Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Springfield, Massachusetts

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The "Alternate Breakfast Rides" are usually 35-45 miles at a moderate pace with a breakfast stop during the ride. Rides depart promptly at the times listed. Please arrive at the start a few minutes early in order to prepare yourself and your bike so that you will not delay the start. 9:00AM starts in April, May, Sept. & Oct., 8:00AM starts in June, July and August (unless otherwise specified). Rain cancels - phone the ride leader when in doubt.​


June 2:  “40 miles to Hardwick”  Meet at 6 Newton St., Belchertown (Siwinski house), breakfast at Rose 32 in Hardwick. Ride leader:  Ray Siwinski, (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.

June 9:  Meet at Ken Paquette’s, 108 Asselin St. Chicopee. “Ride to Mt Pollux” to see if the stately maple survived the winter. About 39 miles. Breakfast will be early in the ride, (about 6 miles) at a restaurant to be determined. A leisurely pace is planned to encourage more riders to ride with this group. There will be cue sheets for those that would like to do a faster ride. Ken Paquette (413) 593-3091 or kenpaq1@hotmail.com.

June 16: Meet at 79 Stony Hill Rd. in Hampden, MA. Approx distance 35-40 miles. Ride has a rolling profile with a few moderate climbs. Stop for a great breakfast midway at the Hometown Kitchen. Detailed cue sheets will be available. Leader: Brian O'Connor (413) 896-6517 or mrmacbri@charter.net.

June 23:  Open date - contact Ray Siwinski at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com to schedule a ride on this date.​

June 30:  Meet at 8 in the Mt. Sugarloaf parking lot on Sugarloaf St. in S. Deerfield, just off Rt. 116. Ride through Sunderland, Montague, Northfield, Gill, and S. Deerfield.  About 40 miles, with hills and a couple of short stretches of hard-packed dirt that's ok for road bikes. NO BREAKFAST RESTAURANT, but we'll have a refreshment stop at mile 20 at Mim's Market (coffee, juices, baked goods, deli sandwiches, etc.) which we can eat on the porch, and the Northfield Creamie is right next door.  Julie Miles (413)549-0456 (h) or (413)636-9742 (cell) or julie@library.umass.edu


July 7:  North Leverett Loop” Meet at 6 Newton St., Belchertown (Siwinski house), breakfast at Cushman's Market in North Amherst.  Leader: Ray Siwinski (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.

July 14:  43 miles to West Brookfield. Start at 6 Newton St., Belchertown (Siwinski house), breakfast at Dunkin Donuts in Belchertown. Ride leader Ray Siwinski, (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.

July 21:  Meet at 79 Stony Hill Rd. in Hampden, MA. Approx distance 35-40 miles. Ride has a rolling profile with a few moderate climbs. Stop for a great breakfast midway at the Hometown Kitchen. Detailed cue sheets will be available. Leader: Brian O'Connor at (413) 896-6517 or mrmacbri@charter.net.

July 28:  Meet at 23 Williams Way in Tolland, CT at 8:00 AM.  Ride is a 35 mile fairly hilly route through Tolland, Ellington and Coventry that passes by both Crystal and Shenipsit Lakes. Breakfast stop at Ellington Deli Depot 8 miles into the ride.  Leader: Jean LaSala (860) 402-9328 or JLbus@comcast.net.

August 4:  Open date - contact Ray Siwinski at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com to schedule a ride on this date.

August 11:  Meet at 79 Stony Hill Rd. in Hampden, MA. Approx distance 35-40 miles. Ride has a rolling profile with a few moderate climbs. Stop for a great breakfast midway at the Hometown Kitchen. Detailed cue sheets will be available. Leader: Brian O'Connor at (413) 896-6517 or mrmacbri@charter.net.

August 18:  Starting at Rail Trail RT 5 Easthampton at the Oxbow. Ride to Greenfield/Turner Falls to 2nd Street Baking Company. 45-50 Miles. Bring snacks and water for the longer ride. For more information contact Suzanne McAuley at (413) 530-4686 or corgislivehere@gmail.com.

August 25:  “Tour of Montague Breakfast Ride”  Meet at Hadley Elementary School, Rt. 47, Hadley. Breakfast at BridgeSide in Sunderland.  Leader: Ray Siwinski, (860) 478-8308 or rsiwinski@gmail.com.

Saturday Alternate Ride Schedule