Enjoy the beauty and serenity of northeast Connecticut on a pleasant bike tour. Well-marked routes along mostly back roads enhance your enjoyment and allow you to fully appreciate the scenery. This ride is set up for enjoyment for both families and century riders alike. We’ve taken most of the hills out of the ride, and have slightly revised the course this year.
The annual Quiet Corner Cycling Classic 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, May 17th from 8:00 to 1:00, rain or shine! Registration will begin at 7:30. Lunch is on us after the ride for all the participant starting at 11:30 a.m. until 2:00.
THE DAY OF THE RIDE
Sign-in begins at 8:00 AM at Camp Quinebaug in Danielson, CT. 50 mile cyclists should be on the road by 8:30.
25 mile cyclist should be on the road by 9:00 a.m.. All riders must be in by 2:00 PM.
Pledge money and sponsor sheets must be turned in prior to the start of the ride. Itís important that your bike be in good working order before you arrive. There will be a rest stop along the tour stocked with free refreshments, and emergency pick-up services are available for riders and their bikes. Food will be provided after the ride for all riders beginning at 11:30.
Registration may be found on-line at BikeReg.com. The day of the ride registration will begin at 7:30. You should register on-line and bring your registration form with your entry fee of $25 ($60 for a family up to 5 people). There is a $10 additional fee to register the day of the ride. We will accept registration forms up to and including the day of the ride, but itís very helpful to us to have them beforehand. Make checks out to: Friends of Camp Quinebaug. Donít bring your sponsor sheet until the day of the ride.
T-shirts are available for purchase on-line when you register or on the day of the ride.
*Special 25% discount for military (active duty, National Guard, reserves, and retirees) and dependents when verified by military ID card.
It is important that your bike be in good working order before you arrive. All riders must wear helmets. Children under the age of 13 require parent/guardian to ride with them.
Camp Quinebaug is located off of Route 12 in Killingly.
- Route 395N to exit 91, Route 395S to exit 91W
- Move to left lane
- At intersection of Routes 6 & 12, go left onto Route 12 South
- Approximately 2 miles make a left turn onto Taos Drive (if you see Benny's on the right, you went TOO FAR)
- At the end of the road (a dead end), go left
- Stay to the right at the split.
This is a great ride for groups if you belong to a riding team, or work for a company that promotes group sports. A little friendly challenge between teams to see which team can raise the most money can be great fun!
Looking forward to seeing you again in 2013!