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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

Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Sunday October 26th 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 »

Want to become an LCI?

The Mohawk-Hudson Bike club is sponsoring a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) training seminar in October, probably over Columbus Day weekend (October 13).

Being an LCI certifies you to teach any of the League of American Bicyclist training courses.  These include Adult and youth courses, as well as commuting and touring read more »

H.501 passes House of Representatives

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 »

Response on H.501 from Sen. Sears

Thanks for the information, I do support the effort. I think the bill is still in the House Judiciary Committee when it gets over to the Senate I will keep your views in mind as we work on the bill. My hope is we can get a bill passed
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H.501 Support request from VT Bike/Ped

H.501, a bill that treats all impaired drivers alike, whether they are impaired by alcohol or other drugs, has cleared a major hurdle. It has been voted out by the House Judiciary Committee and now will be read three times before the full House. The readings will likely take place read more »

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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.

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):

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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