Cycling Events September 2013 – Charity and Recreational Rides

charityRides10th annual ride for the Sunshine Foundation is on Sunday Sept 8th 2013. Ride leaves the Library IV in Williamstown at 10 am, and return to the Library. Riding east on the black Horse Pike to Collings Lake then across to rt 54 to rt 40 to Tuckahoe rd. back to Williamstown.The route is 31 miles with one rest stop. There is an additional 15 mile loop that can be added for those who want a longer (46 mile) ride. You can ride at your own pace, and if you don’t want to go all the way we have volunteers who will get you, and your bike back to the Library . Mechanical support provided by Peddlers bike shop.
Here is a link to the route
http://ridewithgps.com/events/Sunshine-Foundation-Ride

A complimentary buffet at the Library IV awaits all riders and supporters. The cost is $45 per rider: $55 day of ride. Non-riders are asked to donate $15 to cover the cost of their food. All money collected goes directly to the Sunshine foundation. This would be a great training ride before the MS 150 on Sept 29th Contact Brian @609-442-6477 for more info or Libraryiv.com

THE GREAT 100 Sunday, September 08, 2013
1333 S. PROSPECT ST
NANTICOKE, PA
Come ride the rolling hills of some of the best roads offered by Scenic Northeastern Pennsylvania.
38,62,100 Mile Routes Available
Online Registration Closes Monday, September 02, 2013 at 5:00 PM, EST
USA Cycling Event USA Cycling Permit # 2013-2683
$25.00 Suggested Minimum Donation
This year’s ride(s) benefit Pedals for Progress. www.p4p.org
All net proceeds will be donated to this project.

Full Support, including SAG and Supported Rest Stops.
Please refer to our website for specific details of each ride, including Downloadable GPS Maps and Cue Sheets. http://www.meetup.com/UpstateVelo/events/130805082/

NYC Century Bike Tour
Date: 09/08/2013
Location: New York, NY
Phone: 212-629-8080
Email: info@transalt.org

The NYC Century Bike Tour is your ride — as challenging or relaxing as you choose, but always fun and rewarding. All routes have been carefully designed with your safety and enjoyment in mind. No matter which route you choose, you will be fully supported by experienced marshals and mechanics along the route with plentiful food available at scenic rest stops. Plus, all riders will receive a commemorative t-shirt and water bottle on ride day. Choose from 15, 35, 55, 75 and 100-mile rides.

The NYC Century Bike Tour is unlike any other bike tour you’ll find. That’s because the routes are designed to show riders the diversity of New York’s neighborhoods and how to navigate them safely. To illustrate bicyclists’ right to the streets, there are no street closings on the NYC Century — bicyclists ride with traffic and obey all traffic laws.

When T.A. inaugurated the NYC Century Bike Tour in 1990, New York City streets had few greenways and even fewer bike lanes. Over the course of the last twenty-three years, the city’s greenway system has expanded tenfold and, each year, the NYC Century showcases a growing bike lane network. The NYC Century Tour is an integral starting point for year-round bicycling.

The first NYC Century Bike Tour attracted about 200 dedicated New York City bicyclists, many of whom were daily bicycle commuters already fighting hard for better bicycling conditions in the city. Today, the ride draws over 6,000 people. Most riders are still New Yorkers, but many come from across the country and around the world. Many return year after year, because they know the NYC Century Bike Tour is the best way to experience the diversity and breadth of New York City.

Bike MS: East End Ride 2013
Date: Sunday, September 15th
Start/Finish Location: 605 County Road 39, Southampton, New York
Registration Fee: $50.00
Fundraising Minimum: $150.00 per cyclist
Route Options: 25, 50, 75 and 100 mile route options
Age Minimum: 18 years and older
Enjoy a cycling adventure with 300 of your closest friends. Choose your challenge, with route options for all cycling abilities. Cyclists will enjoy a scenic and historic ride through the South Fork of Long Island beginning and ending in Southampton, N.Y.
We have route options for cyclists of every level, ranging from 25-100 miles. The ride is fully supported with rest stops, bike mechanics, and support vehicles. Invite your family and friends to cheer as you cross the finish line. Cyclists will also enjoy great food and music by RVO at the Finish Line Celebration.
Check-in Times:
25 and 50 mile routes: 8:00 a.m.; Ride begins at 9:00 a.m.
75 and 100 mile route: 7:00 a.m.; Ride begins at 8:00 a.m.
Cyclists may register the morning of the ride beginning at 7:00 a.m. A $50 registration fee and a $150 fundraising minimum is due at time of registration. Cyclists must be off the road by 4:00 p.m.
Bike MS will take you further than you’ve ever gone before. It’s not the miles that matter — it’s the unforgettable journey. Join us for an event that’s more than a ride — it’s anticipation, camaraderie, personal accomplishment, and the knowledge that you’re changing lives… making every mile that much sweeter.
Don’t just ride, Bike MS.

