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Glastonbury, CT 06033


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Sat: 10-5 (Sun: Closed)

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Rides and Events

Check this page often for updated listings of all types of cycling events in and around our area.

Bicycles East Weekly Group Rides

Please read the"Bicycles East Group Road Ride Etiquette" sheet at this link and print it, sign, and bring to your next ride. Thank you!

DayStart TimeDescriptionLocationPhone
Every Tuesday6:00pmRoad Ride: "A/B+" Group - avg speed 16-20 mph. "B" Group - avg speed 14-15 mph; "C" group - avg. speed 12.5-13.5 mph. "D" Group - 10-12 mph - appropriate for beginners and those preferring a more relaxed pace. Bring your road bike, water, and helmet. Bicycles East860-659-0114
Wednesdays6:00 pmRide canceled July 12th due to threat of thunderstorms. Women's Road Ride - Avg. speed 12.5-14 mph. Bring your road bike, helmet, and water, and enjoy the camaraderie of other women cyclists. Bicycles East860-659-0114
Sundays - most weeks, check website for details9:00 AMMountain Bike Ride - Most Sundays 9:00 am. - Bring your mountain bike, water, and helmet. July 16th - Case Mountain, Manchester. Meet Nick at Line Street Parking Lot.860-659-0114

Saturday Free Clinic Series

You are invited to attend our FREE clinic series. It takes place Saturday mornings before we open from 9:15am to 9:45am. No reservation required.  Clinics run Spring and Summer. 

Strava Club Time Trial and Hill Climb Series

You must join our strava club to participate - you can fine more info on our website about the Strava Club.  The races schedule and locations are listed on our Events Calendar

• This is a Time Trial and Hill Climb Series

• Time Trial and Hill Climb will alternate each week for a total of four weeks starting October 10, 2016

• The Series schedule will be posted on our events calendar (Bicycles East website and google calendar). • We plan to announce the “race” segment the week before the “challenge” will be held.  This announcement will be on our Strava club page

• The race is in not-real time.  In other words, you race over the segment on your own time during the schedule week.

• You can race over the segment as many times as you would like…your best time will show up on the Leader Board

• We will filter the Leader board for Club Members only as well as by the date period raced.  We can also separate men and women.

Learn more about our Strava Club and events.

Upcoming Cycling Events

Some of these events require fund-raising to benefit charitable organizations. Call for further information. Click Here to Submit an Event

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Jul 29, 2017Thread City CenturyChaplin, CT102, 84, 66, 43 mile routes.
Jul 30, 2017Harlem Valley Rail RideMillertown, NYChoose from 23, 33, 45, 57, 72, 80, and 2 different century routes all with 6 miles on the car-free Harlem Valley Rail Trail. Full ride support, breakfast, festival, beer garden, BBQ and more.
Aug 6, 2017Tour of the Litchfield Hills 12th Annual Torrington, CTThe Tour in its 14th year offers non-competitive 12, 30, 55, 75, and 100 mile bike rides through the scenic Litchfield Hills of Connecticut for riders of all ability levels. Benefits The Center For Cancer Care Fund, Inc., to support friends and family in NW CT.
Aug 19, 2017Steeple Chase Bike TourEastern CT State University Athletic Complex Mansfield Center, CT 20, 35, 50, 62.5 and 100 mile routes. The 26th annual Steeple Chase ride is a fund-raiser for three area non-profit social service agencies, WAIM, Perception Programs, and the Windham Region No Freeze Project. The Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM), comprised of 39 faith communities, provides fuel assistance, clothing, and furniture to area needy families. Perception Programs offers treatment, case management, education, and housing to people with substance use and mental health co-occurring disorders, adults involved in the criminal justice system, and people living with AIDS. The Windham Region No Freeze Project provides safe temporary shelter, and strives to address unmet needs including food, clothing, hygiene, case management, and emergency & transport funding.860-450-7122
Aug 26, 2017Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for LifeCromwell, CT10, 32 and 60 mile rides. 860-632-7300
Sep 9, 2017Closer To Free: A Ride for Smilow Cancer CenterYale Bowl, New Haven, CT10, 25, 62.5, and 100 mile rides. Join this ride in support of the Smilow Cancer Hospital working towards creating a greater awareness of cancer care throughout New England.203-200-2837
Sep 23, 2017Seacoast CenturyHampton Beach State Park, NHWe offer two days of riding with scenic 25, 50, 63 and 100 mile routes using the Hampton Beach State Park South Pavilion as our start and finish. Hosted by Granite State Wheelmen. This is the 44th Annual Ride of this event.
Sep 30, 2017Eddy Merckx New England Gran FondoThompson Speedway Motorsports ParkEddy Merckx New England Gran Fondo: the autumn Classic in the Quite Corner, that is part of the KMC Cross Fest. Quite back roads with little traffic through MA CT and RI. Watch UCI pro level cyclocross racing post ride.


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