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Biking Worcester County – always in style!!!!

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Cycle thru Woo and Worcester County – savor the sights! Gorgeous Green Island flora pictured here! pic: R.T.

SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN
September 2016 CALENDAR

Seven Hills Wheelmen
SUNDAYS, Sept. 4 and 25, 2016
EARLYBIRD BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 7 a.m. Sundays, Sept. 4 and 25, 2016, at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a 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
SUNDAY, Sept. 4, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a bicycle ride of 12 or 53 miles 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
SUNDAY, Sept. 11, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a bicycle ride of 26 or 34 miles 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, Sept. 17, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2016, at Mount Wachusett Community College, Devens campus, Jackson Road, Devens, Mass., for a bicycle ride of 27, 40, 55 or 72 miles with the Seven Hills Wheelmen and 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, Sept. 18, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a bicycle ride of 12 or 51 miles 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
SUNDAY, Sept. 25, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Cake Shop Cafe, 22A West St., Millbury, Mass., for a bicycle ride of 12, 26 or 34 miles 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
SUNDAY, Sept. 25, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, 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
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
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
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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Another one of our mobile faves! THE REC MOBILE FARMERS MARKET! Tues. – Fri., in a Worcester neighborhood near you!

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pic:R.T.

Mobile Market-1

Biking Worcester County – always in fashion!

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

See wildlife! Bike Worcester! And Worcester County!

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My little coy-dog! Love this pic! – R.T.

SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN
APRIL 2016 CALENDAR
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Seven Hills Wheelmen
SATURDAYS, April 2, 16, 23
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 2, April 16, April 23, at Long Pond boat
ramp, Route 122 and 122A, Rutland, Mass., for a 40-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
SUNDAY, April 3
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 3, at Long Pond boat ramp, Route 122 and
122A, Rutland, Mass., for a 25-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, April 10, 17, 24
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 10, April 17, April 24, 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, April 10, 17, 24
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet Sunday, April 10, April 17, April 24, 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 25-30 miles at
a moderate pace depart at 7:00 a.m. sharp and return by 9:00. Two other
ride options start at 9:00 a.m.: a casual ride of 12-15 miles, and a
longer ride, 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
SATURDAY, April 16
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 1:00 p.m. at River’s Edge Park, Davison Avenue, Woonsocket,
R.I., for a 22-mile bicycle ride on the Blackstone River Bikeway, to
Cumberland and back, with the Seven Hills Wheelmen. The bikeway is flat,
paved, and separate from automobile roads. 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
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at River’s Edge Park, Davison
Avenue, Woonsocket, R.I., for a 22-mile bicycle ride with the Seven
Hills Wheelmen on the Blackstone River Bikeway, to Cumberland, R.I., and
back. Helmets are required. RSVP to jadehill3@verizon.net. 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 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting March 16, 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. Faster riders
will start at 5:30, and a second group at 6:00. 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. This
is not a race. Helmets are required. For details and registration, go to
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org/centuries.htm

Bike beautiful Worcester and Worcester County!

CAM00030-1If you bike Worcester you get to see great signs like this one! I noticed it for the FIRST time ever yesterday!!   – R.T.

SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN
calendar listings for June!

Seven Hills Wheelmen
SPECIAL EVENT (CENTURY RIDE)
KING’S TOUR OF THE QUABBIN
Sunday, June 7

Bicycle 62, 100 or 125 miles on paved roads around the Quabbin Resevoir
on the King’s Tour of the Quabbin, presented by Seven Hills Wheelmen in
partnership with MassBike, on Sunday, June 7, 2015. All rides start and
finish at Naquag Elementary School, Route 122A, Rutland, Mass. Entry
fees are $15-$25. Optional MassBike membership is offered at a discount
at registration. Details and registration are at www.sevenhillswheelmen.org
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Seven Hills Wheelmen
SUNDAY, JUNE 28
BICYCLE RIDE
Meet at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 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
Selected Saturdays and 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
MONDAY NIGHT BICYCLE RIDES (WORCESTER)

Meet at 6:00 p.m. Mondays  at Barney’s Bicycle, 582 Park Ave.,
Worcester, Mass., 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
TUESDAY NIGHT BICYCLE RIDES

Meet at 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays at the Old Stone Church, Route 12 and Beaman
Street, West Boylston, Mass., for a 12-mile bicycle ride with the Seven
Hills Wheelmen at an easy pace, suitable for newcomers to group riding.
Helmets are required. For more information, call (508) 831-0301 or visit
www.sevenhillswheelmen.org