NYCC resumes limited operations ...

Starting Wednesay April 15th, will are going to re-open the ride sign-up system for virtual rides (Zwift, TrainerRoad, Peloton Digital, Rouvy, etc.) and similar on your trainer rides.  We had tried this earlier in the year — before the pandemic — but had few takers.  But things are different now. For more details, please see the home page.

The Berkshires

      The Berkshires

     

Within a single, hard day's effort out of New York City solely by pedal, the Massachusetts Berkshires are more easily accessible by train at the upper end of the Harlem Valley line of Metro North.

Users need to be aware that trains north of Southeast run every other hour.

Sheffield and Great Barrington play host to NYCC's annual Memorial Day Weekend.

The Appalachian Mountains climb higher in the Berkshires than their milder cousins in Connecticut. With deep, secluded valleys like Tyringham, and open, gentle lowlands in the Housatonic Valley, riders have a plethora of quiet, country roads to ramble on.

Cyclists are reminded to limit riding on Route 7 to short sections as it is less than bike-friendly in sections.

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