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June Rides 

 

Wednesday, June 7
Wednesday Ride:
Meet at Stop & Shop, 57 Main St, Westfield, ride starts at 9:30 AM on the Westfield bike trail then goes through Westfield (with a short woodsy path to avoid construction on Western Ave) and Southwick.  23 rolling miles. Leader: MaryAnn Siron (413) 579-1688 prefers text or call.



Thursday, June 8
Thursday Trail Ride:
The ride will depart at 10 AM from the Norwottuck Trail parking lot behind the Hampshire Mall, Rt 9 Hadley, MA. Gather at the trail entrance. We will ride to Look Park in Florence with the option to go to the trail end in Haydenville. Rest stop at Look Park (bathroom). The distance is approximately 20 miles.  Bring a drink and a snack. Optional post ride lunch at Maple Farms.  Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095 or bettrad@msn.com.


Saturday, June 10
Saturday Ride:  
Meet at 8:45 at 250 Main street in Rutland Ma. Ride departs at 9 AM. Ride through Rutland and Barre. Hilly area. Bring snacks and drinks. Approx 25 to 30 miles. Leader Delro (508) 612-2557 prefer text or call. 



Sunday, June 11
Sunday Ride:
“Scenic Suffield” Meet at 9 AM in the parking lot of Suffield Village, 68 Bridge St. Suffield, CT. for 32 rolling miles ride through Suffield.  Leader:  Ray Siwinski (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.



Wednesday, June 14
Wednesday Ride:  
Meet at 8 AM for breakfast at the Earlee Mug, East State St., Granby, MA.  Ride will depart from the Kendall St. Entrance to Dufresne Park at 9 AM for a 28 mile ride through Granby, Ludlow, Palmer and Belchertown.  Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095 or bettrad@msn.com



Thursday, June 15
Thursday Trail Ride:
“Farmington Canal Heritage Trail”  Ride will depart at 9:30 AM from Farmington Trail Canal Heritage Trail Parking lot, 4998 Phelps Rd., West Suffield, CT.(GPS coordinates are 41.99800 N, 72.766900 W). This is an out and back ride to the Bridge of Flowers, about 21 miles.  Bring a snack and water. Alternatively, on our return we can stop at Freshies at 97 Salmon Brook St. for a snack, drink and/or lunch. Freshies is 6 miles from the parking lot where we began our ride. Leader: Donna Katz (413) 531-6879 or donna.katz56@gmail.com .


Saturday, June 17
Saturday Ride:
 “Foxhill Tower” 25 miles with mostly rolling hills and two climbs to get to the tower. Approx 1,000 ft elevation gain. Bring snacks and drink.  Meet at 8 AM at Geissler Supermarket Plaza, 95 S. Rd. (Route 83) Somers, CT Turn left to park in the remote area beyond Anytime Fitness. Leaders: Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (H) or  Diane's cell (413) 244-4110 


Sunday, June 18
Sunday Ride:
 “Tour of Montague”  Meet at Mill River Recreation Area, Rt 63, Amherst, MA. Ride departs at 10 AM for 36 flat to rolling miles through Leveritt and Montague with a lunch/snack stop at the Turners Falls Creemee, bring or buy. Leader: Betty Siwinski, (413) 478-6095 or bettrad@msn.com.  



Wednesday, June 21
Wednesday Ride:
 “Mt Pollux”  Ride starts at 9 AM from Stop & Shop, Rt. 9 Belchertown. Approximately 30 miles through Belchertown, Amherst and Hadley with a stop at Mt. Pollux in Amherst to enjoy the view.  Leader: Ray Siwinski (860) 478-8308 or (860) 478-8308.


Thursday, June 22
Thursday Trail Ride:
  Meet at 10 AM at Elwell State Park, Damon Rd. Northampton, MA.  Ride to Station Rd, Amherst with a lunch/snack stop at Maple Farms on the way back.  Bring or buy. 17 miles (with additional miles for those who want them).  Leader: Betty Hyde (413) 219-1954.


Saturday, June 24
Saturday Ride:
“Hampshire County Sampler”  Meet at Gilbertville Memorial Park across from the Cumberland Farms, 29 Hardwick Rd, Gilbertville, MA.  Ride departs promptly at 9 AM.  Ride 35 scenic and hilly miles (2000 ft of climbing).  Bring snacks,drinks. Rest stop at Hannafords in N. Brookfield for bathroom and snack. This ride is appropriate for strong Traditional and Alternate riders. Leader: Delro (508) 612-2557 prefer text.



