Some popular local road or multi-use trail rides are listed below, or check out the Maps & Routes page to plan a ride on or off road.
Our Calendar button on the Home Page will show you a list of scheduled local cycling events, or keep reading for general Information on weekly group/club rides and annual charity rides.
Some GREAT rides in the Simsbury area:
• Sharrow Loop - 16 mi loop around town
• FVTC Farm-to-Farm Tour - 20 miles
Visit Ryan Family Flower Farm, J.L. Hall Farm, Community Farm of Simsbury, George Hall Farm, Flamig Farm, and Tulmeadow Farm.
• Massachusetts (Barely!) – 31.6mi loop
• Trail from Simsbury to Westfield –16.5 mi
• Granville and Back – 43.5mi loop
• West Simsbury to Old Newgate – 30.6 mi loop
• West Simsbury & Tariffville – 13.4mi loop
• West Simsbury & Old Newgate Prison – 25mi loop
• Trails-in-Motion 10 Mile Ride (Simsbury-Avon) – 10-mile, EASY
• Trails-in-Motion 30 Mile Ride (Farmington Valley Greenway Loop) – 30mi loop
Town Hall to Stratton Brook State Park: SHORT (5.5 miles)
From Town Hall, Head south on Rt. 10/202 Bushy Hill
Right onto Rte 167 W
Left about 100 meters past Bushy Hill intersection to the bike path to Stratton Brook State Park
Follow the bike path to the park
Turn around and return to town hall the same way you came
Weekly Group RIdes
LOCAL GROUP RIDES
Updated 7/2/2020. Check with your local bike shop or hosts for the most current information.
Eastern Bloc cycling club organizes many group rides for cyclists of all ability levels. (860-693-8891)
Valley Cycling All rides start from Granby Dunkin Donuts (next to Stop & Shop), 7 Mill Pond Rd.
M/W - 6pm - 2hrs
Sat - 8 & 8:15 am - 2+hrs
Sun.- 8 am - 2+hrs
Intermediate/advanced group that rides for fun on the rail trails, quiet roads and awesome excursions.
South Windsor Walk & Wheel way Thursday Evening Rides, CT Valley Brewing Company, 10-15 mile road ride, leisurely pace. Thursdays 5:45-8PM (July/August).
Central Wheel (Farmington) 860-677-7010 MTB, Road, and Rec. rides. Check site for schedule.
Simsbury. Contact the shop at 860-658-1311.
Annual Charity Rides in the area:
CCAP Breakaway Benefit Ride - May, CT
MS Ride - June, Windsor, CT
Tour of Litchfield Hills -Aug, Litchfield, CT
Pan Mass Challenge - Aug,, several locations in Massachusetts
Closer to Free - Sept., New Haven, CT
Discover CT Bicycle Tours, Bike Walk CT
Camp Hole in the Wall Gang -Sept, Ashford, CT
Charity Bicycle Ride website