Bike Tours in NJ
Apart from exploring New Jersey on feet, you can also explore the place on two wheels. You can ride your own bike or rent one and get set on riding up and down all those curvy and challenging trails. It is not only a great way to see New Jersey in a different light, but for the health conscious ones, there is a different joy that is associated with riding a bike. There are companies that arrange for bike tours in NJ. Get in touch with one of them and get the wheels rolling on the many trails of New Jersey.
- The Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ)- This is one great touring club that came into being in the year 1978. This is a non-profit bicycling club that aims at promoting bicycling for recreation. They also want to promote it as a suitable mode of transportation too. With nearly 1300 members, they are one of the largest touring club in NJ. The club is also known for the number of biking trips that they organize annually which adds to nearly 1,000 rides a year. One has the choice to go for the weekly club rides or tours that are arranged during the weekends. The bike rides are headed by the Club volunteers. If you are a pro, then you can even take part in the greatest cycling event organized at their end which is the Ramapo Rally. The club is located in Bergen County, NJ. More details can be found at www.btcnj.com.
- Central Jersey Bicycle Club Inc.– This bike touring company has the reputation to ride throughout New Jersey starting from the High Point to the Cape May and from Lambertville to the Atlantic Highlands. This is one of the oldest and largest biking tour clubs in the country dating back to 1968 when it was first founded as the Metuchen Bicycle Touring Society. The name was changed to Central Jersey Bicycle Club in the year 1979 but it was not before 1993 that the club was incorporated. One can opt for bike tours from this club almost throughout the year. The address of the place is P. O. Box 10686, New Brunswick, NJ in Middlesex County. Call them at (732) 225-HUBS or visit www.cjbc.org for details.
- Jersey Shore Touring Society– For many of us biking is just for relaxation and fun and spending some me-time. This touring society stands for that only because to them their biking tours are all about fun, exploring NJ and gathering experience. To them, social interaction and a great team participation is much more necessary. The Jersey Shore Touring Society Inc. is a 501(c)(7) tax exempt organization and arranges for biking tours for the sake of socialization rather than challenging each other to any kind of competition. They are located in Monmouth County and the address is PO Box 8581 Red Bank, NJ. You can also visit their website at www.jsts.us and get all the details of the upcoming biking tours and events.