Across State Bicycle Tours: New York

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Cycling the Erie Canal takes bicycle riders from Buffalo to Albany along the historic and scenic Erie Canal. The 8-day tour covers about 400 miles, about half on bike trail and the rest on low-traffic roads.  Dates: July 12-19, 2020

 Bon Ton Roulet hosts a bicycle tour of the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The loop tour starts and ends in Cortland with overnights in Aurora, Taughannock Falls State Park, Watkins Glen, Geneva, and Auburn. Route options of 45 to 75 miles a day. Dates: July 18-25, 2020

Five Hundred Miles Across New York (also known as the Great Big FANY Ride) benefits the Double H Ranch, a camp in the Adirondacks for critically ill children. Check website for route (about 70 miles per day, with 30-mile options). Dates: July 19-24, 2020

Empire State Ride rolls out from New York City to Niagara Falls with overnights in Stony Point, Red Hook, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester. About 35 to 50 miles a day; check website for 2020 route. Fully supported. A fund-raiser for the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Dates: July 26-Aug. 1, 2020

Cycle Adirondacks is a bike tour that winds in and out of the forested Adirondacks Park. Presented by the Wildlife Conservation Society, the 500-mile ride begins and ends in Speculator. Shortened 3- and 4-day trips are also possible. Many amenities, includes three gourmet meals a day. Dates: Aug. 1-7, 2020

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    • Judy on August 15, 2016 at 2:55 am
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    Would you plan a custom one day bike trip for 7 adults ages 45-80 around Utica Ny on sat or Sunday Oct 8 or 9? We would need bike rentals too.thx
    Judy Zanchi

    1. Are you still interested in touring near Utica? Find us at

  1. I did the Empire State Ride and it was the most amazing experience of my life. The people were incredible and it was such a well run event. The ferry into downtown Manhattan on day one and ending at Niagara Falls.

    I’ve never ridden with a better group of people in my entire life.

    • Ross Jamieson on April 10, 2019 at 4:56 pm
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    My wife and I are travelling from Australia to the USA in June and we will be in the Boston – New York City area in late June. Are there any suitable bike trips we could go on from the 23rd June to 30th June? We are looking for a ride for about 5 days and we would like to end up near New York City. We will need bikes, accommodation and luggare transport, but are otherwise self sufficient. Can you offer any suggestions? Regards, Ross

    1. Welcome to the US, Ross! This website has an exhaustive list of rides during that period. Good luck!

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