) invitational rides can find a complete listing of events at their website: http://www.sevenhillswheelmen.org

See ride listings from all 50 states at http://www.timbike2.com/index.htm


California Wine Country & The Pacific Coast, Ride through hillside vineyards, stately redwood groves and along the rugged coast of the Pacific Ocean. Off bike tours from local experts. April through August. Prices include accommodations, most meals, two local Trip Leaders, van support and free use of custom VBT bicycles. Air fare not included. Contact Joyce @ gattoplus@yahoo.com or (603) 668-6119 for more information


17, Monday, The Midnight Marathon Ride, start is at the Southborough Station parking lot and follows the Boston Marathon route all the way back to town. The ride is unsupported and show-and-go, meaning there is no official ride registration, ride leaders, road support, nor any official start or finish time, and most importantly, that you and your friends are responsible for your own safety. See next page for more info. If you are interested email Mark MacKenzie at gswcycleclub@gmail.com .

29 - 30, Saturday - Sunday 33rd Annual “Killer Bee” Ride , As in years past, we are staying at the Snowy Owl Inn, and having a hearty, diverse menu for Saturday evening buffet dinner at the Waterville Valley Conference Center. A limited number of rooms are set aside that may be taken up as “single” rooms (i.e., one person only). Cost: $190 all included, not subject to the 15% “Early Bird” discount, and may be reserved strictly on a “first come, first served” basis. SAG wagon support and many weekend tariff categories available.
FMI: e-mail KillerBeeCycling@gmail.com.


31, Wednesday, The 8th Annual Ciclismo Classico Bike Travel Film Festival, at The Regent Theatre, Arlington, MA, Social Hour 6-7 PM; films 7-9:30 PM. A benefit for Adventure Cycling Association and MassBike. Win a free trip to Italy!
FMI:http://ciclismoclassico.com/filmfest/ or Karin Turer

Invitational Rides Coordinator:
Forward information to the GSW Charity and Invitational Rides Coordinator
Laurie Daley at gswpedaltalk@yahoo.com

Charity and Invitationals Coordinator