Sunday, June 25 
Sunday Alternate Ride: “So You Like to Climb? #2”  Meet at 8 AM at the Mountain Farms Mall. Rt 9 and 335 Russell St., Hadley MA. Park in the back of the mall behind Whole Foods Market adjacent to the rail Trail. 35 very hilly miles including climbs of Mt. Sugarloaf and Skinner State Park. Bring plenty of snacks and drinks.  Leader: Kerry Goguen Home: (413) 525-40z29 No cell #.

 
Sunday Traditional Ride: "Let's have fun" Approximately 30 flat  miles Hadley to Sunderland. Meet at 8 AM at the Mountain Farms Mall. Rt 9 and 335 Russell St., Hadley MA. Park in the back of the mall behind Whole Foods Market adjacent to the rail Trail. Bring Snacks and drinks. No breakfast. Leaders: Diane Goguen (413) 244-4110 and Sue Strange.


Wednesday, June 28
Wednesday Ride:
 “Easthampton-Northampton Ramble” – Meet at 9 AM at Millside Park, 2 Ferry St., Easthampton, MA.  23 miles mostly rolling terrain for the first half, flat rail trail for the rest. Leader:  Glenn Barnes (201) 625-2744 or Glenn1998_11@Yahoo.com. 


Thursday, June 29
Thursday Trail Ride:
  Trip to LaSalle market- Collinsville, CT. Meet at Farmington Valley Greenway parking lot, Avon, CT. Take Rt.167 South(West Avon Rd). Left on Thompson Rd.  Parking will be on your right (approximately 1/2 mile). Bring lunch or eat at the market. 22 miles total. Ride leaves at 9:30 AM. Leader: Billthehill (860) 559-2525.


July Rides


Saturday, July 1
Saturday  Ride: 
"Visit Stone Cow Brewery in Barre”  Ride departs promptly at 9 AM. Park behind the Rutland Town Hall, 250 Main St, Rutland, MA. Ride through parts of Rutland and Barre. 26 miles. Hilly area. Bring drinks and snacks. Possible ice cream stop.  Leader: Delro (508) 612-2557 prefers text 


Sunday, July 2
Sunday Ride:
“Stafford Ramble” 28-30 hilly miles. (1,480ft of elevation gain) Bring snacks and plenty to drink.  Meet at 8 AM at 98 Parker St.,  E. Longmeadow MA. Leaders: Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (H) or  Diane's cell (413) 244-4110


Wednesday, July 5  
Wednesday Ride:
Meet at 280 Prospect St Ext. Westfield, MA.  Ride leaves at 9 AM. Ride through Westfield and Southwick, approximately 32 miles with a stop at Red’s Cafe in Southwick. Bring snacks and water.  Leader: MaryAnn (413) 579-1688 call or text.



Thursday, July 6
Thursday Trail Ride:
"Central Mass Rail Trail Barre to Rutland" Ride departs at 10 AM from the White Valley Mass Central Rail Trail Parking lot in Barre, located ½ mile east from the intersection of Rt 122 (Worcester Rd) and Vernon Ave in Rutland, MA. The ride is 9 miles out and back for a total of 18 miles.  Very scenic and shady trail passing many ponds. Surface is gravel and stone dust. Any bike will do but skinny tires are not advised. Bring your lunch for a picnic by the lake in Rutland State Park. Picnic tables and bathroom available. Leader:  Merlon Bassett mbassett3034@gmail.com.


Saturday, July 8
Saturday Ride:
Ride starts at 9 AM from 280 Prospect St Ext, Westfield, MA.  Ride 32 miles through Westfield, Southampton, and Easthampton, with a stop at Tandem Bagels in Easthampton at 18 miles. Some hills. Leader: MaryAnn Siron (413) 579-1688 call or text.



Sunday, July 9
Sunday Ride:
“Ride to the Gran-val Scoop”  Meet at 9 AM in the parking lot of Suffield Village, 68 Bridge St. Suffield, CT. 43 rolling miles with a lunch stop at the Scoop, bring or buy.  Leader: Ray Siwinski (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.


