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Future Events

March, 2024

Sunday
3
Robbinsville Community Park (parking lot is on Gordon Road)
9:00 AM
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50 miles down out to Jackson. Rest stop at the QuickChek at 25 miles
Sunday
3
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Come enjoy riding together at an honest winter EZ C+ pace on the best roads from my years of experience in the 3M‘s: Middlesex, Mercer and Monmouth, 32-38 miles. The prior weekends were not suitable for riding and this Sunday looks great 60 degrees! Nobody gets dropped, wet roads cancel or delay.
Sunday
3
Veterans Park Skillman/Belle Meade (note location is across from address shown)
9:30 AM
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35-40 miles, probably 1400‘ of climb, with a stop at that Raritan Bakery that so many people like. Link to route and more info in full description. Sorry for the late notice. NOTE THAT I AM CHANGING ROUTE DUE TO FLOOD AT CANAL.
Sunday
3
Village Park, Cranbury
10:00 AM
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~51mi
2 Groups
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Rest Stop 24.5mi Quick Chek (Siloam & Monmouth)
Pace Spring Training Effort
1st Group - 20+ expect sprint sections(Conditions Permitting)
2nd Group - 19+ (Conditions Permitting)
Elevation ~1300ft
Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45722434 (~Cranbury Tuesday B+ w/ a Rest Stop)
Sunday
3
Mercer County Park East picnic Area - parking lot off Edinburg Road
10:00 AM
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From MCP to Monroe 42.3 mi, ~814 ft Pace: B (16-18) Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45709065
Sunday
3
Skillman Park, Parking Lot A
10:00 AM
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https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39439777
Sunday
3
Woods Road School
1:00 PM
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Ride local Hillsborough/Montgomery roads with a stop a the Paris Baguette for a coffee. Start at the Woods Road Elementary school (note no bathroom available). No Drop 29 Mile, 850 feet climbing
Monday
4
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30 miles very easy pedal. 12 plus mph.
Monday
4
Etra lake Park on Disbrow Hill Rd, 40°15'06.4"N 74°29'51.2"W
10:00 AM
Monday
4
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The invitation will also be sent to all club members via email. Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81010104380?pwd=Sj19OZg8OSUIE2XJ1uf3mkA9AnoZeJ.1 Guest Speaker - Joanna Tibbels Joanna represents the Hotel Dory in Riccione, Italy. It is a full-service bike hotel in the center of Riccione, just 80 meters from the Adriatic Sea. For over 25 years it has been a benchmark for cycling enthusiasts from all over the world who want to enjoy the unique beauty of Romagna and love trying local delicacies. You only need to take part in one of the picnics organized at the hotel’s country estate to really understand what it means to be in Romagna; a unique opportunity to discover traditions and combine a passion for cycling with a passion for great food. Hotel Dory offers programs to suit the needs of different types of cyclists: racing bikes, e-bikes, gravel bikes and mountain bikes. Multiple guided routes of varying difficulty are available for cyclists each day. Riders can switch between groups depending on the challenge they seek. Groups of PFW members have visited the Hotel Dory in past years, and another group is headed there this upcoming May. If you‘ve ever considered joining in on a bike adventure (Hotel Dory or otherwise) this will be an informative session. In recent years small groups of PFW members have gone together to Sicily, Nevada, upstate New York, Martha‘s Vineyard, Vermont, among others. This year, besides the Hotel Dory, a group is heading to Nova Scotia this summer and another is considering cycling the Florida Keys in early December. After Joanna‘s presentation and Q&A is completed, there will be time for a general Q&A session with the Board. Therefore, please email any advance questions for Joanna Tibbels to PFW Board Member David Speis (email: therave17@verizon.net, and for the Board email to Mike Valazza (email: pfwclubpresident@gmail.com). Thanks and the Board looks forward to seeing you all on the Zoom call!
Wednesday
6
Etra lake Park on Disbrow Hill Rd, 40°15'06.4"N 74°29'51.2"W
10:00 AM
Saturday
9
Village Park From Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park. 40.312118, -74.511734
9:00 AM
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To New Egypt via RT 528
50 miles
Monday
11
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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Let‘s start the season with an easy paced ride. 25 to 30 miles on mostly flat roads. Temps below 45 or wet roads cancel the ride
Wednesday
13
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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We will have a shorter ride between 28 - 34 miles with a short stop. The average pace is between 11-13 mph. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Registration is required. All club rules apply.

