Where's Waldo Sunday MTB Ride
Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

Where's Waldo Sunday MTB Ride

Join us for a ride at Waldo State Park. This ride is suitable for beginner, intermediate and higher level riders.

Trails are easy to moderate. Smooth flowy trails with slight up hill and down hill grades. All features have ride-arounds. Certain sections/trails can be technical.

For this ride, beginner truly means beginner. If you have never been on singletrack, join the fun and ride in a no pressure, no drop group. Beginner riders should expect 2-4 mph rides that will last any where between 30 minutes to 1.5 hours depending on the group. Distance will be 2-4 miles. We do our best to avoid extremely technical trails or sections.

Intermediate and above riders should expect to ride 1.5 hours. Distance will be 6-8 miles. Message us if you'd like to be a regular or occasional ride leader for this group.

All riders must bring a trail-worthy bike, closed-toe shoes, and helmet to each ride. We recommend bringing a water bottle/hydration pack. If you love mountain biking and care about the environment, consider joining NEMBA. NEMBA is the most effective way for you to build, maintain and open the trails you love to ride.

https://www.nemba.org/

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Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works - Three Sisters
Mar
3
8:00 AM08:00

Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works - Three Sisters

Sunday Funday Ride. 1 Loop ride of the Three Sisters course on Zwift. 30.3 miles and includes all three Watopian climbs (Hilly KOM, Epic KOM, and Volcano KOM) We will do a 10-15 minute ‘warm-up’ at sub 2.0 w/kg, followed by a solid group bunch-up before we start climbing. Once in the hills, the pack will naturally split as the grade increases. Find your group and work together! This is NOT INTENDED TO BE A RACE, so let’s work together, encourage each other, and have fun!

Beers and food post ride at the shop.

To join you must request to follow [BethelCycleWorks] on Zwift so we can add you to the Meetup

If you experience technical issues, lost connections, dropped chain, or a kid screaming in the background you can rejoin the group by restarting Zwift. Close out of the current ride and start from the main menu. Your trainer and HR monitors will quickly pair. Click Watopia as where you want to go and you will see a list of riders you follow who are currently ‘Zwifting’. Click on [BethelCycleWorks] to Meetup with that rider and you will be dropped right back in with the group. Or if you were riding alongside another rider and want to rejoin that pace/group, click on his/her name and you will put back into that group. BECAUSE YOU ARE NO LONGER PART OF THE ORIGINAL MEETUP, YOU WILL NEED TO SELECT THE TURNS TO STAY ON THE PLANNED ROUTE WITH THE GROUP. IT WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY DO IT FOR YOU.

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Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works Thirsty Thursday - Greater London Loop
Feb
21
6:15 PM18:15

Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works Thirsty Thursday - Greater London Loop

Join us for an organized 2 Loop ride of the Greater London course on Zwift. Each loop is 13.8 miles and includes the Box Hill KOM. We will do a 10-15 minute ‘warm-up’ at sub 2.0 w/kg, followed by a solid group bunch-up before Box Hill. Once on Box Hill, the pack will naturally split as the grade increases. Find your group and work together! This is NOT INTENDED TO BE A RACE, so let’s stay together, take a few pulls, and have fun!

We will gather at J Lawrence Dowtown in Bethel, CT for beers and food post ride.

To join you must request to follow [BethelCycleWorks] on Zwift so we can add you to the Meetup

If you experience technical issues, lost connections, dropped chain, or a kid screaming in the background you can rejoin the group by restarting Zwift. Close out of the current ride and start from the main menu. Your trainer and HR monitors will quickly pair. Click London as where you want to go and you will see a list of riders you follow who are currently ‘Zwifting’. Click on [BethelCycleWorks] to Meetup with that rider and you will be dropped right back in with the group. Or if you were riding alongside another rider and want to rejoin that pace/group, click on his/her name and you will put back into that group. BECAUSE YOU ARE NO LONGER PART OF THE ORIGINAL MEETUP, YOU WILL NEED TO SELECT THE TURNS TO STAY ON THE PLANNED ROUTE WITH THE GROUP. IT WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY DO IT FOR YOU.


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Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works - Innsbruckring
Feb
16
8:00 AM08:00

Zwift - Meetup - Bethel Cycle Works - Innsbruckring

Join us for an organized 90 minute group ride on Zwift. 5 Laps of the Innsbruckring 6 mile Loop. The ride is a group ride format which starts with a 6 mile ‘warm-up’ lap at sub 2.0 w/kg, followed by a solid group bunch-up for 2 laps, then if feeling like riding angry, the last two laps SCHNELL, 3.0-3.5 w/kg avg.

The pack will naturally split in the second and third lap as the pace rises. Find your group and work together. This is NOT INTENDED TO BE A RACE, so let’s stay together for a few laps, enjoy the ride and have fun!

Breakfast, beer, and swap trainer tales following the ride at shop.

