Things You Need to Know Before Joining Us

We’re a group of cyclists from all disciplines who live in Barre, Vermont. With the support of Vermont Bicycle Shop we’ve created a casual and loosely formed “club” to organize bikes rides within our community. With the help of Vermont Bicycle Shop we’ve got this great webpage and a dedicated group to help facilitate friendly…

Our friends at Pride Rides Vermont.org

Why Pride Rides? For diversity, inclusion, and representation of LGBTQIA+ folks on bikes, because barriers to inclusion for LGBTQIA+ folks still exist. It is good to belong! Building a community of queer folks inside the community of cyclists in VT creates a space for folks to ride without having to hide/closet or be quiet about…

Join Us! Bike Rides and Discussions

Currently the bulk of our rides are still sort of impromptu gatherings with respect to COVID. You can join us on our Facebook Groups page and on our Group Rides and Discussion page to find out where our latest rides are happening as well as general news and discussions. You can also reach out to…

Routes and Places to Ride

We’ve put together some of our favorite bike rides in our area. We hope you find this information entertaining and informative. As always, be sure to make yourself very aware of your riding routes. Take maps and compasses whenever possible as you will find many place in rural Vermont will not have any kind of…

Vermont Bicycle Club in the Dolomites

Amber Terway, Barre, VT – Nov. 2019 – Earlier this year, Delta Airlines eliminated their $150 additional fee for bicycles, as well as all oversized sports gear. My husband, Tim, and I took this as a sign to go on our long overdue honeymoon. So we packed up our gravel bikes (with Darren’s help!), flew…

About Kris

“It is good to belong! Building a community of queer folks inside the community of cyclists in VT creates a space for folks to ride without having to hide/closet or be quiet about their queerness, which for many of us is a big and important part of our identity. Why Pride Rides? For diversity, inclusion,…

About Kelsey

Kelsey has lived in central Vermont her entire life. There aren’t many dirt roads around here she hasn’t been on. Gravel riding is her favorite, she also enjoys a small amount of trail riding and some road riding on occasion. Kelsey loves climbing hills for miles and miles just as much as She loves a short…

About Mark

Mark Martin is the founder of Vermont Bicycle Club! His idea was born of working with Vermont Bicycle Shop to create a larger and more welcoming community to cyclists of all ability levels. He loved the idea of building a community of cyclists who are interested in enjoying the outdoors in an easy going, non-competitive…