Invitational Rides, 2018


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.

NOTE 1: Riders interested in New England rides can find a reasonably complete listing at:

NOTE 2: Riders interested in all things Tandem can access the following website: www.thetandemlink.com

NOTE 3: Riders interested in Charles River Wheelmen invitational rides can find a complete listing of events at their website:

NOTE 4: 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 at gattoplus@yahoo.com or (603) 668-6119 for more information

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm; “Safe Kids 301” at the NH Motor Speedway, Loudon NH. You and your family can bike on the same one-mile race track driven by your favorite NASCAR stars! Join us for free bike and helmet safety checks, healthy snacks, and educational handouts. BWANH and GSW members plus S&W Sports will be assisting with this FREE event. FMI: Safe Kids New Hampshire at (877) 783-0432 or IPC@Hitchcock.org

16, Saturday, Kings Tour of the Quabbin, Bike 62, 100 or 125 miles from Rutland, Mass., around the Quabbin Reservoir, a pristine jewel in the heart of Massachusetts. Not much traffic; plenty of hills. This is not a race. All three routes go into the Quabbin Reservation, with stunning views of the reservoir from Goodnough Dike and the summit tower. Other scenic highlights include the Gilbertville Covered Bridge on the metric century and picturesque Petersham Common on the longer routes. Online registration costs $15-$25. Limited to 300 riders.

19, Sunday, The 40th Annual Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic, (formerly Covered Bridge Metric Century) is a classic Pennsylvania ride. It offers beautiful routes of 100 miles, 65 miles, 33 miles, and 16 miles. The 100 mile option is a challenging ride that includes a hilly 38 mile loop. Each route traverses through covered bridges and past Amish farms. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Lancaster Bicycle Club’s grant program which has donated over $286,000 for bike-related initiatives and covered bridge preservation since 1999. Register at https://www.bikereg.com/lcbc, FMI: LCBC Coordinator, webmaster@lancasterbikeclub.net, http://www.lancasterbikeclub.net/lcbc/

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

Charity and Invitationals Coordinator