Local & Regional Bike Events

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Important update about the Black Diamond Trail celebration on October 2

We are closing in on the Black Diamond Trail celebration, which is happening this Sunday from 12:30-4:30 pm, and anticipate at least one hundred participants. While we were working based on the reassurances from the Finger Lakes regional Parks people that the final surface of the trail would be completed before the event date, I […]

Black Diamond Trail Thank-you Picnic

The Finger Lakes Cycling Club is hosting a Black Diamond Trail celebration picnic on Sunday October 2!  This surfaced trail has been in the making for decades. Join us in thanking the advocates, planners, and construction crew.

WHAT: Ride on the BDT followed by a picnic (grilled protein including vegetarian options and beverages provided; sign up to bring […]

Adopt-A-Highway program: Ringwood and Midline roads

The new signs are installed and they look great! The FLCC  has adopted two stretches of road: Ringwood Rd. between Ellis Hollow Creek Rd. and 553 Ringwood Rd. and Midline between Ringwood and Irish Settlement roads. Please consider participating in cleanup activities in the fall and in the spring, and we’ll turn those sessions into fun events. […]

Tour de Keuka 7/23 Ride Report

Last Saturday’s Tour de Keuka from Hammondsport, NY started hot and got hotter, but the 13-person team of Ithacans and Ithacans-at-heart who rode were blessed by a cooling wind along the way. Four of us took the climb-filled loop south of Keuka before circling the lake (complete with 13% grade in the bluff climb) for […]

Don’t get no respect on the road?

It has been a while since we have reached out to the general membership looking for YOU to join the FLCC Advocacy Committee.  The Advocacy Committee is your opportunity to improve the roads and trails you ride on, your chance to increase participation of FLCC’s impact on the local community, in short, make a […]

Successful 2016 Young People’s Bike Tour — 5,040 miles!

The FLCC 2016 Young People’s Bike Tour is now history, with a safe and successful weekend event completed June 4-5, 2016.  We rode from Newark, NY to Fairport on Saturday, had a great group dinner, camped out, then returned on Sunday, for a total of 42 biking miles.  For many kids and adults on the […]

On Your Left — Tob de Boer

On May 2, the Ithaca community lost someone extraordinary — Tob de Boer. As a cyclist, I knew only that fraction of his activity and accomplishments; but, Tob was deeply and actively involved in our community in many different ways.

Tob de Boer giving us the early history of the FLCC

(See the obituary […]

The VPs for Youth Cycling

Introductions from the VPs from Youth Cycling

My name is Madeline Turner, and I am one half of the newly instated co-Vice Presidents for Youth Cycling on the FLCC. My first memories of cycling come from riding in a bike seat at the age of two, and then, four years later, pedalling on a tag-along […]

Joint Ride with STBC

Joint Skaneateles Lake Ride with STBC

Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 26, 10:30 AM, for our joint ride with the Southern Tier Bike Club rated C/3/40.  We’ll be going with their start point at the park in Scott, NY, at the southern end of Skaneateles Lake.  We’ll take lunch with STBC at the north […]

IHS Club starts leading rides

We gladly invite you to join us for an IHS Cycling Club-sponsored ride next Sunday, 3/20/16. We are looking forward to working together with the FLCC and learning from the community. Hopefully this will be the beginning of an amazing new partnership. Multiple excited members of the IHS Cycling Club will attend, as well as […]