On November 1st and 2nd CycleSmart and the Northampton Cycling Club (NCC) and will be hosting the 24th annual CycleSmart International cyclo cross race in Look Park. These races are part of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series, which feature some of the greatest venues in the nation. We host the oldest internationally sanctioned race in the country right here in town!
club happenings and information
BikeFest 2014 was a huge success! Thanks to all riders!
Come out to enjoy the stunning fall foliage, dairy farms, and quaint villages of the Pioneer Valley, then stay for the gourmet food, beer, live music and entertainment. NCC BikeFest and Tour of the Valley is the most fun you can have on or off a bike! Tour of the Valley entrance fee includes fully supported ride with SAG, well-stocked rest stops, a post-ride gourmet BBQ lunch buffet with local craft beers, entertainment featuring the music of The Art Steele Band, a pro BMX stunt show from Team East and other surprises.
2014 Preliminary results are here – – – congrats to all racers! – – The Northampton Cycling Club’s Mt. Greylock Hillclimb is an annual bicycle race up the north face of Mt. Greylock to the summit at 3,489′, the highest point in Massachusetts. The Hillclimb is a part of the Biking Up Mountain Point Series (BUMPS).
Join the NCC or renew your membership for 2015 online through BikeReg.com. Both individual and family memberships are available. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of BikeReg, there are no service fees for signing up through their site. You pay just your membership dues.
The NCC Triathlon Team is open to everyone who joins the Northampton Cycling Club. Whether you consider yourself a veteran swim-bike-runner, or are just hoping to complete your first triathlon or duathlon, we welcome you to our tri team with open arms, bikes, and shoes!
The NCC is now offering equipment grants to eligible juniors. Grants can be used to purchase road and cyclocross bikes and gear and are a great way to get your junior cyclist involved and excited about cycling. All grants are made at sole discretion of NCC.
You can download the grant application here.
The Northampton Cycling Club is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote fun, fitness, and health through the sports of cycling and triathlon to athletes of all ages and abilities in the Pioneer Valley.
Our membership benefits include...
- Organized Group Rides for all ability levels and interests
- Informational Clinics
- Club Clothing Discounts of up to 50%
- Bike Shop Discounts at many area bike shops
- Events for children