Annual RCDCU Bike-A-Thon for Prostate Cancer
55 Fuller St.
Somerset, NJ
Saturday, September 21, 2013

Online Registration Closes Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 12:01 AM EST
The RCDCU Bike-A-Thon was organized to help increase awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of early detection. A portion of the money raised will be donated to the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Foundation who will also be providing Free prostate cancer screening for the cyclist and men throughout Middlesex and Somerset Counties during the days following the event. According to the statistics released from the Prostate Cancer Foundation, over 200,00 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer last year alone. It’s estimated that over 2 million American men are currently living with prostate cancer. As men increase in age the risk of developing prostate cancer increases significantly. Our goal is to promote awareness with this event in hope to spread the word of the importance of early detection.

The Bike Routes: The RCDCU Bike-A-Thon begins at the Renaissance Community Development Credit Union at 55 Fuller St. In Somerset NJ promptly at 9am.

The 3 Mile Fun Ride/Walk: Will start and end in the beautiful Colonial Park located at 156 Mettlers Rd. This picturesque park offers a spectacular variety of features, including the Spooky Brook Golf Course, Duck Pond and beautiful flower garden all along a paved bike/walk path spanning the entire length of the park. This is a great was to get the whole family involved in the event.

10 Mile Ride: Takes you through the the quiet neighborhoods of Franklin Township and out into the reserved open space land. There is a full featured rest stop at the halfway point of this fun ride as well as fully supported SAG vehicle.

30 Mile Ride: This challenging ride takes you through the quiet neighborhoods of Franklin Township into the beautiful Colonial Park, and along the historic Delaware Raritain Canal and Millstone River. Full rest stops in both Colonial Park and at the halfway point in the Wynnefield Somerset Clubhouse in Franklin Park, which will be fully stocked with refreshments and vital fluids. A fully equipped SAG vehicle will be along as well to help should any problems emerge.

The 50 Mile Ride: This challenging ride is for the seasoned cyclist following along the beginning of the 30 Mile route continuing along the Delaware Raritan Canal as well as the Millstone River. It takes you through parts of the historic Rocky Hill section of Somerset following along routes traveled by General George Washington and into Kingston. There will be fully stocked rest areas in Colonial Park, Wynnefield at Somerset Clubhouse and the historic Griggstown Fire Station and will be supported by a fully stocked SAG vehicle.

Whether riding or walking, as a team or a single person, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to “Ride Your Way To Fun And Fitness” and help us “Promote Prostate Cancer Awareness” Lunch will be served at the end of the ride as well as a product raffle and presentations of awards and trophies.

Hillier Than Thou 2013
Port Murray, NJ
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Online Registration Closes Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time
Parking and starting line will now be at:
YMCA Camp Bernie 327 Turkey Top Rd Port Murray, NJ 07865

Dubbed New Jersey’s Toughest Century The event features 100 miles with 12,000 feet of leg busting climbs!
There will be a metric century too.

Although this is not a race, the ride will be timed. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers, plus the top finishers in the age categories 35+, 45+, 55+ and 60+.

To add to the climbing fun, enter the Hillier Than Thou KOM/QOM Strava competition! Sign up for Strava before the event and track your ride. A KOM and QOM award will be given to the top male and female Strava winners!!

The riders will be fully supported throughout the whole event. There be 3 rest stops with food, water, port-a-potties and sag wagons out on the course.

Riders will enjoy event T-shirts and a post ride Bar-B-Que with great food, awards and entertainment! Come join in the fun! Any question call 973-227-4462 or email mgibney@cyclecraft.com
Day of registration is available; ride fee will be $75.

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