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331 New London Tpke
Glastonbury, CT 06033

860-659-0114

Open 6 Days a Week
M, T, W, F: 10-6 Th: 10-8
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.

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. 

Bicycles East Weekly Group Rides - Aug 7th ride canceled - Thunderstorms

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
Sundays - most weeks, check website for details9:00 AMStarting again soon for spring 2018! Mountain Bike Ride - Most Sundays 9:00 am. - Bring your mountain bike, water, and helmet. 860-659-0114
Every Tuesday - Canceled 5/226:00pmRoad 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. Bring your road bike, water, and helmet. Bicycles East860-659-0114
Wednesdays 6:00 pmWomen's Road Ride. Bring your road bike, helmet, and water, and enjoy the camaraderie of other women cyclists. Bicycles East860-659-0114

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
Aug 18, 2018Steeple Chase Bike TourEastern CT State University Athletic Complex Mansfield Center, CT 20, 35, 50, 62.5 and 100 mile routes. The 27th 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
Sep 8, 2018Closer 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 15, 2018Camp ChallengeAshford, CTSupport The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and help seriously ill children to have some fun. 15 and 30 mile scenic routes through the hills of Northeast CT.
Sep 23, 2018Bike the BeachJennings Beach, Fairfield, CT10, 20, 45, or 62 mi This ride supports the Probus Club for empowering individuals with disabilities. the ride has fully stocked rest areas, and Sag wagon support. Lunch provided after tour.
Oct 6, 2018Tour des FarmsLitchfield, CTSince 2003, thousands of riders and volunteers have participated in numerous Connecticut Tour des Farms bicycle rides. Tour des Farms is designed to raise awareness and funding to implement Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development's agricultural and conservation projects. Connecticut RC&D, a statewide 501(c)(3) charitable organization, will host its next ride on October 6, 2018. The ride will be held in Connecticut's Northwest Hills where the tour will visit numerous farms in Goshen, Litchfield, and Morris. Ride this scenic route during the height of fall foliage, visit farms, buy your produce, pumpkins, chocolates, and wine. You have a choice of two routes: 26 miles or 16 miles. Our van travels to the farms, picks up your purchases, and delivers them back to you at the starting point. Optional picnic lunches are available for purchase in advance of the ride. This fundraising celebration for Connecticut RC&D's 50th Anniversary will conclude with PieFest, Music, and Activities 860-345-3977

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.

 

 

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331 New London Turnpike

Glastonbury CT 06033

860-659-0114

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