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Celebrating over 20 years of making riding fun! Located in Middletown, Vernon, Essex, & Berlin.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Road Rides

Due to popular demand, here is the list of our Monday night road rides with corresponding directions. Please feel free to print them out and take them with you on your ride. We did our best to make sure that the directions are correct. However, mistakes do happen so if something doesn't make sense, please feel free to let us know so we can make the appropriate changes. Please note that all rides start at the back of our shop as a point of reference.

Durham Loop (~24mi)

Portland Hills (22mi)

Tilcon / Whirlwind Hill Loop (25mi) Hard or Easy

Three Amigos and their Little Friend (~25mi)

Powder Ridge Loop (20mi)

Guilford Lake Loop (~20 mi)

Guilford Lake Loop Extended (~20 mi)

Guilford Lake Super Extended (~40mi)

Research Parkway (28mi)

Two Bridges (~33mi)

Little City / Beaver Meadow

Tour de East Hampton Hills (39.6mi 3000+ft of climbing)

Up-Hill Both Ways (~45mi)

Portland Hills-Hard (~27mi)

Foothills / Bear Rock and Cherry Hill

Sebastian's Century (100mi)

Over the Hill and Through the Woods, Back on 17 We Go...


Durham Loop (~25mi)

Ride Notes: Relatively flat, easy ride.

  • Left on Broad St
  • Right on Court  St
  • Left on High St
  • Right on Church St
  • Church turns into Long Lane
  • Right onto Wadsworth
  • Bear left onto Rt. 157
  • Right to continue on Rt 157
  • Left onto Rt. 68
  • Right onto Pent (across from Lake Grove School)
  • Quick Right then Left onto Tri-Mountain Road
  • Left onto Howd Rd.
  • Left onto Rt. 17
  • Right onto Maiden Lane
  • Right onto Johnson Lane
  • Bear left onto Millbrook
  • Cross Randolph to Millbrook
  • Left onto Saybrook rd
  • Follow Saybrook to Main St 
  • Go to the shop

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Portland Hills (22mi)

Ride Notes: Approx 22mi. Lots of hilly parts in Portland. Climbs are rewarded with leg-recovering descents.

  • Head towards the Arrigoni Bridge via Pearl and Spring street.
  • Left onto Rome Ave. to loop around under the bridge so as to be on the proper side of the road and good access to the sidewalk on the bridge (Note: We ride the sidewalk on the bridge it is the only safe way over but be aware of glass)
  • Head straight out rt. 17A (old Main St) in Portland
  • Proceed to the 4 way stop past the fairgrounds
  • Go straight through the 4 way and up the hill (bearing right onto Rose Hill Rd)
  • Just after the playing field/track take a left on Cox Rd
  • Follow Cox for a short while and bear right at funny three way intersection up Penfield Hill
  • Pace yourself as we will be climbing for the next several miles
  • At crest of first hill bear right again (intersection of Stephen Tom +Penfield)
  • Stay on Penfield all the way to T intersection at bottom of the hill (be careful! It comes up quick)
  • Go left at the base of the hill
  • Take first right towards Cobalt center
  • Take left at stop light onto Rt. 66 (stay single file)Take right onto Rt. 16
  • Take 1st right onto Hog Hill Rd
  • Stay on Hog Hill all the way to Rt 151
  • WATCH YOUR SPEED ON THE DESCENT TO RT151! Hairpin turns on narrow roads at the end can get you into trouble FAST!
  • Take a right onto Rt 151
  • Take it all the way to stoplight 4 way of Rt. 66 and Rt. 151
  • Go straight through 4 way
  • Take 1st left (this road parallels rt. 66 and will pop out behind the Winchester saloon)
  • Take a Right onto RT. 66 out past Tri-Town Plaza by the old train station.
  • This leads you back under the bridge by the oil companies
  • Come back into town over the bridge on the north side 
  • Be careful on main St.

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Tilcon / Whirlwind Hill Loop Easy (~26mi)

Ride Notes: Fun ride through Middlfield, a bit of Wallingford and Durham.

