What we're about

The Bicycle Touring Club of North Jersey (BTCNJ), one of the largest cycling clubs in the Northeast, welcomes recreational and fitness bicycle riders of all levels for both road and off-road cycling. We have a year-round schedule, including about 2,000 rides throughout the year, 20 multi-day tours (in the U.S. and internationally), monthly meetings with special programs, and social events. We offer RideSmart, a bicycling training course, each spring.

Upcoming events (4)

RideSmart: Group Riding Techniques, Traffic Safety and More.

Ridgewood Public Library

This is the second lecture of BTCNJ's RideSmart Bicycle Rider Training Course. Learn how to ride safely and courteously in a group, including communications, handling traffic and intersections, and more. Register for the course at BTCNJ.com.

Membership Meeting and Spring Happy Hour

Miller's Ale House - Paramus

Members and guests are invited to BTCNJ’s Spring Happy Hour and Membership Meeting. These gatherings have become a club tradition. Brief general meeting followed by food and drink. There is a $10 charge at the door for a buffet including dessert and non-alcoholic beverages. Adult beverages are available for purchase. These popular gatherings usually draw at least 100 cycling enthusiasts and are a great way to mingle with old friends and make some new ones.


Lancaster County


Weekend tour in quiet, scenic northern Lancaster County (PA). Weekend starts with Friday afternoon rides, followed by Happy Hour and dinner at nearby restaurants (on your own). Saturday includes 23-59 mile ride options. Group dinner Saturday evening. Ride choices 27 or 40 miles Sunday morning. Rides pass through numerous covered bridges. Cue sheets provided. All levels of riders welcome Lots of local attractions. Great camaraderie! Price is based on double occupancy. Register at BTCNJ.com

BTCNJ’s 14th Annual Cycling in Southern Vermont

South Londonderry


We’ll be staying at the beautiful Landgrove Inn in South Londonderry, VT. Rides on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, for all levels, although not expect flat riding--it’s Vermont. Trip costs includes 3 full breakfasts, 2 gourmet dinners, and cocktail hours with hors d’ouevres. Cost is based on double occupancy. Lots of activities in the area, including Open Studio Weekend.

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