Cyclonauts Bicycle Club
Springfield, Massachusetts

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

​​June 2:  “Tour of Wickham Park”  Ride leaves at 9:30 am from East Windsor High School, 76 south Main Street (Rt. 5), East Windsor, CT. Bring lite lunch / snack, 30-35 miles, rolling terrain with one steep hill inside park. Leader: Billthehill  (860) 559-2515.

June 9:  
"Up to Wendell" Meet 9:00 am at Hadley Elementary School on Rt 47  (1 mile north of Rt 9 Hadley Center). 45 miles rolling to hilly with one four mile climb. Rest stop at Lake Wyola. Wet roads cancel. Leader: Walter Chuduk (413) 586-3956 or wechud@juno.com.

June 16:
Meet at 9:30 am at Brimfield Elementary School on Rt 19 in Brimfield.  We will ride 31 miles with a stop at Holland’s Maine Attraction for food/snack around the 20 mile mark. We will also have an optional stop at Taniuesques, (Leadmine) which dates back to before 1600. Leader: Brian Machia (413) 531-9464 or bmachia@repub.com.

June 23:
Meet at 10:00 am Hampton Ponds Plaza, 1029 North Road Westfield, MA. About 36 miles  of rolling terrain with a couple hills 14-16 mph avg. Lunch at Cap’t Jacks Roadside Shack,
Easthampton. Leader: Joe Whalen cell (413) 374-1797.  Wailinjoe1@msn.com

June 30 (revised):
Ride starts at 9:00AM from 79 Stony Hill Road, Hampden, MA 01036. 35 to 40 mile ride with a few moderate climbs. Breakfast at Country Kitchen midway into the ride. Cue sheets will be available. Leader: Brian O'Conner, (413) 896-6517 or mrmacbri@charter.net.

July 7:
“Simsbury to Collinsville”  Meet at 9:00 am at the Iron Horse Boulevard Park and Ride Lot, Simsbury, CT. Ride approximately 30 miles on  the scenic Farmington Canal and Farmington Rail Trails, with some road riding. Breakfast at LaSalle Market and Deli in Collinsville.  Leaders: Kerry and Diane Goguen Home: (413) 525-4029 Diane’s cell (413) 244-4110

July 14:
Meet at 10:00 am on the west side of the Longmeadow Shops parking lot, 684 Bliss Rd. Longmeadow, MA.  Approximately 27 miles through Stebbins wildlife refuge, looping back through Enfield. Bring snack for rest stop. Leader: Tom Copp (860) 573-0329 or downryder_trc@hotmail.com.

July 21:
“Going North” Meet at 9:00 am at the Railroad Street Rail Trail Parking Lot, Hadley, MA (off  Rt. 47 just north of Rt. 9). Route goes to Shutesbury, Montague, Turners Falls and returns through  Old Deerfield, 47 miles with rolling hills. Wet roads cancel. Leader: Walt Chudzik  (413) 320-7003

July 28:
Meet at 9:30 am in the parking lot of Fresh Acres, 1941 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield.  30 miles rolling terrain, Wilbraham, Ludlow, Belchertown. Leader: Kris Jackson (413) 782-0247 or nausetrose@hotmail.com

August: 4:  
“Mt Wachusett ride.”   Meet at 9:00 am at the Hubbardston Center School on Elm St Hubbardston, MA for a 30 mile ride up and around Mt Wachusett. There is a market in Princeton at the 12 mile mark where we can refuel before the climbs. Leader: Brian Machia (413)  531-9464 or bmachia@repub.com

August 11:  
Back by popular demand - the Mt Greylock Hill Climb. Meet at 10:00 am at the Berkshire Mall off Route 8 in Lanesborough, MA.  Route will be about 42 miles with about 3,000 ft of climb (in the first 16 miles!). Lunch will be in North Adams and the return will be on the Ashuwillticook Trail. Ride pools to/from Lanesborough can be arranged. Ride Leader - Ray Siwinski, cell (860) 478-8308 or email rsiwinski@gmail.com.

August 18:
“Lunch Ride to Barre” Meet at 10:00 am at the Walmart, 352 Palmer Rd (Rte 32) Ware, MA. Approximately  40 mile round trip with a lunch stop in Barre, MA. Two route options: an easier route led by Diane and a hillier route led by Kerry. Buy or bring your lunch, several restaurants and a Subway available.  Leaders: Kerry and Diane Goguen Home: (413) 525-4029 Diane’s cell (413) 244-4110.


August 25 (Ride 1):  
“So You Like To Climb #2”  Meet at 8:00 am at the Mt. Farms Mall parking lot at the corner of S. Maple and Rt. 9. 35 very hilly miles including climbs of Mt. Sugarloaf and Skinner State Park. Bring plenty of snacks and drinks.  Leader: Kerry Goguen Home: (413) 525-4029 No cell


August 25 (Ride 2):  "So You Do Not Want To Climb"  Meet at 8:00 am at the Mt. Farms Mall parking lot at the corner of S. Maple and Rt. 9 (same time and meeting place for both rides).  A 28 mile, flatter alternative with a breakfast stop at Wild Roots in Sunderland.  Leaders:  Diane Goguen (413) 244-4110 and Betty Siwinski (413) 427-6095.

 



Sunday Rides Schedule


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.