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SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN MAY CALENDAR

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Seven Hills Wheelmen

SATURDAYS, May 7 and 21, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE

Meet at 9 a.m. Saturdays, May 7 and 21, at Wetherell Park, aka Duffy
Field, Newton Avenue, Worcester, Mass., for a 50-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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Seven Hills Wheelmen

SATURDAY, May 14, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE

Meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at Paxton Center Schoo,m 19 West St.
(Route 31), Paxton, Mass., for a 56-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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Seven Hills Wheelmen

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016

RIDE OF SILENCE

Meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Old Stone Church, Route 12 and
Beaman Street, West Boylston, Mass., for a 19-mile Ride of Silence
bicycle ride with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. Helmets are required. At
hundreds of locations around the globe at 7 p.m. local time, cyclists
roll out on the Ride of Silence. People bike silently and slowly in
memory of cyclists killed on the road, in honor of those injured on the
road, and to promote awareness about cyclists and motorists sharing the
road. The Seven Hills Wheelmen ride is in memory  of Eugene D. Murphy,
76, of Worcester and Robert J. Wall Sr., 55, of Grafton, club members
who were killed while cycling on Feb. 17, 1993, in Florida. We will ride
around Wachusett Reservoir, or maybe a shorter route if we don’t have
enough daylight. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org or www.rideofsilence.org.
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Seven Hills Wheelmen

SATURDAY, May 21, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE

Meet at 10 a.m. at Mount Wachusett Community College, Jackson Road,
Devens, for a bike ride with options of 33, 45 or 57 miles, with the
Seven Hills Wheelmen and the Charles River Wheelmen. Helmets are
required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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Seven Hills Wheelmen
SUNDAY, May 22, 2016

BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 8 a.m. at Houghton Elementary School, 32 Boutelle Rd., Sterling,
Mass., for a bike ride with options of 33 or 66 miles, with the Seven
Hills Wheelmen and the Nashoba Valley Pedalers. Helmets are required.
For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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Seven Hills Wheelmen
SUNDAYS, May 1, 8, 15, 22 – 2016

BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 10 a.m. Sundays, May 1, 8, 15 and 22, 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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Seven Hills Wheelmen
SUNDAYS in May 2016

BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 6 or 9 a.m. every Sunday in May at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St.,
Millbury, Mass., for bicycle rides with the Seven Hills Wheelmen and
Worcester County Women’s Cycling. Earlybird rides of 30-40 miles at a
moderate pace depart at 6:00 a.m. sharp (note time change from April).
Three other ride options start at 9:00 a.m.: a casual ride of 12-15
miles, a moderate ride of about 30 miles, and a longer ride of about
about 40 miles at a faster pace. Helmets are required. For more
information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit www.sevenhillswheelmen.org.
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Seven Hills Wheelmen

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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Seven Hills Wheelmen

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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Seven Hills Wheelmen
WEDNESDAY MORNING BICYCLE RIDES (BARRE)
— starting April 27, 2016.

Meet at 10:00 a.m. Wednesdays, starting April 27, at Listening Wellness
Center, 35 South St., Barre, for a 15- to 30-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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Seven Hills Wheelmen

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
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SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN

KING’S TOUR OF THE QUABBIN
June 12, 2016
Rutland, Mass.

King’s Tour of the Quabbin: Bicycle 62, 100 or 125 hilly miles on paved
roads around the Quabbin Reservoir on Sunday, June 12, 2016, with the
Seven Hills Wheelmen. The start/finish is at Naquag Elementary School,
285 Main St. (Route 122A), Rutland, Mass. Entry fees are $15-$30.
Helmets are required. For details and registration, go to
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org/centuries.htm
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GEORGE STREET BIKE CHALLENGE FOR MAJOR TAYLOR
July 24, 2016

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 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