Bike Worcester County! SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN calendar – July 2016

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More decorative than the cycle you ride! Get it at UNIQUE FINDS ANTIQUE shop, 1329 Main St., Worcester! pic:R.T.


GEORGE STREET BIKE CHALLENGE FOR MAJOR TAYLOR
July 24

See how fast you can pedal up a steep Worcester street that was a training ground for Major Taylor, aka “the Worcester Whirlwind,” 1899 world cycling champion and first African-American international sports superstar. It’s one rider at a time against the clock in the George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor, an uphill time trial in downtown Worcester, Mass., presented on Sunday, July 24, 2016, by Barney’s Bicycle and the Seven Hills Wheelmen to benefit the Major Taylor Association. Entry fee is $20. An SE Bikes “Fatty” 26 fat bike and other prizes will be raffled. For more information and to register online, visit www.majortaylorassociation.org
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SUNDAYS, July 10, 17, 31, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE (DUDLEY)
Meet at 9 a.m. Sundays, July 10, 17 and 31, at Dudley District Court, Route 197 and Lyons Road, Dudley, Mass., for a 24-mile bicycle ride with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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Selected Saturdays or Sundays
EASY C RIDER: EASY-PACED BICYCLE RIDES
Seven Hills Wheelmen has moderately paced bicycle rides, typically 15 to 35 miles, on relatively gentle terrain, on selected Saturdays and Sundays in the Worcester area. We don’t go looking for hills! Helmets are required. Starting times and locations are posted each week at www.easycrider.com. RSVP to Dick Goodman at leader@easycrider.com.
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SUNDAYS, July 3, 10, 17
BICYCLE RIDE (MILLBURY)
Meet at 6 a.m. Sundays, July 3, 10, and 17 at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a 50-mile bicycle ride with the Seven Hills Wheelmen and Worcester County Women’s Cycling. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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MOST SUNDAYS in July 2016
BICYCLE RIDE (MILLBURY)
Meet at 8 a.m. Sundays (except July 24) at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for bicycle rides with the Seven Hills Wheelmen and Worcester County Women’s Cycling. Options are a moderate ride of about 30 miles, and a longer ride of about about 40-50 miles at a faster pace. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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MONDAY NIGHT BICYCLE RIDES (WORCESTER)
Meet at 6:00 p.m. Mondays at Barney’s Bicycle, 582 Park Ave., Worcester, Mass., starting March 14, for a 15-mile bicycle ride around Holden Reservoir with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org
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TUESDAY NIGHT BICYCLE RIDES (NORTHBORO)
Meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays at Lalajava Coffeehouse, 290 West Main St., Northboro, Mass., for a 27-mile bicycle ride with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org
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WEDNESDAY MORNING BICYCLE RIDES (BARRE)
July 13 and 27, 2016
Meet at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, and/or Wednesday, July 27, at Listening Wellness Center, 35 South St., Barre, Mass., for a 15- to 30-mile bicycle ride with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. RSVP required: 856-371-6093. More information: www.sevenhillswheelmen.org
Note to editors: This phone number is only for the Wednesday morning rides.
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WEDNESDAY NIGHT BICYCLE RIDES (WEST BOYLSTON)
Meet at 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays at the Old Stone Church, Route 12 and Beaman Street, West Boylston, for a “Show ‘n’ Go” bicycle ride (no leader) with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org