Wednesday, July 12
Wednesday Ride: 
Meet 9:30 AM at Heritage Park, East Longmeadow. Use the parking lot on the corner of North Main St. (Rt. 83) and Dearborn. Ride 25 miles, rolling terrain to Somers, CT.  Leader: Kris Jackson (413) 782-0247. For day of the ride cell: (413) 386-7027.


Thursday, July 13
Thursday Trail Ride:
   “Ashuwillticook”  Meet at 10:00 AM in the Ashuwillticook Trail Parking Lot, Berkshire Mall Rd., Lanesborough, MA. We will have a rest stop in Adams, where there are rest rooms in the visitor's center. Bring lunch or buy at Whitney's, 2+ miles before the finish. 22 miles round trip with an option for an additional 5 miles.  Leader:  Donna Groccia-Lubik groccialubikcpa@gmail.com,



Saturday, July 15
Saturday Ride:
“Ride to the apple orchard!”  Park behind the town hall, 250 Main St. Rutland MA at 8:45 AM. Ride departs at 9 AM. Ride to Brookfield Orchards. Approximately 30 hilly miles. Bring your snacks/drinks/lunch or you can buy at the orchard. Will have rest stops. Leader: Delro (508) 612-2557 prefer text.


Sunday, July 16
Sunday Ride: 
30 scenic, rolling miles through Montague, Northfield, Gill, and Turners Falls. Ride departs at 10 AM from the parking lot across from the Montague Book Mill, 440 Greenfield Rd, Montague, MA. Stop for lunch/ice cream at Mim's Market/Northfield Creamie. A couple of miles of dirt road.  Leader: Liz Sturgen, LSturgen@aol.com  or (413) 374-3456. 


Wednesday, July 19
Wednesday Ride:
 “Valley Loop” Meet at 9 AM on Railroad Ave., Hadley, MA.  Park in parallel parking spots along the rail trail.  Starting out with 7 miles on the rail trail, we will ride a total of 30 miles through Hadley, Northampton, Hatfield, Whately, Deerfield and Sunderland.  Leader:  Glenn Barnes (201) 625-2744 or Glenn1998_11@Yahoo.com.


Thursday, July 20
Thursday Trail Ride:
“Vernon rail trail”. Hard packed dirt trail. 24 miles round trip. Very scenic with a covered bridge. Meet at Pedal Power, 520 Hartford Turnpike,Vernon, CT. Ride leaves at 9:30 AM.  Bring lunch/ snack/ water. Rain cancels. Leader: Billthehill  (860) 559-2515.


Saturday, July 22
Saturday  Ride:
 “Hampden Ramble” Ride 25-30 Hilly miles through Hampden’s countryside. Bring plenty of snacks and drinks.  Meet at 98 Parker St.,  East Longmeadow MA. Ride departs at 8 AM. Leaders:  Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (H) or  Diane's cell (413) 244-4110


Sunday, July 23
Sunday Ride:
 “Hadley to Deerfield” – Meet at 8:30AM on Railroad Ave., Hadley, MA – park in parallel parking spots along the rail trail.  Starting out with 7 miles on the rail trail, we will ride a 37-40 mile loop through Hadley, Northampton, Whately, Deerfield and Sunderland.  Break in Sunderland.  Excessive heat may change or shorten the route. Leader:  Glenn Barnes (201) 625-2744 or Glenn1998_11@Yahoo.com .


Wednesday, July 26
Wednesday Ride:
  Meet at 280 Prospect St Ext. Ride departs at 9 AM. 35 miles with some moderate hills through Westfield, Holyoke, Southampton and Easthampton with a stop at Tandem Bagel. Bring snacks and water. Leader: MaryAnn Siron  (413) 579-1688 call or text.


Thursday, July 27
Thursday Trail Ride:
  “Canalside Rail Trail”, Turners Falls MA. 10+ miles including a side trip to the 'Patch". Picnic lunch at the Discovery Center picnic tables, bring or buy.  Several options including the Country Creemee, Subway, or Shady Glen.   Meet 10 AM behind the Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA.  Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095 or bettrad@msn.com.


Saturday, July 29
Saturday Traditional Ride:
  Meet at 8 AM at Granby Jr./Sr. High School, 385 E. State Street (Rte. 202), Granby, MA.  Ride approximately 25 to 30 miles, with breakfast at Barstow’s, (outside seating), Rt. 47 South Hadley. Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095 or bettrad@msn.com.


