We are so excited to be out on the road and putting in the miles to raise awareness and critical funds for type 1 diabetes (T1D)! Our JDRF Ride Team is gathering in person for group rides and local events, and you’re invited! With events happening in NY, NJ, CT, and MA, we can’t wait to see you out on the road! To learn more about the Ride and to register to join the team, head to Ride.JDRF.Org
Thank you to all of our riders that joined us on Saturday, July 10th in New Paltz, NY for our first ride together of the season!
August 14th- Farm to Fork Fitness Adventures, CT Quiet Corner: Pomfret, CT
September 4th- Tour De Farm NJ, Sussex County: Wantage, NJ
September 25th- Tour de Farm NJ, Warren County: Blairstown, NJ
October 3rd- Farm to Fork Fitness Adventures, Berkshire Adventures: Pittsfield, MA
ABOUT TOUR DE FARM NJ:
The Tour De Farm NJ is unlike any other cycling event in NJ. This event is all about supporting our NJ Farmers and their farms and it brings you a culinary excursion into NJ farm country. If you love great food, fresh air, and beautiful countryside; this event is for you.
The day begins with a farm-fresh locally sourced breakfast to help power you through the ride. Once you hop on your bike, you will stop at farms along the route where the farmers will provide you with a “tasting” of what their farms have to offer. The farmers will be offering their products for sale. Feel free to bring a backpack and/or saddlebags and cash along with you on the ride or the farmers will have your purchased items brought back to the start/end of your tour.
A Tour de Farm NJ cycling ticket includes: A locally-sourced breakfast, participant wristband, small tastings along the cycling route, water along the cycling route, bathrooms at each farm, free day-of parking at the start/finish, route signage marking every turn, cue sheets, SAG wagon support, and lunch.
If you fundraise $500 or more for JDRF, you can receive a 10% off promo code to be used when you purchase your Tour De Farm entry ticket. Email the team for more details!
Sussex County Ride: Saturday, September 4
Lusscroft Farm: 50 Neilson Road, Wantage, NJ 07461
3 different rides options*: 15-25 miles, 25-35 miles, 55-75 miles
Warren County Ride: Saturday, September 25
Race Farm: 87 Belcher Road, Blairstown NJ
3 different rides options*: 19 miles, 39 miles or 78 miles
*Distances will be set once the participating farms are determined.
ABOUT FARM TO FORK FITNESS ADVENTURES:
Connecticut’s Quiet Corner: Saturday, August 14th
Our Farm to Fork Fitness Adventures is designed to accommodate all levels of bicyclists, from the beginner to the avid enthusiast.
Explore one of New England’s best-kept secrets – the quiet country roads, covered bridges, quaint towns, and beautiful diverse farmland in Northeastern Connecticut, the Quiet Corner! This region of Connecticut has constantly rolling hills, with some steep pitches, and our routes reflect this. Our Tours are about the food and the farms, not the killer course, so you can hitch a ride to the top of the hill if one proves too much for you. And for those who like a challenge in between farms, you can certainly get it here.
2 different rides options: 40 mile and 60 mile
Berkshire Adventures- Sunday, October 3rd
Experience a distinctive culinary movement in the Berkshires — where farms and restaurants long ago created a world-class food culture together by committing to using local seasonal ingredients. The Berkshires region is hilly, and our routes reflect this. The shorter routes have less hills, and the longer routes have more. Our Adventures are about the food and the farms, not the killer course, so you can hitch a ride to the top of the hill if that’s best for you. And for those who like a challenge in between farms, this location is a great choice..
4 different ride options: Ramble Ride (10mi), Piccolo (30mi), Medio (50mi), & Gran (75mi)
If you fundraise $500 or more for JDRF, you can receive a 25% off promo code to be used when you purchase your Farm to Fork entry ticket. Email the team for more details!
To learn more about the Ride and to register to join the team, head to Ride.JDRF.Org!