New England's most active recreational bicycling
the GSW does . . .
Encourages camaraderie and enjoyment of bicycling.
Promotes group participation in cycling for adults of all ages.
Promotes a greater knowledge of bicycling safety.
Promotes responsible on-road and off-road riding.
Monitors local and state legislation affecting bicyclists.
Supports community and state-wide projects that encourage safe bicycling.
Benefits of Membership
Bimonthly newsletter Pedal Talk (electronic or paper)
Free classified ads
Bicycle maintenance clinics
Recreational cycling techniques
Sponsoring shop discounts
Personal touring information
Technical advice about equipment
Membership covers all household members
Club window decal
Easy beginner rides
Orientation and training rides
On-road and easy off-road rides
Rail trail rides with optional overnights
Saturday and Sunday rides all year
Morning, afternoon and evening rides
Centuries and other rides
Starting locations throughout the state
Many overnight weekend events
Other Group Activities
Cookouts, swimming, games
Annual dinner meetings
General meetings for members and guests
Water (must be easy to access while riding)
Snacks, sunglasses, sunscreen
Windbreaker or light jacket
Other accessories such as pump, spare tube, tool kit, patch kit, and mirror
Bicycle helmets are required on all club rides, on- and off-road.
Annual membership is $15.00 for "electronic" newsletters sent via emailed links or $25.00 for the printed "paper" newsletter sent via postal mail. Three-year and "dual delivery" options are also available. A membership period runs from the date of joining plus the selected term, not the calendar year. Payment may be made on-line or via a "print and mail" application.
For more details, please browse this web site, write or e-mail us, or request a sample newsletter and a brochure about the club. Note that all club rides and events are open to the public. You do not need to be a GSW member to participate in any of our rides, events, or meetings but membership is required to receive the newsletter, complete ride schedule, discounts at sponsoring shops, and insurance coverage. If you are wondering what to do first, click here for some suggestions. Join us and have some fun cycling around New Hampshire!
215 South Broadway
Salem, NH 03079-3322