Sunday, July 30 
Sunday Alternate Ride:
“So You Like to Climb #1” 22 Very hilly miles in the Hampden and Wilbraham area. Meet at 8 AM at the Hampden Mini Mall, 3 Allen St. Hampden, MA. Please park in the parking area behind Dunkin Donuts.  Leaders: Kerry Goguen  (413) 525-4029 (H) No cell #


Sunday Traditional Ride: “Not the SSF Ride” Ride rolling hills for 20 or optional 25 miles. Rest stop for breakfast/snack/bathroom at Hometown Kitchen or Dunkin Donuts in Somers, CT.  Bring liquids and snacks as needed. Meet at 9 AM at the Hampden Mini Mart, 3 Allen St. Hampden, MA,  Please park in the parking area behind Dunkin Donuts. Leaders: Diane Goguen (413-244-4110) and Sue Strange.


August Rides

Wednesday, August 2
Wednesday Ride:
  Meet 8:00AM for breakfast at Reid's Corner, 2 E. Longmeadow Rd., Hampden. (Hampden Mini-Mall). Ride 25-30 miles of rolling terrain to CT. Leader: Kris Jackson (413) 782-0247. For day of the ride cell: (413) 386-7027.


Thursday, August 3
Thursday Ride:
 “Harlem Valley Rail Trail”,  The ride will depart at 10:30 AM from the Under Mountain Rd. Trail Parking Lot. Take the Mass Pike to exit B3 and follow NY Rt. 22 South for 25 miles. Take a left on Under Mountain Rd and follow to the trail parking lot.  For those looking to carpool, meet at 8:30 AM at the commuter parking lot behind Friendly’s Rt. 202/10, Westfield, MA. We will be riding to Coleman Station before turning around and stopping in the village of Millerton for lunch before the final 8 miles back to the cars, about 24 miles round trip. Please contact the leader if you plan to come. Leader:  Donna Groccia-Lubik groccialubikcpa@gmail.com.



Saturday, August 5
Saturday Ride:
  "Visit Rutland Farms." Park behind the  Rutland Town Hall, 250 Main St, Rutland, MA. Ride departs at 9 AM. Ride through parts of Rutland and Barre, past Alta Vista Farm and Lilac Hedge Farm. Approximately 35 miles with many hills. Bring drinks and snacks. This ride is appropriate for strong Traditional and Alternate riders. Leader: Delro (508) 612-2557 prefers text 


Sunday, August 6
Sunday Ride:  
“Shenipsit and Crystal Lake”  Meet at 9 AM in the parking lot for Hometown Kitchen, 48 South Rd, Somers, MA. Ride is approximately 27 miles with 2 miles of hard packed dirt road with beautiful views of the lake. About 1000 ft of elevation.  Road bikes with good tread are fine. Leader: Tom Copp (860) 573-0328 or downryder_trc@hotmail.com.


Wednesday, August 9
Wednesday Ride: 
30 mile ride from Belchertown thru Hadley and back with a coffee/tea stop at Barstows at mile 12. Start at 9 AM from Stop & Shop, 40 George Hannum St., Belchertown, MA.  Leader: Ray Siwinski, (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com


Thursday, August 10
Thursday Trail Ride:
“Norwottuck Trail”  Meet at 10 AM  at the parking lot at 345 Warren Wright Rd, Belchertown.  Ride to Damon Rd with a stop for lunch at Maple Farms on the way back.  Bring or buy.  Leader: Merlon Bassett mbassett3034@gmail.com. 


Saturday, August 12
Saturday Ride:
 “Silver St. Ride” 25 hilly miles and Crane Hill climb. (1,424ft elevation gain) Bring Snacks and drink. Meet at 8 AM, 98 Parker St., East Longmeadow MA. Leaders: Diane and Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (H) or  Diane's cell (413) 244-4110


Sunday, August 13
Sunday Ride: 
“Breakfast at LuAnn’s”  Meet at 8 AM at 98 Parker St. East Longmeadow, MA. Bike to LuAnn’s Bakery in Ellington for breakfast/rest stop. Inside or outside seating.  Some hills, approx 30 miles. Optional hill climb route after breakfast, led by Kerry. (for those looking for a little more challenge). Diane will lead the planned route back to the start.  Leaders: Kerry and Diane Goguen Home: (413) 525-4029 Diane’s cell (413) 244-4110.