  • Leave store left on Broad St
  • Right up Court
  • Left on High St
  • Right on Church
  • Take all the way to Wadsworth long lane 4 way 
  • Right at 4 way onto Wadsworth 
  • Go all the way to 147 by Wadsworth park 
  • Bear left onto 147 
  • Take 147 all the way to Lyman orchards (Stay Single file as much as possible) 
  • Take a right onto 157 to go up the hill (still 157) by the golf course 
  • Take 157 all the way to Rt-68 
  • Take right onto Rt-68 
  • Take 1st left onto North Branford Rd 
  • Left onto Whirlwind at the farm 4 corners 
  • Whirlwind turns into Howd 
  • Take 2nd left onto tri mountain (sign missing as of spring '06) 
  • Bear right onto Parmalee 
  • Take Parmalee all the way to 17 
  • Left onto 17 
  • After fairgrounds take right onto Maiden Lane 
  • Stay on Maiden all the way to Haddam Quarter 
  • Right onto Haddam Quarter 
  • First left onto Arbutis 
  • Take Arbutis all the way to Randolph 
  • Right onto Randolph 
  • 5th left onto Ridge Rd
  • Take Ridge all the way to Saybrook then a Left on to the shop

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Tilcon Whirlwind Hill Loop Hard (~26mi)

Ride Notes: Same fun ride as the 'easy' loop with a challenging hill climb thrown in to mix things up.

  • Leave store left on Broad
  • Right up court
  • Left on high St
  • Right on Church 
  • Church becomes Long Lane 
  • Cross over Wadsworth 
  • Right onto Long Hill Rd 
  • Right onto Randolph 
  • Left onto Laurel Grove (sweep by Mercy) 
  • Right onto Rockfall which turns into Hubbard 
  • Left onto Cherry Hill 
  • Right onto Miller Rd 
  • Cross 147 onto Lyman Rd 
  • Left onto Rt. 157 
  • Right onto South St (steep orchard hill rd) 
  • Left onto Powder ridge Hill rd 
  • Right onto Rt. 157 
  • Right onto Rt. 68 
  • Left onto North Branford rd 
  • Bear right onto Scard Rd (base of the hill by farm) 
  • Left up Whirlwind Hill rd (pace yourself) 
  • Straight across 4 corners by the farm (stay whirlwind) 
  • Whirlwind turns into Howd 
  • Follow Howd to rt. 17 
  • Left on Rt. 17 
  • Right onto Maiden Lane 
  • Right onto Johnson 
  • Johnson merges with Foothills which becomes Millbrook 
  • Millbrook to East Main St (by Stop and Shop) 
  • Left onto Saybrook (which becomes Main St Extenstion)
  • Home by Main St or Broad St

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3 Amigos and their Little Friend (26mi)

Ride Notes:

  • -Left on Broad St
  • -Right on Bourt St
  • -Left on High St
  • -Right onto Church St
  • -Left onto Pine
  • -Left onto Randolph
  • -Cross Rt 17 at the light
  • -Right onto Arbutus
  • -Left onto Livingston
  • -Right onto Millbrook
  • -Millbrook turns into Foothills
  • -Straight up Foothills (the first amigo)
  • -Bear right onto Weise Albert -Be careful Weise Albert is a steep and twisty downhill control your speed
  • -Turn Left to stay on Weise Albert
  • -Right onto Foothills
  • -Straight through 4 way
  • -Go up Little City Rd (the second Amigo)
  • -Left at T intersection.
  • Stay Left to continute on Little City -Stay on this road all the way past H.K. High.
  • -Left onto 81
  • -Left onto 154
  • -Quick left onto Candlewood
  • -Right onto Brainard Hill Rd - first Right after the Rt. 9 overpass
  • -Stay Right on Brainard Hill
  • -Go up Brainard Hill (the third amigo)
  • -Brainard hill becomes South Bartholomew
  • -The second climb on this rd is the little friend
  • -Descend S. Bartholomew. After overpass, Left onto Saybrook.
  • -Take Saybrook back to shop.

