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Sunday rides are determined by the ride leader and can be any level of difficulty, style and length. Read the ride description to determine if each ride is appropriate for your individual capabilities. 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. Bring snacks and fluids according to your needs. Protect yourself from the sun, use sun screen.

Start times specified in ride descriptions.
Rain cancels - phone the ride leader when in doubt.

August 27:​ Meet at 10:00 AM at the Iron Horse Park and Ride Lot, Simsbury, Ct. Ride the scenic Farmington Canal and the Farmington River Rail Trails. About 30 miles, mostly but not completely on rail trails, with lunch at the Lasalle Market and Deli in Collinsville. Leader: Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095

September 3 (Revised): Meet at Stop and Shop, 1282 Springfield St., Feeding Hills, MA. Ride leaves at 10AM, 26 miles through Agawam, Westfield, Southwick and Suffield. 4 climbs (Pontoosic to Rd. Knollwood Acres, Rt. 57 Southwick to Agawam, Mountain Road, West Suffield, and Hill St. in Suffield). Bring snacks and water as needed. Rain cancels, chance of rain does not. Leader: Joe Whalen c (413) 374-1797 or wailinjoe1@msn.com

September 10:  G2G2G Century Ride
Ride - 100 - miles from Granby CT. to Granby MA to Granby CT. A traditional ride pace, approx 11 hours including stops. Ride leaves 7:00 AM SHARP from Granby, CT Stop and Shop, Rt 10/202 Leaders: Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (h) or Diane Goguen (413) 244-4110 ©.

September 10:  Meet at 10:00 AM at the bike path, Union St, Family Dollar Store parking lot in Easthampton.  Scenic ride to historic Williamsburg, via some back country roads. 36 miles with some hills, but no killers. Bring lunch, snacks. Food available at the Williamsburg Market and Ice Cream at the General Store. (Rain cancels). Leader: Ken Blair (413) 207-4606

September 17: Open date - contact the Webmaster at spfldcyclonauts@gmail.com if you would like to add a ride on this date.

September 24:   Meet 10:00 AM at the Walmart, 352 Palmer Rd, (Rt 32) Ware, approximately 40 mi round trip with lunch in Barre MA.  Two route options: an easier route led by Diane and a hillier route led by Kerry. Buy or bring your own lunch, several restaurants and a Subway available. Leaders:  Kerry Goguen  (413) 525-4029 (h) and Diane Goguen (413) 244-4110 (c).

October 1 (revised): Meet at 9:00 am at Stop and Shop,1282 Springfield St, Feeding Hills.  About 36 miles of rolling terrain through Agawam, Suffield, and Southwick. Leader: Joe Whalen (413) 374-1797 (c)  or wailinjoe1@msn.com. Ride description at https://www.strava.com/routes/10643675​

October 8:  Green River Ride  
Meet at 10 am at Green River Recreation Area Parking lot Nash Mill Rd., Greenfield, MA. Approximately 30 miles (⅓ paved, ⅔ good dirt road) with lunch at the covered bridge in Green River, VT.  Tires with aggressive treads are not needed.  No stores along the way.  Bring lunch, liquids, and warm clothes.  Rain cancels.  Contact ride leader if in doubt.   Leader: Sue Strange (860) 763-3046Directions: Rt 91 north to Exit 26. Travel around rotary to Rt. 2 west. Turn right at first traffic light onto Colrain Rd. Drive past Greenfield Community College and cropfields. Turn right on Nashs Mill Rd. Green River Recreation Area is on the left.

October 15:"Purgatory" Bike and Hike
15 mile ride and a 1 mile hike through Purgatory Chasm in Sutton, MA Meet 8am Ocean State Job Lot in Palmer, MA for possible carpooling. Bring lunch. Leaders: Kerry Goguen (413) 525-4029 (h) and Diane Goguen (413) 244-4110 (c).

October 22:  Vernon Rail Trail
Meet at 10:00 AM in front of Pedal Power Bicycle Shop, 520 Hartford Turnpike (Route 30 ), Vernon, CT. Bring lunch/ snack. Ride length- 3 hours. Hard packed gravel path. Scenic and Historic. Comfort / Hybrid / Cross / mountain or road bike with at least 700 x 28 tires will work. Leader: Billthehill (860) 559-2515

October 29: Meet at 10:00 AM at Stanley Park, 2nd entrance, Westfield, MA. Ride to Toni Ann's for  brunch, then ride up the FAMOUS and very steep Lost Acres Rd in Granby, CT, returning by way of Granville and Southwick.  Approximately 25-30 miles. Leader: Mary Ann Siron (413) 568-3304 or ottertales2@comcast.net

November 5:  Chesterfield Gorge Ride
Meet at 11 AM for a mountain bike ride from Knightville Dam area to Chesterfield Gorge.  This ride follows a branch of the Westfield River. The trail is a double track dirt road, about 7 or 8 miles each way. Suggest knobby trail tires. Bring a lunch to eat at Chesterfield Gorge and bring warm clothes, etc. as it may be cold.  Sue Strange (860) 763-3046.
Directions:  Take Rt. 20 west from Westfield to Huntington and turn right on Rt. 112.  Follow Rt. 112 north, and about 1.2 miles past the intersection with Rt. 66, look for a blind right turn onto Kimball Hill Rd East.  Follow this road to the trailhead where the road widens and look for other cyclists. Please modify the route to suit your needs if it is more convenient to come from Rt. 66 instead of Rt. 20.




 



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Sunday Rides Schedule

Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Springfield, Massachusetts