- Properly fitted helmets are required to ride.
- There are rides for all skill and experience levels.
- Check each tour listing for a difficulty level.
- Bring a bike, water, food, and sunscreen.
- All participants must sign a release form before participating on the tour.
- Click the tour listing below for more information about each tour.
- All rides leave from the New Haven Green.
- Save time, print out your release form in advance and bring it with you to the start of the tour. Fill it out now >
Sat, June 8, 2019, 9:00 am
Travel South on the East Coast Greenway to Silver Sands State Park in Milford. This section of the ECG incorporates the Vision Trail, the Harbor side trail, the Long Wharf Nature Preserve, and the Savin Rock Trail. A representative of ECG will lead the ride and provide information and background on the trails.Details
Sat, June 8, 2019, 2:00 pm
Shake hands with New Haven’s Bike Share. Learn how to sign up, saddle up, and hitch up. You’ll learn key bike handling skills along the way. You may either use your own bike or Bike Share bikes will be made available at no charge.Details
Sun, June 9, 2019, 9:00 am
New Haven’s bike scene today is a varied and vibrant reflection of our overall population. Join us as we visit some of the people and places that contribute to the richness of our city’s bicycle culture.Details
Sun, June 9, 2019, 2:00 pm
Retrace the steps of New Haven’s defenders during the two-pronged offensive by the British. Ride to Lighthouse Point and Bradley Point, West Haven where the British landed and attempted to take our city.Details
Sat, June 15, 2019, 9:00 am
Experience the New Haven Cultural Heritage Tour by bike. The tour tells the pre-1970 stories of the experiences, contributions and hardships faced in New Haven by five of the cultural and ethnic groups that have enriched our community.Details
Sat, June 15, 2019, 2:00 pm
Ride to Hindinger Farm in Hamden for the annual Strawberry Festival. Events include family hayrides, clowns, lots of food and entertainment, and of course, beautiful, delicious red juicy strawberries!Details
Sun, June 16, 2019, 9:00 am
New Haven is home to a wide range of fascinating and historic bridges. We’ll get an inside perspective of some of these often overlooked, important structures that carry our roadways and bikeways over rivers and other barriers. A great ride for dads and their loved ones.Details
Sun, June 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Turn on your inner James Joyce with open mic poetry and storytelling. Bring your original or favorite poem/story to tell. New Haven literary backdrops add ambiance to this shared experience.Details
Fri, June 21, 2019, 5:30 pm
Got rhythm? Don’t worry, every one is invited to International Make Music Day. Ride to locations throughout New Haven where music reigns, and is often free.Details
Sat, June 22, 2019, 9:00 am
Travel North from New Haven to Cheshire and learn about plans to connect the former rail trail to Northampton, MA. Visit historic Locks 12 and 14 before returning to New Haven. A representative of ECG will lead the ride and provide information and background on the trail.Details
Sat, June 22, 2019, 2:00 pm
Do you know how to escape from a locked room? Ever wonder how to play bocce? Oh, the games New Havener’s play will challenge and entertain you.Details
March 21, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
sponsor: Yale Transportation Options
April 17, (THURSDAY), 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Farmington Canal Trail at Sachem St, near Yale Health Clinic
sponsors: Farmington Canal Rail to Trail Assoc & Being Well @Yale
May 16 National Bike to Work Day, Friday, 7:30 -9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
sponsors: Devil’s Gear Bike Shop and Elm City Market
June 20, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
sponsor: Stratton – Faxon
July 18, 7:30 – 9:30 Pitkin Plaza
sponsor: City of New Haven Department of Transportation, Traffic & Parking
August 15, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
September 19, 7:30 -9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
sponsor: Cold Spring School
October 17, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pitkin Plaza
In the mean time, check out our monthly meetings, which in December will be replaced by a holiday party at The Grove, 760 Chapel St. Monday, Dec 9, 2013, 6–8PM. RSVP here!
Free Breakfast for all Bicyclists & Pedestrians
Friday, October 18th, 2013
7:30 – 9:30 a.m.