2017 Ride Schedule

Something for everyone.  Our goal for 2017 is to expand our women’s ride offerings.  We’ll include some more recreational rides, trail rides as well as more speed options for our road rides.

Interested in being a ride leader? Or feel that we’re missing some ride offerings? Email amanda@newingtonbike.com. We love to hear from you.

2017 Recurring Rides

Women’s A Road Ride
A 32 mile women’s only training road bike ride. Road bike, pace lining and foot retention expected. 16-18 mph average pace. Knowledge of the route expected. Course preview ride: April 15th. All other rides will be a drop ride; after the preview ride you are responsible for knowing the route! 1st Saturday of each month, May-November (weather permitting), starting at 7:00am from Newington Bicycle.

Women’s B Road Ride
A 24 mile women’s only road bike ride. Road bike, helmet and flat fixing kit required. 14-16 mph average pace. 2nd Sunday of each month, starting at 8:00am from Newington Bicycle. No drop ride.

Women’s C Road Ride
A 24 mile women’s only road bike ride. Road bike, helmet and flat fixing kit required. 12-14 mph average pace. 2nd Sunday of each month, starting at 8:00am from Newington Bicycle. No drop ride.

Recreational Park Loop Rides
A 1 hour women’s focused recreational ride. We will have a ‘focus skill’ for each ride such as shifting, cadence, climbing, etc. This is a 3.5 mile loop ride on paved surfaces, you’re welcome to ride at your own pace. Helmet and flat fixing kit required. 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 6:30-7:30 am starting at W. Hartford Reservoir. Road bikes, fitness bikes and hybrid bikes are welcome; pace determined by the group. Seasonal: May-August

Women’s Spring/Fall MTB Series
A 3 week/3 ride series taking place in both the Spring and the Fall. Each week will be a 2 hour women’s focused mountain bike skills clinic + ride. Skill work approx 1 hr, group ride approx 1 hr. 5:30-7:30pm on select dates. Note: if you cannot join us for the skills work please arrive by 6:15 for the group ride portion!

4/15 – Women’s A Road Ride – Course Preview
5/3 – Women’s MTB Series Ride #1
5/6 – Women’s A Road Ride
5/10 – Women’s Spring MTB Series Ride #2
5/14 – Mother’s Day B/C Road Ride (+ enjoy some post ride breakfast!)
5/17 – Women’s Spring MTB Series Ride #3
5/24 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
5/28 – Women’s Rail Trail Ride + Wine Tasting
6/3 – Women’s A Road Ride
6/11 – Women’s B/C Road Ride
6/14 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
6/28 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
7/1 – Women’s A Road Ride
7/9 – Women’s B/C Road Ride
7/12 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
7/26 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
8/5 – Women’s A Road Ride
8/9 – Women’s Park Loop Ride
8/13 – Women’s B/C Road Ride
8/23 – Last Women’s Park Loop Ride
9/2 – Women’s A Road Ride
9/10 – No Women’s B/C Ride
check out the shop sponsored Riverfront Cyclocross race instead!
9/13 – Women’s Fall MTB Series Ride #1
9/20 – Women’s Fall MTB Series Ride #2
9/23 – Women’s Rail Trail Ride + Wine Tasting
9/27 – Women’s Fall MTB Series Ride #3
10/7 – Women’s A Road Ride
10/15 – Women’s B/C Road Ride
11/4 – Last Women’s A Road Ride (weather permitting)
11/12 – Last Women’s B/C Road Ride (weather permitting)

Also be sure to check out open/co-ed events hosted by Newington Bike. See other events.