About Us

We are a bicycle club for riders of all genders and ages. Weekly group rides from Belfast and Searsport, Maine offer rides of distance and pace for just about anyone.

Club Rides

Tuesday -
From Birgfeld's Bike Shop - Rt 1, Searsport - 6 PM:
Fast paced group ride with only a few brief stops along the way.
Average pace 18 - 20 mph.
Route varies from week to week, but generally rides are about 25-30 miles in length at the peak of the season, shorter in the spring and fall. Some riders bike over to Searsport from Belfast to get in a few more miles, generally leaving from Belfast Bicycles around 5:15-5:30. Check the blog and emails each week to see if this is anyone's plan.

Wednesday -
From Birgfeld's Bike Shop - Rt 1, Searsport - 6 PM:
Easy paced group ride with several stops along the way to allow for re-grouping. Average pace 12 - 15 mph. Route varies from week to week, but generally rides are about 15-20 miles in length at the peak of the season, shorter in the spring and fall.

Thursday -
From Belfast Bicycle Shop - downtown Belfast - 5:30 PM:
This ride has two defined groups that generally start out together and split apart somewhere in the middle.

Group A generally looks for about 30-35 miles at an average pace of 17-19 MPH.
Occasional stops for regrouping.

Group B generally rides at about 15 MPH, stops on occasion and will allow for riders who need to fall back from the Group A ride to find people to ride with.

Routes for both the Group A & B rides vary week to week depending on who is riding and how much time everyone has.

Sunday -
From The Belfast COOP - downtown Belfast - ride start time varies
Early season start times range from 9 AM to 11 AM depending on weather Peak season Sunday rides generally start early to maximize mileage - sometimes starting as early as 7 AM. Sunday rides can range from 30 to 75 miles, with an average pace
from 15-19 MPH. This is a free-form ride, really dependent on who shows up.

If you're interested in joining us for a Sunday ride, it is best to be part of the email group for the club (sign up on the right side of the blog in the GoogleGroups box) and check the blog regularly to see what people are thinking about riding - distance, pace, route, etc.
If you are going to come to a Sunday ride, please reply to any email threads out there about the ride so we know you are coming.