Notes: The start time is possibly changed because of the weather, please pay attention to the email.
Wednesday
13
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 20 +/- miles RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Saturday
16
McCaffrey's Food Market West Windsor (Parking Lot)
https://mccaffreys.com/
8:30 AM
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Pre-Season Century with a Metric Option
Restrooms Available at the Ride Start
Century Pace - 18+ - 19 (Conditions Permitting - Pre-Season Effort)
Metric Pace - 18 - 19 (Conditions Permitting - Pre-Season Effort)
Rest Stops - TBD (3)
Century Elevation ~2600ft
Metric Elevation ~1575ft
Century Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45717602
Metric Route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45717666

Two Ride Leaders in Case the Group is Large
Monday
18
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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We‘ll do an easy paced C ride on mostly flat roads. Temps below 45 or wet roads cancel. 20 to 30 miles
Wednesday
20
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We will have a shorter ride between 28 - 34 miles with a short stop. The average pace is between 11-13 mph. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Registration is required. All club rules apply. Notes: The start time is possibly changed because of the weather, please pay attention to the email.
Wednesday
20
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 20 +/- miles. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Monday
25
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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We‘ll do 25 to 30 miles at an easy pace. Temps below 45 or wet roads cancel
Wednesday
27
Etra Lake Park
10:00 AM
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We will have a shorter ride between 28 - 34 miles with a short stop. The average pace is between 11-13 mph. We will keep moving. Stay healthy and have fun. Registration is required. All club rules apply. Notes: The start time is possibly changed because of the weather, please pay attention to the email.
Wednesday
27
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 20 +/- miles. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.

April, 2024

Tuesday
2
Village Park From Main St turn on Westminster and go one block to park. 40.312118, -74.511734
5:30 PM
Wednesday
3
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 25 +/- miles. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Wednesday
10
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 25 +/- miles. NOTE: Guest Ride Leader Needed. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Wednesday
17
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 25 +/- miles. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Wednesday
24
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Join us for this classic ride through beautiful Bucks County. Expect rollers and hills as we take in the scenery at a social pace. Rain cancels. 25 +/- miles. RWGPS route will be posted a week before each scheduled ride.
Saturday
27
Tall Cedars Picnic Grove
8:00 AM
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All-paces rides, followed by lunch. See individual rides for info.
Sunday
28
Franklin Township High School
7:00 AM
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Benefiting the Franklin Township Food Bank, this is always one of the earliest charity rides in the calendar. This year, there are road routes from ten miles to a metric century, as well as towpath rides and walking routes. More info and registration at the link near the location. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.

May, 2024

Saturday
4
Playground / Vfw Memorial
8:30 AM
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Back by impopular demand - for the hill connoisseurs: 100k with 7200 feet of climbing, starting in Glen Gardner.
B+ ride: This is going to be a slow ride (12 mph average, maybe) but an A+ effort.
Only offered once a year - here is the list of hills (road, elevation, max grade):
West Hill Road: 500 ft, 7% max
Pleasant Grove Rd: 275 ft, 10% max
Mount Lebanon Rd: 500 ft, 13.5% max
Port Murray Rd: 500 ft, 9% max
Mine Hill Rd: 400 ft, 11% max
Jonestown Rd: 300 ft, 8% max
Hartsman Corner Rd: 200 ft, 9% max
Harmony Brass Castle Rd: 300 ft, 8% max
Millbrook Rd: 900 ft, 10% max
Roxburgh Hill Rd: 200 ft, 15% max
Fiddlers Elbow Rd: 600 ft, >>20% max
Wester Road / Decker Road / Fox Farm Rd: 600ft, 13% max
Fox Farm Rd pt2: 200 ft, 5%
Mountain View Road W: 400 ft, 12% max
Asbury Bloomsbury Rd: 150 ft, 8% max
Iron Bridge Road: 500ft: 18% max
Charlestown Road: 100ft, 8% max

