MANCHESTER >> Battenkill Bicycles is hosting a series of bike rides. All rides leave from Battenkill Bicycles, 99 Bonnet Street, Manchester Center. Call 802-362-2734 for more information including weather reports on the day of the ride. In case of bad weather all rides will be scheduled for one week later. Check the Battenkill Bicycles Facebook page for routes and updates. All bicyclists are required to wear a helmet and bike lights are strongly encouraged.

Tuesday, July 5 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Ladies Road Ride #2, a 15 mile, easy paced women's group ride. The first Ladies Night was very popular with 23 riders showing up to ride. Thursday, July 7 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday Night Road Ride, a longer faster paced road ride, as a group.

Thursday, July 7 5:30 to 8 p.m. - Thursday Night Road Ride, a longer faster ride than the social rides. This will be the last longer ride before the start time changes.

Tuesday, July 12, 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Bike, Dip and Dine. A social ride leaving the Barrows House, 3156 Route 30, Dorset, at 6 p.m. for a fun ride around Dorset, followed by wine and cheese ($10 per rider) around the pool. The pool will be open for all who wish to have a nice cool swim after a good ride. The Barrows House pool has locker rooms for changing and anyone wishing to make dinner reservations after wine and cheese may call at 802-867-4455.

Thursday, July 14, 6- 7:30 p.m. - Thursday Night Road Ride, (new time), leaving the shop at 6 p.m.; so come after work to meet fellow riders.



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