Charity Rides, 2019
GSW C&I Rides Disclaimer
All Charity and Invitational Rides and Events are the sole responsibility of the hosting organization or individual. The GSW has no responsibility and provides no insurance coverage including club and personal liabilities, property damage, or participant accident claims.
Mileage is available on the below listed Charity & Invitational rides. If the ride is not listed here, no mileage credit can be given. To receive Club mileage, all ride sign-up sheets are to be completed by the ride leader and sent to the Club Mileage coordinator, Hetty Andrews, within one week of the ride. For rides allowing GSW mileage credit but without a ride leader or ride sign-up sheet, the GSW member desiring mileage credit must notify Hetty Andrews within one week of the ride. Reference should be made to the particular Pedal Talk and page # that listed the ride or event. Due to production and mailing costs, ride listings are limited to basic info. only. For More Information (or FMI), just contact the sponsors or organizers of the ride(s). All GSW weekend events count toward club mileage. Mountain Biking Rides are listed in italics.
NOTE 1: Riders interested in the numerous American Diabetes Association (ADA) Tour de Cure rides in New England and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at: Click HERE
NOTE 2: Riders interested in the numerous Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Tours in New England
and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at:
NOTE 3: Riders interested in the numerous American Lung Association
(ALA) Bike Tours in New England and throughout the US can find a complete listing of events at:
NOTE 4: (***New***) Riders interested in the numerous Team Challenge rides benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation can find a complete US listing at: http://www.ccteamchallenge.org
See ride listings from all 50 states at http://www.timbike2.com/index.htm
7, Saturday, 14th Annual Kelly Brush Century Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations, Middlebury, VT. : Ride 100, 50, 20 or 10 miles, and/or play a round of golf at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College. Vermont's largest charity ride supports adaptive sports and ski racing safety. If you can’t make it to VT, sign up and ride virtually anywhere ! To register: https://kellybrushfoundation.org/
8, Sunday, The 9th Annual Ride for Angels – benefits Angel Flight NE (www.angelflightne.org). A noncompetitive cycling event taking place at the Lawrence Municipal Airport in North Andover, MA. Last year alone we had nearly 300 riders join us to raise awareness and funds – which is not required – for Angel Flight NE’s mission. Angel Flight NE arranges free air transportation for children and adults so they can access life-saving medical care. Every dollar raised makes a direct and meaningful impact. FMI:http://rideforangels.info/
5 Saturday, Ride to the Farm , benefits Farmsteads of New England, non-profit human services agency. Donations for the farm will be accepted at the ride (checks can be made out to Farmsteads of NE). Funds collected will will enable further services and development of programs for the individuals served at the farm. All donors will be entered into a raffle. FMI: See ad below, or call Jean Manning, 434-4011; Jeanspeech@aol.com
Please send your Charity ride submission to GSWPedalTalk@yahoo.com for inclusion. All ride information must be received by the first of every even numbered month in order to make print deadlines.
February 1 for March / April issue
April 1 for May / June issue
June 1 for July / August issue
August 1 for September / October issue
October 1 for November / December issue
Ride to the Farm
(Redberry Farm – Epping, NH/Farmsteads of New England) 2019
Saturday, October 5 : 10 a.m.: N. Salem, NH to Epping NH 50 miles (ride at your own pace)
Come join us for a beautiful fall ride to the Farmsteads of NE at Redberry Farm for their Open House. There are a few hills on this ride, but feel free to take your time. Cue sheets and sag support will be provided. Snacks/beverages will be provided at the farm. Hot food items can be purchased at the farm.
Farmsteads of NE is a non-profit, human services agency that developed an intentional farming community that caters to the needs of individuals who have autism and other developmental disabilities. Farmers are provided with meaningful work on the farm as well as in the community. Farmsteads of NE has two locations; the main site in Hillsborough has day and residential services with a day service program in Epping, NH. Development is in progress for residential services in Epping!
You may meet Erica, a former member of the Granite State Wheelmen. She lives and works on the farm (Hillsborough) and is quite an athlete.
Donations for the farm will be accepted at the ride (checks can be made out to Farmsteads of NE). Funds collected will enable further services and development of programs for the individuals served at the farm. All donors will be entered into a raffle. (multiple items – restaurant/amazon gift cards, etc.) Checks should be made out to Farmsteads of NE. Check out the web site:
Directions: N. Salem Village Plaza – 15 Ermer Road (corner of 111/Ermer Road.) Route 93 – exit 3 to Route 111E to junction of Ermer Rd. Plaza will be on your right.
Ride Leader: Jean Manning, 434-4011; Jeanspeech@aol.com . Please contact me if you plan to attend or have any questions.
Charity Rides Coordinator:
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Charity and Invitationals Coordinator