That should be sufficient for a good workout

RidewithGPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29562261

We‘ll do a more challenging version of this ride in the fall (110 miles / 13,703 ft of climbing)
Saturday
11
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Sunday
12
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Monday
13
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Tuesday
14
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Wednesday
15
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Thursday
16
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Friday
17
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Friday
17
Best Western + Hotel
8:00 AM
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This is an all-inclusive, 3-day/2-night (Friday-Sunday) weekend package of hotel stay, group rides with Leaders, ridewithgps.com links and cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, etc. We will have group rides for a wide variety of speeds and distances. See site for more info Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Saturday
18
Dory Hotel (see full description)
8:00 AM
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The Giro d’Italia is scheduled to pass through Riccione during the week of May 12th – 18th. The 13th stage starts in Riccione on the 17th and promises to be an exciting time at the hotel where you can become swept up in the energy of a world class bicycle race. More info in full description.
Saturday
18
Best Western + Hotel
8:00 AM
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This is an all-inclusive, 3-day/2-night (Friday-Sunday) weekend package of hotel stay, group rides with Leaders, ridewithgps.com links and cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, etc. We will have group rides for a wide variety of speeds and distances. See site for more info Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Sunday
19
Best Western + Hotel
8:00 AM
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This is an all-inclusive, 3-day/2-night (Friday-Sunday) weekend package of hotel stay, group rides with Leaders, ridewithgps.com links and cue sheets, meals, snacks, parties, etc. We will have group rides for a wide variety of speeds and distances. See site for more info Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Friday
24
Washington College
8:00 AM
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Join Baltimore Bicycling Club for their 40th annual event! 4 days and 3 nights of cycling the flat, scenic roads of Kent County, Maryland. We‘re staying in the dorms of Washington College, in the historic port city of Chestertown, MD. Rides for all levels and abilities from 10-100 miles. This is a non competitive event. Evening activities every night. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Saturday
25
Washington College
8:00 AM
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Join Baltimore Bicycling Club for their 40th annual event! 4 days and 3 nights of cycling the flat, scenic roads of Kent County, Maryland. We‘re staying in the dorms of Washington College, in the historic port city of Chestertown, MD. Rides for all levels and abilities from 10-100 miles. This is a non competitive event. Evening activities every night. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Sunday
26
Washington College
8:00 AM
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Join Baltimore Bicycling Club for their 40th annual event! 4 days and 3 nights of cycling the flat, scenic roads of Kent County, Maryland. We‘re staying in the dorms of Washington College, in the historic port city of Chestertown, MD. Rides for all levels and abilities from 10-100 miles. This is a non competitive event. Evening activities every night. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Monday
27
Washington College
8:00 AM
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Join Baltimore Bicycling Club for their 40th annual event! 4 days and 3 nights of cycling the flat, scenic roads of Kent County, Maryland. We‘re staying in the dorms of Washington College, in the historic port city of Chestertown, MD. Rides for all levels and abilities from 10-100 miles. This is a non competitive event. Evening activities every night. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Monday
27
Mercer County Park Lot 10
9:00 AM
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See individual rides for information.

June, 2024

Saturday
8
Raritan Valley College
7:00 AM
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With routes of 25-100 miles, this event is in its 15th year. Fully supported. See the web page for more info. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Sunday
9
Kimberton Fair Grounds
7:00 AM
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Take a scenic cycling tour through historic iron furnace country and have a blast! Pass by many properties that have been preserved forever by French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust . With seven road courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles, a Petite Gravel (60-70 miles) and a Grande Gravel (80-90 miles), there’s a ride for everyone! Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Sunday
9
Flemington Jewish Community Center
8:00 AM
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Join us for our 7th Annual Farmland Ride! Bicycle through Hunterdon County‘s picturesque countryside. Choose from one of four scenic routes: 15, 30, 45, or 62 miles (metric century). The event will include the following: road markings, cue sheets, downloadable routes from Ride with GPS, rest stops and SAG support. Sourland Cycles is providing Tech Support. Register online by May 12th to receive a free t-shirt. Lunch is included if registered by June 5th. For more information and on-line registration, see link near location om this page. Note that registration here is NOT registration for the ride; see the link for that. However, registration here will allow other members to know you are registered.
Wednesday
19
Mercer County Park Lot 10
9:00 AM
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See individual rides for info

July, 2024

Thursday
4
Mercer County Park Lot 10
9:00 AM
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See Individual Rides for info

August, 2024

Sunday
18
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/
Monday
19
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/
Tuesday
20
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/
Wednesday
21
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/
Thursday
22
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/
Friday
23
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Here is the URL to our Cabot Trail Tour and the current descriptions.
https://www.pedalandseaadventures.com/guided-cabot-trail-bicycle-tour

The Cabot Trail Tour will start in Baddeck, Cape Breton, the head of the Bras D‘or Lakes, the 3rd largest salt water lake system in North America. It is a fitting beginning to start the Lippincott TOUR as it reflects and revisits the English and Celtic Family Roots of many North Americans with a visit to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum on Day 1. We are very proud that Alexander Graham Bell loved Cape Breton so much he made it his Summer Home- you know - he invented the telephone - what else did he invent???
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/ns/grahambell/visit/

September, 2024

Monday
2
Mercer County Park Lot 10
9:00 AM
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See individual rides for info
Saturday
21
Tall Cedars Picnic Grove
8:00 AM
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All-paces rides followed by lunch. See individual rides for info.

December, 2024

Saturday
14
Princeton Elks Lodge
6:00 PM
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Annual holiday party. More info as event approaches. Registration will be required.
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