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Powder Ridge Loop (20mi)

Ride Notes: A good mix of hills, descents and flats. Nothing terribly challenging. A good, quick 20mi loop.

  • Go out Church St (by Wes U.) to long lane.
  • At "4 Way" take right onto Wadsworth.
  • Go all the way to Wadsworth park and go left onto 157
  • Take the right across from the cemetery the bridges 157 and Jackson hill
  • Take a left onto Jackson
  • Take first right onto Indian Hill golf course rd
  • Take left at "T" and then go to the base of Powder Ridge
  • Climb Powder Ridge Rd and go all the way to end
  • Take left towards Rt. 68
  • Take left onto 68 and take all the way to Rt. 17
  • Quick left onto 17
  • Take first right onto the back roads towards Johnson Lane
  • Take this rd all the way to the cow farm and bear right. (Johnson?) This rd becomes Millbrook
  • Take Millbrook all the way to Randolph rd "4 way"
  • Come back into town by stop and shop.

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Guilford Lake Loop

Ride Notes: Flat and fast ride.

  • Left on Broad
  • Right on Court
  • Left on High
  • Right onto Church
  • First lefts at 4 way stop
  • Take all the way to Randolph Rd
  • Take right onto RT 17 South (Stay single file!!!!!!)
  • Take all the way to RT 77 in Durham
  • Left onto RT 77
  • Follow RT 77 by the lake
  • Take first left around the lake. (Wait here to regroup while being courteous to the cars)
  • Follow this rd all the way back to 77
  • Right onto 77
  • 77 merges with 17N
  • Take 17N to Maiden Lane in Durham by the market
  • Right onto Maiden Lane
  • Take right onto Johnson lane
  • Take left onto Millbrook at the base of Foothills
  • Straight at 4 corners of Millbrook and Randolph
  • Follow this road past Stop and Shop.
  • Left onto Saybrook/Main St Extension.
  • Back to the Shop.

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Guilford Lake Loop Extended

Ride Notes: This is the extended version of the flat Guilford Lake Loop. The extended version adds some climbing if you're bored with the flats!

    • Left on Broad
    • Right on Court
    • Left on High
    • Right onto Church 
    • First lefts at 4 way stop 
    • Take all the way to Randolph Rd 
    • Take right onto RT 17 South (Stay single file!!!!!!)
    • Take all the way to RT 77 in Durham 
    • Left onto RT 77 
    • Just prior to the lake, take a Right onto Great Hill Rd 
    • Great Hill Turns into Long Hill Rd 
    • At the intersection of RT 80, take a left onto RT 80 *RIDE SINGLE-FILE ON RT 80!*
    • Follow RT 80 and cross RT 77 
    • Take a Left onto Hoop Pole Rd, follow to Lake Dr (continues around the opposite side of the lake) 
    • Follow Lake Dr all the way back to 77 
    • Right onto 77 
    • 77 merges with 17N 
    • Take 17N to Maiden Lane in Durham by the market 
    • Right onto Maiden Lane 
    • Take right onto Johnson lane 
    • Take left onto Millbrook at the base of Foothills 
    • Straight at 4 corners of Millbrook and Randolph 
    • Follow this rd past Stop and Shop 
    • Left onto Saybrook Rd.
    • Back to the Shop

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Guilford Lake Super Extended Loop (~40mi)   

Notes: You get the flat, fast part in the beginning, hills thrown in the middle, and relatively flat and fast going home.

