Bicycle Events on or near the Scenic Byways
There are a number of annual bicycling events in the Adirondack North Country region, and new events are being developed all the time. The map below provides a geographic summary of 15+ annual bicycle events highlighted on different byway pages throughout the Bike the Byways website. Use the 15 Byways tab to select a Byway – or see the map overview of all the Byways – to find a location of interest and see bike event suggestions.
Click on a map marker to see a description for the event and a link to more information (if available). Some communities might have more than one event, use the navigation tools on the map to zoom in and see more detail.
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The table below lists each event – follow the linked names for more information. The table can be sorted on each column.
|Bike Event||Community||Time of Month|
|Erie Canal Bike Tour||Buffalo to Schenectady||July, 2nd week|
|Tour of the Battenkill||Cambridge||April, 2nd weekend|
|Thousand Islands Land Trust Bike Tours||Clayton||July & August|
|Bike the Byway-Mohawk Towpath||Colonie||August, 2nd Saturday|
|Mohawk Towpath Byway Duathlon||Crescent||October, 3rd Sunday|
|Black Fly Challenge||Inlet to Indian Lake||June, 2nd Saturday|
|Centurion Cycling-New York||Lake George||June, 4th weekend|
|Ford Ironman Lake Placid||Lake Placid||July, 4th Sunday|
|Race with the Wind||Lowville||September, 3rd Sunday|
|ididaride!, Adirondack Bike Tour||North Creek - Speculator loop||August, 3rd Sunday|
|Pat Stratton Memorial Bicycle Ride||Saranac Lake||August, last Saturday|
|Saranac Lake Tandem Rally||Saranac Lake||June, 3rd weekend|
|Saratoga Springs Tour de Cure||Saratoga Springs||June, 1st Sunday|
|Tour de Farm near Saratoga Springs||Saratoga Springs||July, 3rd Sunday|
|Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon||Tupper Lake||June, 4th Saturday|
|Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race||Wilmington||June, 3rd Saturday|
|Wilmington/Whiteface 100k||Wilmington||June, 3rd weekend|
|Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Fest||Wilmington||June, 3rd weekend (4 days)|
Harvey Botzman’s Cyclotour website is another good source of bicycle event information for New York and surrounding states.
Check with bike shops and local Chambers of Commerce for information on these and other events such as local tours, races, time trials and other bicycling activities.
If we have missed an annual bicycle event that you would like us to consider, use the comment box below. Please use the form on the Contact Us page to provide more details. While we may not be able to quickly address every suggestion, we appreciate all input and will attempt to incorporate new biking information as time and funding allow. Requested information includes:
- The month and day(s) of the week that it occurs every year.
- A concise “short description” that summarizes the event.
- A more detailed summary, including the high points and particulars.
- Photos – one or more photos to illustrate the event.
- Map location – a complete address or latitude/longitude coordinates.
- A link to the online information, multiple links if available.