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2014 Club Rides



Beginning April 1st - Tuesday evening rides will leave from Highlander Cycles on Benmont Ave. at 5:30PM. This is a no drop ride.

Beginning April 2nd - Wednesday evening rides will leave from the Monument at 5:30PM. There are generally two groups riding - one is a no drop ride, the other is a bit more spirited!

Beginning April 6th - Sunday rides To Be Determined.

Beginning April 14th - Monday evening Mountain Bike rides will depart from Highlander Cycles on Benmont Ave. at 5:30. On occasion, there will be rides departing from different locations so please double-check the Events Calendar.

Please check the Events Calendar for details on rides.

Recent news

A Club Bike.
5/11/2015

Last year, I picked up a TREK 1200 on its way to be scrapped and put it back on its feet (tires?).

It's been hanging in my garage now for a year, ready to go.  It's at least 20 year old, but other than the usual nicks and scrapes it read more »

Bike Month 2015
5/5/2015

It’s National Bike month, and this year there is a wide variety of bicycling events and workshops available in Bennington.  The list below shows some of the special events.  There are also rides sponsored by local clubs.

All of these events are Free! 

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Want to become an LCI - 2015 version
5/5/2015

Want to become an LCI?

 

The Mohawk-Hudson Bike club is sponsoring a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) training seminar  in Albany, NY on the weekend of June 12, 13 and 14. 2015,

Being an LCI certifies you to teach any of the League of American Bicyclist training courses.  These read more »

Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Sunday October 26th 2014
9/5/2014

2014 will mark the 8th year of the Wicked Creepy Cyclocross at Willow Park. We encourage local cyclists to come out and give cyclocross a try. Any locals that come volunteer at this years race either on Saturday 10/25/14 for pre race day set up or on Sunday 10/26/14 will read more »

H.501 passes House of Representatives
3/16/2014

This past Thursday, March 13, the VT House of Representatives took a roll call vote on H.501. The result of the vote was 138 "yea" and 2 "nay" with 9 members absent. The VBPC is very encouraged by this strong showing of support in the House and attributes much of read more »

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Upcoming Events

VCIL/Bart Funky Adaptive Bike Day 5/23/2015 Holden Mill North parking lot
WNEG is coming! 7/26/2015 WNEG Route - USBR 7
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Recent Blog Posts

National Bike Challenge  Rob Steuer | 10/1/2014

I was invited to participate in a bike challenge this year that ran from May 1 - Sept 30.  The challenge was meant to encourage people to ride, reduce our carbon footprint and provide a local and national challenge.  A total of 47,000 participated nationally with nearly 900

Helmet Safety Awareness  Rob Steuer | 8/7/2014

The following provides some interesting info and stats on the effectiveness of bicycle helmets.

http://www.dandalaw.com/resources/is-a-helmet-worth-it

Loose stone  Joe Hurley | 8/6/2014

Just a heads up. We were on Lincoln Hill road last night and there is a section of loose stone. This is on the west side of the hill.

They are paving the white creek road and that will be good to ride again very soon.

Safe travels

Great new century ride  Rob Steuer | 7/27/2014

Rode a great new century I mapped out.  Includes a very scenic section along the Hudson River basin.  The trip can easily be modified to turn it into a shorter ride

For details, click on the link (or copy and paste):

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/485173934

Rough Road  Joe Hurley | 6/23/2014

Just a heads up. They have torn up the pavement on NY Rt 7 heading west. Hope that the they replace soon.

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