  • Left on Broad
  • Right on Court
  • Left on High
  • Right onto Church 
  • First lefts at 4 way stop 
  • Take all the way to Randolph Rd 
  • Take right onto RT 17 South (Stay single file!!!!!!)
  • Take all the way to RT 77 in Durham 
  • Left onto RT 77 
  • Just prior to the lake, take a Right onto Great Hill Rd 
  • Great Hill Turns into Long Hill Rd 
  • At the intersection of RT 80, take a left onto RT 80 [!RIDING SINGLE FILE IS A MUST HERE!]
  • Follow RT 80 to RT 79
  • Follow the rotary around (clock-wise, CAREFUL for cars!) to RT79 NORTH (3rd right in rotary)
  • Take 79N to the intersection of 17.
  • Take 17N to Maiden Lane in Durham by the market 
  • Right onto Maiden Lane 
  • Take right onto Johnson lane 
  • Take left onto Millbrook at the base of Foothills 
  • Straight at 4 corners of Millbrook and Randolph 
  • Follow this rd past Stop and Shop 
  • Left onto Saybrook Rd.
  • Back to the Shop

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Research Parkway Loop (26mi)

Ride Notes: Research Parkway is a great road for working together in a fast paceline or time-trialing your tail off.

  • Leave store left on Broad
  • Right up Court
  • Left on High St
  • Right on Church
  • Take all the way to Wadsworth long lane 4 way
  • Go straight and stay on Long Lane
  • Take right at 4 way onto Long Hill Rd
  • Take right onto Randolph Rd
  • Bear left at 3 way onto Laurel Glen By Mercy High
  • Go through stop sign
  • Take a right onto Rockfall Rd
  • Rockfall turns into Hubbard
  • Left onto Cherry Hill rd
  • Right onto Miller
  • Cross RT 147 onto Lyman Rd
  • Follow up through the Golf course
  • Left onto RT 157 (Reed’s Gap Rd)
  • Right onto South St (Brings you up the steep hills to the orchard)
  • Left onto Powder Hill rd
  • Right onto 157
  • Right onto 68
  • At 3 way Bear right onto Barnes Rd (Looks Like an extension of 68)
  • Take 1st Right onto High Hill rd
  • Take 1st left onto Carpenter
  • Take right onto Research Parkway
  • At 4 corners take right onto Ives
  • Take 1st Left onto Pomeroy
  • Cross East Main St to Preston Ave. (The road is across to the right)
  • Preston turns into Baldwin follow over RT 66 and under I-91
  • Take 1st right after I-91 (Thurrott Ave)
  • Thurrott turns into Preston
  • Take right onto Country Club Rd stay on it for a while
  • Go straight through the 217 4 way onto Westfield St
  • Take Westfield all the way to Newfield St
  • Right onto Newfield
  • Left onto Liberty St
  • Take 1st right onto Berlin St
  • Cross Rt. 66
  • Go Left on Washington Terr. and ride along the green.
  • Right on High
  • Left on College
  • Left On Broad
  • Shop is on the right!

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Two Bridges (~33mi)

Ride Notes: A classic Pedal Power ride.

  • Head towards the Arrigoni Bridge via Pearl and spring street.
  • Left onto Rome Ave. to loop around under the bridge so as to be on the proper side of the road and good access to the sidewalk on the bridge (Note: We ride the sidewalk on the bridge it is the only safe way over but be aware of glass)
  • Cross the bridge and take the first right into the industrial area
  • Take first left towards waste management buildings
  • Take second left by the tracks and ball fields
  • Take right onto Rt. 66
  • Stay on 66 all the way to the two lanes become 1 and then take the left behind the Winchester café (Middle Haddam Rd)
  • Follow Middle Haddam all the way, it becomes Old Middletown Rd and bear right at the Depot Hill Rd intersection towards Rt. 151.
  • Cross Rt. 66 to 151 south. Follow this for a few miles towards the Salmon River
  • 151 becomes 196 just before the Salmon River bear right
  • Crest hill by Sunrise Resort and then take 1st right onto Johnsonville Rd
  • Bear right onto RT 149
  • Take 1st right onto RT 82
  • Cross Haddam Bridge
  • Take 1st Major right (mid way up hill) onto Camp Bethel Rd
  • Take right onto RT 154
  • Take 1st left after Schoolhouse Rd. onto Wakley Hill Rd in Haddam (small Green w/ Statue) this will get us off 154 for a while
  • Bear left onto 154 again and follow through Higganum Center
  • Stay on 154 all the way to Middletown
  • The road between Aircraft rd and Main Street becomes rough and then congested so be careful of holes and concrete cracks.