To join you must request to follow [BethelCycleWorks] on Zwift so we can add you to the Meetup

If you experience technical issues, lost connections, dropped chain, or a kid screaming in the background you can rejoin the group by restarting Zwift. Close out of the current ride and start from the main menu. Your trainer and HR monitors will quickly pair. Click Innsbruck as where you want to go and you will see a list of riders you follow who are currently ‘Zwifting’. Click on [BethelCycleWorks] to Meetup with that rider and you will be dropped right back in with the group. Or if you were riding alongside another rider and want to rejoin that pace/group, click on his/her name and you will put back into that group. BECAUSE YOU ARE NO LONGER PART OF THE ORIGINAL MEETUP, YOU WILL NEED TO SELECT THE TURNS TO STAY ON THE PLANNED ROUTE WITH THE GROUP. IT WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY DO IT FOR YOU.


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Zwift Hump Day Ride - Meetup - The 6 Train
Feb
13
6:15 PM18:15

Zwift Hump Day Ride - Meetup - The 6 Train

Join us for an organized group ride on Zwift. 5 Laps of The 6 Train 4.7 mile Loop. The ride is a group ride format which starts with a 4.7 mile ‘lead-in’ and warm-up lap at sub 2.0 w/kg, followed by a solid group bunch-up at 2.2-2.7 w/kg for 3 laps, then if feeling like riding angry, the last lap can be a hot one, 3.0-3.5 w/kg avg or finish up as you feel.

The pack will naturally split in the second and third lap as the pace rises. Find your group and work together. This is NOT INTENDED TO BE A RACE, so let’s stay together for a few laps, enjoy the ride and have fun!

Meet at J Lawrence Dowtown in Bethel post ride to hydrate!

To join you must request to follow [BethelCycleWorks] on Zwift so we can add you to the Meetup

If you experience technical issues, lost connections, dropped chain, or a kid screaming in the background you can rejoin the group by restarting Zwift. Close out of the current ride and start from the main menu. Your trainer and HR monitors will quickly pair. Click New York as where you want to go and you will see a list of riders you follow who are currently ‘Zwifting’. Click on [BethelCycleWorks] to Meetup with that rider and you will be dropped right back in with the group. Or if you were riding alongside another rider and want to rejoin that pace/group, click on his/her name and you will put back into that group. BECAUSE YOU ARE NO LONGER PART OF THE ORIGINAL MEETUP, YOU WILL NEED TO SELECT THE TURNS TO STAY ON THE PLANNED ROUTE WITH THE GROUP. IT WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY DO IT FOR YOU.

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Where's Waldo Sunday MTB Ride
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Where's Waldo Sunday MTB Ride

Join us for a ride at Waldo State Park. This ride is suitable for beginner, intermediate and higher level riders.

Trails are easy to moderate. Smooth flowy trails with slight up hill and down hill grades. All features have ride-arounds. Certain sections/trails can be technical.

For this ride, beginner truly means beginner. If you have never been on singletrack, join the fun and ride in a no pressure, no drop group. Beginner riders should expect 2-4 mph rides that will last any where between 30 minutes to 1.5 hours depending on the group. Distance will be 2-4 miles. We do our best to avoid extremely technical trails or sections.

Intermediate and above riders should expect to ride 1.5 hours. Distance will be 6-8 miles. Message us if you'd like to be a regular or occasional ride leader for this group.

All riders must bring a trail-worthy bike, closed-toe shoes, and helmet to each ride. We recommend bringing a water bottle/hydration pack. If you love mountain biking and care about the environment, consider joining NEMBA. NEMBA is the most effective way for you to build, maintain and open the trails you love to ride.

https://www.nemba.org/

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Bethel Cycle Works - Zwift - Meetup - Volcano Flat
Feb
9
8:00 AM08:00

Bethel Cycle Works - Zwift - Meetup - Volcano Flat

Join us for an organized 90 minute group ride on Zwift. 4 Laps of the Volcano Flat 8.2 mile Loop. The ride is a group ride format which starts with a 8.2 mile ‘warm-up’ lap at sub 2.0 w/kg, followed by a solid group bunch-up at 2.2-2.5 w/kg for 2 laps, then if feeling like riding angry, the last lap is a hot one, 2.5-3.0 w/kg avg.

This is NOT A RACE, so let’s stay together, enjoy the ride and have fun!

Breakfast, beer, and swap trainer tales following the ride at shop.

To join you must request to follow [BethelCycleWorks] on Zwift so we can add you to the Meetup

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Bethel Holiday Lights & Sights Ride
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Bethel Holiday Lights & Sights Ride

Deck yourselves and/or your bike with lights or other holiday bling and join us to see the holiday lights and sights of Bethel/Danbury.  Follow local cyclist Ron van Oostendorp as we Ooh! and Ahh! at the sights along the 15-20 mile route. 

  • Where You Gotta Be: At Bethel Cycle Works. 108 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT

  • When You Gotta Be There: 6:00 PM with sleighs ready

  • How Far You’re Gonna Go: Approximately 15-20 urban paced miles.  No big hills!

  • How Hard It’s Gonna Be: We’ll ride at a relaxed pace mixed traffic (with photo ops along the way). Participants must have solid bike-handling skills, be able to ride in traffic, and be comfy riding several miles without stopping.  

What You Gotta Bring - Bike, helmet (no ifs, ands, or buts!), bike lights (required by law for night riding in CT), weather-appropriate clothing, and a sense of adventure! And again, we will be riding at night, so be sure to bring lights (preferably holiday themed)!

Finish up at the shop with hot chocolate and holiday ‘spirits’ (on us)!

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