Wednesday, August 16
Wednesday Ride:
  Ride departs at 9:00 AM from behind the Belchertown Town Hall, 1 Main St.  A 25 mile ride through Belchertown, Ware and Palmer.  Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095.


Thursday, August 17
Thursday Trail Ride:  open date - if you can lead a ride on this date please contact the webmaster at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com




Saturday, August 19
Saturday Ride:
  Ride departs at 8 AM from the Stop & Shop parking lot, 110 Charlton Rd. Sturbridge, MA. Ride through the Brookfields. Some hills. Bring snacks/drinks. Approx 30 miles. Leader: Delro (508) 612-2557. 



Sunday, August 20
Sunday Ride: 
“Easthampton to Ashfield” – Meet at 8:30AM at the end of Oliver Street in Easthampton, MA. (West St. to Oliver St. and keep going until Oliver St. dead ends.  Park on the street before brush dump.)  42 miles and 2400 ft. of climbing, less hilly coming back.  Bring lunch as our only breaks are at convenience stores in Williamsburg and Conway.  Excessive heat may change or shorten the route.  Leader: Glenn Barnes (201) 625-2744 or Glenn1998_11@Yahoo.com . 



Wednesday, August 23
Wednesday Ride
: Meet at Hampton Ponds Plaza, 1029 N Rd, Westfield, MA. Ride departs at 9 AM through Westfield, Southampton, and Easthampton.  25 miles with a stop at Tandem Bagel.  Bring food or buy.  Leader: Mary Ann Siron (413) 579-1688 text or call.


Thursday, August 24
Thursday Trail Ride: open date - if you can lead a ride on this date please contact the webmaster at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com


Saturday, August 26
Saturday  Ride:
 “Simsbury to Collinsville”  Ride departs at 9 AM from the Iron Horse Blvd. Parking Lot, Simsbury CT. Meet in the parking area between Wilcox St. and Jim Gallagher Way.    25 -30 miles on the scenic Farmington Canal and Farmington Rail Trails. Bring snacks and drink. Break at LaSalle Market and Deli in Collinsville. Riders choice to eat inside or outside.    Leaders: Kerry and Diane Goguen Home # (413) 525-4029, Diane's cell (413) 244-4110 


Sunday, August 27
Sunday Ride:
“So, You Like to Climb? #3” EXTREMELY HILLY 53-55 miles, 4,998 ft. Bring food and plenty to drink. Ride through Southwick, Granville, Tolland, New Boston, Riverton. Meet at 8 AM at Southwick Plaza Shopping Center, 515 College Hwy, Southwick, MA (across the street from New England Bike)  Leader: Kerry Goguen  (413) 525-4029 (H) No cell #


Wednesday, August 30
Wednesday Ride:
“Easthampton-Northampton Ramble”  Meet at 9 AM at Millside Park, 2 Ferry St., Easthampton, MA.  23 miles mostly rolling terrain for the first half, flat rail trail for the rest.  Leader:  Glenn Barnes (201) 625-2744  or Glenn1998_11@Yahoo.com.


Thursday, August 31
Thursday Trail Ride: open date - if you can lead a ride on this date please contact the webmaster at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com.


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- Riders must correctly wear an approved helmet, have a bicycle in good mechanical condition and follow soundrules of safety. Remember, your conduct as an individual reflects that of the entire club. Bring fluids and snacks according to your needs. Protect yourself with sun screen.

- Rain or bad weather cancels. (if the roads look like they are drying, we usually ride) Check with the ride leader if in doubt.

- Note: Rides leave promptly at the time listed in the schedules. Please arrive a few minutes early to allow time to get ready to depart. 

- The Wednesday and  Saturday Traditional rides are leisurely (10 - 13 mph average, 25 - 30 miles). Saturday Alternate rides are faster paced (13 - 16 mph average) and longer (35 - 45 miles). Sunday rides are the ride leaders choice, and can be aggressive or leisurely. Rail Trail Rides are generally about 20 miles in length at a leisurely pace, and are confined to area rail trails. These rides are popular with cyclists who are not comfortable riding on the road.

- Ride leaders may choose to schedule a pre-ride breakfast which is optional for all riders.  Restaurant stops are at the option of the leader, but should be included in the ride description. All rides should include a rest/snack  stop.

Do not attend a ride if you are experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19 or have come into close contact with someone who has.  We welcome non-club members, but non-club members must sign a "Release Form".

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