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Little City / Beaver Meadow (~33mi)

Ride Notes: A little climbing with a wickedly fast (if you work for it) downhill.

  • Left on to Broad
  • Right onto Court
  • Left onto High St
  • Right onto Church
  • Left on to Pine
  • Left onto Randolph
  • Continue on Randolph
  • Right onto Millbrook at the bottom of the hill
  • Millbrook turns into Foothills
  • Follow Foothills to 4 corners at base of Little City
  • Straight up Little City
  • Right at Little City/Sima Rd Junction (it is Sima for a while then Little City again)
  • Left onto Jackson
  • Bear right onto McTeigh
  • Right onto Burr Rd
  • Cross 81 to Parker (or continuation of Burr)
  • Left onto Beaver Meadow
  • Left onto Hayden Hill Rd (funny 3-4 way intersection) Hard Left
  • Left onto Wakley
  • Bear Left onto 154 north
  • Take 154 all the way into Middletown
  • ALTERNATE ENDING: If you get to the 154/81 intersection w 45 minutes of light left take this route to add some hills and miles
  • Left onto Candlewood
  • Right onto Brainard Hill rd
  • Brainard becomes Bartholomew
  • Follow Bartholomew to 154/Saybrook Rd
  • Saybrook to Middletown

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Tour de East Hampton Hills

 

Ride Notes: 39.6mi with 3000+feet of vertical climbing

  • Head towards the Arrigoni Bridge via Pearl and Spring Street.
  • Left onto Rome Ave. to loop around under the bridge so as to be on the proper side of the road and good access to the sidewalk on the bridge (Note: We ride the sidewalk on the bridge it is the only safe way over but be aware of glass)
  • Cross the bridge 
  • Continue on Rt 17A "old Main St" to the 4 corners 
  • Left onto 17N 
  • Right onto Isinglass Hill rd 
  • Right onto Thompson Hill rd 
  • Left onto Old Marlborough Turnpike
  • Right onto South St 
  • South becomes Great Hill
  • After crest of Great Hill bear right onto Stephen Tom Rd
  • Bear left/straight onto Penfield Hill Rd 
  • Be careful as the bottom of the hill is a stop
  • Left at the bottom of the hill on Middle Haddam Rd 
  • Right onto Depot Hill to the stop light
  • Left onto Rt. 66 
  • Left onto Cone (hill) Rd
  • Left (Abbey) then quick right at top of hill
  • Right onto Clark Hill Rd
  • Follow Clark all the way to the lake. (Control your speed)
  • Left onto N. Main St (Clockwise around the lake)
  • N. Main becomes Lake Dr
  • Bear right onto RT 66
  • Left onto RT 196
  • Left onto Flanders
  • Right onto Smith St (by pond)
  • Left onto RT 16
  • Right onto Tartia Rd
  • Right onto Wopowog
  • Left onto Daniels St.
  • Cross 196 to Old Chestnut Hill Rd (18% grade at top)
  • Right at top of hill onto Chestnut Hill Rd
  • Left onto RT 16
  • Left onto RT 66
  • Right onto Old Middletown Rd (Cobalt)
  • Straight onto Middle Haddam Rd
  • Right onto RT 66
  • Ride back into Middletown over the bridge

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Uphill Both Ways  

Ride Notes: Our longest ride of the season. Climb some hills (as the ride's name suggests).

