Good Bye Summer, Hello Autumn Bike Ride.

Tonight,  September 22nd.  6PM from Corks Wine and Tapas in New Bedford.

It’s all HERE

5th Annual Woonaquatucket Watershead Ride


All the photos are HERE

It was a crisp sunny Saturday bike ride in support of the Woonsquatucket Watershed Council in Providence.  Two hundred fifty riders set out from downtown using staggered starts for the 62-50-30-10 and 5 mile options.  The Council provided valet parking for bikes, a band, food and swag at the finish area of Waterplace Park.

The ride was a nice mix of bike path and low traffic urban and rural roads.  A couple of the highlights were Blackstone Boulevard, the Blackstone Valley and Burriville bike paths.  Riding through the city of Pawtucket was a tease to the coolness of riding through the Brown University area and downtown Providence.

There are some great and unique rides available to those in this part of New England and the Woonasquatucket Watershed ride easily ranks with the NYC Five Boroughs and the Midnight Marathon rides.

2014 Woony Hi Def from John Sullivan on Vimeo.

Great Weather For Saturday’s Woony Ride

One of the many rest stops

One of the many rest stops

It’s one of my top two annual rides second only to the Five Boroughs Ride in NYC.
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Friday is the last day to pre-register at the cheap rate.  Day of the ride registration is $70.

Upcoming Fundraising Rides

Two fundraising rides are approaching.  The Woonasquatucket Watershed Ride on September 21 and the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride on October 5th.    The Woony Ride is a flat $40 fee with a variety of mileage choices. Raising additional money is encouraged but not a requirement.

We have more options for this, our 5th Annual bike-a-thon fundraiser for the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council! Ride 62, 50, 30, 10 or 5 miles with full support from our brilliant and steadfast team of volunteers.

The Woony Ride brings out families and avid cyclists from the all over the region to enjoy the beauty of the Woonasquatucket River, a historic asset to the state of Rhode Island. It’s a fully supported ride, and it ends with an AFTER-PARTY at Waterplace Park in Downtown Providence – live music, food, and awesome prizes for fundraisers!

Register Now

The Buzzards Bay Watershed ride has an initial $30 registration fee and requires a rider to raise an additional minimum of $300.

Celebrate the beauty of the Buzzards Bay region by participating in the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride! Whether you’re an avid cyclist or a casual rider, you’ll enjoy a fun, scenic ride with 75-mile and 35-mile route options. And you’ll raise funds to protect clean water for all

Register Now

Saturday Morning Ride


For directions to Fort Hill bike path access search for directions to intersection of Mercer Street and Veterans Memorial Parkway in East Providence through Google Maps or GPS. Parking is overlooking the river on the West side of the highway.

Saturday A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible

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