Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Inn at Riverbend
Ex-Cyclonaut member Jeanne Jeffers and her husband John invite all cyclonaut members to visit them in Pearisburg, Virginia, in the foothills of the Appalachians, and stay at their new bed & breakfast, The Inn at Riverbend. Beautiful views, great hiking, biking, and/or kayaking, along with warm hospitality are waiting for you. Check it out at www.innatriverbend.com and be sure to include “Cyclonauts member” in the notes section of the reservation form to receive a special discounted rate.
EVENTS & TOURS
√ Club members are welcome to submit events and activities to inform other club members.
√ The Cyclonauts Bicycle Club neither endorses nor vouches for any of the non-Cyclonaut activities.
√ Each member should do their own due diligence when registering or participating in a listed activity.
May 21/July 15-16: The American Diabetes Association will sponsor several fund-raising rides this Spring to support their education, research, and advocacy programs. Diabetes affects 20 million Americans and there is no cure. On Sunday, May 21, the North Shore Tour de Cure will be held at Topsfield, Mass, with rides to Gloucester and Ipswitch. There will be 30, 60, and 100 mile rides. On July 15-16, there will be a two day 150 mile ride from Woburn, Mass to Biddeford, Maine. Register at www.diabetes.org/tour or contact the ADA at 1-888-DIABETES.
July 9-16: The New York Parks & Trails advocacy group will sponsor a cycling/camping ride this summer: They will ride the full length of the Erie Canal on July 9-16. This is a 400 mile ride, with 2/3 of the mileage along the canal trail.
July 15: Grand Fondo Ottawa, see http://granfondoottawa.org for details
July 29 - August 6: Origin to the Ocean
A self contained camping bike tour down the CT River Valley. Starting at the Canadian border to the Atlantic Ocean. 40-60 miles per day at a slow touring pace. RSVP by 6/15/17. For further details - Kerry and Diane Goguen at (413) 525-4029
August 16 - 20: The Vermont Challenge, see vtchallenge.com for details
September 9: New England Parkinson's Ride, Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The 10th annual ride to support the Michael J. Foxx Foundation for Parkinson's research. Rides of 10, 30, 50 and 100 miles. For details go to www.neparkinsonsride.com.
September 10:G2G2G Century Ride, Ride 100 miles from Granby CT to Granby MA to Granby CT. A traditional ride pace, approximatly 11 hours including stops. Ride leaves 7 am SHARP from Granby, CT Stop and Shop, Rt 10/202. Leaders: Kerry and Diane Goguen (413) 525-4029 or (413) 244-4110 (Diane's cell)
September 10th/September 15th: Fall Cape Cod Trip
The Cyclonauts annual September Cape Cod Trip will be Sunday, September 10 to Friday, September 15. Call Hunters Green Motel, West Yarmouth, (800) 775-5400 and use the code RB1015 for a rate of $55 per night. Call early because the first floor rooms go fast this time of year. You can cancel anytime up to 1 week before the trip. For additional information call Ray Bourbeau at (413) 265-5047.
The place to look for Cyclonaut club activities, area ride events, centuries, charity rides, etc.