  • Head towards the Arrigoni Bridge via Pearl and spring street.
  • Left onto Rome Ave. to loop around under the bridge so as to be on the proper side of the road and good access to the sidewalk on the bridge (Note: We ride the sidewalk on the bridge it is the only safe way over but be aware of glass)
  • Cross the bridge
  • Continue on RT 17A "Old Main St" to the 4 corners
  • Left onto 17N
  • Stay on 17N into Glastonbury
  • Left onto Old Maids Lane
  • Right onto Tryon
  • Tryon ends in a goofy 4 way so bear right up to the stoplight
  • Left onto 17N
  • Right onto Chestnut Hill Rd (follow all the way to end)
  • Cross Old New London Turnpike
  • Follow Quarry to RT 83
  • Left onto RT 83
  • Follow RT 83 to RT 94
  • Right onto RT 94
  • Follow RT 94 all the way to top of the hill
  • Right onto Marlborough Rd
  • Marlborough becomes Finley Hill (fast hill be bareful)
  • Bear right onto Jones Hollow Rd
  • Right onto West Rd
  • Go all the way to under RT 2
  • Continue straight up Portland Rd which becomes Portland Reservoir Rd
  • Left onto White Birch Rd
  • Right onto Brewer
  • Brewer becomes Mott Hill Rd
  • Right onto Lake Dr
  • Right onto Clark Hill (it is a doozy)
  • Left onto N. Cone
  • Left onto Abbey
  • Quick right onto Cone
  • Right onto RT 66
  • Right onto old Middletown (the right before the stoplight in cobalt)
  • Bear left onto Middle Haddam Rd
  • Follow to RT 66 West
  • Take 66 in over the bridge

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Portland Hills - Hard (27mi)

Ride Notes: More hills added to the beginning of the Portland Hills Ride makes this a leg burner!

  • Head towards the Arrigoni Bridge via Pearl and spring street.
  • Left onto Rome Ave. to loop around under the bridge so as to be on the proper side of the road and good access to the sidewalk on the bridge (Note: We ride the sidewalk on the bridge it is the only safe way over but be aware of glass)
  • Cross the bridge
  • Continue on RT 17A "old Main St" to the 4 corners
  • Left onto 17N
  • Right onto Isinglass Hill Rd
  • Right onto Thompson Hill Rd
  • Left onto Old Marlborough Turnpike
  • Right onto South St
  • South becomes Great Hill
  • After crest of Great Hill bear right onto Stephen Tom Rd
  • Bear left/straight onto Penfield Hill Rd
  • Be careful as the bottom of the hill is a stop
  • Left at the bottom of the hill on Middle Haddam Rd
  • Right onto Depot Hill to the stop light
  • Left onto RT 66
  • Right onto RT 16
  • Right onto Hog Hill
  • Right onto RT 151
  • Straight through 66/151 4 way light (151 becomes Depot Hill Rd)
  • Left onto Middle Haddam Rd
  • Bear left all the way to RT 66
  • Follow RT 66 into Middletown

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Foothills / Bear Rock and Cherry Hill (23mi)

Ride Notes:

  • Left onto Broad
  • Right on Court St
  • Left on High St 
  • Right onto Church St
  • Left onto Pine
  • Left onto Randolph
  • Cross RT 17 at the light
  • Right onto Millbrook at the bottom of the hill
  • Straight up Foothills
  • Bear right onto Weiss Albert
  • Right onto Higganum
  • Right onto Candlewood/Bear Rock
  • Stay on Bear Rock all the way to Maiden Lane
  • Right onto Maiden Lane
  • Stay left on Maiden by the farm to Haddam Quarter
  • Left onto Haddam Quarter
  • Cross 17 to 147 (Be Courteous to the cars please)
  • Bear right up Cherry Hill
  • Take a right onto Laurel Brook Rd (Independent Day School Rd)
  • Left onto Laurel Grove Rd
  • Right onto Daniels (Vinal tech)
  • Left onto Long Hill Rd
  • Left onto Long lane
  • Left onto High St
  • Right onto College
  • Left onto Broad
  • Back to the shop

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Sebastian's Century 

An awesome, scenic, mostly flat (it is CT, so it's not board-flat), 100 miles that winds through CT. There are roughly 7-10mi of busy roads but the rest is on beautiful back roads that are nicely paved. Middletown to Essex to Branford and back. Several bicycle shops and food stops along the way so no need for a sag wagon! Below is the cue sheet. The towns are marked so if you get lost, you can get your bearings a bit better. There is no mileage so keep your eyes peels for signs and landmarks. Have fun! Begin by parking at Xavier High on Millbrook Rd. Key: RT-right LFT-left BR-bear right ST-straight BEC-becomes (T)- T-intersection

 

  • Head South on Millbrook
  • BR onto Johnson Lane -Durham
  • LFT (T) to Maiden Lane
  • LFT onto Bear Rock Rd
  • ST on Higganum Rd
  • BEC Candlewood Hill Rd
  • HigganumBRT (T) Route 154
  • CONT Route 154 -Chester
  • CONT Route 154 -Deep River
  • LFT Essex Rd (by park w/ bronze bird)
  • LFT River Road -Essex
  • RT @ roundabout
  • RT onto Route 154 N after highway entrance
  • LFT fork onto Main St -Ivoryton
  • BEC Pond Meadow Rd
  • BEC East Pond Meadow Rd
  • RT Dennison Rd (short steep climb) -Westbrook
  • RT (T) Pond Meadow Rd
  • LFT Cross Rd
  • BEC Old Horse Rd
  • RT Chittenden Hill Rd
  • RT (T) Kelseytown Rd -Clinton
  • LFT Kelseytown Bridge Rd (3-way int.)
  • RT Iron Works Rd
  • LFT (T) Roast Meat Hill Rd -Killingworth
  • RT Stevens Rd
  • -cross Route 81-
  • LFT Green Hill Rd
  • -cross Route 79 -Madison
  • RT Nortontown Rd (unmarked Rd, just past Mungertown)
  • LFT Orcutt Rd
  • RT (T) Podunk Rd
  • LFT (T) Bradley Corners
  • BEC N. Madison Rd -Guilford
  • RT Maupus Rd (near school)
  • BR Maple Hills Rd
  • LFT (T) Rte 80
  • RT Hoop Pole Rd
  • LFT onto connector Rd before 2nd lake
  • LFT (T) Route 77 S
  • -cross Route 80-
  •  *just b/4 Rte1, stop at health food store on right*
  • CONT on Route 77 S
  • RT Route 146 @ town green
  • CONT on Route 146 -Branford
  • RT Pine Orchard Rd by armory
  • BEC Damascus Rd
  • LFT Featherbed Lane (unmarked Rd, big blue house)
  • LFT (T) Rte 1
  • RT Route 139
  • RT (T) Toute 80
  • LFT County Rd, after Town Line Liquor
  • BR County Rd -Guilford
  • LFT Long Hill Rd
  • BEC Great Hill Rd
  • LFT (T) Route 77
  • CONT Route 77 -Durham
  • MERGE Route 17
  • CONT Route 17 -Middletown

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Over The Hill and Through the Woods Loop    

Ride Notes: Approx 32mi. Please note, all mileage is approximate. Keep on the look-out for road signs.

  • Start @ back of Pedal Power
  • Right out of the back lot to Washington St
  • Left onto Washington
  • Right onto Newfield   .67mi
  • Left onto Westfield   1.33mi
  • Straight onto Country Club Rd   3mi
  • Country Club becomes Westfield   7.05mi
  • Stay Straight onto Bee St    7.48mi
  • Right onto Baldwin Ave
  • go under Rt 15
  • Take a Left onto Gravel St
  • Stay straight onto Paddock Av
  • Stay Right onto Murdock Ave   11.34mi
  • Murdock becomes North Farms Rd   11.83mi
  • Left on Grieb Rd   13.89mi
  • Stay Right on East Main St   14.11mi
  • East Main becomes Woodhouse Ave   15.91mi
  • Left @ triangle to stay on Woodhouse Ave (RT150)   19.17mi
  • Woodhouse becomes Clintonville Rd   19.88mi
  • Left onto RT17
  • Follow 17 back to Middletown, and back to the shop

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